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Physician (Obstetrics/Gynecology)

Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Tacoma, WA
Closing date
Nov 7, 2024

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Gynecology, Obstetrics

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Physician (Obstetrics/Gynecology)

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, its affiliated clinics and dental clinic are located at Fort Lewis, Washington, near the city of Tacoma. Madigan AMC is one of only three designated Level Two trauma centers within the U.S. Medical Command.

Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia. The region offers the attractions of larger metropolitan areas, with a hometown feel. World-class museums, hotels and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. The Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Emerald Downs Racetrack, Emerald Queen Casino, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Lakewold Gardens, and the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad represent a small sampling of the region's varied entertainment options. The city offers excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
Madigan Army Medical Center
Joint Base Lewis McChord



1. Serves as Physician in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Antepartum Diagnostic Center, OB/GYN clinic, Labor and Delivery, the Operating room, and other areas where Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consultation is requested to include but not limited to the Emergency room and the main Operating Room. Will be the attending on Labor and Delivery and take Labor and Delivery call. Performs highly responsible duties in the advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of Obstetrical patients. Conducts complete ultrasound examinations and Obstetrical examinations of patients reporting to the clinic, plus consultations on patients in the clinic or hospital. Ultrasound examinations include a variety of conditions ranging from routine Obstetrical ultrasounds to high risk obstetrical scans to include but not limited to, nuchal translucency, fetal anatomy survey, fetal echocardiogram, Doppler studies (umbilical artery Dopplers, MCA Dopplers, and venous Dopplers), biophysical profile, growth scans, and endovaginal scans for assessment of dating, cervical length, adnexal masses, or other evaluation. Performs amniocentesis, and other procedures commonly performed in a Maternal-Fetal Medicine program. Independently performs ultrasound examinations, working with or without the assistance of a Sonographer. Supervises Sonographers, Residents, Interns, students or Nurses in training, review, and interpret, and report all forms of ultrasound examinations. Utilizes and performs screening and diagnostic modalities as well as provide primary preventive care and education for women seen in the Obstetrics and Antepartum Diagnostic Center, or Labor and Delivery. Evaluates each case and administers appropriate treatment or refers to staff in other specialties for necessary treatment.

2. Supervises sonography staff and daily clinic operations. Provides consultation in the field of Maternal - Fetal Medicine and complicated Obstetrical patients to the Residents and Staff. Advises on problem cases and furnishes information of teaching value to Residents, Interns, and Students.

3. Participates in the medical education training program within the department. Guides, instructs, and trains residents, interns, medical students, and other professional personnel as required in all aspects of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and high risk Obstetrical care. Lectures to department personnel on various aspects of Obstetricsand Maternal-Fetal Medicine when requested.

4. Attends departmental and service specific conferences and lectures, QA and process improvement. Maintains current knowledge of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine through annual continuing medical education and Maintenance of Certification by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Participates in special research projects.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Degree: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.

Licensure/Certification: Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.



At the Defense Health Agency you can practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, but most importantly, you'll get the work-life balance you have always wanted with the benefits you deserve.

Practice alongside other highly-skilled civilian and military healthcare professionals and enjoy the unique career opportunities and employment benefits that can be found with the Defense Health Agency.


There are a lot of reasons you became a physician, but none of them included inflexible work schedules, burdensome administrative tasks, and dealing with insurance companies. By offering you exceptional employment benefits as well as the opportunity to practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, DHA delivers you the work-life balance you have always been missing.


The civilian physicians of the Defense Health Agency meet the healthcare needs of active duty and retired military personnel, and their families, at treatment facilities across the U.S. and around the world.

DHA employees are NOT subject to military requirements such as "boot camp," enlistments, or deployments. Department of Defense is an equal opportunity employer.


  • 350+ Locations Worldwide
  • 5 Million+ Under Our Care
  • Excellent Staffing Ratios
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Patient-Focused Care


  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Recruitment Bonuses
  • Job Security
  • Supportive Work Environment
  • Student Loan Repayment


With job openings at more than 350 military medical facilities all across the U.S. and around the world, DHA offers you the chance to practice where you want.


  • Family Medicine
  • Internists
  • Pediatricians
  • Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Neurologists
  • Allergists & Immunologists
  • Hospitalists
  • Urologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Dermatologists
  • Physical Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine Physicians
  • Radiologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

           AND MORE.




Dr Frank R

“As a civilian serving in the DHA, I get what I was missing most in my old practice. I was tired of the punishing work schedule and dealing with insurance and all the stress it brings. Now, I still practice alongside great physicians in a state-of-the-art facility, but in an environment that allows me to have a life outside the practice.

Best of all, even though I'm a civilian, I receive excellent federal benefits.”

Dr. Frank R

Evans Army Community Hospital

Fort Carson, CO.


  • Promote, sustain, and enhance the health of our armed forces, veterans, and their families.
  • Train, develop, and equip a medical force that supports full spectrum operations.
  • Deliver leading-edge healthcare to our warriors and military families to optimize outcomes.
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