About Us

North Metro Medical Center is a proud member of the Jacksonville community and the surrounding areas. We as a community hospital want to serve our citizens, schools, businesses, and community outreach by caring for our communities by accomplishing our goals of the best quality care for the people who live and work in these areas. Staff at North Metro not only work in the area but live here, we are family, friends and neighbors that want this hospital to be a pillar in the community and something we as a community member will be proud of. We offer our community an invitation for open dialogue to move this hospital forward to serve you and your family. Our accomplishments will be determined by our relationships with the community we serve. North Metro would like to thank all who have helped serve, work for the improvement and accomplishments as our community as a whole.

Mission, Values, and Vision

  • To provide excellent healthcare to our patients through a network of quality focused professionals.


  • Compassion:
    We put customers first with a spirit of caring for their unique needs.

  • Teamwork:
    We are genuine in our dealings with others and have equal respect for team members.

  • Stewardship:
    We are good stewards of our resources, utilizing accountability and acting in the best interest of patients, community, employees and the hospital.

  • Integrity:
    We are moral and ethical in the way we do our work.


  • Our community's first choice for quality care.

Care Spotlight

Bill Bledsoe, CEO, RN, MBA

Mr. Bledsoe comes to North Metro with a strong medical background in nursing and has a masters in business, his passion is to bring healing and care for people of the community that the hospital serves, by bringing stability, direction and strong leadership to North Metro Medical Center.

Mr. Bledsoe understand the business and the medical aspects of the hospital, but also has the knowledge that no single approach is the right one for every individual. He understands the uniqueness of North Metro being a smaller community hospital that can forge an individual relationship with each patient...

See more about his care...

Michael Pruitt RN, BSN is North Metro Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer. A strong, transformational leader, he influences the Hospital’s strategic direction and ensures that nursing’s goals and initiatives are aligned to advance organizational success.

Michael has been serving in the medical field for 24 years, working his way through the ranks as a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic to a Registered Nurse with a strong background in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. In addition to operating his own Medical Staffing Company,...

See more about his care...

Undrea Ellis has been the Financial Controller for North Metro Medical since June 29, 2015. With over fifteen years of strong knowledge of both cash and accrual accounting, financial forecasting, fund management, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, corporate tax, contracts and project financing, she is responsible for all areas of Accounting, Finance and Revenue Management.

Immediately after coming aboard at North Metro, Undrea and her team put together a vendor analysis that guided the process to began rebuilding the client-vendor relationships within the local community and other vendors in the Healthcare Industry...

See more about her care...

Sign Up for our e-Announcements Today.

North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Sreet
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-3869

Community Connection