U.S. Army Medical Specialist

  • U.S. Army Recruiter - Bay Shore
  • Brentwood, NY, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021

Job Description

Combat Medic Specialist (68W) 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. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Salary: $20,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year Education: High school or equivalent (Required) Application Question: -Must have an interest in joining the Army -No experience required. Will provide training -17 to 34 years old -Must be capable of passing the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) -Must be able to meet height/weight requirements *See calculator below. ( https://www.goarmy.com/soldier-life/fitness-and-nutrition/components-of-fitness/body-composition.html ) -No tattoos on hands, face, or above the neck (Ring tattoos are acceptable) -No history of a felony level offense or DUI -No major medical procedures that would prohibit you from service (Please feel free to ask specific questions) Additional Compensation: Bonuses Work Location: Multiple locations Benefits: Health insurance Dental insurance Vision insurance Retirement plan Signing bonus Paid time off Parental leave Relocation assistance Professional development assistance Tuition reimbursement Schedule: Monday to Friday Company's website: goarmy.com