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Company: U.S. Navy

Location: Nashville, TN

Date Posted: June 6, 2014

Source: U.S. Navy

Navy Physicians are responsible for meeting the full spectrum of medical needs for military servicemembers – practicing medicine that’s patient-focused, not business-driven. In this role:Care for Sailors and Marines as well as their eligible family members Specialize in any of more than 30 medical specialty and subspecialty areas – from General Practice to Neurosurgery Work anywhere from Naval Bases to National Naval Medical Centers, hospital ships to mobile clinics Earn competitive pay and benefits (this includes tax-free allowances for housing and meals, comprehensive medical/dental coverage, retirement benefits, 30 days' vacation with pay earned every year, and low-cost travel opportunities)

Key Opportunities:
A medical doctor in the Navy does much of what a doctor in civilian practice does. There are distinct professional advantages:Operate free of start-up costs, equipment expenses and insurance fees Take part in disaster relief and humanitarian outreach efforts Pursue opportunities not readily available in civilian practice ...

Navy Physicians are responsible for meeting the full spectrum of medical needs for military servicemembers – practicing medicine that’s patient-focused, not business-driven. In this role:Care for Sailors and Marines as well as their eligible family members Specialize in any of more than 30 medical specialty and subspecialty areas – from General Practice to Neurosurgery Work anywhere from Naval Bases to National Naval Medical Centers, hospital ships to mobile clinics Earn competitive pay and benefits (this includes tax-free allowances for housing and meals, comprehensive medical/dental coverage, retirement benefits, 30 days' vacation with pay earned every year, and low-cost travel opportunities)

Key Opportunities:
A medical doctor in the Navy does much of what a doctor in civilian practice does. There are distinct professional advantages:Operate free of start-up costs, equipment expenses and insurance fees Take part in disaster relief and humanitarian outreach efforts Pursue opportunities not readily available in civilian practice (i.e., work on an aircraft carrier, in the field or in locations around the world) Acquire invaluable management experience as a medical leader (Medical Officer) Receive a potential sign-on bonus (availability of offer depends on specialty) Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education Qualifications and

Requirements:
Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.U.S. citizenship:

Required Education:
Graduate of a medical school approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or the American Medical Association (AMA); or a graduate of a school of osteopathy approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) [note that foreign medical graduates must have completed a residency program approved by the AMA, be board-certified in a specialty considered critical to the Navy, and have at least two years of experience following completion of residency – consideration is on a case-by-case basis]

Licensing:
Current state medical license within one year of entering the

Navy Medical Corps Gender:
Male or female

Age:
21 to 64 (qualified candidates over this age will be considered on a case-by-case basis) Medical exam: Required Physical fitness test: Required Service commitment: Minimum of three years of Active Duty Learn more about a medical career in America's Navy – including details on available specialties and current offers. United States Navy Request More Info

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