U.S. Army/Army Reserve Health Care Specialist (68W)

Employer
United States Army
Location
Staten Island, NY
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

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

Job training for a health care 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
  • 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

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Skilled Technical (ST) : 101, General Technical (GT) : 107



Staten Island, NY

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