Job ID: 289809969  |  Last Updated: 8/6/2021

Health Care Team - Active/Army Reserve Orthopedic Surgeon - 61M

United States Army Medical Department
Applicant Contact
SSG Felipe Ornelas
(617) 485-9128
(617) 753-3015

Job Description

Position information:
Orthopedic Surgeon
U.S. Army Medical Corps


As an orthopedic surgeon and officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll have the opportunity to learn the most advanced
procedures and techniques. You'll work in one of our state-of-the-art medical facilities worldwide, and network with other well-known professionals in your specialized field. You'll train to become a leader, all while developing advanced skills. Also, you'll enrich your career without the constraints of overhead expenses and malpractice insurance premiums. 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
part of a multidisciplinary team, surrounded by dedicated professionals who share your values and a passion for excellence.

Benefits include:
Active duty -
Full-tuition scholarship for those qualifying specialties, which includes a monthly stipend of over $2,400.00
Receive up to $120,000 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
Travel opportunities, to include humanitarian missions
30 days of paid vacation earned annually
$400,000 Commission bonus
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

Army Reserve -
$75,000 special pay, paid annually for up to a total of three years. Must have completed
a residency program in your specialty
Receive up to $250,000 for repayment of education loans (up to $40,000 maximum per year)
Specialized training assistance and a monthly stipend while enrolled in an accredited residency program.
Recipients must be a U.S. citizen and will serve in the Army Reserve for a determined amount of time after
completing their residency

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
Completion of a training program in orthopedic surgery
Between 21 and 60 years of age (waivers granted on case by case basis)
U.S. citizenship
In addition to the above qualifications, citizenship or permanent U.S. residency is required for Army Reserve

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