Physician Job Search: Opportunity Details

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Opportunity Criteria

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

About the opportunity

Avera Milbank Medical Center, located in northeast South Dakota, is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine physician to join an existing group of five family medicine physicians, one general surgeon, one nurse practitioner and two physician assistants.



  • Employed position with Avera McKennan Hospital
  • Call schedule 1:5
  • Market area 12,000
  • Milbank Area Hospital Avera - a 25 bed critical access facility
  • Highly competitive salary and benefits package

About Avera Milbank Medical Center

Milbank Area Hospital Avera provides both inpatient and outpatient services.  Outpatient services include home health, hospice, DEXA, mammography, physical and occupational rehabilitation, urgent care services, women’s health services, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, chemotherapy, and a sleep lab.  Inpatient services include laboratory, hospice, imaging services (8 slice CT scanner, MRI, and ultrasound), general medical surgical care (1 OR suite), skilled nursing care, emergency room services and a variety of other services.  OB Services and a nursery are also provided with an average of 50 births a year.  Numerous specialists provide outreach clinics in Milbank such as Oncology, Orthopedics, Urology, OB/GYN, Cardiology, Podiatry, Audiology, and Ophthalmology. The local medical staff provides ER services with additional coverage being provided by a local ER Staffing Agency.

About Milbank, South Dakota


  • Population 4,500
  • Pre K-5th grade public and private schools
  • Public middle school and high school,
  • Wide range of recreational activities for adults and children
  • Area hunting and fishing opportunities

The new Milbank Visitors Center at the Chamber of Commerce showcases area businesses and economic development projects.  Milbank is located in the northeast part of South Dakota, just 45 miles from Watertown, SD and 115 miles from Sioux Falls, SD.  Minneapolis, MN is less than 4 hours. 


Milbank has excellent schools.  The graduation class size averages 90 students.  The student to teacher ratio is 14:1.  The Grant County Public Library is open to all citizens of Milbank and the surrounding communities.     


Milbank offers a variety of recreational activities including snowmobile trails, golf, softball, baseball and basketball leagues and youth sports.  World class waterfowl and pheasant hunting are also available.  Big Stone Lake is located nearby and offers Hartford Beach State Park, beaches, waters sports, swimming, boating, fishing and resort or camping opportunities.

Facility & Address

  • Avera Milbank Area Hospital
  • 901 E. Virgil Avenue Milbank SD 57252


Contact Information

Patty Kline Physician Recruiter-Avera St. Luke's

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