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Preventive Medicine Officer

Company:
U.S. Army Healthcare 6th MRB
Location:
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Post Date:
October 14, 2018
Description:

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OUR NATION'S DEFENDERS


Leverage your expertise to improve the health of our Soldiers and their families. As a preventive medicine officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll plan, coordinate and direct programs to maintain health, improve physical fitness and prevent disease and injury. You’ll have opportunities to work with some of the most innovative technology in the industry and practice at world-class medical facilities, all while developing advanced skills. If you choose the Army Reserve, you can continue to work in your community and serve when needed. Whichever you choose, you’ll train to become a leader in your specialized field while enjoying the privileges that come with being an officer. And, with the support of our collaborative health care professionals, you can build your career without concerns about overhead costs and malpractice insurance premiums.



Benefits include:



Active duty -



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

  • Receive up to $40,000 to repay qualifying loans to lending institutions (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

  • $220,000 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

  • Completion of a training program in preventive medicine

  • Between 21 and 42 years of age

  • U.S. citizenship

  • Completion of an ACGME approved residency program in preventive medicine OR certification by the American Board of
    Preventive Medicine or the American Board of Osteopathic Preventive medicine in general preventive medicine or public
    health

  • 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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