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Role and Responsibility of the Administrative Fellow

The one-year fellowship is designed to offer a moderately structured environment with a high level of flexibility. The fellowship is structured to where the fellow will report directly to the designated regional president at the facility where the fellowship position resides.

Below is a brief summary of roles and responsibilities the fellow will encounter throughout the fellowship experience:

  • Attend and participate in administrative staff meetings, hospital board of trustee meetings, board committee meetings, medical staff committee meetings as desired, invited, and assigned
  • Undertake, coordinate and complete selected projects according to needs of the institution and the interest of the fellow
  • Make suggestions/recommendations to the President based on organizational observations
  • Schedule meetings with all department heads and nurse managers to gain an understanding of departmental/unit operations
  • Schedule departmental rotations in areas of interest or where suggested by the President
  • Schedule rotations through other Avera facilities with the President of each facility
  • Show evidence of acceptable approaches to problem solving in a systematic basis
  • Demonstrate clear and concise communication, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate the ability to make appropriate decisions as needed in a timely fashion
  • Communicate regularly with the President, including project progression, achievements, and potential problems
  • Promote Avera and its services to fellow co-workers, and while in the general public, presents Avera in a positive light

Benefits

Benefits are available to part-time and full-time employees on a pro-rated basis.  Benefits include:

  • Time Off
  • Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Flex Spending
  • Employee Discounts

Contact Human Resources

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
1325 South Cliff Avenue
PO Box 5045
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117
605-322-7850
Email: hr@mckennan.org

Avera St. Luke’s Hospital
305 South State Street
Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
605-622-5000
Email: hr@averastlukes.org

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
501 Summit
Yankton, South Dakota 57078
605-668-8000
Email:  hr2@avera.org

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center
300 South Bruce Street
Marshall, Minnesota 56258
507-532-9661
Email: jobs@averamarshall.org

Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
525 North Foster
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
605-995-2000
E-mail: hr@averaqueenofpeace.org

Avera Heart Hospital
4500 West 69th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
605-977-7032
Email: ahhcareers@avera.org 

Avera St. Mary's Hospital
801 East Sioux
Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-3170

Avera Central Office
3900 West Avera Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
605-322-4700
Email: hr@avera.org