Combat healthcare specialist

at U.S. ARMY

Job Detail


Salary

$1500-3000/month

Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

16 Newton Sparta Rd, Newton, NJ 07860, USA

Duration

Permanent

Expires

03/30/2019, 06:49 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 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. EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus. EDUCATION BENEFITS In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits. FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with civilian hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a combat medic specialist background, you may consider a career as an emergency medical technician, medical assistant, a medication aide or physician’s assistant. Soldiers in this MOS must also obtain certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the EMT level or higher. PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at https://www.merlinjobs.com/ HCA address/Health Systems address Cleveland Clinic Atlantic Health System Bell Ambulance, Inc. address Reliant Medical Group address-address Hospital address RELATED JOBS OPERATING ROOM SPECIALIST (68D) The operating room specialist assists the nursing staff in preparing the patient and the operating room environment for surgery and for providing assistance to the medical staff during surgical procedures. They also operate the centralized material service and are responsible for preparing and maintaining sterile medical supplies and special equipment for medical treatment facilities. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None Soldier filling a prescription bottle. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE SPECIALIST (68S) Preventive medicine specialists are primarily responsible for conducting or assisting with preventive medicine inspections, surveys and preventative medicine laboratory procedures. They also supervise preventive medicine facilities or serve on preventive medicine staffs. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None RADIOLOGY SPECIALIST (68P) The radiology specialist is primarily responsible for operating X-ray and related equipment used in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None LOCATE A RECRUITER REQUEST MORE INFO