Supervises or performs administrative duties in patient administration division of hospital or other medical activity.
Performs duties shown at preceding level of skill and provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel in accomplishment of their duties; advise hospital staff on Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital pertaining to Medical Services to include documentation, confidentiality, quality assurance, utilization review, and risk management; coordinate medical care for military members, civilian emergencies, and other eligible beneficiaries; manage MTF Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS); serve as alternate Physical Evaluation Board Liaison Officer (PEBLO); supervise performance of patient administrative duties; provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel in accomplishment of their duties; establishes and maintains coordination with other military/civilian medical treatment facilities; coordinate patient administration activities in regional medical commands; supervise performance of patient administration duties; provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel in accomplishment of their duties. Establishes and maintains coordination with other military/civilian medical treatment facilities; coordinate patient administration activities in regional medical commands; supervise performance of patient administration duties.
Compiles data and prepares required statistical report on outpatient visits, inpatient visits, admissions, dispositions, and other selected workload area; prepare reports and data on births, deaths, and reportable conditions for submission to military and civilian authorities; initiate correspondence pertaining to medical records, medical board proceedings, line of duty investigations, and other records and reports pertaining to patient administration; possess working knowledge of patient medical eligibility programs such as DEERS; prepares and consolidates medical documents and files authorized documents ensuring proper sequencing of forms; applies knowledge of medical terminology as it applies to anatomy and physiology; prepare medical records for retirement; assist in the preparation of medical information for release; maintain a medical record tracking system within the medical treatment facility; process patients for admission to medical facilities; checks and verifies eligibility for care; performs administrative duties and prepares appropriate forms to process and report very seriously ill and seriously ill personnel, to include notification of next of kin and progress reports; accounts for and safeguards funds received for deposit in medical services account; prepare patient and associated documentation for medical evacuation; performs duties shown at preceding level of skill and provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel in accomplishment of their duties; performs medical administrative duties in various departments or services of hospitals to include; posting administrative entries in medical records; scheduling patients for medical board action; monitoring long-term patient rosters; maintaining patient workload data from subordinate services; audits medical records for quality control based on the nature of care and treatment given; and Releases medical information, answers inquiries and provides information from medical records to requesting parties as authorized; assigns tasks to subordinate personnel to affect orderly flow of workload and ensure timely accomplishment of tasks inherent to patient record keeping, movement of patients, and other patient administrative matters; reviews completed correspondence, records, and forms for administrative and technical correctness; counsels eligible beneficiaries concerning military health care benefits; counsels patients on physical disability processing procedures; provide guidance to professional staff on cases requiring medical board action; coordinate administrative aspects of medical board processing; coordinate requests for care from other federal and civilian hospitals; supervise performance of patient administration duties
The chief medical NCO is the principal non-commissioned officer who supervises, and performs related duties as the senior advisor to Commanders, Directors, and Chiefs of Departments and staff agencies on all matters pertaining to enlisted personnel; they perform these duties in multifunctional medical treatment facilities and medical staff activities, or in medical units formed under the Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE), or Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) concept; the chief medical NCO must be qualified in one of the following eleven MOS (68A, 68E, 68G, 68J, 68K, 68M, 68P, 68Q, 68R, 68S and 68W) at the grade MSG; must be knowledgeable in technical mission, responsibilities and operations of all medical functional activities, to include: division and higher levels of medical special, general and joint staff sections, Medical Centers, large and medium size hospitals, Medical Activities, health centers and clinics, battery, company and troop size units, and all levels of echelons for medical organizations to include all major commands; must be able to plan, coordinate and supervise activities pertaining to unit organization, training, tactical and technical operations.