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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.
position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant
selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and
benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for
this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent
to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date
This position is located in the S-1 section of a Battalion/Squadron in the Army National Guard (ARNG). The purpose of this position is to accomplish work in the area of personnel medical readiness management and reporting.
DUTY LOCATION : Medical Command, Fort Pickett, VA 23824
EMPLOYMENT STATUS : Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E5/SGT - E7/SFC)
WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E5/SGT - E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E5/SGT - 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 Army National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
MILITARY ASSIGNMENT : Personnel must be assigned to a military position in a compatible unit. Grade inversion will not be authorized. Compatible Enlisted Career Management Field: 68 series
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as the subject matter expert on Individual Medical Readiness (IMR). Responsible for collection, input, and management of medical readiness information for the Battalion/Squadron and subordinate units. Generates medical management information reports for the Battalion/Squadron and staff. Reviews, analyzes, and makes recommendations for assessing and meeting the unit's medical and dental readiness requirements. Provides detailed information regarding the processes and procedures needed to develop action plans to increase medical readiness. Develops and provides regular/recurring IMR reports to subordinate units to support the scheduling of annual medical readiness requirements. Consolidates and forwards subordinate units' requests for funding and medical resources, both military and civilian, to accomplish annual and recurring medical readiness requirements. Reviews, validates, and forwards requests for temporary and/or permanent medical actions to include profile determination and medical boards (e.g. fitness for duty evaluation (FFDE), military occupational skills/medical retention board (MMRB), medical evaluation board/physical evaluation board (MEB/PEB)). Monitors the execution of all medical readiness events (military and civilian) to ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations and that required documentation is submitted to facilitate payment. Monitors the posting of updated information derived from annual and recurring medical requirements (e.g. periodic health assessments (PHA), required immunizations, dental exams, physicals exams, profiling requirements) and other directed medical readiness requirements. Ensures subordinate elements comply with directed follow-up actions (i.e. sprint hearing test, over 40 cardiovascular screenings, additional blood draw, etc). Is the subject matter expert for continuing education/certification requirements for enlisted medical personnel and combat lifesavers. Maintains records and analyzes data from the medical occupational data system (MODS). As a member of the command readiness inspection team, collects data and/or information used in the evaluation of individual medical readiness. Consolidates medical data for the preparation of the organizational readiness report. Ensures subordinate unit personnel maintain medical records in accordance with Army regulations/instructions and other established guidelines. Provides guidance and assistance to subordinate unit personnel in the completion and maintenance of medical readiness information required for individual mobilization packets. Monitors and tracks the status of mobilized personnel with pending medical actions. Advises the Battalion/Squadron staff on manual and automated medical record management programs relative to documentation, regulations, directives, and organizational readiness reporting requirements. Assists in processing, documenting, storing, and retrieving medical records information IAW laws and regulations. Assists in the recruiting and retention activities of the organization. May assist with a variety of administrative/clerical support functions to ensure the effective operation of the office. Maintains a variety of files, records, and forms; prepares special and recurring reports; receives and distributes mail and composes replies to routine military and non-military correspondence; maintains suspense records of items requiring action or replies and notifies staff members when action is required.