Serve full-time in the Navy Medical Service Corps Health Care Administration Jobs

Help manage a global health-care network – from finances to logistics, facilities to personnel.

There are now job openings for Health Care Administrators in America’s Navy.

Industry: Military, Health Care, Administration, Finances, Facilities, Logistics, Operations, Personnel, Human Resources

Type of Service: Full-time (Active Duty)

Type of Position: Officer in the Medical Service Corps (graduate degree required)

About this Job: Navy Health Care Administrators are responsible for the business side of Navy Health Care operations – specializing in any of ten administrative focus areas, supervising the care of those who serve, managing delivery systems or evaluating training programs. In this role:

  • Oversee proper construction of a new hospital
  • Manage the budget of a department, division or an entire facility
  • Make recommendations on how to continue delivering quality health care in cost-effective ways
  • Evaluate the training needs of personnel and make recommendations
  • Assess medical and humanitarian needs after an earthquake or a natural disaster

Administrative Areas: Gain specialized expertise as you concentrate your service in one or more of these areas:

  • Education and Training Management
  • Financial Management
  • General Health Care Administration
  • Health-Care Facilities Planning
  • Information Management
  • Manpower Systems Analysis
  • Medical Logistics Management
  • Operations Research
  • Patient Administration
  • Plans, Operations and Medical Intelligence

Key Opportunities: As an integral part of the Navy Medical Service Corps, you could lead personnel at one of the highly acclaimed National Naval Medical Centers. Provide administrative support aboard an aircraft carrier or a hospital ship, or in operational units worldwide. There are also distinct professional advantages:

  • Increase your value to health-care systems, insurance organizations, nonprofit organizations (NPOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and others
  • Advance and share expertise through collaboration opportunities with fellow Health Care Administration leaders
  • Pursue opportunities not readily available in civilian practice (e.g., work on an aircraft carrier, in the field or in locations around the world)
  • Acquire invaluable management experience as an administrative leader (Medical Service Corps Officer)
  • Receive potential financial incentives (availability of offer depends on specialty)
  • Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education

Qualifications and Basic Requirements: Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration:

  • U.S. citizenship: Required
  • Education: Master’s degree with a major in health care, hospital or health services administration (MHA), accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME); or master’s degree in business administration (MBA) with a concentration in Health Care Administration, accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); or master’s degree in public health accredited by CEPH in Public Health (Concentration in Administration)
  • Gender: Male or female
  • Age: 18 to 41
  • Medical examination: Required
  • Service commitment: Minimum of three years of Active Duty

Learn more about a career in Health Care Administration in America's Navy – including details on current offers and preferred requirements.