U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps Dedicated to Behavioral Health Recruitment

4/30/14 (Wed)

Fort Sam Houston, Texas – The U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps continues to seek health care providers with its 2014 recruitment efforts. Similar to the national population, Behavioral Health recruitment remains prominent. Open positions are available at multiple locations worldwide. The U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps medical facility staffing goals are to provide Soldiers and their families a convenient access to quality health care.

“We continue to pursue strong civilian recruitment efforts so that Army Medicine may address all health care needs quickly, effectively and efficiently,” says Dr. Joseph Harrison, Jr., Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources Division.

Civilians continue to make a difference in Army Medicine Behavioral Health by providing preventative and effective treatment to Soldiers and their families. Providers are also able to spend more time getting to know patients on a more personal level, ultimately establishing a trusting relationship and rewarding career. Behavioral Health positions available include Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and more.

Civilians, roughly 45,000, make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce providing the day-to-day care for Army Soldiers, beneficiaries and their families at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide. The Civilian Corps has more than 2,500 job openings in 25 different medical, dental, and behavioral health professions.

The Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to practice their medical specialty while serving those who serve their county. Employees are not subject to military requirements, such as enlistment or deployment, and receive excellent benefits, including flexible work schedules, competitive salaries, health insurance and access to state-of-the-art training and equipment.

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