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

Overview

Health services materiel officers plan and direct activities of personnel and units responsible for the inventory management of all Class VIII medical supply. He or she directs and exercises staff supervision of units engaged in production, acquisition, receipt, storage, issue and distribution of medical equipment, repair parts, and supplies. He or she serves as the focal point for medical property management and accountability procedures. As an officer, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world's largest health care organizations.

Job Duties

  • Plans, coordinates, controls and manages the functional areas pertaining to the highly specialized and technical materiel, facilities, and services utilized in support of the health care delivery system
  • Commands or exercises staff responsibility for units engaged in medical supply, medical facilities, blood storage and distribution, optical fabrication and production and medical service operations and other logistical support
  • Plans and directs activities of personnel and units responsible for the receipt, storage, inventory management, and issue of all Class VIII medical supply
  • Responsible for ensuring service support functions to include life cycle facility management
  • 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
  • ASVAB

    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

    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 annually
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Nocost or lowcost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • RESERVE BENEFITS:
  • 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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