Whether you’re stateside at a hospital or abroad on a warship, Sailors in Navy medical jobs are the backbone of the fleet. Ranging from emergency medicine to forensic toxicology, medical jobs in the military cover a wide span of specialties and needs. Our Sailors carry out the most important humanitarian missions in the world and as part of our Medical Corps, your expertise means everything to those in need.
We offer a variety of educational assistance options, from scholarships to financial reimbursement and salary advances. Explore opportunities in NROTC, such as the Nurse Option scholarship, undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to determine what's best for you, or chat with a Recruiter to get the latest details.
For medical students who want to become Navy Physicians and dental students looking to become Navy Dentists, you can graduate debt-free from the medical or dental school of your choice through the Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) or you can receive a monthly salary and housing allowance through the Navy Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP).
As a medical or dental Resident, you may qualify for supplemental income through the Navy Financial Assistance Program (FAP). For details about education for specific medical careers, select the job below. You can also find more details about education opportunities for Enlisted Sailors or Officers here.
Depending on your job, Navy pay and benefits will flex to fit your role. You can rely on regular promotions, pay increases and world-class benefits that rival any civilian employer. Many Sailors can even qualify for sign-on bonuses depending on their field. Sailors in the Medical Corps can enjoy:
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There are part-time Navy Reserve opportunities for Enlisted Sailors and Officers in medical jobs. You can keep many of your full-time benefits while serving only one weekend a month and two weeks a year for annual training. As a Navy Reserve Sailor or Officer, you can build your private practice at home and still be part of humanitarian missions with America’s Navy.
To find out what the exact Reserve requirements are for the career you’re interested in, select one of the jobs below to learn more.
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Save lives as a Navy Physician without all the hurdles of civilian medical practice.
Help save lives by assisting in critical medical departments and procedures.
Work alongside surgeons and supervising physicians to deliver the best health care.
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Engineer ways for Naval Aviators to succeed in impossible environments.
Study the psychological effects of supersonic travel on aviators.
Treat hearing issues and conduct research to preserve auditory health for Sailors and Marines.
Provide therapy services to Sailors experiencing stressors uniquely related to service.
Cut your teeth in dentistry with a job that takes you around the world.
Become a disease expert for the Navy and make outbreaks a thing of the past.
Shape policy and practice in one of the world’s foremost global health care systems.
Perform complex medical tasks in challenging environments to save lives.
Eliminate workplace safety hazards so Sailors can focus on the mission at hand.
Provide laboratory services that give Navy doctors and patients the answers they seek.
Give fallen Sailors the dignity and respect they deserve as a Navy Mortician.
Join the ranks of the toughest, most talented nurses you’ll ever meet.
Rehabilitate Sailors following illness or injury with cutting-edge devices and therapy.
Diagnose and treat vision problems to ensure service members maintain excellent eyesight.
Consult with patients, dispense medication and provide guidance to people in need.
Help Sailors recover from injuries so they can get back to work.
Keep Navy Sailors on their feet by treating foot and ankle injuries.
Keep fellow Sailors safe from potential radiation exposure.
Improve the health of Sailors and people across the world through mindful nutrition.
Conduct research to protect our Sailors from biological, radiological and chemical threats.
Diagnose, treat and rehabilitate Sailors with training-related injuries.
Explore cognitive and physiological psychology to keep Sailors sound in mind and body.
Counsel active and retired members and their families during times of social, psychological or emotional need.