Physician Openings

Pediatrics - Infectious Disease - South Dakota - Sioux Falls

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Infectious Disease


Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic and the Department of Pediatrics Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota are seeking a pediatric infectious disease specialist to join our group of 60+ pediatric sub-specialists.

A pediatric infectious disease specialist is a critical position for Sanford's, state of the art, Children's Hospital which opened in March 2009. This position will be supported by in-house neonatology, pediatric intensivists, as well as the hospitalist program. A reasonable call schedule will be established to offer time off-call.  The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases includes an experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Department Chair, and a Board Certified Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist is also available for mentoring, covering call, etc.

Sanford Children’s Hospital, a free-standing 146-bed facility dedicated to caring for children, is the flagship pediatric provider for Sanford Health, a large regional health provider that received a gift of $400 million dollars from well-known philanthropist T. Denny Sanford. A significant portion of these funds are earmarked for pediatric care to enhance its mission of clinical service, education, and research.

The Sanford Pediatric Residency Program which opened in July 2011 includes 20 residents. The Sanford Research Center is located on the northeast side of Sioux Falls. This center offers the opportunity for all levels of research to Sanford Medical Staff.

This is a unique opportunity to combine administration and clinical practice with development and performance of clinical trials in pediatric infectious diseases. There are also opportunities for collaboration with faculty members from Sanford Research and Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

SALARY and COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: 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: 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 180,000 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.

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