Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Federal Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Are you an NP student graduating in 2019?Would you like to be paid a salary and receive full benefits while in your last year of school without having to work?
You are GUARANTEED a career in your field after graduation…
Pursue the Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training & Externship Program (SRCOSTEP) through the US Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps with Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) sponsorship.
The Health Services Division is responsible for medical, dental, and mental health (psychiatric) services provided to Federal inmates in Bureau facilities, including health care delivery, infectious disease management, and medical designations. The Division also coordinates the BOP's Safety Program (Occupational Safety, Environmental Health, and Life Safety and Fire Protection), which ...ensures a safe, healthy environment for staff and inmates. Additionally, the Division manages the Food Service Program in BOP facilities.
The BOP has over 3,000 health care positions, including approximately 750 Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Officers detailed from the Department of Health and Human Services. This cadre of health care providers has been supporting the medical mission of the BOP since 1930.
Our goal here in Health Services is to partner with colleges, universities, and professional organizations to recruit eligible, interested, committed, and highly qualified students and professionals in search of options when it comes to their career. Not only will they get to join the leader in correctional healthcare; treat patients from a clinical team-medicine perspective with on-the-job training, on-site clinical supervision; access to medical directors, & mentorship but also hold a “federal” position and serve this great country as a Uniformed Service Member in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS).
The Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (COSTEP) is a highly sought after and competitive program offered by the USPHS Commissioned Corps in partnership with the BOP, Health Services. In your senior year of school (See various Disciplines on Info Sheet attached), you are commissioned early, in a training status and the BOP pays you a monthly salary at the Officer (0-1) rank to include Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) in addition to FREE healthcare through Tricare. You are guaranteed a job after graduation and will serve as a Commissioned Officer of the USPHS. The application is open from Sep 1, 2017 - Nov 15, 2017. APPLY NOW at: https://www.usphs.gov/apply/srcostep.aspx.
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