Hospital Corpsman (HM) perform duties as assistants in the prevention and treatment of disease and injury and assist health care professionals in providing medical care to Navy people and their families. They may function as clinical or specialty technicians, medical administrative personnel and health care providers at medical treatment facilities. They also serve as battlefield corpsmen with the Marine Corps, rendering emergency medical treatment to include initial treatment in a combat environment. Qualified hospital corpsmen may be assigned the responsibility of independent duty aboard ships and submarines; Fleet Marine Force, Special Forces and Seabee units, and at isolated duty stations where no medical officer is available.
CPR/First Aid certified
Efficient and reliable team player
Hospital Corpsman, 09/2007
to 06/2013 Company Name
Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
Changed sterile dressings.
Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
Provided pre- and post-operative care.
Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking.
Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Provided disaster relief to areas of South East Asia as needed including Philippines, Thailand, and Japan.
Provided medical support to 108 Marines during operations in South East Asia.
2005 Sisters High School - City,
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