Government Employment Opportunities
The government provides employment to physicians through the military and other entities such as the public health service and Veterans Administration. In addition, the federal government has web sites that supply information about available jobs for civilians and can help you identify areas of critical physician shortage. For most government jobs, the compensation is generally good—vacation, call coverage, and benefits are guaranteed, and often these positions offer more personal time as compared to other practice opportunities.
Additional information on government opportunities can be obtained from:
U.S. Army Officer Procurement Division
1900 Half Street SW
Washington, DC 20324
For a military position, visit [http://healthcare.goarmy.com/].
For a civilian position, visit [http://cpolwapp.belvoir.army.mil/medical/].
U.S. Navy Opportunity Information Center
Clifton, NJ 07012
U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service
Randolf Air Force Base
San Antonio, TX 78150
Public Health Service
Employment Operations Branch
Commissioned Personnel Operations Division
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Federal Job Information Center
The Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street
Washington, DC 20415
The Federal Job Information Center allows you to search for positions in the government as a physician employee.
National Health Services Corp.
Health Services Administration
5900 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
The Health Services Corp. provides information about geographical areas experiencing a critical need for physicians in various specialties.
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