Job ID: 289192887
Last Updated: 5/18/2018
U.S. Army Medical Corps
THE STRENGTH TO HEAL OUR NATIONS DEFENDERS.
Use your surgical skills to help our nations Soldiers. As an orthopedic surgeon and officer on the U.S. Army Health Care Team, youll have the opportunity to learn the most advanced procedures and techniques. Not only will you feel proud to serve your country, but you will also enrich your career without the constraints of overhead expenses and malpractice insurance premiums.
Paid continuing education
30 days of paid vacation earned annually
Non-contributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
Privileges that come with being an officer in the U.S. Army
Training to become a leader in your field
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 (health care professionals ages 43 to 60 are now eligible for a two-year service contract under the OAPP program)
Numerous positions are available worldwide.
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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