Health Services Administration (70B)
- Active Duty
- Army Reserve
- Open to Women
- Entry Level
Health care administrative assistants are responsible for ensuring the Army’s health care facilities run efficiently. As an officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world’s largest health care organizations.
- Plan, coordinate and monitor the treatment of our patients
- Advise unit commanders/staff in medical/nonmedical areas of patient evacuation, treatment and tracking
- Practice preventive medicine, organize administration, supply equipment, train staff and maintain equipment
- Bachelor’s degree in health care management or related field
- Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
- Permanent U.S. residency
Job training for medical service corps officers includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.
- Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
- Perform under stress
- Apply critical technical and thinking skills
- Tremendous concentration
- May receive pay for continuing education
- Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
- Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education.