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For Health Care Professionals

As an established or aspiring health care professional, you get access to a wide range of resources at Avera that help you improve your own and your neighbors’ lives.

Caring for Your Patients

Make it easier to give your patients proper care when you:

  • Rely on our wide-reaching Avera laboratory network for comprehensive, timely lab testing services
  • Count on our long-term care pharmacy team to manage medications and provide residents at your long-term care or assisted living facilities with the right medications at the right time
  • Use specialty pharmacy services that guide you in managing patient care plans and help your patients obtain and correctly take specialty medications

Excellent Education & Training

Expand your professional opportunities and increase your success in health care by taking advantage of:

Work with Avera

Explore our career opportunities for physicians, nurses and other staffers. Join an organization that recognizes and appreciates work done well, and find out why 91 percent of Avera employees report satisfaction with their jobs.

Career opportunities

Feel More Satisfied with Your Work

If you are an Avera physician or advanced practice professional, learn how to reduce stress and improve work-life balance through Avera's nationally recognized LIGHT Program (Live, Improve, Grow, Heal & Treat). With courses, confidential coaching and peer support, you’ll gain the tools to enhance your quality of life. To learn more about the program, contact us at 605-322-HEAL or by email.

Professional Education

View upcoming education opportunities for professionals or search our professional education calendar for specific events.

  • Oct
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    This course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a team leader in either an in hospital or out of hospital setting.
  • Nov
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course teaches participants how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. This class is taught by a certified American Heart Association instructor. This course is specially designed to train those responsible for children's health in meeting state-specific requirements.
  • Nov
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    This class is for those who are working / students in a health-related field, EMTs and First Responders. All courses are taught in accordance with the American Heart Association's standards for Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and meet OSHA requirements for CPR training. CPR certification is recommended by the American Heart Association to be renewed every two years. CPR Renewal is only for those persons who have a current American Heart Association CPR card.
  • Ongoing
    A pre-recorded, educational webinar on the Care of Hearing and Vision Impaired Individual.

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