Orthopedic Surgeon (3153) Enlisted Personnel
Examines and treats patients suffering from disorders of bones and joints. Supervises application of splints; interprets X-Rays of orthopedic cases; reduces and immobilizes fractures by open or closed methods as indicated; supervises pre-operative and post-operative care of patients and administration of orthopedic wards, is responsible for maintenance of records on orthopedic cases and of orthopedic appliances; is consultant to other services on disorders of bones and joints; instructs classes in first-aid and definitive treatment of fractures, and instructs ward personnel in care of orthopedic cases. Must have training or experience in General and Orthopedic Surgery. Must be graduate of Medical School approved by The Surgeon General and have completed 1 year internship.