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Physician - Rheumatology Job in Sioux Falls, SD

Rheumatology Opening in Sioux Falls with Avera Medical Group Ranked #3 as Best Places to Practice


Sioux Falls, SD 57117


Join an established single-specialty clinic with referrals from the largest health system in the upper Midwest. Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center is seeking a rheumatologist to join four board certified rheumatologists employed by the hospital.

  • 545 bed facility
  • Join 4 Board Certified Rheumatologists
  • Potential for clinical research through Avera Research Institute
  • Clinical Faculty Appointment is a possibility in conjunction with University of South Dakota School of Medicine
  • Academic activities include teaching medical students, family medicine residents and internal medicine residents
  • Avera eICU connects patients in the 6 state area via latest networking critical care technology
  • Partnership with the best cardiac and thoracic services in the region.
  • EMR for longitudinal care
  • Seasons nursing staff and mid-level support
  • Avera eCARE model for extending access to specialist via technology:  eICU, eEmergency, eConsult and ePharmacy
  • Non-profit, Catholic facility and the regional referral center for the Avera Health System and surrounding five-state area
  • A full range of services offered, including Careflight airplane and helicopter air ambulances, Level II Trauma Center, open heart surgery, the region's only program for kidney, pancreas and bone marrow transplants, one of the finest birthing centers nationwide with perinatologists, Level III NICU with neonatologists, PICU with pediatric intensivists, CARF accredited rehabilitation
  • Employed by Avera McKennan Hospital
  • Generous benefit package that includes loan forgiveness
  • Service area population: 800,000
  • Population: 200,000


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.

Learn More About Sioux Falls Below


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.

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 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.

Outdoor Activities
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.

Residential Neighborhoods

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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Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health CenterCity of 200,000 serving a market of 800,000Sioux Falls, SD 57117
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Mrs. Mallory Gross ImageMrs. Mallory GrossAveraSioux Falls, SD 57117
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