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Military Skills Translator: Navy Hospital Corpsman

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If you're a Navy Hospital Corpsman (HM) looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the Military.com MOS Skills Translator.

Navy, HM, Hospital Corpsman

One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. Military.com features a powerful tool that breaks down the unique abilities inherent to any military occupational specialty (MOS) and tells you what keywords and terms to use in your resume, as well as suggested job openings.

Your Skills Breakdown:

  • Advanced First Aid
  • Classified Information and Materials Security
  • Counseling
  • Dental Hygiene Techniques
  • Drug Compounding/Preparation
  • Emergency Medical Care (Technician)
  • Firearm and Explosive Handling
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Infectious Diseases (Technician)
  • Internal Medicine (Technician)
  • Medication Administration (Technician)
  • Patient Care (Technician)
  • Physical Rehabilitation Methods (Technician)
  • Preventive Medicine (Technician)

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Speech Therapist – Speech is so ubiquitous that just about any speech-related impairment can adversely affect an individual’s ability to function in society. Speech pathologists work with patients suffering from hearing, speech, and language disabilities to communicate efficiently. Some speech pathologists specialize in working with different age groups while others specialize in specific communication problems.

Physician Assistant – Unlike medical assistants, physician assistants are often first-line care providers. Their exact job functions differ between medical fields and state lines, but they usually provide hands-on care and are qualified to diagnosis issues, order and interpret tests, and provide certain treatments.

Physical Therapist –Whether it’s a sport-related injury or something more serious, physical therapists work with patients to regain as much mobility as possible. The road to recovery can be as simple as performing a few stretches each day, or as harrowing as learning how to walk again. Either way, physical therapists must be personable and excel at creating custom therapy regimens.

 

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