Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Position is located at the Defense Health Headquarters or DHHQ, 7700 ARLINGTON BOULEVARD, FALLS CHURCH, VA 22042. The Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) is the central hub for military medicine administration worldwide processing care for America’s fighting men and women as well as their families and dependents. Five separate organizations will be co-located on a single campus. The administrative work done at the DHHQ will make it possible for the Military Health System (MHS) to continue providing high-quality care to service personnel and their families around the world. 

The Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) is working to connect commuters with efficient, environmentally friendly transportation to the new facility. The range of options for commuting, including reserve parking for high-occupancy vehicles (HOV), is designed to reduce roadway congestion, lower fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions, and improve air quality. Shuttle service from the Pentagon at the metro station to the DHHQ. Shuttle service to the DHHQ from the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station. 

Career Program: 53

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Serves as the Health Information Management (HIM) consultant to the Army Surgeon General. Provides advice and guidance on HIM related issues including medical record systems and programs, medical record coding, HIM technology, and HIM data collection, analysis and reporting to all Army Military Treatment Facilities (MTF's), medical centers, community hospitals, health clinics and field medical units.
  • Serves as the HIM Subject Matter Expert (SME) to Army Medical Department (AMEDD) and on Military Health System (MHS) committees.
  • Develops and monitors the Medical Record Administrator (GS-669) and Medical Record Technician (GS-675) programs for medical record personnel.
  • Supervises Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Record Processing Center (ARPC) activities and staff.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business travel may be required 10% of the time

Relocation Authorized

  • No