Army Careers – Medical Field Training

If you have an interest in the medical field, a career in the Army may be a viable career choice. The Army is looking for individuals with an interest in working in Army hospitals or in the medical field. After completing a 19 week basic training placement, recruits with an interest in medical training can be assigned to the following job training programs.

Operating Room Specialist

One of the possibilities when working in the medical field is working as an operating room specialist. Operating room specialists provide assistance when medical doctors are not available. Duties include preparing the operating room for use, including placement and preparation of surgical tools, keeping the operating room clean and prepared for use, assisting medical personnel during and after medical procedures and examining and treating patients during emergency situations. Additionally, operating room specialists monitor patients during and after medical procedures.

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Medical Laboratory Specialist

Medical laboratory specialists analyze tissues, blood and body fluids. Duties of a medical laboratory specialist include analyzing blood, blood fluids, bone and tissue samples, conducting related laboratory tests, drawing blood and maintaining records. The training for a medical laboratory specialist is a 52-week, year-long training program.




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military dot image Constance Smith    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0


military dot image starr    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

can you give me some more information about what the military,army nurses do. i am doing a spech for JROTC and i need help. if you can thats great and thank you very much.

military dot image Jake Tatge    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

i am a 14 year old and i plan on fighting in the u.s. army, i would like to become a field medic…not like the one’s in the hospital 20 miles away from the action, but i want to be a soldier with the red cross on his helmet and still fights but help’s the wounded up close, do they still have that?

military dot image Lisa C    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

I am a Medical Assistant and my heart and soul is to be in the Operating Room. It would be of such honor to assist in the Operating Room for our wounded soilders. Please contact me and help me become a member in the Army as a Operating Room Specialist. I have previous experience in so many medical fields including surgery, where I observed numerous surgerys and I knew that, that was my purpose in life. I am not sure in what exactly I need to do and what my options are, but i would love the chance to be part of my country.

military dot image angelita martinez    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

My name is Angelita Martinez I am 24 years of age and I am very interested in going into the medical field within the army! Please email me some more information I recently completed my classes for medical assistant too !

military dot image Victoria Lanham    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

my name is victoria lanham my father served in the u.s army he currently passed am 16 ive always wanted to be in the medical field in the army i would like to learn more about it

military dot image Anaid Marie Medina    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

I am 15 and I was always interested in being in the medical field. At first, I wanted to be a pediatrition but during my history class I wanted to do more, I want to be in the army in the medical field but do not know how to start
Can you please give me more information?

military dot image dylan ritchie    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

hello my name is dylan. im am 18 fixing to turn 19.i was wondering how to become a field medic like the ones in the action.this somthing i want to do ive been wanting to join the army for somtime.

military dot image Janet Zarate    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Hello My name is Janet. I currently graduated as a Medical Assistant. I am currently working on getting my certificate in Phlebotomy. It’s a 3 month program. I am interested in working in the medical field/ army hospital. I would like more information. Thank you very much for taking your time in reading this.

military dot image ricardo begay    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Well this is something that I alway wanted to do. But the only problem is that I’m only 15.years old.

military dot image cynelle ragland    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0


Im 20 yrs old im a CNA and a HHA .I have my CPR certification. I love the medical field and interested in becoming operating room specialist. ive worked in a hospital, nursing home and in home health so I am trained and well educated in the medical feild

military dot image allisyn smith    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Hi, My name is allisyn smith, I am 15 years old and plan to join the army as well. I’ve always been interested in the medical field and i think that would make an awesome career. My family is big and will not have the money to help put me through college, but I believe that this would be a great alternative. I love helping people and would be honored to treat them. I am considering graduating high school as a junior to join the army and train in the medical field. I am wondering if joining that early would be a possibility and how to get extra information on enlisting. Please e-mail me information on how to accomplish this, it would help alot.

military dot image Tony Kuykendall    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

My name is Tony Daniel Kuykendall I am 22 I am going to join the army next year after I graduate my Kittrell Job Corps Program. I plan on getting my doctorates so the medical field is where I need to be I am already a cna but its not where I want to be I want to be able to support my family easily I don’t want to struggle any more. I was wondering if anyone can Email me any advice on what I need to do or what I need to be ready for. Thank you.

military dot image Lauren Gruver    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Hello I have a interest in joining the Army well the medical side of it and I was just wondering how I should go about it.

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