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Health Services System Management - 70D

  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Officer
  • Restrictions:None


Health Services System management officers provide managerial expertise and technical guidance in developing, implementing, and maintaining, information systems and medical activities. As an officer, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world's largest health care organizations.

Job Duties

  • Advises and assists the medical commander or staff surgeon in the area of health care information management
  • Develops strategy, policy, and plans for the development, implementation, operation, and evaluation of clinical/patient oriented information systems and the administration of support for medical information systems
  • Integrates telecommunications, automation, visual information, and printing equipment in support of individual or multiple medical treatment facilities and biomedical research laboratories
  • Provides consultative services and detailed technical analysis on planning, developing, implementing, operating, maintaining, securing, and disposing of information systems and networks at medical activities both TDA and TOE
  • Provides medical communication planning and management for Combat Casualty Care situations.
  • Requirements

  • Master's degree
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver,¬†Locate A Recruiter¬†for more information)
  • 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

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • No ASVAB
  • Compensation

    In addition to the many privileges that come from being on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll also be rewarded with:

  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Nocost or lowcost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • Health Professional Special Pay Health Professions Loan Repayment
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Lowcost life and dental insurance
  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions

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