Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

Applications will be reviewed and referred for selection as vacancies occur within the organization.

Recruitment or relocation bonus may be paid.

Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.

USMEPCOM evaluates applicants by applying established DoD standards during processing in order to determine eligibility for military service.

The United States Military Entrance Processing Command has the unique and challenging mission of determining the physical, mental and moral qualifications of every new member of the armed services. It guards and defends our nation's Freedoms by insuring qualified applicants are selected to serve this great country. By taking an oath and entering military service, they realize that service to country often means sacrificing. . . perhaps ultimately. . . the very freedom's they protect.

Who May Apply:
  • All U.S. Citizens
  • Duties

    As a Physician at the Military Entrance Processing Station, you will:

    • Ensure cost effective consultations are being used and ensures consultants are aware of requirements relative to timely consultation scheduling and reports.
    • Provide technical medical supervision to, and evaluation of work accomplished by, contract Fee Basis Providers and supervisor conducting medical examinations in the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS).
    • Monitor and direct all medical aspects of the medical section, including review of medical records, performing detailed medical histories and physicals in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) standards; evaluation of labs; completion and accurate profiling; and communication with consultants and service waiver authorities.
    • Evaluate and determine military suitability.
    • Perform post-processing inspections according to the medical fitness standards, to include height and weight, inspect skin, and inquire about any new medical, psychological, drug, alcohol, medication, and/or pregnancy issues which have developed since last MEPS visit and complete appropriate forms.
    • Communicate directly with applicants on issues regarding abnormal findings personally or in writing.

    Travel Required

    • Occasional Travel
    • Up to 5% business travel required

    Relocation Authorized

    • Yes
    • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government
    • Additional Duty Location Info

      Many vacancies in the following locations

      • Miami, FL
      • Tampa, FL
      • Honolulu, HI
      • Louisville, KY
      • Kansas City, MO
      • Omaha, NE
      • Buffalo, NY
      • Oklahoma City, OK
      • Sioux Falls, SD
      • Memphis, TN
      • El Paso, TX