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Seeking a board eligible or board certifiedchild psychiatrist to join Avera Medical Group University Psychiatry Associates, awell estabolished group of psychiatrists (16 adult,8 child, 1 geriatric, 1 forensic),6 psychologists,4 nurse practitioners, 1 physician assistant, and2 social workers. The providers are employed by Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center and receive a generous benefit package. Duties include comprehensive treatment of patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings and the teaching and supervising of medical students, general psychiatry residents and child & adolescent psychiatry residents.

The Avera Behavioral Health Center, a 110-bed inpatient facility was built in 2006 and features programs to care for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The Avera Behavioral Health Center is also home to the Avera Institute for Human Behavioral Genetics, which includes research scientists, a genetics lab dedicated to psychiatry, advanced technological capabilities for genetic research, and a CyP450 machine for liver enzyme testing. There is also a strong emphasis on telepsychiatry and interactive distance learning services. Avera McKennan is a Magnet Hospital and a Distinguished Clinical Hospital.

Ranked #3 as Best Places to Practice for physicians by MedScapes

As South Dakota's largest city, Sioux Falls is consistently ranked among America's top places to live. With a metro-area population of 243,900, Sioux Falls benefits from safe streets, excellent schools, low unemployment and no state income tax, to offer a superb quality of life.

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Sioux Falls also boasts a low cost of living compared to other Midwestern cities.

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Attractions

As the urban center for the region, Sioux Fallsfeatures unique restaurants, retail shops and cultural venues. It also attracts big-name performing artists and Broadway shows.

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Farmers' Markets
Two farmers' markets serve the area, featuring locally grown produce, dairy products and meat. Many market booths feature organic options.
- Falls Park Farmer's Market
- Sioux Empire Farmer's Market


Cultural Activities
- Sertoma Butterfly House & Marine Cove
- Sioux Empire Community Theatre
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- South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
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Sioux Falls is a 3-hour drive from Omaha, Neb., and a 4-hour drive from Minneapolis, Minn.

Outdoor Activities
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Avera Medical Group is an integrated physicians' network of Avera Health. Strength of 300 locations in 100 communities in the five-state region of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota.

A medical group of over 950 professionals providing focused patient care.

Facilities known for medical excellence, technological innovation and a commitment to meet the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of all patients.

Avera Medical Group provides hometown care through physicians and allied health professionals who are connected to the technology resources of Avera. Total EMR for longitudinal care. Avera eCARE leverages interactive video and computer technology to extend specialty services through eICU, eEmergency, eConsult, ePharmacy, ePrescribing, eStroke, eSenior Care, eTransfer and eHospitalist.

Avera Medical Group is aligning physicians and leaders through Services Lines to provide the highest quality care in the most efficient way to patients across the region.

Supports high quality care and care delivery models that improve patient outcomes, increase patient and physician satisfaction in an integrated care delivery system.

Physicians employed by Avera Medical Group receive generous benefit packages that may include loan forgiveness.