Healthcare Positions

Air Force Reserve medical units are located throughout the United States. Those who live near a medical unit can generally expect to be assigned within commuting distance of their homes.

Opportunities exist to perform special tours of active duty in the U.S. Air Force medical facilities around the world. See unique locations and experience the country while on duty or take advantage of "space available" travel on military aircraft within the United States and its territories.

If you've been considering volunteer work or missionary work that's exciting and gives you a great sense of pride in a job well done, the Air Force Reserve can give you that and so much more. In addition to knowing that you have made a difference, you receive the added benefits of loan repayment and education plus the opportunity for humanitarian and peacetime missions. Contact a recruiter to learn about eligibility requirements, benefits, time commitment and more.

Reserve medical units normally meet one weekend each month. This weekend is divided into four 4-hour periods and is designated as a Unit Training Assembly, or UTA. Additionally, each unit performs a 15-day period of active duty (also called an annual tour). Healthcare professionals join as commissioned officers. You'll enjoy the challenges and rewards of senior leadership.

By joining the Air Force Reserve as a healthcare professional, you can make a significant impact on the world and your career. Air Force Reservists are ready to protect freedom at a moment's notice because of outstanding healthcare professionals like you. You will be among the most valued and respected members of our ranks. All types of healthcare professionals are needed to fill many roles. See how you can develop your career while helping to defend freedom at home and overseas.

  • Aerospace Medical Service

    Aerospace Medical Service personnel combine the roles of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and individual specialty...

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  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist

    From being subjected to high gravitational forces of fighter jets to the weightlessness of space travel, aircraft pilots and crews face uncommon...

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  • Anesthesiologist

    One of the most remarkable advances in modern medicine is the capacity of Anesthesiologists to maintain patients in a highly controlled unconscious...

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  • Bioenvironmental Engineer

    Bioenvironmental Engineers focus on reducing health risks in the workplace and surrounding environment, which in the military is complicated by the...

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  • Biomedical Equipment

    The practice of medicine has been revolutionized by technology. Diagnostic CT scans and MRIs provide precise visualization of internal body...

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  • Biomedical Laboratory Physician

    Biomedical Laboratory Physicians serve as the Chief of Laboratory Services (or Chief of one or more areas of Laboratory Services) in hospitals or...

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  • Cardiopulmonary Laboratory

    Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States, yet proven procedures are available to prevent, monitor and minimize the...

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  • Clinical Nurse

    Nursing is a highly coordinated activity with the goal of providing optimal care to each patient within the framework of serving a large patient...

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  • Clinical Psychologist

    In addition to the normal stresses of life, service members and their families face specific pressures related to the military, including separation...

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  • Clinical Social Worker

    The core of social work is promoting positive change in individuals, families and communities. Being a Clinical Social Worker in the Air Force...

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  • Critical Care Medicine

    Critical Care Medicine deals with injuries or illnesses that are life threatening or have a high probability to reach that level, including surgical...

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  • Dental Assistant

    Working side-by-side with dentists to provide Air Force Reservists and their families with excellent dental care is the rewarding career of Dental...

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  • Dental Laboratory

    The behind the scenes technical work of dentistry is performed by Dental Laboratory personnel.  Their work in the form of crowns, bridges,...

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  • Dentist

    A key advantage of being a dentist in the Air Force Reserve is seeing more smiles and no insurance forms. You will care for military members who are...

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  • Diagnostic Imaging

    Diagnostic imaging tests allow physicians to see inside a patient’s body utilizing non-invasive procedures. These range from routine skeletal x-rays...

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  • Diagnostic Radiologist

    While skeletal x-rays remain the first radiological procedure usually performed on a patient, CT Scans, MRIs, ultrasounds and other modern...

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  • Diet Therapy

    Diet Therapy personnel work in hospital, institutional as well as clinical settings and are involved in all aspects of Nutritional Medicine...

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  • Dietician

    Dietitians plan and manage nutritional medicine service operations and also provide clinical dietetic activities. They directly supervise food...

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  • Emergency Services Physician

    Emergency Care implies an injury or illness that requires immediate medical attention and cannot wait for normal patient scheduling. Emergency...

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  • Family Physician

    Family Care Physicians focus on health maintenance and ongoing health care for all family members regardless of sex, age or type of problem. These...

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