Fort Sam Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2016
The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) recognizes National Nurses Week as a time to honor the civilian nurses that care for its uniformed service members, the retired service members, their families and other eligible beneficiaries every day. President Nixon signed a proclamation in 1974 designating May 6th through May 12th National Nurses Week. It acknowledges the hard work and dedication of the millions of nurses in the United States.
“We recognize National Nurses Week as a time to celebrate the civilian nurses that are an integral component of Army Medicine Family,” states Dr. Joseph Harrison, Jr., Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources. “Our nurses work tirelessly in our medical treatment facilities worldwide. We extend our deepest gratitude to them.”
The nurses in the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps work alongside their military counterparts to care for our uniformed service members and other eligible beneficiaries. MEDCOM continues to actively recruit nurses and other medical professionals to staff Army medical treatment facilities across the globe. To learn more about nursing opportunities in the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps, please visit http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com.
Civilians make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce and provide day-to-day care for uniformed service members, beneficiaries and their families at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide.
The Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to serve those who serve their country. Employees are not subject to military requirements, such as enlistment or deployment, and receive excellent benefits, including flexible work schedules, competitive salaries, health and life insurances and access to state-of-the-art training and equipment.