Telemedicine Physician Jobs in Arkansas

Find work opportunities and resources for telemedicine physician jobs in Arkansas.

Remote Physician Opportunity

Company Details:

Well-known virtual care provider increasing access to high-quality healthcare. This company provides primary care services such as UTI, birth control, sinusitis, erectile dysfunction, and similar treatment areas.

Patient Type & Treatment Areas:

  • UTI, birth control, sinusitis, erectile dysfunction, and other similar treatment areas

License Types: M.D./D.O.

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

*You are not required to be available during all operating hours.

Compensation: $6 — $15 per consult

Remote Physician Opportunity

Company details:

A growing company combining technology with modern clinics through their virtual and in-person care offerings, providing urgent and primary care treatments.

Patient Type & Treatment Areas:

  • Urgent & Primary Care / COVID-19 — Treatment will be provided to individuals and families (pediatrics to adults).

License Types: M.D./D.O.

Hours of Operation: Monday — Sunday, 9am-7pm state local time

*You are not required to be available during all operating hours.

Compensation: $25 per consult

Remote Physician Opportunity

Company details:

Telehealth company offering a patient-centric virtual care platform through which patients can seamlessly connect with primary and acute healthcare providers.

Patient Type & Treatment Areas:

  • Urgent care treatment areas include dental care, acute otitis media, UTI/STD, headache, and wound care.

License Types: M.D./D.O.

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

*You are not required to be available during all operating hours.

Compensation: $24 per consult

Arkansas has one of the lowest numbers of available physicians per capita in the nation, and providers of all specialities are experiencing a severe shortage. However, the state did receive federal funding in 2020 to help remedy this issue and improve access to care in rural Arkansas.

This lack of providers means there’s a number of job opportunities open in the Natural State for licensed and board-certified physicians. With the modern growth in telemedicine, many positions are virtual, allowing you to work from home.

How To Become a Remote Physician in Arkansas

When practicing telemedicine, you’re held to the same standard of care as if you were seeing patients in person. While there’s no specific training for virtual care, aspiring remote physicians must obtain the same qualifications as clinicians who practice at an in-person health care facility.

If you’re interested in applying for one of the many open virtual care opportunities in Arkansas, the first step is to become a board-eligible or board-certified doctor. To do so, you’ll need to follow the traditional medical education and training path. Below is an outline of the road to becoming a telemedicine physician in Arkansas:

  • Education: You first need to obtain a bachelor’s degree and then earn a Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from an accredited institution.

  • Exams: You also have to pass the first portion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). You’ll take this part of the exam at the end of your medical degree program.

  • Residency: Once you receive your medical degree, it’s time to choose a specialty in the area of your choice and apply for residency programs. Telemedicine companies often look for physicians who specialize in internal medicine, emergency medicine, and family medicine, as these usually treat a wide range of conditions and patient demographics.

  • Become licensed to practice medicine in Arkansas: To legally practice medicine in Arkansas, you must complete the final part of the USMLE exam. Those training to become a Doctor of Osteopathic medicine will need to pass the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA). The final step is to submit an application for physician licensure to the Arkansas State medical board, which has a $500 application fee.

  • Board certification: To become a board certified MD or DO, you’ll be required to take the ABMS exam, with passing marks. Note that many telemedicine companies require their physicians to be board certified.

Requirements for Remote Physicians in Arkansas

If you’re interested in working from home, becoming a remote physician in Arkansas is a great way to get the flexibility you want. You can also choose to work part time for a telemedicine company to supplement your income.

You’ll find plenty of full-time and part-time virtual care jobs available in Arkansas for MDs and DOs once you achieve licensure and board certification. You can then choose which type of telehealth position suits you best if you live in Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, or anywhere else in the state.

Before applying to virtual care jobs, you should be aware of the following:

  • Work-from-home physicians: Remote physicians are expected to maintain the same quality of care as their colleagues who work in an in-person facility. A major difference is how telehealth physicians meet with their patients. With virtual care, you’ll likely use technology to see your patients via synchronous (video) and asynchronous (chat) consults. You’re only legally able to treat patients who are physically located in the state where you have a license to practice.

  • Additional training: The standard of patient care in telemedicine is the same as for face-to-face care. However, there’s no required training specific to virtual care. Still, you may want to consider trainings offered by telemedicine companies that educate physicians on how to use the latest technology and platforms. These trainings may also offer tips for good webside manner.

  • Necessary documentation: When applying for virtual care jobs, be sure to update your resume and have appropriate documentation that demonstrates your education and credentials.

You can find open telehealth positions on Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn, so these job posting sites are great places to start your search for virtual care opportunities. Wheel matches clinicians with telemedicine positions and has an array of open opportunities for MDs and DOs in Arkansas. Check out this article for tips on how to evaluate telehealth job opportunities in primary care.

How Wheel Works

Wheel is the simplest and most flexible way to access multiple telehealth companies with one platform. We empower psychotherapists like you to build your practice around your schedule and your life. Here, working in virtual care is easy.

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Simple credentialing & training

Once you’ve completed the application process and identified your collaborating physician, we’ll partner to complete one-time telemedicine credentialing, Webside Manner training, and clinical protocol education for the telehealth opportunities that interest you.

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Start matching

Based on your interests and experience, we'll start matching you with remote care opportunities with a variety of partners — providing everything from remote patient monitoring to virtual diagnosis and treatment.

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Get to work!

Start providing care on your terms — work anywhere, anytime, on your schedule. With the best telehealth positions available nationwide, you’re in the driver’s seat.

Why Wheel?

Work remotely on your schedule

Design your clinical practice around your life without over-committing to shifts that don’t meet your needs. You design the schedule that works for you.

A variety of care opportunities

With Wheel, we make it simple for you to work with as many virtual care companies as you want, giving you the diversity of conditions and treatment areas you would experience in a clinic setting.

Virtual care made simple

Avoid the hassle of juggling telehealth companies yourself. WIth Wheel, you have one schedule, one contract, and one credentialing process. It’s that easy.

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