Job ID: 289809957
Last Updated: 8/6/2021
Health Care Team - Active Duty - General Surgeon - 61J
United States Army Medical Department
SSG Felipe Ornelas
General Surgeon - Active Duty - Full-Time
U.S. Army Medical Corps
USE YOUR SURGICAL SKILLS TO HEAL OUR NATION'S DEFENDERS.
As a general surgeon and officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll be at the forefront of advanced surgical procedures, work in state-of-the-art medical facilities with some of the most innovative equipment used in your specialty. You'll lead a well-trained surgical team who examine, diagnose and evaluate a course of surgeries and treatments for a diverse patient base. And, you'll feel none of the distractions found in a civilian practice, such as office management, malpractice or overhead. If you choose the Army Reserve, you can continue to work in your community and serve when needed. For either path you may choose, you will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team, surrounded by dedicated professionals who share your values and a passion for excellence.
Incentives and Benefits:
*Full-tuition scholarship for those qualifying specialties, which includes a monthly stipend of over $2,466.00
*Receive up to $120,000 annually to repay qualifying loans to lending institutions (paying up to $40,000 annually over a maximum three-year period) through the Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (ADHPLRP). Active Duty Obligation is 1 year-for-year receiving loan repayment with a minimum period of 2 years on Active Duty $400,000 signing (accession) bonus. Payments will be paid in four annual payments. The first payment will be requested upon completion of Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) and arrival at first duty station. The remaining three payments will be made on the anniversary date of the first payment.
*Travel opportunities, to include humanitarian missions
*30 days of paid vacation earned annually
*A military retirement system that blends the traditional legacy retirement pension with a defined contribution to service members' Thrift Savings Plan account
*No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
*Commissary (grocery) and post exchange shopping privileges
*Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy;
*Foreign graduates may apply if they have a permanent certificate from the Educational Council of Foreign *Medical Graduates
*Eligibility for board certification
*Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
*Completion of at least one year of an approved Graduate Medical Education (GME) internship
*Between 21 and 60 years of age
*U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident (Reserves)
*In addition to the above qualifications, citizenship or permanent U.S. residency is required for Army Reserve officers.
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