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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist - 68U

  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None


The ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist supervises or conducts routine diagnostic tests and assists in the care and treatment of ENT and audiology patients. ENT specialists work alongside otolaryngologist assisting in care of patients with ear, nose and throat issues and recovery.

Job Duties

  • Set up and equip exam room
  • Sterilize medical equipment
  • Assist physicians with patient examination
  • Requirements

  • Not Applicable
  • Training

    Job training for an ear, nose and throat specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX.Skills you'll learn:

  • Suture removal
  • Working on a medical team
  • Perform minor ENT procedures
  • Helpful Skills

  • Willingness to help and care for others
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest in chemistry, biology, general science and algebra

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • Skilled Technical (ST): 101, General Technical (GT): 107
  • Compensation

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

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