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Company: U.S. Army 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion
Location: New York
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Health Care Team - Active Physician Assistant (65D)Physician AssistantU.S. Army Medical Specialist CorpsTHE STRENGTH TO HEAL OUR NATION'S DEFENDERS.As a physician assistant and officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll be entrusted with a level of responsibility not found in most health care settings. Working alongside talented physicians and making critical medical decisions, you'll gain the experience needed to take your career to the next level.Benefits include:

  • Health Professions Loan Repayment of up to $120,000 over three years; may be applied toward qualified education loans
  • Accession bonus of $12,500 per year for a 3-year commitment or $15,000 per year for a 4-year commitment
  • Specialty Pay of $2,000 to $5,000 per year for board-certified physician assistants
  • Paid continuing education, including post-graduate training programs in orthopedics, emergency medicine, cardiopulmonary perfusion and occupational medicine
  • 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 privilege
  • 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 fieldRequirements include:
    • Bachelor's degree, plus completion of an accredited physician assistant program acceptable to the Army Surgeon General
    • Certification by the National Commission for Certified Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • Eligibility for board certification
    • Between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
    • U.S. citizenship
    • Students graduating within six months, with a qualifying degree from a U.S.-accredited school, may apply for Active Army service

Keywords: U.S. Army 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion, New York , PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, Healthcare , New York, New York

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