Healthcare Specialist/Combat Medic (68W) @ U.S. Army Pasadena - South Pasadena, CA

Healthcare Specialist/Combat Medic (68W)

U.S. Army Pasadena
South Pasadena, CA
13 days ago

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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 equipmentTraining

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 techniquesHelpful 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
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Compensation
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
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Education Benefits
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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

Pay: $26,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Security Clearance Required:

  • Confidential (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 3PM

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19