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


Health services human resources officers plan, develop, and direct personnel systems that support and implement programs concerning the components of the personnel management life cycle. 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 commanders and staff in all aspects of health services human resources management to include matters/policies pertaining to all assigned military personnel
  • Plans, develops, and directs administrative management activities and services in medical organizations, which include distribution, publications, correspondence, records and files management, and desktop publishing
  • Plans, develops, and directs human resource systems that support and implement programs concerning the components of the human resources management life cycle
  • Included are strength management, accessions, personnel operations, personnel requisitioning, casualty reporting, awards, promotions and reductions, classifications and reclassifications, assignments, finance and special pays, evaluations reports, reenlistments, eliminations, and separations
  • 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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