Combat healthcare specialist

at US Army

Job Detail


Salary

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Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

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Location

76 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA

Duration

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Expires

03/06/2019, 07:44 PM


Description

OVERVIEW The combat medic specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness. JOB DUTIES Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment Instruct Soldier's on Combat Lifesaver/First Responder training course Manage Soldier's medical readiness, medical supplies and equipment TRAINING Job training for a combat medic specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in-patient care. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Patient-care techniques Emergency medical techniques Advanced medical care Plaster-casting techniques HELPFUL SKILLS Enjoy helping and caring for others Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra High attention to detail. COMPENSATION: Army Basic Pay scale as a Soldier depends on how long you’ve been in the Army and your rank. Army Basic Pay will increase as you climb in rank and years of experience.