Army Healthcare Specialist/ Combat Medic

U.S. Army - Queen Creek, AZ4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $43,000 a year



The combat medic specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

  • You must be 17-34 years old
  • You must be U.S. Citizen or legal resident
  • You must have a high school diploma, GED; be a Senior or Junior in H.S.
  • You must pass a height and weight screening
  • You must be willing to enlist into the U.S Army
  • Minor law violations

Job Duties

  • Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties
  • Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment
  • Instruct Soldier's on Combat Lifesaver/First Responder training course
  • Manage Soldier's medical readiness, medical supplies and equipment

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Patient-care techniques
  • Emergency medical techniques
  • Advanced medical care
  • Plaster-casting techniques

Helpful Skills

  • Enjoy helping and caring for others
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
  • Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra
  • High attention to detail


Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • High school or equivalent (Required)