MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER @ US Department of the Air Force - New Castle, DE





    This National Guard position is for a MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Position Description Number D1718000 and is part of the DE 166 Medical Group, National Guard.


    (1) Directs the overall management of medical support for the Air National Guard installation to include tenant unit(s) and GSU(s). Determines the impact and implements courses of action regarding projected Department of Defense (DoD), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA) that affect Air National Guard plans, directives and missions. Ensures medical capabilities support the federal mission of expeditionary medical operations worldwide and state mission of medical response for homeland security and other state medical missions as directed by the Governor.

    (2) 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.

    (3) Directs work to be accomplished by the base medical and bioenvironmental 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. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements, medical readiness requirements, and the overall integrity of medical information and technology, force health management programs, and initiatives which operate to maintain and ensure a fit and ready force.

    (4) Ensures implementation and compliance with Occupational Health for dual and nondual 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 (HAZCOM) Program, and Quantitative Fit Testing Program. Enforces diversity, equal employment opportunity, and the labor-management relations program.

    (5) Analyzes, evaluates, monitors and reports Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) for Wing, tenant unit(s) and GSU personnel. Ensures the installation maintains a strong viable human weapons system force fit for worldwide deployability. Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other senior management officials in the planning and development of short-term and long-term strategies for implementation of the Wing Strategic Plan.

    (6) Implements the medical portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) Statement of the unit. Ensures the Medical Group is organized, trained and equipped for any state or federal contingency to include global contingency deployment. Develops and implements unit plans for execution of deployments In support of the USAF Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) requirements and contingency objectives to meet USAF and Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) goals.

    (7) 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 (PIMR), Aerospace Services Information Management System (ASIMS) and other various systems.

    (8) Serves as the installation's technical advisor regarding ANG medical capabilities related to "Homeland Defense" (HLD) and Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA). Oversees all directed Federal, state, local and regional planning, training, and exercising of the unit's support of MSCA and the unit's development and maintenance of the Emergency Management Plan (EMP).

    (9) Serves as the installation subject matter expert and problem solver for medical and dental health benefits regulated and outlined by the National Defense Authorization Act and through the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs. Coordinates health services activities and maintains liaison with DoD healthcare agencies and civilian healthcare organizations.

    (10) 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.

    (11) Serves as the Medical Group's active member of the Wing Financial Management Board (FMB). Controls utilization of health services program funds in collaboration with Medical Group Commander, Medical Group Executive Management Committee, Wing Commander, and Wing Comptroller.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
    Supervisory status
    Promotion Potential
  • Job family (Series)

    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Requirements


    Conditions of Employment

    • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    • 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.

    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


    Military Grades: O-2 1Lt thru O-5 Lt Col

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 30 months experience, education or training in program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Must have experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training in program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

    SUPERVISORY POSITIONS: Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


    There is no substitution for education at the GS-12 level.

    Additional information

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
    Trust determination process

    National security
  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume is a required document, which should show your work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month, day and Year, e.g., 12/02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: DNG 51R,

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
  • Benefits


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This job is open to

  • Federal employees - Excepted service

    Current excepted service federal employees.
  • National Guard & Reserves

    Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to members willing to join the Delaware Air National Guard. AREA 1 = Permanent & Indefinite On-Board Title 32 Employees AREA 2 = Delaware National Guard On-Board Title 5 Employees with Military Membership in the Delaware National Guard AREA 3 = Current Temporary Title 32 Employees, Traditional Military Members (M-Day & DSG), & AGR Members AREA 4 = All others eligible for military membership in the Delaware National Guard