Army MOS 68B Orthopedic Specialist

68B Orthopedic Specialist


Job Description

The Orthopedic Specialist assists with the management of an orthopedic clinic, or assists in the treatment of patients with orthopedic conditions and injuries. Orthopedic Specialists works under the supervision of an orthopedic physician, orthopedic physician assistant, or podiatrist.


68B Orthopedic Specialist68B Training Requirements

Job training for an Orthopedic Specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Advanced Training is conducted at Fort Sam Houston, TX.

68B requires 48-month enlistment.

Qualifications for 68B

ASVAB Score: 101 ST and 107 GT

PULHES Profile:  212221

Vision: Normal Color Vision

Physical Demands Rating: Moderately heavy

Additional Notes: No aversion to blood. Have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.  No history of alcoholism, drug addiction, indiscriminate use of habit forming or dangerous drugs. No history of a felony conviction. No history of conviction of crimes involving an out of hospital patient or patient or resident of medical care facility. Financial exploitation of a person entrusted to a care of the applicant. Any weapons ammunition explosives arson charges.  Any drug activity, violence against persons or property, or sexual misconduct.

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About the Author MSG Washington

MSG Washington has served within the ranks of the United States Army since June of 2001. With ten years of recruiting experience, he is an expert on Recruiting Operations, who willingly assists applicants across the Country with their enlistment process.

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