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    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.

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    About the Position:

    This position is located in the Department of Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA.

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord is a military installation (Army and Airforce) located approximately 9 miles from the city of Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia, offering the attractions of larger metropolitan areas with a hometown feel. Tacoma is located 32 miles south of Seattle, 31 miles north of the state capital, Olympia, and 18 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport. Tacoma is on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels, and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate and its excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

    A recruitment or relocation incentive bonus may be authorized.

    Work schedule may require on call shifts.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    The duties of this position include:
    -Performing medical screening examinations by securing health and medical history from the patient or family member, recording findings, and making clinical evaluations.
    -Examining patients and performing initial patient work-up and assessment of patients' care and treatment.
    -Determining the need for and ordering laboratory tests, X-rays, and other procedures necessary to complete assessment of the patient.
    -Treating patients by diagnosing disease, illness disorders or injuries.
    -Writing prescriptions, dispensing medications, and prescribing controlled substances in accordance with approved treatment protocols.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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