Medical Service Corps Officer
Medical service corps officers command the medical service corps that treats and helps the Soldiers and their families in a variety of areas:
Behavioral sciences – social workers, clinical psychologists and counseling psychologists
Health administration services
Laboratory sciences – biochemists, clinical laboratory officers, microbiologists and research psychologists
Preventive medicine sciences – medical science officers, entomologists, audiologists and environmental science/engineering officers.
- Command/control the medical service corps units during emergency and nonemergency medical situations
- Coordinate employment of medical service corps Soldiers at all levels of command
Job training for medical service corps officers includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.
- Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
- Perform under stress
- Apply critical technical and thinking skills
- Tremendous concentration