Job Description: The health services technician (HS) provides emergency healthcare services and daily medical care for Coast Guard personnel and their families.  An HS tasks include assisting medical and dental officers; performing diagnostic testing, x-rays, lab tests, prescribing medications, administering immunizations and performing minor surgical procedures.  An HS is normally assigned to a large Coast Guard clinic, small sick bay ashore or aboard a cutter.

  • Branch Branch: Coast Guard
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: HS
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $43,282
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB:
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-31
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Administrative & Scientific
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