Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
Avera Queen of Peace is a member of Avera Health, a regional family of more than 300 healthcare facilities in het five state region. with over 13,000 employees, Avera Health has over two million clinic and inpatient visits each year at facilities known for medical excellence, technological innovation, and a commitment to meeting the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of all patients.
Avera Queen of Peace is a 85 bed, non-profit, Catholic facility and the regional medical center for the rural communities. The hospital's Emergency Department is a Level III certified trauma center, the hospital has 5 OR suites & 2 minor procedure rooms, 8 bed ICU, eICU, same day services, 3 labor delivery rooms with 9 postpartum rooms, Level III nursery, pediatrics, surgical & medical floors. With over 50 physicians on staff in 18 medical specialites, and 800 employes serving over 26,000 people for primary care and 115,000 for specialty services. The hosptial offers a full range of services including medical oncology, radiation oncology, general surgery, orthopedics, Ob/gyn, urology, ENT, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, and primary care. Our current expansion project includes a brand new physician's clinic building.
About Avera Medical Group
Avera Medical Group is a group of physicians who are members of Avera Health, a healthcare system that provides high quality care at more than 300 locations and more than 100 communities in a five state region. With over 14,000 employees and physicians, Avera is South Dakota’s largest private employer.
The Mitchell Community
Located on interstate 90 and on Lake Mitchell, the community is known for the World’s only Corn Palace, and the pheasant hunting capital of the world. Mitchell is a safe, family community of 15,000. The economy is booming with Toshiba, Trial King, Graphic Packaging, Innovative System, Vantage Point, Martin Group, AKG and other small businesses. The no state income tax, no business inventory tax and no corporate tax has made it attractive for business expansion and new industry.
The Mitchell community is very proud to offer public or private education. The public school system offers 3 elementary schools, middle school, and high school, with an abundance of athletic and fine arts activities. The Mitchell Christian School is a nondenominational offering pre-k through grade 12 education. John Paul II is available for catholic elementary education. Mitchell is also home to Dakota Wesleyan University, a private Methodist college and Mitchell Technical Institute.
Life in Mitchell means fun and recreation are just outside your door with world-renowned pheasant hunting, fishing and boating, pristine golf courses, cultural attractions and sports action every season of the year. Mitchell is a peaceful, beautiful community surrounded by wide-open spaces and breathtaking scenery.