Combat healthcare specialist

at US Army

Job Detail


Salary

-

Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

510 Rutland Street, Westbury, NY 11590

Duration

Permanent

Expires

04/04/2019, 02:04 PM


Description

* U.S ARMY INQUIRIES ONLY * 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 REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S) Skilled Technical (ST): 101, General Technical (GT): 107 Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for. COMPENSATION Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.