Physician Job Search: Opportunity Details

Full time BC/BE Oncologist/Hematologists needed

Opportunity Criteria

Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

General Information

Avera Medical Group, a regionally and nationally recognized leader in healthcare, is seeking Full time BC/BE Oncologist/Hematologists to join its group of 7 medical oncologists in Sioux Falls, SD.  These positions will provide comprehensive cancer care in a state-of-the-art environment with senior level mentors, full cancer genomics team, advanced clinical trials and cutting edge clinical offerings in a highly collegial environment that drives improved patient outcomes and caring for the whole person.

Avera’s team is supported by dedicated advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, state-of-the art infusion center, inpatient hospitalist support and a comprehensive network of sub-specialties who are well integrated into the program.

24/7 oncology nursing coverage through the Avera Cancer Navigation Center that provides patient support and triages all after hour calls.

Academic appointments and teaching opportunities are provided through the University of South Dakota.    

Avera Cancer Institute:

The Avera Cancer Institute is the region’s only comprehensive cancer center which offers state-of-the-art services in one convenient location and is home to 7 medical oncologists, 2 hematologists trained in bone marrow transplantation/CAR-T therapy, 2 gynecologic oncologists, and 3 radiation oncologists providing high dose-rate brachytherapy, intraoperative radiation for breast cancer and gamma knife treatments. Sub specialized surgical colleagues in all specialties for cancer care.  Provides South Dakota’s only bone marrow transplant center that has performed over 800 transplants and cellular therapies including the CAR-T.  The cancer program has weekly multidisciplinary conferences which include; Lung, Breast, Hepatobiliary, GYN/GU,  Head and Neck, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Liver, Genomics, and Metastatic Breast. 

The Avera Cancer Institute has a strong genomic sequencing program for patients at time of diagnosis and recurrence to guide treatment decisions.  A team of pharmacists and bio-informatics work collaboratively with the physician to provide support on interpretation and therapies to consider.  In addition, the Avera Cancer Institute has a strong clinical trials program working closely with national organizations and pharma to bring in the most promising and cutting edge trials. Hereditary cancer testing and services are provided for all cancer types. 

An 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

Avera McKennan

Avera McKennan is a 545 bed hospital with a dedicated inpatient oncology unit that serves the tertiary referral center with a 24/7 hospitalist service support for the Avera Health System, non-profit Catholic organization.

Avera Health

The Avera footprint spans SD, MN, IA, NE and ND, providing a massive referral network of more than 1250 professionals in 300 locations and over 2 million visits per year. 

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. 

Excellent compensation and benefit package with a 97% physician retention rate. 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

SD is ranked the # 2 state (Becker's Hospital Review) and Sioux Falls has been ranked #3 best city  for Physicians to live in (Medscape) – 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 along the Big Sioux River

Downhill skiing and hiking readily available in the Black Hills in the western side of SD

Host to professional basketball, baseball, and hockey teams

Excellent array of educational opportunities for all ages

Wide variety of arts, entertainment and shopping.   

Please contact Christa Henderson, Physician Development and Relations Officer, with questions or to apply 605-322-7870

About Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD

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 metro population of 282,000, 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:

Sioux Falls offers a diverse blend of manufacturing, banking, financial industries, medical services, transportation, communications, and wholesale/retail trade for service and business opportunities. Because South Dakota has no corporate income tax, NO STATE INCOME TAX, and no business inventory tax.

The city is a great place to raise a family. The public school system offers an array of educational opportunities, 23 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 4 traditional high schools, an alternative high school, a project-based learning academy, a career and technical education academy, one post-secondary technical institute, and all other district-owned facilities. The post-secondary opportunities include five colleges, nearby state universities (including the University of South Dakota Medical School), and a number of business and vocational schools.

Recreational activities abound in Sioux Falls, thanks to the city’s system of 80 parks, many of which are based on the Big Sioux River Greenway that provides 22-mile paved Bike Trail wraps itself around the city along the Big Sioux River greenway, through scenic urban and wildlife areas. The trails are maintained for year-round outdoor enjoyment. View Our Parks Guide. Amenities in the parks include picnic areas, playgrounds, flower gardens, a Japanese Garden, fishing areas, sports fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools. Soccer and hockey are especially popular and are played on 29 soccer fields, nine skating rinks, and two hockey rinks. Sioux Falls offers 2 private and 5 public golf courses and features over 30 courses, which are located within a 45-minute drive. Also a regional sporting hub, Sioux Falls is host to professional teams: the Skyforce basketball team, the Canaries baseball team, the Storm indoor football team, the Stampede hockey team, and the Spitfire soccer team. The Avera Sports Institute is leading the way by providing comprehensive sports training, rehabilitation and enhancement programs in a 40,000 square foot year-round athletic training center.

The arts are prominent in Sioux Falls with the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science. The Pavilion features a performing arts center, a domed Omni theater, a hands-on science museum, and an expanded display area for the Civic Fine Arts Center. The Sioux Falls Symphony Orchestra and the Community Concert Association perform in the Pavilion several times a year; other performing arts groups include the Friends of Traditional Music and the Sioux Falls Community Playhouse.

Shopping in Sioux Falls ranges from the convenience of the Empire Mall with 180 stores to the warmth of quaint shopping centers. There are over 230 restaurants, ranging from fast food to exquisite fine dining rooms elegant service.

Facility & Address

  • Avera Cancer Institute
  • 1000 East 21st Street Suite 1100 Sioux Falls SD 57105-1080


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