Avera Medical Group, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare, is seeking a full time BC/BE fellowship trained hematologist to join its consistently growing Hematology, Transplant, and Cellular Therapy medical group in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As a hematologist, you would provide care for patients with benign and malignant hematologic conditions, perform autologous and allogeneic transplant and administer CART cell therapy, following the patient from diagnosis through treatment, including transplant and post-transplant care.
Avera Transplant Program received its first FACT accreditation in 2003 and is South Dakota’s only transplant and cellular therapy center, providing a large transplant referral base. Avera has performed over 800 transplants and cellular therapies and is actively seeking to expand the transplant and cellular therapy program. Avera’s Hematology team is supported by dedicated APPs, transplant coordinators, pharmacists, social workers, state-of-the art infusion center, inpatient hospitalist support and a comprehensive network of sub-specialties which are well integrated into the transplant and cellular therapy program.
Avera supports physician’s interest in clinical research as Avera actively participates in industry and non-industry sponsored clinical trials in malignant hematology and cellular therapy. Academic appointments and teaching opportunities are also available through the University of South Dakota School of Medicine.
Avera McKennan is a 545 bed hospital that serves the tertiary referral center with a 24/7 hospitalist service support for the Avera Health System, non-profit Catholic organization.
The Avera footprint spans SD, MN, IA, NE and ND, providing a massive referral network of more than 1100 professionals in 300 locations and over 2 million visits per year. Virtual visits remain an important initiative.
Avera’s facilities are known for medical excellence, technological innovation, and a commitment to meeting physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all patients and loved ones.
State of the Art Cancer Center
A Hematology and Oncology Service Line which unites Avera’s six cancer centers throughout the regional footprint providing coordinated, high quality patient care in a strong collaborative environment
24/7 oncology nursing coverage through the Avera Cancer Navigation Center that provides patient support and takes all after hour calls.
Over 100 clinical trials offered to expand treatment options for patients.
Excellent compensation, relocation and benefit package with a 97% physician retention rate.
Avera Cancer Institute:
The cancer program offers state-of-the-art services in one convenient location and is home to 3 hematologists trained in blood and marrow transplant/cellular therapy, 6 medical oncologists, 2 gynecologic oncologists, and 3 radiation oncologists and sub specialized surgical colleagues in all specialties for cancer care. The Hematology program has weekly multidisciplinary Transplant & Cellular Therapy and Research conferences.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
#3 in the nation for Best Cities for Physicians to live in (Medscape, May 2017) – a great place to raise a family. Money Magazine recognized Sioux Falls 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.
One of the most business-friendly communities in the nation with a strong health services, financial, technology, communications, manufacturing and agriculture sectors.
No state income tax
Recreational activities abound with 64 parks intertwined in the Big Sioux River
Mountain skiing and hiking readily available in the western side at the Black Hills
Host to professional basketball, baseball, and hockey teams
Excellent array of educational opportunities for all ages
Wide variety of arts, entertainment and shopping.
Regional airport within xxx minutes from downtown, providing with connecting flights to major US cities.