67 MEDICAL SERVICES CORPS OFFICER

OVERVIEW
Medical services corps officers command the Medical Service Corps that treats and helps Soldiers and their families in a variety of areas:

  • Behavioral sciences – social workers, clinical psychologists and counseling psychologists
  • Health administration services
  • Laboratory sciences – biochemists, clinical laboratory officers, microbiologists and research psychologists
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Podiatry
  • Preventive medicine sciences – medical science officers, entomologists, audiologists and environmental science/engineering officers


JOB DUTIES

  • Command/control the Medical Service Corps units during emergency and nonemergency medical situations
  • Coordinate employment of Medical Service Corps Soldiers at all levels of command


TRAINING
Job training for Medical Service Corps officers includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army healthcare system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.  

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Application of critical technical and thinking skills
  • Tremendous concentration


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with civilian hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a medical services background, you may consider a career as an emergency medical technician, medical assistant, medication aide or physician assistant.

With continued study and experience, you may qualify for certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as a first responder.


X Enlisted
+ Officer
+ Active Duty
+ Army Reserve
+ Open to Women
+ Entry Level