Aerospace Medical Service - 4N0X1 - Air Force Careers (Female)

(4N0X1) Air Force Aerospace Medical Service (Female)



  • High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED


  • General


  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology along with other medical techniques and procedures

  • Completion of related Air Force programs and courses

  • Certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

  • No record of emotional instability

  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles

  • Normal color vision

  • Immunization Back-up Technician qualification

  • Qualification to perform duties at an isolated location

  • Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training

  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 39


Technical Training: 98 days

Technical School Location: Ft Sam Houston TX Designated Medical Facility

Status Upon Completion of Technical School: CCAF Degree with credits earned towards Practical Nursing Technology.


Job Description: Aerospace Medical Service Specialists may work on the ground or in the air. In general, they're considered part of the nursing team, but their duties can be numerous and varied. The basic duties include managing patient records, taking vital signs, and managing patient care of a team member or leader from admission to discharge. This may include postoperative care, emergency life support, and even caring for dead or dying patients and their family members. Aerospace Medical Service Airmen also in lead training exercises for other personnel that include basic life support, periodic disaster training, fire drills, and evacuation procedures. Airmen with the AFSC 4N0X1 may also specialize as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) which holds a valued place in the nursing team. Other duties Aerospace Medical Service Airmen preform are aeromedical evacuation, allergy and immunization, neurology diagnostics, critical care, hyperbaric treatment, and hemodialysis.