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Active/Army Reserve General Surgeon

Employer
U.S. Army 6th Medical Recruiting Battalion
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

[Health Care Team Active/Army Reserve General Surgeon 61J]

Position information:

Army Reserve General Surgeon

U.S. Army Medical Corps

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.

Benefits include:

Active-

  • Full-tuition scholarship for those qualifying specialties, which includes a monthly stipend of over $2,200.00
  • 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

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
  • Between 21 and 42 years of age
  • 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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