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Cardiologist Work & Play in Beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe

Department of Veterans Affairs
Reno, Nevada
Closing date
Jan 4, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

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!

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.The Staff Physician, Cardiology, 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 both inpatient and outpatient settings. As a Staff Physician, Cardiology, 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.

Duties to include:

Participate in an effective clinical program with attention to patient outcome indicators.

Practice within the scope of assigned privileges.

Comply with the bylaws, rules and regulations of the facility and agency.

Meet medical staff criteria for initial appointment and reappointment, including ongoing CME.

Comply with prescribed record keeping practices in accordance with the rules, regulations and bylaws.

Comply with prescribed information security policy and procedures. Interpersonal relationships - works effectively with patients, families, staff, coworkers and other health care professionals.

Participates in Medical Service educational activities and scheduled meetings.

Participates in research activities with regard to the subspecialty of Internal Medicine, as assigned.

Comply with assigned Peer Reviews and maintaining quality assurance standards.

Complete all assigned health record reviews, peer reviews, MAOs, etc., within the identified timeframes.

On call duties

Work Schedule: Full time - Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Up to 200k

Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)

Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA

Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)

Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

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