If you are close to a four-year degree in a health related field, and enjoy people, then the position of Health Administrator in the Air Force may be a good job for you. You will work in a field that encompassed different skills in health care, logistics, planning, education, support and administration. In the health field working as a health care administrator you get to participate in a little bit of everything. Your work will included operations, programming, planning, and support of the following kinds of facilities:
-Medical Facility Command both mobile and base operations.
-Medical Resource management.
-Health Services Training and Education.
-Construction and codification of medical facilities.
-Health care systems design and support facilities.
-Research and Medical Health care Research facilities.
-Services management and medical facility management teams.
-Patient affairs management facilities.
-Emergency planning and Wartime planning teams.
-Medical Recruiting and support operations.
-Date systems design and biometrics teams.
-And Aeromedical support and evacuation facilities.
To qualify for the position of a Health Care Administrator you have to be within a year of graduation for a four-year degree. This is because you need to be qualified for an Officer Commission, as a health care administrator is a commissioned officer position. You can attend training and upon your graduation be commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force.
As a candidate for Health Care Administration you will be required to be a United States Citizen between the ages of 18 and 41 years of age, within a year of graduation, and have a high qualifying score on the GMAT or GRE tests.
If you are a person who enjoys being with people, and like working in the health care field, and are not headed toward being a doctor or a nurse, this may be the military specialty choice for you. You can deal with all different sectors of hospital and medical facility administration, and work closely with medical personnel from both the Air Force and other services. Civilian positions include a multitude of positions in administration, in both the hospital and medical fields, as well as positions such as office manager, office administration, or work in a technical or law office. This is a job that is subject to a lot of change, as changing conditions occur in the medical field this job will continue to evolve and change.