Nurse Practitioner


Avera Medical Group Transplant & Liver Surgery Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD


Full Time

Day Shift

8:00am-5:00pm; 80hrs/2wks

**This position is located in Rapid City, SD 


JOB SUMMARY:  Assumes responsibility and accountability for the provision of health care, for pre-transplant, post-transplant, and surgical hepatobiliary outpatients in collaboration with a physician.  Practice under the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which they work.

Responsible to conduct outpatient visits at the Avera Transplant satellite clinic in Rapid City, SD, collaborating closely with program physicians based at McKennan hospital in Sioux Falls, including:.
Pre-transplant evaluation, wait list re-evaluation, post-transplant follow-up for kidney, pancreas, and liver transplant candidates; Consults and follow-up visits for hepatobiliary and hepatology patients. 
Communicate ongoing for continuity of care, developing provider relationships with referring nephrologists and gastroenterologists, clinic and hospital physicians and personnel, and dialysis facility personnel in West River SD.  Conduct pre-transplant assessments regularly at dialysis facilities for patients receiving ESRD/chronic dialysis.

Document and report to program physicians (transplant nephrologists, hepatologists, and transplant surgeons) in conjunction with visits, and on multidisciplinary outreach at the satellite clinic.
Participate at transplant Selection Committee and Hepatobiliary Conference, as applicable.
Provide consult and follow-up visits for liver disease patients, and surgical cases including but not limited to hepatobiliary and dialysis arteriovenous or peritoneal access. Facilitate telemedicine visits as needed.
Participate in training at the Sioux Falls location, sufficient for understanding and integration with the overall patient care services offered.



·         Graduate of an NLN accredited school of nursing or equivalent; graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required.

·         Master's degree required.  



·         An active CNP license is required. 

·         Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of Multi-state licensure required. 

·         Federal and State DEA certification is required for South Dakota and Iowa employees. 

·         Federal DEA certification only is required for Minnesota and Nebraska employees. 


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