Manager, Medical Command Training Branch

Vinnell Arabia (
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee   contract

Saudi Arabia

Directs the planning and execution of all Contractor activities in support of the Military Field Medical Command (MFMC) Headquarters, and its subordinate units; less the Allied Health Sciences Military School. Supervises the conduct, design, and execution of a modernization-training program for HQ, MFMC. Supervise and oversees the training and assistance program to ensure the tactical-operational-strategic level education and training of medical soldiers and officers meets established quantitative and qualitative standards; providing professional health service support through all levels of field medical care. Manages three medical command level sections (medical operations, logistics, and information technology/management) with a goal of complete modernization of the MFMC?s system with comprehensive medical operations training (military decision making process, tactical medical operations and disaster management), multi-functional logistics training (material & life cycle management and material management information system, such as ORACLE), and information technology/management that encompasses health information systems/programs, training management, logistics system and maintenance of a management information system within MFMC.

A. Duties/Responsibilities:
1. Plans, directs and supervises modernization and sustainment training for the medical elements of non-medical National Guard units and subordinate units of the MFMC.
2. Directs development and revision of medical unit fielding, new equipment training (NET), and sustainment training programs to as required to ensure conformity with approved operational doctrine, policy, and procedures for National Guard units.
3. Ensures training programs and operational processes are in accordance with USG guidelines for individual skills sustainment training, unit collective training, command and staff operations, and the professional development of National Guard officers and noncommissioned officers.
4. Provides for and supervises execution of coaching, training, and assistance to designated SANG medical units and elements in all aspects of combat health support, unit level medical logistics management, and materiel readiness.
5. Supervises and directs assigned or attached medical logistics personnel in preparing medical sets, kits and outfits for issue in support of unit NET and fielding programs.
6. Assists the Manager, Health Affairs Division (HAD) and the Commander, MFMC on creation of new programs or modification of existing programs to satisfy National Guard Combat Health Support (CHS) health care delivery standards.
7. Provides for and supervises performance of combat health support training programs for medical unit commanders, staff personnel, and other SANG organizations as directed.
8. Acts as the point of contact for feedback to the Allied Health Sciences Education Branch on lessons learned during training and unit operations to facilitate development and revision of instructional materials and course matter.
9. Provides Subject Matter Expertise to assist the design and development of new CHS doctrine, organizations, tactics, techniques, and procedures with related training and instructional materials to support SANG goals for developing a modern, effective, and efficient field medical force capable of independent operation.
10. Function as the acting Division Manager in the absence of the Division Manager.

B. Independence: Operates independently within principles and guidelines agreed upon with the Manager, Health Affairs Division (HAD) and in coordination with other management personnel to accomplish organizational objectives and goals.

C. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises all employees assigned or attached to the Medical Unit Training Branch.

A. Education: Graduate degree in Management, Education, Health Care Management or related fields. Graduate of Command and General Staff College or Service equivalent. Graduate of the US Army Medical Services Officer Advanced Course or other DoD equivalent.

B. Experience: Field Grade Medical Service Corps Officer (O-4 or above) with ten (10) years field medical operations or senior staff (brigade or higher) experience).

C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Thorough knowledge and understanding of Combat Health Service Support (CHSS) doctrine on the battlefield. Must be knowledgeable of the continuum of health care, from the point of injury to fixed treatment facilities. Must understand force integration techniques and complete operational integration of units into the active force, to include documentation, training, manning, and equipping of field medical organizations. Must be familiar with principles governing information systems and medical logistics systems. Possess a valid driver?s license


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