This role involves serving as an instructor for an AMEDD certified instructional unit. Responsibilities include assisting with instruction and management of sustainment classes for 68W (Health Care Specialist) and 68 series professional military education. The instructor maintains student records, schedules, and academic records, provides after action reviews and student critiques, and ensures soldier morale, readiness, health, and welfare.
68W20 Health Care Specialist
As a Health Care Specialist, also known as Combat Medic, the primary responsibilities include providing emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection, and evacuation in various operational and clinical settings. They administer medical treatment to both battle and non-battle casualties, assist with outpatient care, and supervise field and clinical medical facilities.
68W20 Medical NCO
The Medical NCO oversees and manages the medical readiness of the AFNORTH BN (Battalion) and USANATO BDE (Brigade) in Europe. They conduct annual vision and hearing assessments for soldiers in remote locations, provide support for battalion ranges and events, and assist in NATO mission activities and medical readiness.
68W40 Battalion Medic OC/T
This position serves as the senior medical advisor to the Battalion Commander. Responsibilities include ensuring the medical readiness of Reserve Component and National Guard units within the First Army’s area of responsibility. The Battalion Medic OC/T also handles logistic, administrative, and training matters related to medical support and disseminates current medical doctrine.
68W ARNG Medical Readiness NCO
As the Army National Guard Medical Readiness NCO, this role focuses on monitoring and reporting key medical readiness metrics for the unit and soldiers. They manage annual medical requirements, health assessments, screenings, immunization compliance, and maintain various medical operations and logistics applications.
68W30 Treatment Sergeant, Minimal Care Detachment
The Treatment Sergeant oversees emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection, and evacuation in operational and clinical settings. They supervise field operational safety, ensure safety procedures during medical training, and are responsible for the welfare, training, and combat readiness of their subordinates.
Medical Treatment Platoon Sergeant, 68W40
Serving as the Medical Treatment Platoon Sergeant in an Area Support Medical Company, this role involves managing the discipline, safety, welfare, training, and administration of NCOs, soldiers, and medical officers within the platoon. They provide medical treatment under the direction of medical professionals, supervise operational readiness, and ensure the maintenance of equipment and supplies.
68W30 Line Medic, Recon Squadron Heavy Brigade Combat Team
This position functions as a medical section NCO in an Armored Reconnaissance Squadron. Responsibilities include providing daily medical support to a physician and physician assistant, ensuring the health, welfare, discipline, safety, and training of assigned personnel, and advising the command team on medical readiness matters.
68W30 for Attack Recon Bn (aviation, non-flight medic) Health Care Sergeant
This role serves as the Senior Medical NCOIC and Aid Station Senior Medic for an Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. The Health Care Sergeant is responsible for the safety, discipline, training, development, and welfare of personnel. They provide comprehensive medical support, treatment, and evacuation for the battalion.
Squad Leader and Health Care NCOIC
In this combined role, the individual serves as a Squad Leader and Health Care NCOIC in a Patient Centered Medical Home. They assist with outpatient care, supervise clinical activities, and ensure the serviceability of assigned equipment. Additionally, they are responsible for the supervision, counseling, mentoring, and professional development of a team of professionals and paraprofessionals.
68W20 Emergency Care Sergeant
The Emergency Care Sergeant provides emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection, and evacuation in various operational and clinical settings. They also supervise field operational safety, ensure safety procedures during medical training, and are responsible for the training, safety, welfare, professional development, and combat readiness of their subordinates. Furthermore, they ensure the operational readiness, accountability, and maintenance of medical vehicles and supplies.
NCOIC of a Student Clinic
As the NCOIC of a Student Clinic with a monthly average census of 1000 patients, you would be responsible for supervising the clinical and daily performance of six Soldiers, six civilians, and three providers. This clinic caters to over 2,000 Initial Entry Trainees and Non-Commissioned Officer Education System students. Your role involves ensuring the accountability, training, and welfare of one NCO and six Soldiers. You will also enforce all MEDCOM policies and standards to create a solid learning platform for incoming staff. Additionally, you are responsible for the operational readiness and accountability of over $90,000 worth of medical and office equipment.
68W2O Emergency Care NCO at Sapper School
As an Emergency Care NCO and Instructor at Sapper School, your responsibilities include providing emergency medical care to Officers, NCOs, and enlisted Soldiers from Light Airborne, Air Assault, and Mechanized Engineer units. You will supervise and conduct sick call and emergency medical procedures for over 40 personnel at any given time. The health, welfare, and training of two Emergency Care Specialists will be under your supervision. You will also provide technical guidance to subordinates in the transport of routine and urgent patients for care. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the maintenance of one Front Line Ambulance and medical sets, kits, and outfits worth over $100,000.
Medical Platoon Sergeant 68W40
As a Medical Platoon Sergeant assigned to a Light Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron supporting the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division’s worldwide contingency mission, you will be responsible for the health, welfare, training, and morale of 21 Soldiers and their family members. You will advise the Commander on Health Service Support and the operational movement of the Forward Aid Station (FAS). Mentoring three Senior Line Medics assigned to the Troops will also be part of your duties. Additionally, you will ensure the accountability and serviceability of two MES Trauma/Sickcall sets and seven vehicles valued at over $1,500,000.
Medical Treatment NCO, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
As a Medical Treatment NCO for the Group Service Support Company, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), you will provide operational medical support and assist physicians and physician assistants with garrison and operational medical support in austere environments. Your responsibilities will include providing emergency Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), along with routine care. You will assist with the accountability and serviceability of Class VIII supplies and equipment valued in excess of $12 million.
68W3F3 Air Ambulance NCO
In the role of an Air Ambulance NCO in a 15 aircraft aeromedical company (MEDEVAC) assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, your responsibilities will involve providing in-flight medical care to emergency and routine military patients. You will be responsible for the initial triage, management, and transportation of combat casualties, performing lifesaving missions under various conditions including day, night, and NVG (Night Vision Goggles). Additionally, you will be responsible for the professional growth, mentorship, and leadership of three NCOs and two enlisted Soldiers. The medical mission readiness of three UH-60A helicopters and the accountability of three Medical Equipment Sets (MES) valued at over $350,000 will also fall under your purview.
68W2F3 Flight Medic
As a Flight Medic in a 15 aircraft aeromedical evacuation (MEDEVAC) company in a General Support Battalion assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, your primary responsibility will be providing in-flight medical care to emergency and routine patients. You will be involved in the initial triage, management, and transportation of combat casualties, performing life-saving missions under various conditions including day, night, and NVG (Night Vision Goggles). You will also be responsible for the professional growth, mentorship, and leadership of two enlisted Soldiers. Additionally, you will ensure the medical mission readiness of three UH-60A helicopters and be accountable for one Medical Equipment Set (MES) valued at over $100,000.
68W4F3 Platoon Sergeant
In the role of a Platoon Sergeant in a 15-ship Air Ambulance Company in a General Support Aviation Battalion assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, your responsibilities will include supervising the training, health, and welfare of eight NCOs and four Soldiers. You will be responsible for providing enroute advanced trauma and medical care to patients during transportation. Furthermore, you will maintain accountability of all platoon equipment valued at over $15 million.
Area Support Medical Company Medic
As an Area Support Medical Company Medic, you will aid in the establishment and tear down of an ASMC field hospital. Your role will involve maintaining individual and unit readiness to deploy to areas of serious incidents as per mission requirements. You will provide assistance and support to local civilian and state authorities in the management of a National Incident. Additionally, you will assist in the retrieval and treatment of casualties in a hot zone in the event of a CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) incident. Under the supervision of a nurse or physician and Incident Command, you will conduct administration of medical facilities.
68W Primary Care Home NCO
As a Squad Leader and Health Care NCO in a health clinic serving over 8,500 beneficiaries, your responsibilities will be twofold. You will assist with outpatient care and treatment, as well as supervise clinical activities and ensure the serviceability of assigned equipment in your area of responsibility. You will also be responsible for the supervision, counseling, mentoring, and professional development of five Soldiers. Additionally, you will be accountable for medical equipment valued at $200,000.
68WM6 Intensive Care Unit Practical Nurse NCO
In the role of an Intensive Care Unit Practical Nurse NCO in a 23-bed Combined Intensive Care Unit (CICU) in Europe’s first Level I Trauma Center, your primary focus will be caring for wounded warriors and their families. You will plan, organize, and evaluate nursing care activities and delegate responsibilities to subordinates. Providing direct patient care, you will also be responsible for supervising, training, and evaluating 37 military and 27 civilian personnel. Additionally, you will assist in maintaining hand receipt of medical equipment in excess of $3.1 million and aid in managing a consumable budget of over $1,000,000.
68WM6 Licensed Practical Nurse
As a Licensed Practical Nurse on a 31-bed medical/oncology ward serving 14 surgical services in a 243-bed Medical Center, your role will involve providing patient and family-centered care in accordance with professional, hospital, and section standards. You will utilize a team approach and directly supervise and mentor junior enlisted Soldiers, NCOs, and base-system civilian employees. Additionally, you will assist in the training and provision of administrative support for 40 additional military and civilian personnel. You will also play a role in the accountability and tracking of $1.2 million worth of medical equipment.
68W4 PSG Cavalry Squadron
As the Medical Platoon Sergeant and Combined Troop Aid Station (CTAS) NCOIC in a forward-deployed Cavalry Squadron located near the Demilitarized Zone in the Republic of Korea, your responsibilities will encompass the accountability, training, morale, and welfare of 36 Soldiers, 10 NCOs, and one Physician Assistant. You will be responsible for determining and coordinating the requirements for the evacuation of sick and injured Soldiers. Additionally, you will stabilize and monitor patients for comfort and safety during day and night evacuations. You will also be accountable for the maintenance and readiness of the CTAS, 12 medical vehicles, and medical equipment valued at over $4,500,000.
NCOIC of the Army Health Clinic SOUTHCOM
In the role of the NCOIC of the Army Health Clinic SOUTHCOM, you will be responsible for overseeing the operation of the clinic serving over 3,000 military personnel. Your duties will include supervising the professional development, health, welfare, and training of 12 active duty members and 24 civilian personnel. You will also be responsible for maintaining personnel status reports, managing daily operations, generating administrative military paperwork, and monitoring readiness in MEDPROS, MRRS, and PHIMR for all branches of service. Additionally, you will be accountable for the operational readiness and accountability of over $500,000 worth of medical and office equipment.
Aviation Medicine Clinic NCOIC 68W3O
As the NCOIC of a Role I Aviation Medicine Clinic in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) 12-13, your responsibilities will include the MOS training, certification, progression, health, and welfare of four Soldiers. You will be responsible for the medical maintenance, acquisition, inventory, and utilization of Class VIII supplies and equipment valued over $2,000,000. Your role will also involve conducting and supervising emergency and preventative medical care for a Task Force consisting of more than 500 Soldiers. Additionally, you will maintain battalion medical readiness, aero medical records, and ensure 100% compliance with the United States Army Aeromedical Activity (USAAMA).
As a Combat Medic, you will provide emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection, and evacuation in a variety of operational and clinical settings. Your responsibilities will include administering emergency and routine medical treatment to battle and non-battle casualties, assisting with outpatient care and treatment, and supervising field and clinical medical facilities under the supervision of a physician, nurse, or physician’s assistant. You will also play a role in developing and training soldiers through MOS enhancement.
Senior Battalion Health Care NCOIC 68W50
In the role of the Senior Battalion Health Care NCOIC, you will serve as the senior enlisted medical advisor to the commander on all medical matters. You will be responsible for NCO and junior leader development programs, setting standards, establishing command policies, fostering a positive command climate, ensuring morale, maintaining good order and discipline, and promoting the health, welfare, training, and safety of Battalion Soldiers and their Families.
Support Operations (SPO) Medical Operations NCOIC (68W4O)
As the Support Operations Medical Operations NCOIC in a Brigade Support Battalion for a Heavy Brigade Combat Team, you will assist the Battalion Medical Plans Officer with the planning and execution of Medical Services in both combat and garrison operations. Your role will involve the combat readiness, accountability, health, welfare, training, and discipline of 10 Officers, 18 NCOs, and two Soldiers as the Support Operations Platoon Sergeant. Additionally, you will be accountable for the maintenance and readiness of three M1017 military vehicles and one M1083 military vehicle valued at over $1,000,000.
Health Care Sergeant
In your role as a Health Care Sergeant in a deployed medical treatment platoon within a Brigade Support Medical Company for a Heavy Brigade Combat Team with worldwide contingency operations, your responsibilities will include the health, welfare, training, and discipline of seven Soldiers. You will be responsible for the triage and medical care of patients, as well as the maintenance and readiness of two M998 military vehicles and one Medical Equipment Set (MES) valued at over $500,000.
68W3N3 Occupational Therapy NCO
Serves as an Occupational Therapy NCO deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XI. In this role, you assist the occupational therapist in evaluating and rehabilitating concussed service members. You utilize physical, cognitive, and functional therapeutic interventions to expedite recovery and facilitate a timely return to duty. Additionally, you conduct patient education on acute concussion/mTBI diagnosis, symptom management, and prognosis. Furthermore, you provide training to medical personnel on critical point-of-injury concussion/mTBI assessment. Your responsibilities also include promoting leadership, understanding, and compliance with concussion/mTBI directives through educational initiatives. Lastly, you are accountable for $100,000 worth of clinical and computer equipment.
68W4O Medical Treatment Platoon Sergeant
As the Medical Treatment Platoon Sergeant in a medical company assigned to the 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), you are responsible for the welfare, training, and discipline of 14 NCOs, 14 Soldiers, and ten Medical Officers. Your primary duty is to supervise the daily operations of various medical services such as the lab, pharmacy, radiology, physical therapy, dental, behavioral health, and patient administration. These services provide direct level I and II combat health service support for the 1st BCT, which consists of over 3,800 Soldiers. You ensure operational readiness, accountability, and maintenance of all assigned equipment valued at over $2,715,000.
68W5M First Sergeant
In your role as the First Sergeant for a forward-deployed medical company assigned to the 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XI, you serve as the senior enlisted advisor to the commander on all enlisted matters. You are responsible for NCO and junior leader development programs, as well as setting and enforcing standards, command policies, command climate, morale, and good order and discipline. Additionally, you have the crucial task of ensuring the health, welfare, training, and safety of 75 Soldiers and their families. Moreover, you supervise the maintenance and accountability of organizational and theater-provided equipment valued at $9,369,300.
68W20 Health Care Sergeant
As a Health Care Sergeant in an Air Assault Brigade Support Medical Company, you provide Echelon I and II Combat Health Support for the 1st BCT, which consists of 3,800 Soldiers. Your responsibilities include instructing medical skills, ensuring adherence to safety procedures during medical training, and providing medical treatment to wounded Soldiers during evacuation to medical treatment facilities. Furthermore, you are accountable for the training, safety, welfare, professional development, and combat readiness of four Soldiers. Lastly, you are responsible for the operational readiness, accountability, and maintenance of two medical equipment sets and two forward litter ambulance vehicles valued at over $200,000.
68W4O2S Senior Health Care Sergeant
As the Senior Health Care Sergeant for an Infantry BCT, you play a vital role in planning, organizing, and coordinating unit medical operations. You provide advice to the Brigade Medical Operations Officer, Surgeon, and Staff regarding the current and future employment of the unit’s medical elements. Additionally, you monitor the medical readiness, operational status, and training of the unit. You contribute to the development of Combat Health Support plans and annexes, supervise clinical activities in the garrison aid station and medical treatment facility, and mentor and train unit Medical Platoon Sergeants and Leaders. Lastly, you are responsible for the maintenance and serviceability of one facility and assigned equipment.
68W Medical Section Sergeant
As the Medical Section Sergeant for a Division and Special Troops Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Battalion Aid Station, you are responsible for the training, discipline, safety, morale, and welfare of two Soldiers and four NCOs. Your duties include providing healthcare to over 900 Soldiers and their family members, as well as training and recertifying Soldiers in Advanced Combat Lifesaver techniques. Additionally, you are accountable for maintaining the inventory and serviceability of equipment and medical supplies, including one medical equipment set valued at over $150,000.
Emergency Treatment NCO
Serving as an Emergency Treatment NCO in a six-bed Level III Emergency Department of the forward deployed 14th Combat Support Hospital in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, your responsibilities include supervising one NCO and seven junior enlisted Soldiers. You direct the operations of four Front Line Ambulances (FLAs) and provide technical guidance to subordinates during the transport of routine and urgent patients for care. Moreover, you collect and prepare blood, urine, and culture specimens for analysis, and provide care for over 5,000 detainees, civilian contractors, Coalition Forces, and US Soldiers. Your role encompasses assisting with the care of patients with acute injuries, medical conditions, minor injuries, trauma injuries, and acute illnesses.
68W NCOIC, Treatment Section
In your capacity as the NCOIC for the Treatment Section in a modular Sustainment Brigade Headquarters Company in a deployed environment, your duties involve administering emergency and routine medical treatment to battle and non-battle casualties under the supervision of medical providers and the Platoon Leader. You also assist with outpatient care and treatment, supervise the control of medication and Class VIII medical supplies valued at over $500,000, and provide training, supervision, and mentoring to four Soldiers. Additionally, you are responsible for training and certifying Soldiers in Advanced Combat Lifesaving techniques, Basic Life Support, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and EMT Basic certification.
68W20 Post Immunization Team NCO
As the Allergy and Immunization NCO for the Army’s second-largest Reception Battalion’s Post Immunization Team, you provide immunization services to over 30,000 Initial Entry Soldiers annually and a post population of over 35,000. Your responsibilities include supervising, counseling, mentoring, and professionally developing two Healthcare Specialists. You are also accountable for the storage and distribution of Class VIII supplies and vaccines valued in excess of $80,000.
68W Squad Leader/Emergency Care NCO
As a Squad Leader and Emergency Care NCO in an Area Support Medical Company, you provide comprehensive level II medical care in support of worldwide contingency operations. You are responsible for the management, health, welfare, morale, and accountability of three Soldiers in all aspects of medical proficiency and training. Furthermore, you supervise field and clinical medical facilities under the supervision of a physician, nurse, or physician’s assistant. Lastly, you are accountable for the management and maintenance of over $350,000 worth of Medical Equipment Sets.
68W30 Health Care Sergeant, Cavalry Squadron
As a Health Care Sergeant in a Light Cavalry Squadron forward deployed to the CENTCOM AOR conducting combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, you are responsible for the training, morale, and welfare of three NCOs, 13 Soldiers, and their families. Additionally, you supervise the medical requirements and needs of a Forward Operating Base consisting of over 600 Soldiers and civilians. Furthermore, you are responsible for the maintenance and accountability of equipment valued in excess of $1,750,000.
68W30 Health Care Sergeant, Engineer Battalion
Serving as the Health Care Sergeant assigned to a Combat Effects Engineer Battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), your responsibilities include the accountability and maintenance of M997 Ambulances, 12 Medical Equipment Sets (MES), and a fixed Battalion Aid Station (BAS) along with forward medical property valued at over $3.6 million. You are responsible for supervising the rapid assessment, triage, treatment, emergency evacuation, and care of battle and non-battle injuries. Additionally, you ensure the readiness and medical support of over 500 Soldiers and oversee medical logistics. Furthermore, you mentor and train 18 NCOs and Soldiers under your supervision.
68WF Flight Medic
As a Flight Medic, your role involves performing scene control and ensuring scene safety during emergency treatment. You monitor and stabilize the sick and wounded both in the field and during flight operations. Additionally, you conduct aero-medical evacuation of patients, including performing high-performance hoist and other complex rescue operations. Your responsibilities also include conducting MEDEVAC assessments and treatments, performing daily preflight checks and services of medical equipment, and delivering MEDEVAC training to fellow personnel.
Health Care NCO
Assigned to the 865th Combat Support Hospital, you serve as a Health Care NCO responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing the Combat Lifesaver Course and First Aid training for mobilized service members. During your time with the 3274th USAR Hospital and 422nd Civil Affairs, you provided medical support during mobilization and various live-fire ranges and gunneries. Additionally, you managed the logistical aspects of all medical equipment and supplies (Class VIII) and maintained monthly personnel work schedules, evaluation periods, and personnel records. You were also responsible for the maintenance and security of two medical training facilities.
As a Division Casualty Liaison at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC) for the 1st Cavalry Division, your role focused on providing non-clinical support to the injured and their families. You augmented service support programs to ensure seamless care during the Wounded Warrior’s recovery. Additionally, you provided data analysis and reports to both deployed and rear detachment leadership on patient care and family support issues at CRDAMC. Your responsibilities extended to overseeing the transition of Wounded Warriors to secondary military and Veterans Administration Medical Treatment Facilities.
