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Department of Human Services

As Arkansas’ largest state agency, DHS employs more than 7,500 people across all 75 counties, operating at least one local office in every county, as well as the Arkansas State Hospital, the Arkansas Health Center, and five Human Development Centers around the state.

“Our Nurses are devoted to providing the highest quality care to Arkansans,” says Harriett Brandon, DHS Program Administrator.

DHS employees enjoy great benefits including access to affordable health, dental and vision insurance, with complimentary starter life insurance coverage, 11 annual paid holidays, 12 vacation and 12 sick days annually, a credit union, and being fully vested in your retirement after only five years.

Learn more about careers with DHS by visiting our website at

Nursing Notes

“The best advice I can offer a new nurse is to love what you do. Keep a positive attitude, be flexible and open-minded. Set a good example and be a leader. Don’t judge, and be of assistance to others whenever possible. Lots of hugs and chocolate help, too!”

Gayle Haushahn, RN
Years in Nursing: 25


Gayle Haushahn, RN
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