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ENLISTED

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

PROVIDING OPERATIONS AROUND OPERATING

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It takes a team of professionals to ensure that our Airmen and their families get surgical care when they need it. Responsible for assisting surgeons during operations, Surgical Service specialists ensure that every procedure goes as smoothly as possible. These professionals play an integral role on any healthcare team and perform a wide range of critical tasks, from sterilizing tools and prepping the operating room to helping with anesthesia and assisting with patient care.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours

    *High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.

  • ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS

    44 General (G)

    A minimum score of 23 on the TAPAS/PSM.

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Fundamental knowledge of anatomy and physiology
    • No record of emotional instability
    • No limitations for continuous standing
    • No latex sensitivity
    • No fear of blood
    • Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be at least 17, but has not reached age 42 on the date of enlistment
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    7.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    32 - 46 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Ft Sam Houston TX, Designated Medical Facility

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Surgical Services Technology

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