VA Black Hills Health Care System provides primary and secondary medical and surgical care, along with Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) services, extended nursing home care and psychiatric inpatient services for Veterans residing in South Dakota, portions of Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming and Montana.  Care is delivered through the Fort Meade and Hot Springs VA Medical Centers, as well as through a number of community based outpatient and rural outreach clinics.

VA Black Hills Health Care System supports services at the Black Hills National Cemetery and the Veterans Outreach Centers (Vet Center) in Rapid City.  VA Black Hills has sharing agreements with Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota Army National Guard, and many other community partners.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to facilities in Fort Meade and Hot Springs South Dakota, services are offered in several Community Based Outpatient Clinics.  Services are located in:

  • Rapid City, South Dakota
  • McLaughlin, South Dakota
  • Pierre, South Dakota
  • Pine Ridge, South Dakota
  • Rosebud, South Dakota
  • Winner, South Dakota
  • Gordon, Nebraska
  • Scottsbluff, Nebraska
  • Newcastle, Wyoming
$200,000 - $264,000 yearly
Black Hills Health Care
Dec 16, 2019
Full time
The Black Hills Health Care System is looking for an experienced Physiatrist to lead our team in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This position would be working with the Black Hills Health Care System, the VA, taking care of America’s Hero’s.  The Physiatrist is responsible for providing professional clinical services to Veterans in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation outpatient clinics. This position is under the direct administrative supervision of the ACOS of Extended Care & Rehab Service Line.  The incumbent will participate as assigned in patient care, teaching, and administrative activities of the Service. The Physiatrist would: •Treat patients with painful and function-limiting musculoskeletal disorders of the spine, peripheral joints, and soft tissues such as sprains/strains, disc herniation's, rheumatologic conditions, degenerative, developmental, acquired, and traumatic neuromuscular conditions of the upper and lower limbs, spinal cord, and brain.  •Prescribe therapeutic exercise and other rehabilitation modalities. •Perform and interpret electro diagnostic studies to include electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies, and evoked potentials. •Interpret other diagnostic studies that evaluate a patient's musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. •Physiatrist should be competent to perform injection techniques. •Serve as Chair of the major medical committee and amputee clinic The VA Black Hills Health Care System (VA BHHCS) is located in the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota, where America vacations. South Dakota has No State Income Tax, is the Second Happiest and one of the Safest States in the nation, is home to one of's Top Ten Scenic Drives and Top Ten National Forests, features an Outdoor Life's Top City for Outdoor Enthusiasts and hosts the legendary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Even U-Haul has named South Dakota as the number one state America is moving too. Some of our benefits include: A starting salary between $200,000 and $264,000 Life Insurance Annual performance bonus Thrift Savings Plan (401K type plan) and federal retirement plan Annual cost-of-living increases Long-term care insurance Step (pay) increases every two years Full malpractice insurance Market pay increase reviews every two years Comprehensive Continuing Education opportunities 49 days of paid leave (annual, sick, holiday) Student Loan repayment and Education Debt Reduction Programs Excellent Health Insurance that can be carried into retirement Work-life balance South Dakota has NO state income tax
$250,000 - $300,000 yearly
Black Hills Health Care
Dec 16, 2019
Full time
VA Black Hills Health Care System is recruiting for qualified Physician Hospitalists for Inpatient, Emergency Room, and Urgent Care settings, to join our high performing team of professionals caring for America's heroes. VA Black Hills is a value-based organization operating in a culture of transparency and striving for excellence in all we do. Our mission embodies the promise of a grateful nation to provide the highest quality care that Veterans have earned through their sacrifice and service. We are committed to a culture that honors our noble mission and values, and above all, we put Veterans first. At VA Black Hills our mission and workforce are second to none. Duties:   The hospitalist will function as a member of the inter-disciplinary team providing clinical care to patients in an inpatient setting. As an attending physician, the responsibilities include providing medical evaluation and directing overall management of patients in collaboration with other members of the health care team. The hospitalist will be expected to provide Urgent Care during the shift or limited hour coverage for the Emergency Department depending on the setting. Support from pulmonary/crucial care, cardiology, neurology, and other medical and surgical specialties is available on a 24/7 basis by phone and/or Tele ICU. As a physician you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care outcomes; providing a full range of care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Work Schedule : Duty hours are from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, rotating days and night shifts. The incumbent will work seven days, then will have the following seven days off. Travel Required:  Occasional Travel to other facilities may be required. Key Job Requirements: Must pass pre-employment examination. Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required. Background and/or Security Investigation required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. Qualifications - Basic Requirements: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Preferred Experience: Preference will be given to candidates who are board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Benefits:  VA encourages a healthy work/life balance by providing physicians with an extensive benefits package and fostering an environment with predictable schedules and conditions.  VA does this by offering: Generous salary starting at up to $250,000-$290,000 Annual performance bonus Annual cost-of-living increases Step (pay) increases every two years Market pay increase reviews every two years 26 days of paid annual leave (i.e., vacation) 13 days of paid annual sick leave 10 paid federal holidays Excellent Health Insurance that can be carried into retirement Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Plan Life Insurance Thrift Savings Plan (a tax-deferred 401K-type savings plan) Long-term care insurance Full malpractice insurance Comprehensive Continuing Education opportunities Student Loan repayment and Education Debt Reduction Programs South Dakota has NO STATE INCOME TAX!