Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center is searching for a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship trained in neurocritical care for the Avera Brain & Spine Institute in Sioux Falls, SD. The Neurointensivist would be expected to cover various services – neurocritical care, stroke, consult neurology, as wells as provide leadership to further develop a Neurocritical Care Program.
This is a full-time, salary supported position. You will serve as a staff neurointensivist and will be responsible for providing primary medical management of patients within the unit, as wells as oversight and collaboration with other practitioners who provide care in the unit. Our neuroscience team consists of four neurosurgeons, seven neurologist and five physiatrists. You will additionally be able to participate in neurocritical care practice efficiencies, quality improvement programs, and educational activities for medical students, residents, nurses, and allied health professionals who provide care in the neurocritical care area.
Neurological care services associated with Avera Brain & Spine Institute include: a 22 bed medical & surgical ICU, a 16-bed high acuity critical care unit, a 12-bed neuroscience intermediate unit, dedicated neurosurgical operating room staff with an intraoperative spinal navigation available, designated outpatient neurological diagnostic center, designated video EEG-monitored beds, and a sleep diagnostic center (AASM accredited). The Neuroscience critical care unit supports all aspects of care for critically-ill patients with primary neurological disorders.
Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center is a member of Avera Health, a regional family of more then 300 healthcare facilities in the five-state region of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska. Avera McKennan is a 545-bed, non-profit, Catholic facility and the regional referral center for the Avera Health System and surrounding five-state area. Our Careflight helicopter, ground and fixed wing aircraft transport patients from a service area with a population of 800,000 to our Level II Trauma Center. With over 600 physicians on staff in all specialties and 5000 employees, the hospital offers a full range of services including the region's only kidney, pancreas and bone marrow transplant programs. Avera McKennan is a designated Magnet Hospital and a Healthgrades Distinguished Clinical Hospital.
Sioux Falls is South Dakota’s largest city and the county seat of Minnehaha County. It serves as a healthcare, governmental, law enforcement and financial hub for the area. With a population of 200,000, the city has been judged by Money Magazine as the “best place to live in America” for its quality of life, including its low crime rate, high-quality education, clean air and water, lack of traffic congestion, and friendly residents. Check out our community website at: www.siouxfalls.com.