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Rural Family Medicine Physician - Elko, NV

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Last Updated: 2/12/20

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time primary care physicians in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.  This is a full time, salaried position with excellent benefits.  Rank and salary will be dependent on experience.  (Assistant/Associate/Professor)

Responsibilities include direct patient care in the clinical setting with all aspects of family medicine.  Preference is for candidates to have experience with low risk obstetrical care and /or care of the patient in a rural setting. In addition we will be operating Telemedicine between Elko, Reno and surrounding rural areas.  Experience in Telemedicine is preferred. Teaching will be required and will include supervision of medical students and 2nd and 3rd year residents in both inpatient and outpatients settings. The percent of time devoted to clinical care, teaching, and mentoring of trainees will be negotiated with the Department Chair.  Other responsibilities include, ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, with demonstrated experience mentoring women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other under-represented groups, as well as ability to adhere to policies and procedures of the University. Experience in resident and/or program operations is highly desirable and clinician will be asked to participate in scholarly work, research and publishing, related to his/her clinical and/or teaching activities. The incumbent will also participate in the on-call schedule for the hospital inpatient service.

• MD/DO and successful completion of an approved family medicine residency training program.
• Demonstrated experience in the teaching of students and clinical staff.
• Ability to obtain a Medical License in the State of Nevada.
• BC/BE in Family Medicine.
• Recent family medicine clinical practice experience, including outpatient clinic, inpatient ward service and preferably obstetrics


4 weeks paid vacation, 30 days sick leave / 14.5% retirement match, immediate vesting + mal practice and CME.  Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Workers comp/Education Benefits for family. No state or social security tax. Reasonable cost of living, good schools, 40 minutes from world-class skiing and fabulous Lake Tahoe beaches. 

Elko, NV is 250 miles East of Reno and 250 miles West of Salt Lake City.  Elko brings the drama of the high desert to vivid reality with its unspoiled nature, its breathtaking vistas on the rugged beauty of the Ruby Mountains and its rich Western history. Whether hiking the rocky trails, visiting one of the museums or taking a tour to see firsthand one of the area’s many Gold Rush ghost towns, visitors have no shortage of activities to choose from.  [Register to View] target="_blank">

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation.   Apply now!!!

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, a research-intensive, community-based, statewide medical school, has served Nevada for more than 40 years as its only public medical school. For additional information on the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine