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Medical Assistant

Company: U.S. Navy
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34 The Navy relies on exceptional medical personnel to keep our servicemen and women healthy. As a Hospital Corpsman, youll get to try your hand at just about everything while making a huge difference for the Sailors you serve. RESPONSIBILITIES Hospital Corpsmen (HM) assist health care professionals in providing medical care to Navy personnel and their families. They may function as clinical or specialty technicians, medical administrative personnel and healthcare providers at medical treatment facilities. Specifically, Hospital Corpsmen may be called upon to: Perform emergency medical treatment on SEALs, Seabees, Marines and other military personnel injured in the field, as well as on Sailors aboard ships or aircraft Perform emergency dental treatment as well as construct dental crowns and bridges, processdental X-rays and operate X-ray equipment Serve as an operating room technician for general and specialized surgery Help administer a wide range of preventive care and medications, including immunizations and intravenous fluids Conduct physical examinations and assisting in the treatment of diseases and injuries Maintain patient treatment records, conduct research and perform clinical tests Assist Navy Physicians and Nurses in a variety of medical fields, including, but not limited to: radiology, physical therapy, phlebotomy, dental, surgery, family medicine, pathology, womens health and more PAY AND BENEFITS From the day you start, youll receive: Competitive salary Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment Free health insurance Free housing A retirement plan Paid training College credit EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition Professional credentials and certifications College credit hours toward a bachelors or associate degree through the American Council on EducationQUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS U.S. citizen or equivalent High school graduate or equivalent 17 years of age or older General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before. WORK ENVIRONMENT As a Hospital Corpsman, you have the most diverse range of work environments available in the Navy. Your job will likely take you all over the worldand far out of your comfort zone. As a Hospital Corpsman, you could be assigned to a Navy medical treatment facility, like an on-base hospital or clinic. You could also work on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean or a submarine in the depths of the sea. PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Hospital Corpsmen in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes. Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors. Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

Keywords: U.S. Navy, Minneapolis , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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