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Civilian Corps - Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Offers Thousands of Medical Jobs


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What is MEDCOM? Brief Overview of U.S. Army Medical Command:

The Army Medicine Civilian Corps maintains a day-to-day healthcare of active and retired military personnel and their families through a global network of treatment facilities. The Civilian Corps of the United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), as part of the United States Army Medical Department, is comprised of civilian federal employees, who work alongside our military counterparts. The Army Medicine Civilian Corps falls under the Department of the Army, which was listed as one of the best places to work in Federal Government (in 2009).

According to a MEDCOM spokesperson, "The pay is very competitive to other organizations, the benefits match up very well, and often are better than other organizations. We have locations throughout the United States and in some overseas including Japan, Korea, and Germany."

At any given time, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of medical jobs available, including allied healthcare, nursing, dental, and physician jobs.

Working for MEDCOM vs. Working for the Military as Active Duty:

According to a MEDCOM spokesperson, working for MEDCOM is very similar to being an actual active duty member of the military. However, the key difference is that as a civilian corps member, employees are not deployed and therefore do not need to be concerned about potential deployment.

Salary and Compensation Perks of Working for MEDCOM:

  • Annual Pay Adjustments/Locality Pay Adjustments
  • Special Pay Rates
  • Recruitment, Retention and Relocation Bonuses up to 25% of Salary
  • Eligibility for Paid Moving Expenses
  • Physicians Comparability Allowances

Benefits Offered by MEDCOM Medical Jobs:

  • Health Insurance: includes dental, vision, and general healthcare expenses shared by the employer, and group life insurance.
  • Retirement: benefits include a three-tiered retirement plan plus a savings and employer match plan similar to a 401(k).
  • Vacation and Time off: 13-26 days off per year, plus sick leave, plus 10 paid holidays.

Educational Benefits:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Career Internships
  • Paid, state-of-the-art job training

Family-friendly Perks of MEDCOM Medical Jobs:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Family-friendly leave policies
  • Child care and elder care resources
  • Adoption information and incentives programs
  • Child support programs
  • Employee assistance programs
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