Job ID: 289789598
Last Updated: 8/6/2021
Health Care Team - Active/Army Reserve Thoracic Surgeon - 61K
United States Army Medical Department
U.S. Army/Army Reserve Thoracic Surgeon
U.S. Army Medical Corps
PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN THE LIVES OF OUR NATIONS DEFENDERS
As a Thoracic Surgeon on the U.S. Army/Army Reserve health care team, you'll be at the forefront of medical innovation in thoracic trauma, oncology and respiratory medicine. You'll examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment and surgery for patients having surgical needs of the vascular system and performing required surgery. Additionally when you join the Army Medical Corps, you'll be making a difference in the lives of our Soldiers and the country at large while gaining access to invaluable opportunities, like supporting humanitarian missions, leadership training and competitive benefit packages. Also, you may continue to work in your community and serve when needed. Join us and work alongside professionals at the top of their fields while helping expand the boundaries of thoracic surgery.
Benefits may include:
- Health professions special pay for physicians in eligible specialties
- A monthly stipend of approximately $2,400 through the Specialized Training Assistance Program (STRAP) for physicians currently enrolled in an accredited residency program.
- Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP) which repays qualifying education loans to lending institutions up to $120,000 for Active Duty or $250,000 for Reserve.
-Accession Bonus of $400,000 over 4 years for Active Duty or $75,000 annually for Reserve.
- Travel opportunities.
- Enrollment in the Uniformed Services Blended Retirements System.
- Free or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family.
- Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges.
- Specialized training to become a leader in medicine.
- Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy; foreign graduates may apply with permanent certificate from the Educational Council of Foreign Medical Graduates.
- Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
- Eligibility for board certification.
- Completion of at least one year of an approved graduate medical education internship.
- Completion of a training program in thoracic surgery.
- Between 21 and 42 years of age (waivers granted on a case-by-case basis).
- U.S. citizenship.
- Permanent U.S. residency.
To learn more, visit healthcare.goarmy.com/medical
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