Physician - Emergency Medicine

Pierre, SD 57501

Specialty Emergency Medicine
Profession Physician

Emergency Department Opportunity
Avera Medical Group Pierre
Pierre, South Dakota

Avera Medical Group Pierre is seeking an emergency department physician:

  • BE/BC and Trained in family medicine, internal medicine or emergency medicine
  • Fourteen 12 hr shifts or Seven 24 hr shifts available
  • Average weekday volume = 20 patients; weekend volume = 30 patients. Annually >8300 patients visits
  • Overall clinic includes 53 physicians and APPs in 17 specialties
  • Full time general surgery backup for trauma.
  • Hospitalist, OBGYN, pediatricians available for admissions
  • Market area of 60,000
  • Physician will be employed by Avera McKennan
  • Position includes competitive base salary, production incentives and a generous benefit package
  • For a physician candidate interested in evidence based medicine
  • Become part of a primary care network of physicians who care about their patients
  • Learn more at:
  • South Dakota's only centrally located, multi-practice medical clinic
  • Access to the Avera health network of technology, facilities and specialists
  • Avera eCARE: Model for extending access to specialist via technology:  eICU, eEmergency, eLTC, eConsult, eAccess, ePharmacy and eTransfer/eHospitalist


Avera St. Marys

  • 50 bed acute care hospital
  • 24 hour Emergency Room coverage by a physician, 4 OR suites, 6 bed ICU, 6 bed Ambulatory Care, Cardiac Rehab, PT, OT, ST Rehab services, educational programs, laboratory, home health and hospice
  • 80 bed long term care facility and transitional care unit attached to the hospital
  • Avera St. Marys, now a part of the states largest health care system. 

The Pierre Community:

  • Population of 14,000
  • Pierre is considered an outdoor lovers paradise.  Recently named the top location in the US for upland bird hunting, Pierre is home to Lake Oahe and is nestled on the bluffs of the Missouri river.  Fishing for walleye, bass, northern pike, trout and salmon is abundant. 
  • Pierre has a variety of outdoor activities at its doorstep like boating, sailing, diving, miles of walking and biking trails, beaches, hiking and cross country skiing.
  • Pierre is South Dakotas state capital
  • Friendly community with many historical sites to visit such as the State Capital building and surrounding monuments, SD Cultural Heritage Center, SD Discovery Center and Aquarium, Oahe Dam, Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
  • 3 public elementary, 2 private elementary, 1 middle school and 1 high school with current enrollment over 2600 students. View additional education information at
  • The Capital University Center offers degrees from 6 different South Dakota public universities.  The CUC provides resources for the school system and state and federal government agencies, including the State Library
  • Economic base is derived from government, agriculture, medical services, recreational services, education, commercial, retail and professional services
  • South Dakota has no corporate income tax, no state income tax and no business inventory tax, which is attractive for new businesses and expansions of existing businesses.
  • Learn more at