Location Profile

Little Rock, Arkansas

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Little Rock, Arkansas
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. An award-winning leader in healthcare for the area, the facility features over 5,000 employees and nearly 200 services. The facility cares for thousands of patients each year and is one of the largest medical centers in the country. Care specialties of the provider include cardiac health, cancer care, and neurology, among others.

The state nurse association is the ARNA or Arkansas Nurses Association. Their purpose is to work for the improvement of health standards and the availability of health care services for all in Arkansas.

The facility doesn't have on-site housing.  There are many nearby apartment complexes, including Block 2 Loft and Argenta Square, and there are single-family homes for rent near the facility.

The facility offers on-site childcare for employees. Several daycare centers are also within a short drive. Arkansas' Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education features an online licensed childcare provider search.

Community Overview

The capital of Arkansas, Little Rock is an exciting city for young professionals and families. This world-class city brims with history and entertainment around every corner. Located on the South Bank of the Arkansas River, Little Rock is a gateway to adventure thanks to its miles of trails, proximity to Pinnacle Mountain State Park, and various outdoor activities.

Little Rock never wanes in excitement due to its festivals and events. Covering food, cultural heritage, local history, and offering plenty of fun, the city is electric no matter the season. Each spring, Little Rock presents the Six Bridges Book Festival, a free 10-day annual literacy festival for all ages with activities, author visits, and workshops. Foodies love Little Rock's World Cheese Dip Festival, the Main Street Food Truck Food Festival, the International Greek Festival, and the Italian Food and Culture Festival. The holidays can't be missed in Little Rock either, as the city goes out with a bang for Fourth of July with Pops on the River, celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a parade, and has a kid-friendly Halloween event called Big Booseum. The Arkansas State Fair is also a big draw for Little Rock and the surrounding area it welcomes more than 40,000 visitors each fall.

You'll need the streetcar, as there's so much to see in each of Little Rock's district neighborhoods. The River Market district is an entertainment district and features Riverfront Park, while the Main Street Creative Corridor is a mixed-use arts and culture neighborhood with shops, galleries, and various businesses. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Little Rock, East Village boasts industrial warehouses and sites repurposed into eclectic restaurants, creative businesses, and entertainment venues. Other areas in Little Rock include the Quapaw Quarter, Riverdale, West Little Rock, and Midtown.

To learn more about Little Rock, please visit the official website and explore the area at the county website.

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The Little Rock School District (LRSD) is the public school district for the area. With 48 schools, the LRSD is the second-largest school system in the state. The district consists of 5 high schools, 8 middle schools, 25 elementary schools, 6 early childhood centers, and 4 alternative learning centers. The LRSD’s mission is to equip all students with the skills and knowledge to realize their aspirations, think critically, and succeed in life. Despite the district's size, students enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. The district offers solid academics and wins recognition for its instruction. LRSD features a National Blue Ribbon School and 2 high schools ranked by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. There are also 10 private schools located in Little Rock. Once you find the schools you are interested in, please contact them for more information.

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Navigating through the various districts Little Rock offers is easy with the public transportation, the Metro Streetcar. This 3.4-mile-long system travels between Little Rock and North Little Rock 7 days a week. The Metro takes passengers to museums, libraries, the Clinton Presidential Center, various restaurants, and other popular destinations.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Shopping in Little Rock consists of name-brand favorite stores, cute boutiques, and unique local retailers. One of the most popular destinations is the Promenade at Chenal, an open-air shopping mall with high-end stores like Apple and Lulelemon. Park Plaza Mall is another excellent stop with over 70 beloved retailers, including Bath & Body Works. The only outlet center in Arkansas, The Outlets of Little Rock is just the place for bargain seekers and anyone who loves a good deal. Local shopping options are where Little Rock shines, so don't miss your chance to browse through unique merchandise in Downtown Little Rock and the River Market. With artisan crafts, apparel, gifts, and art, these corners of Little Rock will please any shopper. Walmart, Target, and other big-box stores are also here.

With its history firmly rooted in the Civil Rights movement, Little Rock offers several places where you can learn about the events that shaped America. Central High School was at the forefront of the battle for integration, as nine high school students tried to enter the once-white school. Learn about their fight and others like them with the historic site's tour and exhibits. Continue your journey through Civil Rights history with a visit to the Daisy Bates House, a former activist's home. The Historic Arkansas Museum offers a view of the state's history and spans a whole city block. Inside the museum, you'll find original historic buildings, hands-on exhibits, and an impressive art collection.

The arts and culture of Little Rock will surprise you. Home to a spectacular symphony, ballet, and renowned venue for Broadway productions, Little Rock is the hub of entertainment for Arkansas. Host to many of these well-attended events, The Robinson Center features 2,220 seats and world-class performance space. Comedians, musicians, and various touring productions keep the Robinson Center calendar busy throughout the year. Live theatre venues include Murry's Dinner Playhouse, the Public Theatre of Little Rock, and the Children's Theatre at the Museum of Fine Arts. The Museum of Fine Arts will reopen in 2023 and feature a state-of-the-art remodel with more than 8,000 pieces of art. In the meantime, Little Rock has several other museums to enjoy. The Museum of Discovery is an all-interactive space where learning and play combine. Exhibits here focus on Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) plus encourage exploration of the world around you. The Old State House was the original capitol building; today, it displays artifacts, documents, authentic clothing from Arkansas First Ladies, and originally-restored historic rooms. Stop by the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum to learn about former President Bill Clinton and his legacy.

Little Rock and the surrounding area are ripe for adventure. Just outside the city is the Pinnacle Mountain State Park, home to over 22 miles of trails and an arboretum. Rent a pedal boat or a kayak to explore the Big and Little Maumelle Rivers, or pack a picnic and enjoy the sights. More river adventures await within Little Rock.  The Arkansas River Trail spans the Big Dam Bridge, the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridge in the country. While near the river, check out Riverfront Park, a 33-acre green space with a sculpture garden, splash pad, bridge, and amphitheater. Riverfront Park also contains the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center, a space where you can learn about the diverse species that call the area home. War Memorial Park is another beloved park space in Little Rock, thanks to its elaborate splash pad, outdoor pool, playground, and fishing pond. The Big Rock Mini Golf Course is just the place for a bit of competitive fun. It has a thrilling and challenging mini golf course and is full of things to do, including an aerial playground, adventure maze, bumper boats, and go-karts.  

Little Rock grows with diversity and features Wilhema's Filipino Restaurant just 45 minutes away.

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Crime Rate

Little Rock is safe for families, and its crime rate has decreased by 12% over the last year. The city is protected by the 574 sworn officers of the Little Rock Police Department. Community-based programs and active crime prevention help make the city safe for all.

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