Attending Physician


US Department of Veterans Affairs


Posted Under: Reno, Nevada jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 89501
Posted On: 2020-02-15 00:00:00

The Ambulatory Care Section of the Reno VA Medical Center provides care in various outpatient settings including Main Campus, and Community Based Outpatient Clinic's (CBOCs). Walk in Clinic provides episodic interventions for patients with complaints ranging from administrative problems up to, and including urgent clinical needs. The clinic services provide scheduled appointments for new and returning primary care for large numbers of veterans seen in and followed within the Health Care System.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.Attending physicians supervise learners of various levels including resident physicians and medical students providing clinical oversight of direct and indirect patient care. The ensure care provided meets standards for VA (policies, protocols, quality). Attending physicians also engage in providing education and feedback to learners formally and informally. They complete evaluations for learners and provide/oversee didactic sessions.

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm

Virtual: This IS NOT a virtual position.

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment incentives are authorized for this position.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredBasic Requirements:


  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in internal medicine leading to board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.


    Selective Placement Factor: This position is required to have an active board certification in internal medicine.

    Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

    Physical Requirements: The physical requirements of this position include lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking (distance), climbing, reaching (overhead, extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion and stooping. The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly, keyboarding, reading and logical thinking. The environment's pace can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment.

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