U.S. Army Medical Department

A healthcare lifestyle giving you the respect, responsibility, and prestige afforded your rank.

As a member of the U.S. Army health care team you will do what you do best — use your professional skills and best judgment to provide a full spectrum of patient care. You’ll provide this expert care in facilities that are second to none, using equipment and procedures that are often more advanced than their private-sector counterparts.

ARMY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS

Health care professionals who serve as officers in the U.S. Army Medical Department enjoy a wide range of opportunities and financial incentives. There are benefits, tangible and intangible, available to officers who choose to serve fulltime in the Army. These benefits are also conferred upon those who choose to serve when needed and maintain careers in their communities as part of the Army Reserve.

ACTIVE AMEDD BENEFITS:

  • Training to become a leader among your peers
  • Paid continuing education, including clinical specialization courses
  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
  • No premiums for malpractice insurance
  • Rank and privileges of an officer in the U.S. Army
  • Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
  • A flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)

RESERVE AMEDD BENEFITS:

  • Paid continuing education, including specialized training courses
  • Training to become a leader among your peers
  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
  • Low-cost life and dental insurance
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Networking opportunities
  • Rank and privileges of an officer in the U.S. Army
  • Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
  • A flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)

  

U.S. Army Medical Department United States
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
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