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Neonatology - South Dakota - Sioux Falls

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NeonatalPerinatal Medicine

Sanford Children’s Hospital and Sanford University of South Dakota Medical School of The University of South Dakota are seeking two full-time neonatologists. This opportunity is best suited for the physician desiring a clinical practice in an academic setting.  Preference will be given to those candidates with experience. The practice opportunity includes responsibilities for attending, clinic, call and teaching. Clinical research is available with interest. Teaching responsibilities include medical students and pediatric residents. The in-house service maintains eight FTE neonatologists with two on day shift and one on night shift. The service also includes 23 neonatal nurse practitioners, dedicated respiratory therapy and pediatric pharmacy. This regional level III tertiary unit includes 46 single family rooms with capacity for 58 beds. Annual admissions are approximately 1,000.

Sanford Clinic has a strong maternal fetal medicine program with two BC perinatologists on staff. More than 60+ pediatric subspecialists are represented in the Sanford Children’s Specialty Group. This group serves a population base of over one million people throughout South Dakota, NW Iowa, SW Minnesota and N Nebraska. Our Sanford Pediatric Residency Program started in July 2011 with its inaugural class of six. Visit the website

Salary and Comprehensive Benefits: Nationally Competitive salary guarantee with a Physician Benefit package including, 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Vacation, Malpractice, Disability, No State Income Tax, Relocation Allowance.

Sanford Health is the largest rural not-for-profit health care system in the nation and is dedicated to excellence in patient care, innovation and pioneering integrated care. Our model of integrated health provides care through physicians, hospitals, health plan, research and education. Our reputation of excellence is founded on our talented team of over 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians located in 140 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana.

Community: The City of Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest, currently totaling over 250,000 in the greater Sioux Falls area. Sioux Falls, the largest city in the state, balances an excellent quality of life, a strong economy, and a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive with other leading cities in the region and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers all the amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports, and nightlife. South Dakota is known for its world class hunting and fishing along with national parks and a wide variety of landscapes to enjoy through its four seasons.


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To learn more about this practice opportunity or to forward your CV for consideration contact: Mary Jo Burkman, Physician Recruiter