Job ID: 290085096  |  Last Updated: 1/20/2022

General Surgery

US Navy
Applicant Contact
Kristin Ferri
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Hiring for BOTH Part time (Reserves) and Full time (Active duty)

Job Description:

As a General Surgeon and Officer in the Navy Medical Corps, you will help lead the highly respected Navy healthcare team as you provide high-quality medical care for Sailors, Marines, service members, their families and, when called upon, humanity at large. You will handle everything a typical physician does, from diagnosing ailments, to treating injuries and saving lives.

As a full-time or part-time General Surgeon with the Navy youll:
Have opportunity to bring adventure into your practice
Gain surgical experience and pioneer new treatments
Access the most advanced medical technology and resources to practice medicine
Work at the best military medical facilities on shore, at sea and in the field
Collaborate with top health-care professionals on the highly valued Navy healthcare team
Partner with International Relief Teams and organizations, such as FEMA, USAID and Project Hope
Operate as a leader within your focus area and get exposure outside your specialty
Potentially exercise command of medical units and/or perform special staff functions for commanders at all levels

Financial / Educational Incentives:

Navy healthcare offers the ability to focus on the finer points of medicine without the financial and business complications of a private practice. Start-up costs, malpractice insurance, staffing, equipment and office management dont exist for Navy physicians.

For part-time Reserve surgeons, our Training in Medical Specialty program is designed to provide financial and other incentives for medical professionals while in select residency and fellowship programs.

The Financial Assistance Program (FAP) scholarship program is designed to provide General Surgery residents additional financial supplementation while they are in residency. Upon completing residency, candidates will be commissioned as an active duty (Full-Time) medical officer (General Surgeon) in the Navy. The Financial Assistance Program (FAP) scholarship is for General Surgery residents PGY2-PGY5.

Additional incentives include:
Excellent retirement benefits including Blended Retirement System/Pension
and 5% 401K Government matching contribution
Tricare Dental & Health Insurance for you and your dependents
Servicemans Group Life Insuranceup to $400,000
Post 9/11 GI Bill, which provides educational benefits to fulfill your educational needs with ability to transfer to eligible dependents
Base Facilities, Commissary and Exchange access for you and your family
Travel Space on military aircraft from certain military bases at a low fee
Department of Veterans Affairs Home Loan Guarantee Program

Incentives of the Financial Assistance Scholarship program:
$45,000 per year annual grant paid directly to member.
$2,391.00 monthly stipend while in the program.
Medical & Dental insurance provided if required by the residency.
14-day Annual Training (AT) opportunity to do clinical clerkships with Navy providers or conduct research and do operational medicine clerkships.
Opportunity to advance in pay grade while in Residency.
Opportunity to focus on Residency without the worry of being pulled early into the military for any reason.


Must be a U.S. citizen, currently practicing (licensed & board certified/eligible), and meet our physical, legal, security screening and credential requirements.

Active Duty candidates must be commissioned by age 55. Reserve candidates must be commissioned by age 65.

Please contact me if interested: Kristin Ferri, 4056270516 or

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