Job ID: 289522770  |  Last Updated: 7/2/2018

Join an estabolished group with a 110-bed psychiatric hospital with attached clinic & residency

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Applicant Contact
Mallory Gross
Administrative Assistant
(605) 322-7663
(605) 322-7901
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Seeking: Board eligible or certified psychiatrist to join group of 24 psychiatrists
16 adult psychiatrists including geriatric and forensic
8 child & adolescent psychiatrists
6 psychologists
4 nurse practitioners and 1 physician assistant
2 social workers

Hospital: Avera Behavioral Health Center, 110-bed inpatient facility opened in 2006
Outpatient clinic and residency program attached to hospital
Inpatient and outpatient opportunities
Teach and supervise medical students, and adult & child psychiatry residents

Research: Avera Institute for Human Behavioral Genetics
Research scientists and genetics lab dedicated to psychiatry
Advanced technological capabilities for genetic research
CyP450 machine for liver enzyme testing

Call: One weeknight every 3 weeks
Weekend call 2 to 4 times per year

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.

With one of the Midwest's most dynamic and diverse business environments, Sioux Falls is home to industry-leading companies in agribusiness, financial services, healthcare and tourism. Sioux Falls is regularly ranked in Forbes magazine's Best Small Places for Business and Careers.

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

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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.

Downtown Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is home to a vibrant, revitalized downtown filled with local shops, bars and restaurants.

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
- Siouxland Heritage Museums
- South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
- Washington PavilionofArtsandSciences-- Home to traveling Broadway shows, the Kirby Science Discovery Center and a Visual Arts Center.
- Sioux Falls Events keeps a comprehensive list of area attractions.

Sioux Falls is a 3-hour drive from Omaha, Neb., and a 4-hour drive from Minneapolis, Minn.

Outdoor Activities
Sioux Falls experiences four full seasons and offers opportunities to take advantage ofthem all.
- Great Bear Recreation Park -- Skiing, snowboarding and warm-weather events
- Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum
- The Outdoor Campus -- Outdoor skills and nature center
- Sioux Falls Bike Trail
- Sioux Falls Canaries Baseball
- Sioux Falls Parks
- Sioux Falls Pools
- Wild Water West Waterpark

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Employer Profile

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.

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