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Reno, Nevada, United States (on-site)
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Veterans Affairs
Reno, Nevada, United States
16 days ago


Pulmonologist in Beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe Area

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) in Reno, NV is seeking a Pulmonary Critical Care Physician.

The Pulmonology/Critical Care Physician is assigned to the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System, Medical Service, providing comprehensive, efficient, compassionate, high quality healthcare to all patients, functioning as a member of the inter-disciplinary team providing clinical care to the patients at VASNHCS in an outpatient and inpatient setting. As a Pulmonology/Critical Care Physician, the responsibilities include providing medical evaluation and directing overall management of patients in collaboration with other members of health care team. Supervision and education of Internal Medicine Residents and medical students from University of Nevada, School of Medicine, is required. Sleep Medicine is preferred but not required.

This position involves inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. The candidate will have educational responsibilities for Internal Medicine residents, Family Medicine residents and medical students. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Attending responsibilities for the Medical ICU team (Medical Residents) 
  • Critical Care consultation for Surgical patients in ICU (with Medical Residents) 
  • Teaching is an integral part of the work of a VA staff Pulmonologist. Teaching and mentoring medical students, and residents is required. 
  • Must be eligible for an academic appointment with the University of Nevada Reno. 
  • The staff Pulmonary/Critical Care Specialist provides expanded access to services via off normal tour or on call periods.

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) provides inpatient and outpatient care to a large geographical area that includes 20 counties in northern Nevada and northeastern California. The Reno campus is the site of the Ioannis A. Lougaris VA Medical Center, which operates 64 hospital beds and 60 Community Living Center (CLC) beds. VASNHCS also manages community-based outpatient clinics in Auburn and Susanville, CA, and Carson Valley, Lahontan Valley, Fallon, and Winnemucca, NV. VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System provides health care to approximately 120,000 veterans.

Benefits and Features

  • Expected Salary range  for well qualified Pulm/CC range from  $300,000 to $385,000 per year,  with consideration given to  candidate's qualifications, credentials and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus. Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment. 
  • The VA offers Physicians and all employees  industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance. 
  • Paid Time Off  in the form of 26 Days paid annual  leave,  13 Days paid sick leave per year,  11  Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME  
  • Insurance  to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA;  Flexible Spending Accounts;  Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance  available as an option 
  • Federal Retirement Plans  thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) -  A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching

Welcome to Reno/Tahoe! Nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains with easy access to Lake Tahoe, Reno is ideal for your inner adventurer. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and hiking in the summer, sledding and snowshoeing in the winter, or head on up to the slopes to ski or snowboard where many Olympic athletes train. Check out our many hip restaurants and shops in Midtown, or take a walk by the river downtown and stop in at a dog friendly brewery. We are the home of a dynamic art scene and many iconic events: Artown, Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, Rib Cook-off, Great Reno Balloon Races, Reno Rodeo, and the National Championship Air Races. Summers can get hot, but the humidity is low, and there is no state income tax in Nevada! For more information click: Special Events.

We encourage you to consider VA employment in Reno, NV. We offer both a mission you can put your heart into and a home for fun, new experiences. Join a team that values a healthy home/work life balance and be rewarded by your role in keeping the promise to those who served." 

For more information, please contact VA Physician  Recruiter

Bryan M. Gregory

Job ID: 73059613

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