USE YOUR SURGICAL SKILLS TO HELP OUR NATION'S DEFENDERS.

Employer
U.S. Army 6th Medical Recruiting Battalion
Location
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
Posted
Jan 07, 2019
Closes
Jan 07, 2020
Ref
1966360
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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 wellknown 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 $2,200.00 
  • 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
  • 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 in increments of $25,000 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 

Requirements include:

  • 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
  • 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 (GME) internship 
  • Completion of a training program in orthopedic surgery
  • Between 21 and 42 years of age
  • U.S. citizenship
  • In addition to the above qualifications, citizenship or permanent U.S. residency is required for Army Reserve officers.

 To learn more, visit healthcare.goarmy.com/medical 

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