Job ID: 289978539
Last Updated: 8/6/2021
Health Care Team - Active/Army Reserve - Psychiatrist - 60W
United States Army Medical Department
U.S. Army/Army Reserve Psychiatrist
U.S. Army Medical Corps
MAKE A DIFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OUR NATION'S DEFENDERS.
When you become a psychiatrist and an officer on the U.S. Army/Army Reserve health care team, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself into a special culture and environment in which your diagnoses and treatments will support the readiness of our military's efforts and improve the lives of Soldiers and their families. As part of our collaborative, multi-disciplinary health care team, you'll enter a comprehensive, international system of care with no concerns about overhead expenses and malpractice insurance. You'll have opportunities to work with some of the most innovative technologies and treatments in the industry and practice at world-class medical facilities that train future Army behavioral health leaders, all while developing advanced skills. If you choose to serve in the Army Reserve, you can continue to work in your community and serve when needed. Whichever you choose, you'll train to become a leader in your specialized field while enjoying the privileges that come with being an officer.
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 $300,000 over 4 years for Active Duty.
- 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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