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Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; 80 hrs/2 wks

Job Summary:

Demonstrates and serves as an expert in the role of practitioner, consultant, educator and health professional. Improves clinical and cost outcomes for key patient populations through collaboration with physicians and staff and by participating in strategic initiatives. Assures competent and ethical care of patients and families. Shares with the supervising physician and clinic staff the responsibilities of providing and maintaining a quality of customer focused, nursing and medically appropriate approach to patient assessment, care plan development and implementation, follow up to outcomes and cost effective delivery of services. Community involvement and collaboration is encouraged.

Education & Experience:
- Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner or physician assistant program.
- Experience (clinical or actual) in Family Practice preferred, or will train.

Licenses & Certificates:
- Current SD license to match degree.
- Federal & State DEA certification is required for South Dakota Physician Assistants.
- National Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCPPA) required.
- ACLS, CPR preferred.
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.