The operating room specialist assists the nursing staff in preparing the patient and the operating room environment for surgery and for providing assistance to the medical staff during surgical procedures.
They also operate the centralized material service and are responsible for preparing and maintaining sterile medical supplies and special equipment for medical treatment facilities.
Job training for an Operating Room Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 19 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
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.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a future with hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With an operation room specialist background, you may consider a career as a medical assistant, medication aide or physician assistant. After completing your Advance Individual Training as an Operating Room Specialist, you may pursue a certification as a certified surgical technologist.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.
For more information about the United States Army and Army Reserve please contact me at:
SFC Rivera, Alex
5309 Menaul Blvd NE , Ste. D
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Monday through Friday 9:00-6:00 PM call 505-377-4322
Or you can call/text the following number, anytime: 505-377-4322
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time