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Health Services Administration (70B)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level

Overview

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.

Job Duties

  • 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

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be between 21 and 40 years of age (may request a waiver)
  • Permanent U.S. residency

Training

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.

Helpful Skills

  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Perform under stress
  • Apply critical technical and thinking skills
  • Tremendous concentration

Compensation

  • 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)

Education Benefits

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.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.


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