Human Resources

Welcome Letter

Dear Future North Metro Medical Center Employee,

First of all, WELCOME to North Metro Medical Center. We are excited that have made the decision to join our team and being a part of our growing facility. As an employee, you will find that North Metro has a vibrant workplace with over 300 full-time employees. North Metro has a beautiful historic community hospital architectural design that is warm and inviting. On behalf of the North Metro Medical Center community, we welcome you as our partner.

As a full-time employee, North Metro offers a very competitive employee benefit program containing many insurance and retirement options for you to consider. If you are a part-time employee, you are not eligible for the insurance and retirement benefits but you are eligible for the majority of our internal benefits.

Whether you are full-time for part-time, you must complete the appropriate forms in order for North Metro to enroll you as an employee. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at Lanna Buffin at lbuffin@northmetromed.com, or Rex Smith at rsmith@northmetromed.com or feel free to call 501-985-7000.

Again, WELCOME to North Metro Medical Center!

Rex M. Smith, Jr., BBA
Interim Director of Human Resources Management

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...

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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,...

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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...

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Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
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