Being a soldier in the United States Army is not always easy on a person. Some of the things you might see during combat is enough to disturb a lot of people. Many people will experience mental anguish because they are separated from their loved ones during important time in the lives of family members. The job of the mental health specialist is to provide soldiers with the help they need to get through whatever is troubling them.
Getting to Know the Patients
While the actual sessions will be conducted by the physician, you will help in getting an understanding of exactly what is wrong with the patient. You will establish a relationship with the patient so that you can get the information which will be vital for the physician to be able to perform their duties.
Other Benefits of Your Job
Just by being in the US Army you will be able to enjoy many benefits which are not available to the average worker in the civilian workforce. You will enjoy comprehensive medical and dental benefits. You will also enjoy the ability to sign up for a low cost life insurance plan.
Another great benefit you will enjoy is that you will be able to go to school to get your degree. This is great for those looking to make a career out of the work they are doing for the Army. You will be able to go to school with the Army footing the bill. You will even be able to get extra money for food and housing.