VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System

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The Reno campus operates 64 hospital beds, 60 Community Living Center beds, 14 ED beds, 12 ICU beds and 14 inpatient psych beds, in addition to four Community Based Outpatient Clinics and one rural outreach clinic. Academic affiliations for VASNHCS are the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine and the East Bay Surgical Program at the University of California, San Francisco. Approximately 45 medical, surgical, and psychiatry residents rotate annually through VASNHCS. Reno VA has 4 surgical suites in addition to cystoscopy and urology anesthesia suites. Approximately 50-55 cases per week are performed in orthopedics, general, ENT, urology, vascular, thoracic and GYN surgical specialties/subspecialties.

Work with an interdisciplinary team of health professionals in a patient centered care environment with one of the most advanced electronic medical records reporting systems in the country. In addition to the generous benefits, VA physicians are not burdened with the costs of office overhead or liability protection.

Move to the scenic and exciting city of Reno, Nevada! Located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Reno is minutes away from beautiful Lake Tahoe. Outdoor adventure and fun are synonymous with Reno, as the city offers a myriad of open-air activities: water/snow skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing, golfing, mountain climbing/biking, off-roading, and rafting. There are fifteen ski resorts in the Reno/Tahoe area, including Squaw Valley and Northstar. Reno/Tahoe is also home to two dozen golf courses, including the PGA tour course Montreux. Reno/Sparks plays host to numerous local events, such as Farmer’s Market, Chili Cook-Off, Rib Cook-Off, Hot-Air Balloon Races, Street Vibrations, Artown, and the world famous Hot August Nights. Local casinos, clubs and bars provide for an entertaining nightlife in this 24-hour town. In addition, art and culture are pervasive in Reno. The Stremmel Art Gallery and Artown reveal the creative side of the "Biggest Little City…" The University of Nevada, Reno has the state’s only medical school, which includes 16 clinical departments and offers M.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Residents of the Reno area enjoy all four seasons; the desert climate is temperate in the fall and spring, hot in the summer and cold/snowy in the winter. Reno offers big-city shopping to boot! The Summit Sierra lifestyle center is the city’s premier shopping destination. The outdoor mall offers stores such as Apple, Buckle, Coach, Dillard’s, GAP, Guess, Hollister and Pottery Barn. Reno is listed as one of the hundred best cities in America to raise a family by Best Life and MSNBC. Reno was ranked the 9th best city to live in by Sperling & Sanders. Finally, Nevada has a favorable tax climate and does not have a state income tax.