Job ID: 289417783  |  Last Updated: 12/6/2016

General Pediatrician

U.S. Army Medical Command
Sacramento, CA
Applicant Contact
Army Healthcare Recruiting Team
(916) 927-4084
(916) 927-4927

Job Description


As a pediatrician and an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, youll help us fulfill our obligation to provide full medical care for the families of our Soldiers. You will enter an established practice that provides generous benefits without overhead or malpractice insurance costs. Most of all, you will make a difference as you work with a multidisciplinary team of top professionals who are dedicated to helping our Soldiers feel confident that their families are being well taken care of.

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 Commission 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 an approved Graduate Medical Education internship in pediatric medicine
Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (age waiver may be requested)
Must be a U.S. citizen

Benefits include:

Critical Wartime Skills Accession Bonus of $396,000,000 for pediatricians who agree to serve on active duty for four consecutive years
Non-contributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
30 days of paid vacation earned annually

To learn more, call (916)927-4084 or visit
Sacramento Medical Recruiting Center
1750 Howe Ave., STE 220
Sacramento, CA 95825

Employer Profile

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