Thoracic Surgeon (3151) Enlisted Personnel

Examines patients suffering from surgical diseases and injuries of the thorax and performs surgical operations as required. Supervises and instructs, officers, nurses, and enlisted technicians in surgical treatment of thoracic diseases and of casualties suffering from thoracic injuries; also supervises and instructs subordinates in pre-operative and post-operative care and dressing of wounds; performs endoscopic examinations; maintains records on each case. Must have at least 1 year residency in General Surgery and 1 year in Thoracic Surgery, or equivalent private practice. Must be graduate of Medical School approved by The Surgeon General and have completed 1 year internship.