JOIN THE VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND SERVE YOUR NATION, YOUR STATE, AND YOUR COMMUNITY!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
This position is located in the Health Services Section of the Military Personnel Office (MILPO) of the Army National Guard (ARNG). The purpose of the position is to administer the state medical health program on a day-to-day basis.
DUTY LOCATION: Medical Command, Fort Pickett, VA 23824
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E5/SGT to E7/SFC)
WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP II -
GROUP I - All qualified Enlisted Personnel (E5/SGT to E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted (E5/SGT to E7/SFC) regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia Air National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
MILITARY CRITERIA: Applicant must be qualified and eligible for award of an MOS as follows: 42A, 68G, 68W, 68Z, 91B, 91C
MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for oversight, administration,and implementation of policies pertaining to state medical affairs, and exercise of programs such as: Line Of Duty (LOD) Investigation Program,Incapacitation Pay Program, Active Duty Medical Extension (ADME) Program, MOS Medical Review Board (MMRB) Program, Medical Disqualification Program, Follow-up Health Care Program, Medical Claims Processing Program, Medical Travel and Orders Program, Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), Physical Evaluation Board(PEB), Human Immuno deficiency Virus (HIV) Screening Program, Immunization Program, routine and special physical examinations and waivers, Weight Control Program, and Over-40 Medical Screening Program. Coordinates the National Guard Bureau (NGB), the Military Medical Support Office(MMSO), Tri-Care, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command(PERSCOM), Regional Medical Command, the Military Treatment Facilities, and the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), and Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) Liaison Offices located within the state. Serves as the principle advisor to the Chief of the MILPO, as well as to general officer commanders, and personnel on eligibility for health care, sources of health care, medical aspects of physical readiness training and testing, Active Duty Medical Extensions, and LOD investigations. Manages the funds associated with the health services account and provides an accounting for expenditures as required. Responds to inquires and various correspondence on health services issues and maintains an action file on all responses. Coordinates,assembles, monitors and ensures the proper conduct of the Incapacitation Pay Review Board and the MOS Military Review Board. As required, is a participant on review boards. Reviews,evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to the health services programs. Provides supervision of subordinate staff through the planning, assignment, and review of work; granting of leave; providing recommendation on training requirements, performance standards, and ratings;and effecting minor disciplinary actions such as warnings and reprimands.