Dreaming of a health care career? You will be the first line of defense against injuries and illnesses suffered by our Soldiers through the administration of immediate emergency care and on going care and support. After extensive Army medical training, you will be prepared to provide fellow Soldiers with first-rate health care in any setting, from field hospitals to state-of-the-art facilities. Your training will also prepare you for a rewarding civilian career in the health care field.
A monthly paycheck
Montgomery GI Bill
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)
Healthcare Benefits Available
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
The U.S. Army provides generous education loan-repayment programs, residency programs and
continuing education opportunities to support your continued career growth and development.
High School Diploma or GED
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
*Earn While You Learn:*
Candidates will earn up to $2020 monthly during initial training and up to $254.91 per drill weekend. US Army Reservist also get $4000 annually for education and $350 monthly for education.
Job training requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn fundamental Soldiering skills, and seven to 52 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 o fAIT is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
*Skills You Will Learn:*
Working on a medical team
*Future Civilian Careers:*
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a practical nursing specialist background, you may consider a career as a registered nurse,a medical assistant or a physician’s aide.
Education RequirementHigh School Diploma