at US Army National Guard

Job Detail




No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time


25 Baiting Place Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735, USA




04/17/2019, 03:59 PM


Combat healthcare specialist OVERVIEW The health care specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment, 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 Prepare blood samples for laboratory analysis Prepare patients, operating rooms, equipment and supplies for surgery TRAINING Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice of inpatient care. Advanced Individual Training: 16 weeks at Fort Sam Houston, address Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Patient-care techniques Emergency medical techniques Methods of sterilizing surgical equipment 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: You will be paid for every day you serve, whether in training, weekend drills, Annual Training or deployment. Your rank, job (MOS) and education level will determine your specific pay level. The higher you go, the more you make. And the more time you serve, the more you earn.