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Health Services System Management - 70D
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.
Advises and assists the medical commander or staff surgeon in the area of health care information managementDevelops 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 systemsIntegrates telecommunications, automation, visual information, and printing equipment in support of individual or multiple medical treatment facilities and biomedical research laboratoriesProvides 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 TOEProvides medical communication planning and management for Combat Casualty Care situations.
Master's degreeMust be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver, Locate A Recruiter for more information)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 decisionsPerform under stressApply critical technical and thinking skillsTremendous concentration
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ACTIVE BENEFITS: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 annuallyNoncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying serviceNocost or lowcost medical and dental care for you and your family
RESERVE BENEFITS:Health Professional Special Pay Health Professions Loan RepaymentNoncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying serviceLowcost life and dental insuranceTravel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
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