Job ID: 289028905
Last Updated: 5/18/2018
US Army Medical Department
Anesthesiologists supervise the administration of anesthetics to patients. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.
Provides anesthesia to patients who undergo surgery and other procedures
Exercise command of medical units as provided by law and regulation
Perform staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels
Medical research on diseases of military importance
Participate in graduate medical education and train other personnel
Serve unique duty positions for the anesthesia service and the medical school faculty
Doctor of medicine/osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school (foreign graduates may apply if they have a permanent certificate from the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates)
Current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
Board certified or board eligible
Completion of at least one year of an approved graduate medical education internship
Completion of a training program in anesthesiology
Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
In addition to the above qualifications, completion of at least one year of an anesthesiology residency is required for Reserve duty officers.
Job training for an Army medical officer includes first-year graduate medical education, residency and fellowship programs. Qualifying students benefit through unique training experiences and get to attend certain military short courses designed to develop tactical, technical and operational skills unique to the military environment.
As an Army Medical Corps officer, you'll have access to the most sophisticated technologies and the opportunity to consult with experts in both the military and private sectors.
Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
Perform under stress
Apply critical technical and thinking skills
In addition to the many privileges that come from being on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll also be rewarded with:
30 days of vacation with pay annually
Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Health Professional Special Pay
Health Professionals Loan Repayment
Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
Low-cost life and dental insurance, and travel opportunities
Active Duty & Reserve
Commissary/Post exchange shopping privileges
Flexible retirement savings/investment plan similar to a 401(k)
Paid continuing education and specialized training
Through the Health Professions Scholarship Program, the Army Medical Corps pays 100 percent of a student's tuition, as well as expenses for required books, equipment and most academic fees. Medical students may also be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus, and active duty physicians can earn up to $120,000 in student loan repayment.
If you are a physician in certain specialties, you may qualify for loan repayment to put towards your medical shcool loans.
For more information, contact SFC Donald Forte via email at USARMY.KNOX.USAREC.LIST.9A2W@mail.mil or by phone at 502-851-5660.
The United States Army Medical Department (AMEDD) is one of the largest and most advanced health care systems in the world. Here, your experience and dedication will mean more than you can imagine. The training and unique cases will advance your career. Currently offering incentives in Health Professional Student Loan Repayment, Accession Bonus and Variable Specialty Pays. Soldiers and their Families will count on you; To heal. To save. To serve. EXPECT RESPECT. RESPONSIBILITY. REWARDS. There are more benefits to being part of the U.S. Army health care team than you think. Benefits that can advance your skills and knowledge, shape your perspective, and provide you a comfortable and rewarding lifestyle. Whether you choose the U.S. Army as your career or serve in the U.S. Army Reserve while maintaining your existing practice, you'll enter as a commissioned officer. You'll gain the respect, responsibility and prestige that are afforded your rank. Blacksburg Medical Recruiting Center within the 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion covers 11,231+ square miles of the state of Virginia, to include 21 hospitals, 5 professional and 17 undergraduate colleges and universities, one MEPS, multiple Army Reserve Units, and numerous professional medical societies in the state of Virginia. Our office is located in Blacksburg.
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