Shift Leader, Emergency Department
Serving as a shift leader in the Emergency Department, your duties involve supervising outpatient care under the supervision of a Physician, Physician’s Assistant, or Nurse. You are responsible for training and mentoring three Soldiers and providing assistance with outpatient and inpatient care. Maintaining health records and clinical files, applying and removing surgical, wound, and skin dressings, and collecting and preparing specimens for analysis are part of your responsibilities. Furthermore, you administer emergency medical treatment, and during your shift, you are accountable for $50,000 worth of medical equipment.
68W Optometry Clinic NCOIC
In your role as the Clinic NCOIC of the Optometry Clinic for the 69th Medical Detachment, you facilitate world-class optometric and fabrication support to MND-Baghdad, supporting 50,000 deployed Soldiers. Your responsibilities include maintaining and accounting for equipment valued at over $150,000, overseeing the initial setup of theater first optical fabrication assets and Class VIII resupply, and ensuring the supervision and welfare of all assigned personnel. You also assist the optometrist by performing preliminary screenings and tests while ensuring the vision and standards set by the Commander are upheld.
68W Health Care Specialist Duty Description
As a Health Care Specialist, you are responsible for the training, health, and welfare of a five-Soldier medic section in a FORSCOM combat support (CORPS) Military Police company subject to worldwide contingency operations. Your duties include providing emergency medical treatment, managing medical supplies and equipment, and ensuring the overall medical readiness of the company. You conduct routine sick call, administer vaccinations, and assist with medical evacuations when necessary. Additionally, you are responsible for maintaining accurate medical records, conducting health assessments, and providing medical training to the company’s personnel.
68W Battalion Aid Station NCOIC
As the NCOIC of a Battalion Aid Station, you oversee the delivery of medical care and support to a battalion-sized unit. Your responsibilities include managing the aid station’s operations, supervising a team of healthcare specialists, and ensuring the readiness of medical equipment and supplies. You provide emergency and routine medical treatment to injured or ill Soldiers, conduct medical evacuations, and coordinate with higher medical authorities for additional support when needed. Additionally, you play a crucial role in training and certifying Soldiers in life-saving techniques, such as combat lifesaver skills.
68W Combat Medic, Infantry Battalion
As a Combat Medic assigned to an Infantry Battalion, you provide medical support to the battalion’s Soldiers during combat operations. Your duties include conducting medical assessments, treating and stabilizing injured personnel on the battlefield, and evacuating casualties to higher levels of care. You work closely with the battalion’s leadership and participate in combat operations, ensuring the health and well-being of the unit. Additionally, you assist in planning and executing medical training exercises to enhance the medical readiness of the battalion.
68W Medical Platoon Sergeant, Brigade Support Battalion
Serving as the Medical Platoon Sergeant in a Brigade Support Battalion, you lead and manage a team of healthcare specialists providing medical support to the brigade. Your responsibilities include coordinating medical operations, overseeing the maintenance of medical equipment and supplies, and ensuring the training and readiness of the platoon. You work closely with the battalion medical officer to develop medical plans and ensure the availability of medical resources. Additionally, you provide medical care and treatment to Soldiers and support medical evacuations as necessary.
68W Combat Medic, Special Forces Group
Assigned to a Special Forces Group, you serve as a Combat Medic within an elite team. Your role involves providing medical support and expertise to Special Forces operations in various environments. You receive specialized training in areas such as trauma care, advanced medical procedures, and tactical combat casualty care. You work closely with your team, providing medical assessments, treatment, and evacuation support during missions. Your responsibilities also include training and advising indigenous forces in medical skills and conducting medical reconnaissance in preparation for operations.
68W Aeromedical Evacuation Specialist
As an Aeromedical Evacuation Specialist, you play a critical role in transporting injured or ill service members by air to medical facilities for further care. You work as part of a specialized aeromedical evacuation team, ensuring the safe and timely transfer of patients. Your responsibilities include assessing patients’ conditions, providing in-flight medical care, and monitoring vital signs during transport. You are trained in aeromedical evacuation procedures, flight safety, and patient stabilization techniques. Your expertise and attention to detail contribute to the successful evacuation and care of patients in a high-stress environment.
