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Work & Play in Beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe Endocrinologist Needed

Department of Veterans Affairs
Reno, Nevada
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Full Time
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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 VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System is seeking to hire a full time Endocrinologist to join our dynamic team.

Scope of practice for the endocrinologist to include, but is not limited to:

  • Provides direct patient care for inpatients and outpatients with actual or presumed endocrinologic problems, including care of transgender veterans.  
  • Ability to perform thyroid fine needle aspirations.  
  • Order, supervise, and interpret all standard and specialized endocrinologic tests.  
  • Provides patient-centered medical care utilizing both the art and the science of medicine.  
  • Provides high-value, cost-effective, and team-based medical care.  
  • Utilizes palliative and hospice services and principles as indicated.  
  • Demonstrates ability to teach medical students, medical residents, and other students who rotate on the oncology service.  
  • Demonstrates ability to participate in clinical research and other academic activities as assigned, both with VA and our affiliated academic institutions.  
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills that enhance the effectiveness and accomplishment of the service.  
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills that are commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.  
  • Demonstrates ability to function within the parameters set by VA with regards to consult management, utilization of order sets, documentation in CPRS, and other requirements of the VA's electronic medical record system.  
  • Demonstrates ability to function within a large complex organization that requires cooperation with multiple services, including community care, prosthetics service, medical administration, medical records, group medical practice, etc.
  • Work Schedule:  Full time - Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pmPay:  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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