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Military Civilian Q&A

Is it a requirement that I have previous military experience?

No! Any provider that meets the qualifications for the open position can be considered as a candidate.  Military experience is always helpful, but not a requirement.

Do I need to apply for state licensure for any state I want to work?

No! You are able to use ANY current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice for any military base.

How long are the typical contract positions?

Our contract positions are minimum 1 year and up to 5 years.

Do I need to be a United States citizen?

Yes, you need to be a United States citizen to receive security clearance to work on base.

How long does credentialing take?

The credentialing process for the base is extensive.  It will take 60-90 days to get you started in a civilian contractor position.

What items will I need to provide to work on base?

Here is a list of items/supporting documents that you will need to provide once you are offered the position and in credentialing:

  • Copy of your highest degree
  • Copies of all licenses held
  • Color copy of your driver’s license
  • Color copy of your passport or birth certificate
  • Copy of  Continuing Education for the past 3 years
  • Three references that have worked with you clinically within the past 2 years. One Supervisor and Peers or Supervisors
  • BLS (Basic Life Support for Providers)- America Heart Association or American Red Cross approved (must have in person portion included with online)

Immunization records including:

  • Hep B – original records if you have them and a positive IgG titer (blood draw)
  • Varicella – original records if you have them and a positive IgG titer (blood draw)
  • MMR – original records if you have them and a positive IgG titer (blood draw) for each Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
  • TDaP – Must be current within last 10 years
  • TB/PPD 2step test (two negative tests within the past year) OR Blood Assay (QuantiFERON Gold or Tspot)
  • FLU shot – for current season
  • COVID vaccination record

Are contractors ever hired as GS?

Yes! After your first year of your contract, you are able to accept GS positions on base.  Oftentimes, if the base has a GS opening, the contractors hear about them first and have been offered the positions.

We realize this is a goal for most contractors and are happy for our providers that eventually are hired for GS.