Army National Guard - Los Alamitos, CA
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As part of the modern version of the Hippocratic Oath, physicians swear: I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings ...How better to fulfill that oath than using your expansive medical knowledge to treat the men and women of the Army National Guard who swear a similar oath to the citizens of their States and our Nation? As a Field Surgeon, you will increase your knowledge and learn the latest techniques in our collaborative environment. You will practice in your community and serve when needed. You will enhance your skills by working alongside health care professionals who share your passion for excellence. You will practice in an environment free of the typical obstacles found in a civilian practice.In short, you will fulfill your oath, not as a civilian, but as a commissioned Medical Corps Officer in the Army National Guard.Earn while you learnThe Army National Guard Medical Team can be a great place to start your health care career or an inspiring place to lead others with your experience and expertise. Either way, it s an outstanding way to serve your country and help others.Medical Professional Officers are required to complete an initial military orientation and training course lasting 26 days in San Antonio, TX, at Fort Sam Houston. The trainers are fellow Medical Professional Officers.br Benefitsbr ulliUp to $75,000 in Special pay, paid at $25,000 per year (for a three-year commitment)liliHealthcare Professionals Loan Repayment, up to $240,000 (lifetime cap) paid at $40,000 per year (for six-year commitment) for qualifying medical school loans liliMedical and dental care for you and your family (TRICARE Reserve Select) liliUp to $400,000 in low-cost life insuranceliliDiscounted and tax-free grocery and shopping privileges at post exchanges and commissariesliliFree military air flights based on space availabilityliliFree academic testing and counseling for spouseliliAccess to recreational facilities on military installationsliliA retirement pension plan at the completion of 20 years of part-time service liulpppRequirementspulliMeet the prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned OfficerliliBe a United States citizenliliHave completed an accredited qualifying degree programliliBe 21 years of ageliliSome Advanced Practice Medical Professionals may join up to age 58liliBe able to obtain a secret security clearanceliulApplicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual assignment may depend on position availability. br br Benefits subject to change.br br For the latest list of all open jobs in your area, please visit the National Guard Job Board regularly at a href=jobs.nationalguard.comjobs.nationalguard.com a.