Army Preventive Medicine SpecialistEnlisted


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Conducts preventive medicine inspections, surveys, and control operations and assists with preventive medicine laboratory procedures.

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; 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; provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted soldiers and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections, visits and ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; ensures adherence to command policies; holds first sergeants' or sergeants' major call to announce information and instruction; ensures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service and command regulations or policies; responsible for monitoring training or conducts training of enlisted soldiers; assesses training at all levels and provides feedback to appropriate commanders and leaders; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted soldiers of the command; responsible for and provides guidance on Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES) and Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program (NCODP); inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; serves as president or member of command promotion board or removal board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; sits as chairperson or member of a command's Military Member of the Quarter/Year competition for enlisted soldiers or NCOs, as directed by local regulations; responsible for quality, control and training of noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (NCOER) while ensuring timely submissions; reviews evaluation reports to determine compliance with policies and procedures and recommends corrective actions on deficiencies to commanders, other leaders and rating officials; performs other duties prescribed by the commander; assists in the professional development of junior and company grade officer.

Conducts preventive medicine inspections, surveys and control operations and assists with preventive medicine laboratory procedures; conducts preventive medicine inspections, surveys and control operations and assists with preventive medicine laboratory procedures; supervise subordinate personnel in the performance of their duties; supervise small preventive medicine services or units; organize water, food sanitation, hospital environment, entomological, epidemiological and environmental stress surveillance programs; analyzes and evaluates collected data; supervise technical and administrative functions of preventive medicine activities.

Supervise medium size preventive medicine services or medical teams/detachments; assist with development of unit defense plans and operational orders; reviews and makes appropriate recommendations on doctrine and training literature; maintain intelligence information and records; establish quality control procedures for inspection programs and laboratory analysis; develop community health education programs; evaluates existing preventive medicine programs and modifies as necessary to meet the needs of the population served; supervises large preventive medicine services or units, or serves on preventive medicine staff; staff activities include writing, developing and coordinating command wide regulations and policies relating to preventive medicine services; participate in command review and approval of subordinate unit activities; assist in planning and placement of field medical units; evaluates training programs and provides recommendations for improvement; participate in studies and reviews; maintain records of strength, location and employment of preventive medicine assets.

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