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The Medical Service Corps is comprised of a wide diversity of medical administrative, scientific, and provider specialties ranging from the management and support of the Army's health services system to direct patient care. The Corps is separated into four Medical Functional Areas (MFAs), four Areas of Concentration (AOC), and one MOS.

MFA 70: Administrative Health Services

70A: Healthcare Administration Plans, directs, manages, administers, and participates in the functioning of health care facilities and organizations. Participates at all levels of command in establishing and implementing policies and procedures affecting the U.S. Army Health Care Delivery System.

70B: Health Services Officer This is the entry level AOC for the 70 MFA. At the operational level, plans, coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and advises unit commanders and staff in both medical and non-medical areas of patient evacuation and treatment, organizational administration, supply, training, operations, transportation, and maintenance.

70C: Health Services Comptroller Examines, manages, and certifies military and civilian payrolls, travel, commercial accounts, and other vouchers and claims. Prepares, consolidates, and analyzes financial data and management information systems reports at all command levels. Develops policies, coordinates and performs all finance and accounting functions for AMEDD organizations.

70D: Health Services Systems Manager Provides managerial expertise and technical guidance in developing, implementing, and maintaining, information systems at medical activities. Integrates telecommunications, automation, visual information, records management, and publications and printing equipment in support of medical treatment facilities and biomedical research laboratories.

70E: Patient Administrator Collects and analyzes patient and institutional data. Advises the medical commander on issues pertaining to patient administration, third party collection programs, and medical regulating; advisor on matters pertaining to health services facility management, organization, operation, and the standards prescribed by JCAHO.

70F: Human Resources Manager Plans, develops, and directs personnel systems that support and implement programs concerning the components of the personnel management life cycle. Included are strength accounting, accessions, personnel operations, awards, promotions, classifications and reclassifications, assignments, special pays, personnel evaluations, reenlistments, eliminations, and separations.

70H: Plans, Operations, Intelligence, Training, and Security Serves as the principal advisor to commanders at all levels in the areas of field medical operations and evacuation. Directs and coordinates staff functions pertaining to health services plans, operations, intelligence, security, and training.

70K: Medical Logistics Officer Plans and directs activities of personnel and units responsible for the inventory management of all Class VIII medical supply. Directs and/or exercises staff supervision of units engaged in production, acquisition, receipt, storage, issue and distribution of medical equipment, repair parts, and supplies. Serves as the focal point for medical property management and accountability procedures. 

70K9I: Health Facilities Management Programs, plans, develops, designs, and constructs health care facilities. 

67J: Aeromedical Evacuation Serves as a specially trained aeromedical evacuation aviator in a variety of key positions. Pilots assigned aircraft on aeromedical evacuation missions while supervising in-flight treatment to sustain human life and relieve suffering. Tactically employs medical aircraft, personnel, and equipment in support of land combat operations.

670A: Health Services Maintenance Technician Manages the maintenance requirements for both fixed and field medical facilities. Participates in the process of procuring medical equipment and serves as a technical consultant to the hospital staff for maintenance and procurement matters. Trains hospital staff in the proper care and operator maintenance of medical equipment.

MFA 71: Medical Allied Sciences

71A: Microbiology / Parasitology / Immunology Expertise in Microbiology, Parasitology, and Immunology. Supervises testing, provides consultation and expert advice, conducts/directs research, and manages laboratory operations including fiscal and personnel resources.

71B: Biochemistry Expertise in Biochemistry and Physiology. Supervises testing, provides consultation and expert advice, conducts/directs research, and manages laboratory operations including fiscal and personnel resources.

71E: Clinical Laboratory Expertise in clinical laboratory sciences management and operations. Supervises testing, provides consultation and expert advice, conducts/directs research, and manages laboratory operations including fiscal and personnel resources.

ASI 8T: Blood Bank Officer

MFA 72: Preventive Medicine Sciences

72A: Nuclear Medical Science Plans, leads, directs, manages, advises, and participates in activities relating to health physics and NBC medical defense associated with military operations. Provides identification, evaluation, and guidance for personnel protection and for control of potential radiation hazards in working environments, materiel, munitions, and armament.

72B: Medical Entomology Plan, lead, manage, advise, direct and participate in operational, consultative, training, product development and research in medical entomology to ensure effective control of pests and vectors of disease affecting the health, morale and environment of all U.S. Army personnel. Serve in command and staff assignments throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Army to ensure property and material are not damaged by invertebrate and vertebrate pests. Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust and readily available medical system.

72C: Audiology Conducts quantitative and qualitative examinations of auditory pathway; prescribes and implements non-medical treatment to conserve or improve communication ability; designs, develops, and maintains hearing conservation programs.

72D: Environmental Science and Engineering Advises and performs professional and scientific work in environmental health and industrial hygiene. Functions include: identification and evaluation for the control of potential health hazards; health hazard assessment of weapons, equipment, clothing, training, and materiel systems; promotion of policies and, practices directed toward the prevention of disease, illness, and injury.

MFA 73: Clinical Health Sciences

73A: Social Work Performs social work functions including providing direct services, teaching and training, supervision, research administration, consultation, and policy development in various military settings. These functions are provided in order to enhance the social well-being of military members, their eligible family members, and DA civilians.

73B: Clinical Psychology Applies psychological principles, and techniques through direct patient services, consultation, education, and research in problems of human effectiveness, adjustment, and emotional disturbance in medical and other settings. Concerned with investigations, evaluations, and amelioration of mental and behavior disorders; prevention of mental illness; promotion of effective mental health.

71F: Research Psychology Conceives and conducts research to determine the effects of physiological and social variables on the health and performance of military personnel. 

67E: Pharmacy Plans, executes, and evaluates pharmaceutical activities. Duties include clinical and consultative pharmacy, and pharmacy service administration. 

67F: Optometry Serves as a primary health care provider, conducting examinations to detect, prevent, diagnose, treat, and manage ocular related disorders, that is, injuries, diseases, and visual dysfunctions. Uses diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA) and medical/surgical instruments.

67G: Podiatry Examines, diagnoses, and treats or prescribes courses of treatment for personnel suffering from diseases, injuries, or disorders of the feet. Podiatric care includes inpatient and outpatient surgical and non-surgical treatment and consultative services.


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