PracticeLink Magazine

Winter 2019

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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Page 76 of 83 W INTER 2019 77 live & practice Bentonville, Arkansas The city of Bentonville, located in Northwest Arkansas, is one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. With a friendly and diverse population, great culinar y experiences, affordable quality of life, good schools and e xpanding, state-of-the-ar t health care institutions, more and more people — physicians included — are deciding to call Bentonville and its neighboring communities home. W e h AV e T h e W hole W o R l D here," says Chad Jones, M.D., an orthopedic spine surgeon at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. After graduating from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, Jones earned a master's degree in biomedical engineering at Ohio State University. He also earned his medical degree at the Ohio State University before interning at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. Jones loves his specialty, specifically the fact that he can help make people better through surgery. "I don't like taking care of sick people, but I love fixing broken people," he says. "We have a loud music selection that helps us when we're operating. Here at Mercy Hospital, they have Bose sound systems for all the operating rooms, and the sound is fantastic." Physicians at the hospital treat patients from a huge variety of demographics, primarily due to the diverse population that is employed by Walmart's Bentonville headquarters. According to Raley O'Neill, Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas physician recruiter, the hospital — which is 10 years old this year — is expanding every single service it offers. Construction to the building, which is "I don't know what you'd have to pay me to leave Bentonville," says Chad Jones, M.D. "It's wonderful here." See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at Now recruiting on Arkansas Children's Hospital/UAMS, Dept. of Pediatrics Cherokee Nation Community Health Systems 84 GoHealth Urgent Care MedExpress Urgent Care Medical Associates of Northwest Arkansas Mercy 29 Schumacher Clinical Partners Universal Health Services, Inc. Veterans Health Administration PHOTO BY Stephen Ironside

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