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    Summary

    Any Tenure 1 or 2 (permanent status) employee will forfeit their status and any inherent rights as a permanent employee upon acceptance of this position.

    Bargaining Unit

    Selecting Official: Col Cayer

    This National Guard position is for a Medical Administrative Officer, Position Description Number D1718000and is part of the Montana Air National Guard.
    (A copy of the Position Description (PD) can be obtained from HRO upon applicant's request.)


    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service 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 service 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.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Senior Medical Officer for the entire installation, including tenant unit(s) and Geographically Separated Units (GSU) with responsibility for directing and managing all medical administrative functions including medical support, medical operations, force health management, force health protection, healthcare management, and related health applications. Serves as a fulltime partner with the Wing Commander, Squadron Commanders, Senior Management Staff, tenant unit(s) and GSU Commander(s) in planning, implementing, and executing medical programs directly associated with the objectives of the Wing(s), State Headquarters, and Air National Guard / Surgeon General.

    Determines the impact and implements courses of action regarding projected Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau, Center for Disease Control, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Air Force Occupational Safety and Health, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Military Support to Civil Authorities that affect Air National Guard plans, directives and missions.

    Provides medical management and advisory services that contribute substantially to the plans, policies, decisions, and objectives of senior management. Directs Information Management activities within the Medical Group, formulating and interpreting medical policy based on regulatory requirements. Directs work to be accomplished by the base medical and bio environmental programs, ensuring each is developed and implemented according to applicable regulations. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work. Analyzes, evaluates, monitors and reports Individual Medical Readiness for Wing, tenant unit(s) and GSU personnel. Ensures the installation maintains a strong viable human weapons system force fit for worldwide deployability.

    Ensures implementation and compliance with Occupational Health for dual and non-dual status personnel, the Occupational Health Program to include the Hearing Conservation Program, Immunization Program, and Fetal Protection Program and provides oversight for base environmental pollution monitoring, Respiratory Protection Program, Radiological Protection Program, Ionizing Radiation Program, Potable Water Quality Program, Hazard Communication Program, and Quantitative Fit Testing Program.

    Implements the medical portion of the Designed Operational Capability Statement of the unit. Ensures the Medical Group is organized, trained and equipped for any state or federal contingency to include global contingency deployment. Serves as the installation's technical advisor regarding ANG medical capabilities related to "Homeland Defense" and Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA).

    Interprets, implements and administers laws, procedures, regulations and directives pertaining to various Air National Guard (Surgeon General or Medical) stand-alone, networked, or web-based medical systems including Preventative Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness, Aerospace Services Information Management System, Aero medical Information Management Waiver Tracking System , Grounding Management Information System Self-Inspection Database, Central Credentials Quality Assurance System, Air Force Complete Immunization Tracking Application, Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation, Environmental Management Information Systems, Automated Civil Engineering System - Environmental Management, or Enterprise Environmental Safety Occupational Health database, Command Core System, and Web-Based Integrated Tracking System.

    Represents and speaks on behalf of the Wing Commander with regard to ANG Medical Management issues with representatives of the NGB, the Office of the Adjutant General/Joint State Headquarters, and other military components. Functions as the Wing lead Health Professional Recruiting/Retention Liaison Officer. Interacts directly with the Wing's Health Professional Recruiter, State Air Surgeon, and the ANG Regional Health Professional Recruiter. Analyzes recruiting and retention statistics for the Medical Group.

    Manages all health services activities, including plans and operations, executive management, medical support of expeditionary rapid reaction contingencies and humanitarian missions, education and training, human resource management, medical staffing, financial management, medical facility management, medical logistics, medical readiness management, medical information systems and technology management, TRICARE, force fitness, and Health Professional recruiting.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to Area I & II applicants for the Montana Air National Guard

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481469300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.