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					      AIR FORCE HEALTH PROFESSIONS

                                         HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR
Consider this; the Medical Service Corps (MSC) has more than 1,000 Air Force officers who serve as professional health
care administrators throughout the world. MSCs work in various capacities in clinics, hospitals, major commands, Air Staff
and the Department of Defense enabling health care providers to provide the highest quality health care for our patients.
If you ask any MSC officer, you will find they believe they are in one of the best career fields in the Air Force.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The MSC encompasses command, administrative, logistical, and educational functions supporting the provision of health
care to active duty service members and all other authorized Department of Defense beneficiaries during peacetime and
contingencies. This includes planning, programming, and operations related to the following activities: medical facility
command; medical facility administration; medical materiel and services management; medical resource management; health
plan management; personnel administration (human resources); war and emergency planning; aeromedical evacuation;
medical recruiting; medical facility repair, modification, and construction; biometrics; health systems design; data systems
design; medical research administration; and health services training and education. Additionally, in most clinical settings,
MSCs also direct the rigorous healthcare facility accreditation program and continuous process improvement program.

THE BENEFITS
• 30 days of vacation each year with pay              • Paid continued education
• Average work week of about 45 hours                 • Non-contributory 20 year retirement
• Tax-free housing, food & clothing allowances        • Comprehensive medical & dental care

TO QUALIFY
• Be a U.S. citizen 41 or less of age
• Completed GRE or GMAT test with qualifying score
• Meet physical, moral, & credit requirements
• Have one of the following degrees (or equivalent) with a desired GPA of 3.0 or higher:
Graduate degrees: Health Care Administration, Hospital Administration, Health Services Administration, Health
Administration, Business Administration, Business Management, Health Management and Policy, Information Systems
Management, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, or Economics. Undergraduate degrees: Health Care
Administration, Hospital Administration, Health Services Administration, Health Administration, Business Administration,
Business Management, Health Management and Policy, Information Systems Management, Finance, Accounting, Statistics,
Marketing, Economics, Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering, and Health Management/Health Systems
Engineering, Architecture, Operations Research or other closely-related degree as specified below. This includes
undergraduate programs certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). (Those
who have taken finance, business management, emergency management, healthcare administration, information
management, leadership, accounting, research analysis, statistical analysis, marketing, and economics may qualify.)
                               Please contact me to determine if you are qualified and apply:

                                              Cheryl Polk, TSgt.
                                              Office (623) 935-0488
                                              Cheryl.Polk@us.af.mil


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