The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is recruiting for 2 full-time Asst/Assoc/Full Professor rank in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. This position will oversee a new rural training track resident program located in Elko, NV. The position will be expected to contribute with distinction in the areas of clinical care, teaching, mentoring of trainees, and University and public service. Responsibilities include direct inpatient and outpatient clinical care in all aspects of family medicine, preferably with 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, 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. One of the two positions will be the site director for the rural training track program in Elko.
Specific responsibilities will include the following:
• Provide direct patient care in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).
• Promote and facilitate value-based practice operations, including, but not limited to, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) operations
• Assist in teaching of medical students, residents and students in other healthcare fields in the Family Medical Center, other ambulatory care settings, and on the department’s hospital service
• Serve on applicable Departmental, University Affiliated Hospitals and Community Committees as assigned.
• Participate in the on-call schedule and attending on the hospital inpatient service.
• Participate in scholarly work related to his/her clinical and/or teaching activities.
• This position will be required to work and live in Elko, NV
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.
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.
*Position eligible for Nevada Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
*The Nevada Health Service Corps offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of Nevada. Applicants must practice full-time, typically for a period of two years.