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Physician Opportunities

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital has positioned itself as a leader in the health care industry since 1897. Serving approximately 135,000 residents in a 15-county service area in southeastern South Dakota and northeastern Nebraska, Avera Sacred Heart is widely recognized as a regional health care facility.

Come join a first class medical staff of over 65 physicians in specialties consisting of: anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, gastroenterology, general and vascular surgery, hematology/oncology, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, OBGYN, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, physiatry, podiatry, pulmonology, radiation oncology, radiology and urology.

Contact Us

For more information on physician opportunities, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital or the community of Yankton, SD please contact us.

Kassy Youmans
Physician Recruiter
Cell Phone: 605-480-3662
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
501 Summit
Yankton, SD 57078

Quality of Life in Yankton


Yankton is a safe community full of beautiful neighborhoods, Midwestern hospitality, and wonderful housing developments


Education - Quality education is a priority in the Yankton School District, where students are provided state-of-the-art learning tools and post-secondary education.

Colleges - Home to Mount Marty College and a short drive to The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD


Outdoor Recreation - Lewis and Clark Recreation area provides outdoor activities year round. Beautiful Lewis and Clark Lake and the nearby Missouri River offer an abundance of water activities, bike trails, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, etc.

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