PortsmouthRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Portsmouth jobs

Health Care Specialist (68W)

Company: Army National Guard
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Job Description:

68W Health Care SpecialistJob ID: Job Views: 12Location: PORTSMOUTH, Virginia, United StatesZIP Code: 23701Job Category: MedicalPosted: 10.02.2019Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35Job DescriptionBe the first line of defense against injury and illness of civilians after natural disasters, and the Soldiers who serve and protect our Nation every day. As a Health Care Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will experience a fulfilling role as an expert caretaker on and off the battlefield.You will address the health care needs of civilians after natural disasters or civil emergencies; treat injuries and illnesses suffered by Solders through the administration of immediate emergency care and ongoing care; and support and manage medical readiness, supplies, and equipment.Job Duties* Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties* Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment* Instruct Soldiers on Combat Lifesaver/First Responder training course* Manage Soldiers' medical readiness, medical supplies, and equipmentSome of the Skills You'll Learn* Patient care 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* Strong attention to detailThrough your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with civilian hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, or rehabilitation centers. You may also 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.Earn While You LearnInstead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.Job training for Health Care Specialists requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn fundamental Soldiering skills, and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which includes practice in patient care. The duration of your AIT depends on the area of specialization you choose. Part of AIT is spent in the classroom and part in the field.Benefits/RequirementsBenefits* Paid training* A monthly paycheck* Montgomery GI Bill* Federal and State tuition assistance* Retirement benefits for part-time service* Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)* 401(k)-type savings plan* Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)* Health care benefits available* VA home loans* Bonuses, if applicable* Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to changeRequirements* Military enlistment in the Army National Guard* Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate* Must be between the ages of 17 and 35* Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards* Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.

Keywords: Army National Guard, Portsmouth , Health Care Specialist (68W), Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Locum Tenens Interventional Cardiologist Needed Beginning this Winter in Virginia
Description: Cardiology-Interventional opening in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com A facility less than an hour from Roanoke,
Company: Fusion HealthCare Staffing
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Travel Nurse RN - Oncology - $2,146.00 per week
Description: NurseFly Travel Nursing with Mynela Staffing is seeking a oncology travel nurse for a travel nursing job in Norfolk, Virginia: br br br ul br li Specialty: Oncology br li Title: RN br (more...)
Company: NurseFly Travel Nursing
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Pediatric Travel Nurse - Norfolk, VA
Description: Cariant Health Partners has opportunities for registered nurses to fill temporary travel RN needs at a variety of facilities across the country.
Company: Cariant Health Partners
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: 10/21/2019


Travel Nurse RN - OR - Operating Room - $1,556.00 per week
Description: NurseFly Travel Nursing with OneStaff Medical is seeking a or - operating room travel nurse for a travel nursing job in Virginia Beach, Virginia: br br br ul br li Specialty: OR - Operating (more...)
Company: NurseFly Travel Nursing
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

SICU Surgical Intensive Care Travel Nurse RN
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Surgical Intensive Care RN Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Pediatric Oncology Travel Nurse RN
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Pediatric Oncology RN Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified (more...)
Company: HealthCare Employment Network
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Travel Registered Nurse - Infusion Clinic
Description: Supplemental Health Care has partnered with a general medical and surgical hospital in Norfolk, VA to provide a travel Registered Nurse with hematology/oncology
Company: Supplemental Health Care
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Hospitalists: 7-on-7-off, Outer Banks, Open to New Grads
Description: Hospitalist opening in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Due to
Company: The Curare Group, Inc
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Emergency Department Nurses needed all shifts - ED RN -Travel (Virgini
Description: Emergency Department Registered Nurses ED / ER RN Needed ASAP 8.13 26 week assignments Travel Registered Nurse Jobs AssignmentsThe Travel Nurse Season is here and it shows Registered Nurses are (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

CVOR RN, Cardiac Surgery Nurse - ORRN Travel (Virginia Beach,VA)
Description: Cardiac Surgery, Adult and / or Peds - CVOR specialties Scrub and / or circulate Travel Registered Nurse Jobs Assignments Registered Nurses are one of the disciplines that have the most difference (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: 10/21/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Portsmouth RSS job feeds