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Bill Bledsoe

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 and give care based on individual needs.

Mr. Bledsoe's long time goals for the hospital is to give exceptional care, to do just that better than anyone else and to form a relationship with the community to build trust , to gain a better understanding of the needs of the community and the hospitals role to help our community in their goals and everyday life experiences.

Mr. Bledsoe has served in the medical field for over 30 years and has a work history that reflects has endurance and stability in his work ethics.

2014-2016
St. Vincent Health System Director of Diagnostic Imaging

2013-2014
Popular Bluff Medical Center Administrative Director of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Services

2010-2013
Medical Center of South Arkansas Director of Cardiovascular Services

2003-2010
Jefferson Regional Medical Center Administrative Director Cardiovascular Services, Emergency Services

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Dale Anderson, CEO, RN LA

In April 2017, Dale Anderson joined the North Metro Medical Center team as the CNO. He brings 25 years of proven Nursing and Administrative experience. Dale has spent many years in hospitals around the central Arkansas area. He started his career at Baptist Medical Center in 1995, in the Cardiovascular intensive care unit. He later had opportunities to work at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in the surgical unit and managing post-op surgical care. He continued his career at UAMS where he served as the CVICU/STICU charge nurse...

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Nora Osborne, CNO

Nora Osborne, MS, RN, BSN, CNOR, BCIM has been in the field of Nursing for nearly 36 years and has served as a Leader in nursing for nearly 20 years. Her unique perspective on blending alternative therapies with traditional interventions and medicine has set her apart from her stereotype.

In 2011, she became Board Certified in Integrative Medicine through the American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM) while still maintaining her specialty certification in Peri-operative Nursing. Ms. Osborneā€™s profound expertise...

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James F. Beck, Hospitalist, MD

Dr. James F Beck MD joins our team and will serve as our new hospitalist. Dr. James Beck MD is a Benton native and graduated from University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in 1990. Throughout his career he has developed comprehensive cancer care in Batesville, practiced oncology in Little Rock and served as the hospitalist for Saline Memorial Hospital. He also comes to us with extensive ER experience. He is a retired Army National Guard with rank of Colonel. Dr. James Beck MD also serves on our Medical Executive Board as the Department of Medicine chair...

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Phone: 501-985-7000

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