Health Services Management job in the Air Force questions??

Does anyone have information on the Health Services Management job in the Air Force? How is it? What kind of work does it involve? Is it mostly working with females or is there a mix? What are the good and bad aspects of this job?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Specialty Summary: Manages health services activities. Plans, develops, manages, and performs health services activities. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 340.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Performs and directs patient management functions. Interprets communications, directives, and publications. Coordinates release of information functions. Prepares health record copies and abstracts. Coordinates release of information functions. Prepares, files, safe- guards, transfers, and retires health records. Maintains patient locator and suspense files. Prepares, codes, and transmits clinical record cover sheets. Transcribes daily information onto charts. Transcribes physicians' orders, and prepares requests for diagnostic tests, consul tations, and referrals. Performs functions to admit, discharge, and transfer patients. Compiles information and prepares reports, graphs, and charts on bed occupancy, staffing, dental health, medical care from civilian sources, and professional activities.

    Prepares patient related correspondence and special orders for patient assignment, reassignment, and aeromedical evacuation. Coordinates and prepares forms. Identifies and processes Line of Duty (LOD) determinations. Monitors dependents education (overseas clearance) program. Identifies, coordinates, and processes medical conditions requiring Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) proceedings. Verifies patient eligibility. Performs procedures for network referrals. Provides claims assistance and counseling to beneficiaries.

    Performs and manages resource management functions. Prepares financial statements and subsistence stock records. Compiles information, subsistence accounting, and prepares statistical reports. Performs market analysis and business-case analysis. Coordinates third party collection (TPC) activities and prepares necessary reports. Assists in manpower surveys and developing manpower standards. Identifies manpower standard exceptions and deviations. Screens medical records to gather data for medical audits. Analyzes workload and cost data to validate manpower requirements, and develops adjustments and projections to support clinical or mission changes. Monitors the Unit Manpower Document (UMD) to ensure requirements and funding are accurately reflected. Monitors the Unit Personnel Management Roster (UMPR) to ensure correct assignment of personnel resources. Identifies personnel staffing shortages and coordinates permanent or temporary assignment actions. Collects, maintains, prepares and analyzes Medical Expense and Performance Reporting Systems (MEPRS) data or comparable workload accounting system. Prepares budget estimates and financial plans. Monitors expenditures and obligations; analyzes financial reports and accounting and workload reporting procedures; conducts studies and internal audits.

    Performs and manages medical information technology functions and activities. Requests and documents technical assistance. Manages hardware and software activities. Monitors information technology security programs. Performs customer support activities. Manages user-training programs.

    Specialty Qualifications:

    Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: general clerical procedures; medical terminology, regulations, and direc tives; medical ethics; health records administration; principles of coding; and anatomy and physiology.

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  • 5 years ago

    Can you perhaps give more details?

  • deneen
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    4 years ago

    thank you for all the answers!

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    5 years ago


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