Job ID: 289978537
Last Updated: 8/6/2021
Health Care Team - Active/Army Reserve - General Surgeon - 61J
United States Army Medical Department
U.S. Army/Army Reserve General Surgeon
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. 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.
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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