68G PATIENT ADMINISTRATOR SPECIALIST
The patient administrator specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing administrative duties in the patient administration division of an Army hospital or other medical facility.
- Compile data and prepare required statistical reports
- Initiate correspondence pertaining to medical records, medical board proceedings, line of duty investigations, and other records and reports pertaining to patient administration
- Apply knowledge of medical terminology as it applies to anatomy and physiology
- Maintain a medical record-tracking system within the medical treatment facility
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in various office functions.
Advanced Individual Training: 6 weeks, 3 days at Fort Sam Houston, TX
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- English grammar, spelling and punctuation
- Typing and clerical skills
- Setting up and maintaining filing and publication systems
- Preparing forms and correspondence in military style
- Ability to keep organized and accurate records
- Interest in English, mathematics, business administration and typing
- Preference for office work
REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Clerical (CL): 90
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
Your Army training will be extremely valued in positions such as clerk typists, secretaries, general office clerks, administrative assistants or office managers—whether it’s as a hospital administrator or in another corporate environment.
With your extensive Army training and some additional study, you may qualify for certification with the American Medical Technologists as a registered medical assistant.