68W Medical Simulation Specialist
As a Medical Simulation Specialist, you are responsible for designing, coordinating, and facilitating medical simulation training for military healthcare personnel. Using advanced simulation technology, you create realistic scenarios that allow medical personnel to practice their skills in a controlled and immersive environment. You work closely with subject matter experts to develop training objectives and ensure the simulations align with real-world medical situations. Additionally, you provide guidance and feedback to participants, helping them enhance their clinical decision-making, critical thinking, and teamwork abilities.
68W Clinical Instructor
As a Clinical Instructor, you are involved in training and mentoring aspiring healthcare specialists in their clinical rotations. You provide hands-on instruction and supervision to students as they gain practical experience in various healthcare settings. Your role includes demonstrating medical procedures, guiding students in patient care, and assessing their competency in performing clinical tasks. You also facilitate discussions and conduct educational sessions to enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of medical concepts. Your guidance and expertise contribute to the development of competent and skilled healthcare professionals.
68W Combat Medic Instructor
As a Combat Medic Instructor, you are responsible for training and preparing new recruits or transitioning soldiers to become proficient combat medics. You deliver classroom instruction, hands-on training, and practical exercises to teach medical skills, protocols, and procedures. You create and implement training programs that cover topics such as emergency medical treatment, trauma care, and casualty evacuation. Your role also involves evaluating students’ performance, providing feedback, and assessing their readiness for deployment. Your expertise and guidance ensure that combat medics are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to save lives on the battlefield.
68W Preventive Medicine Specialist
As a Preventive Medicine Specialist, you play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of military personnel. You are responsible for conducting health inspections, environmental assessments, and risk assessments to identify and mitigate potential health hazards. You monitor and analyze disease surveillance data, implement preventive measures, and provide education on health promotion and disease prevention. Additionally, you collaborate with other healthcare professionals and military leadership to develop and implement public health programs and policies.
68W Behavioral Health Specialist
As a Behavioral Health Specialist, you provide essential mental health support to service members and their families. You assess, diagnose, and treat various mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You conduct individual and group counseling sessions, develop treatment plans, and offer crisis intervention when needed. You also educate individuals and units on stress management techniques, resilience, and suicide prevention. Your role as a Behavioral Health Specialist is crucial in addressing the psychological well-being of military personnel and ensuring their overall readiness.
68W Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist
As a Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist, you play a critical role in ensuring food safety and preventing the spread of diseases related to animal products. You inspect food processing facilities, storage areas, and transportation vehicles to verify compliance with sanitation and quality control standards. You also conduct animal health inspections, monitor livestock and poultry for diseases, and enforce regulations regarding the safety of food products. Your expertise in veterinary medicine and food safety protocols helps safeguard the health of military personnel by minimizing the risk of foodborne illnesses.
68W Combat Health Support Specialist
As a Combat Health Support Specialist, you provide direct medical care and support during combat operations. You are trained in a wide range of medical skills, including emergency trauma care, triage, and basic medical procedures. You work closely with combat medics and other healthcare professionals to deliver immediate and life-saving treatment to injured service members on the battlefield. Your ability to remain calm under pressure and quickly assess and stabilize patients contributes to the overall success of combat health support operations.
68W Health Services Maintenance Technician
As a Health Services Maintenance Technician, you are responsible for the maintenance, repair, and calibration of medical equipment and systems. You ensure that all medical equipment is in proper working order and meets safety standards. You perform routine inspections, troubleshoot issues, and coordinate repairs with external vendors as needed. Additionally, you maintain accurate records of equipment maintenance and conduct periodic inventories. Your role is essential in ensuring the availability and reliability of medical equipment, contributing to the delivery of quality healthcare services.
68W Combat Medic Specialist
As a Combat Medic Specialist, you serve as the frontline medical provider in combat scenarios. You are trained in emergency medical care, including trauma assessment and treatment, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and wound management. In the field, you provide immediate medical aid to injured soldiers, perform triage, and facilitate the evacuation of casualties. Your quick thinking, medical expertise, and ability to remain calm in high-stress situations are critical in saving lives and providing crucial medical support to combat units.
68W Dental Specialist
As a Dental Specialist, you assist dental professionals in providing comprehensive dental care to military personnel. You perform various tasks, including patient preparation, chairside assistance during procedures, taking dental radiographs, and maintaining dental equipment and supplies. You also educate patients on oral hygiene practices and provide preventive dental care. Your role in the dental team ensures the oral health and readiness of military personnel, contributing to their overall well-being.