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Rheumatologist Needed Work & Play Beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe

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.

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Rheumatologist to join our dedicated healthcare team. As a Rheumatologist, you will play a vital role in providing exceptional care to our patients with rheumatic diseases. You will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative and patient-centered environment, utilizing your expertise to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide range of rheumatologic conditions.


  • Conduct comprehensive evaluations and assessments of patients with rheumatologic diseases.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans, including medication management, lifestyle modifications, and patient education.- Perform diagnostic procedures, such as joint aspirations, injections, and ultrasound-guided procedures.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care for patients.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in rheumatology and contribute to the development of evidence-based practices.
  • Participate in teaching and mentoring activities for medical students & residents.
  • 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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