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Avera’s Culture of Compassion

Avera takes pride in the culture within its network of 20,000 employees working across five Midwest states.

As a health ministry rooted in the Gospel, Avera’s mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

Our employees make that possible every day in many ways, at every level of our system. Our dedicated employees are the reason Avera is moving health forward throughout the region. We’re thankful for their commitment to quality experiences for our patients and insurance members.

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Avera is always looking for committed and passionate people to join the Avera family. We invite you to apply for a career at Avera if you love caring for people and want to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

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Avera Employee Spotlight

See how our employees are moving health forward every day — for themselves and patients.

Reina McConnell

Reina McConnell, IT Sourcing Administrator
Avera Health

I am moving health forward by making memories with my family and appreciating the beautiful outdoors.

Lynette Melby, APP

Lynette Melby, APP
Avera Behavioral Health

It's important to keep your mind "moving" as well as your body. I'm 71 years old and, like everyone, would like to stay mentally alert. I researched how to best develop and preserve cognition and learned that playing a musical instrument gives your brain a great workout.

Kathy Gubin, RN

Kathy Gubin, RN, Project Specialist
Avera St. Luke's Hospital

I am moving health forward by … coordinating patient and family care with the hospitalist team.

Karen Maher RN

Karen Maher, RN
Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center

I’m moving health forward by making time for exercise every day. I haven’t missed a day for two years! A coworker and I challenge each other to reach our Apple watch move goals.

Jill Cragoe, RN

Jill Cragoe RN, Director of Patient Services
Avera@Home

Enjoying the day tubing at Great Bear!

Cindy Milner

Cindy Milner, Housekeeper
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

I’m moving health forward by not looking back. Looking back gives you regrets. Looking to the future gives you opportunities.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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