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Assistant/Associate/Professor Family Medicine-Site Director

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2017. However, this position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2017. Please include a CV, cover letter and 3 professional references

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate/Professor Family Medicine-Site Director
Department Family & Community Med-RNO
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Medical Employment
Comp Grade 0(ii)-0(IV)
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is recruiting for a 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.

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.

For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values.
Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve. For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please go to
The University of Nevada offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and a very generous 14.5% matching retirement plan. Furthermore, the state of Nevada has no state income tax and a very reasonable cost of living. Please go to for more information.
Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, and 1 ½ hours from the Sacramento area. Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas with mild weather, four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Lake Tahoe Rim Trail).

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

*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.

Required Qualifications

• The MD/DO and successful completion of an approved family medicine residency training program.
• Demonstrated experience in the teaching of students and house staff.
• Ability to obtain a Medical License in the State of Nevada.
• Be Board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine.
• Recent clinical practice, including outpatient clinic, inpatient ward service. (preferably obstetrics)
• Ability to adhere to policies and procedures of the University.
• Experience in program resident operations is expected for Site Program Director

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated community service.
• Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, with demonstrated experience mentoring women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other under-represented groups.
• Ability to adhere to policies and procedures of the University.

Contact Information for this Position

Search Chair:
Daniel Spogen, MD. 775-682-6454

Search Coordinator
Christie Gilbreath 775-682-6454

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2017. However, this position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2017. Please include a CV, cover letter and 3 professional references

Job Open Date 12/16/2016
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 72342
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

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  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
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  3. Resume/CV
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