Seeking a board eligible or board certified child psychiatrist to join Avera Medical Group University Psychiatry Associates, a well estabolished group of psychiatrists (16 adult, 8 child, 1 geriatric, 1 forensic), 6 psychologists, 4 nurse practitioners, 1 physician assistant, and 2 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.
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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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Sioux Falls is a city that is “Diverse, growing and looking for workers” Federal Reserve Bank article on Sioux Falls
As the urban center for the region, Sioux Falls features 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.
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
- Sertoma Butterfly House & Marine Cove
- Sioux Empire Community Theatre
- Siouxland Heritage Museums
- South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
- Washington Pavilion of Arts and Sciences -- 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.
Sioux Falls experiences four full seasons and offers opportunities to take advantage of them 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
Sioux Falls is also a 5-hour drive from Badlands National Park and the Black Hills.
Sioux Falls offers public and parochial learning options. The Sioux Falls School District includes 23 elementary schools, five middle schools and three traditional high schools.
Sioux Falls Catholic Schools includes six elementary schools and one junior high and high school.
Other options include Sioux Falls Lutheran Schools and Sioux Falls Christian Schools.
From the Victorian-era homes near downtown to the newer developments east, west and south of the city, Sioux Falls offers a variety of residential areas. Neighborhoods are well served by public parks, libraries and other amenities.
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