MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 18-20 TOUR LENGTH: INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 21 DEC 2017 CLOSING DATE: 20 JAN 2018
POSITION TITLE: AEROSPACE MEDICAL SERVICE
POSITION GRADE: E7/MSGT
POSITION AFSC: 4N071
ASVAB SCORES: M: A: G: 50 E: IAW AFECD
MUST HAVE AFSC LOCATION: AUGUSTA, MI
WHO CAN APPLY:
AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) EMPLOYEES OF THE MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E5/SSGT PROMOTABLE
MAXIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E5/SSGT PROMOTABLE
MAXIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E5/SSGT PROMOTABLE
MAXIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN
Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
• Provides, supervises and manages patient care of beneficiaries to include flying and special operational duty personnel.
• Performs nursing tasks.
• Acts as Patient Centered Medical Home member or team leader.
• Front-line preventionist who identifies potential health risks and provides preventative counseling.
• Performs paraprofessional portions of preventative health assessments and physical examinations.
• Monitors and records physiological measurements.
• Orients patients to the hospital environment.
• Admits, discharges, and transfers patients as directed.
• Observes, reports, and records observations in patient progress notes and team conferences.
• Performs portions of medical treatment, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures.
• Cares for, observes, and reports on pre/post-operative, seriously or critically ill, and injured patients.
• Records treatments and procedures rendered and observes effects.
• Performs postmortem care. Identifies patient problems and assists in developing and evaluating patient care plan(s).
• Assembles, operates, and maintains therapeutic equipment.
• Provides field medical care in contingency operations and disasters.
• Performs basic life support and triage in emergency situations.
• Serves as member of primary emergency medical response to in-flight emergencies and potential mass casualty scenarios for on- and off-base incidents.
• Operates emergency medical and other vehicles.
• Loads and unloads litter patients.
• Participates in contingency or disaster field training, exercises, and deployments.
• Augments search and rescue flying squadrons.
• Obtains and maintains linen and supplies/areas.
• Disposes of medical waste.
• Maintains inpatient and outpatient medical records.
• Screens medical records for deployability and other medical administrative requirements.
• Prepares and submits administrative reports.
• Manages supplies and equipment, submits and executes budgets.
• Coordinates medical service activities with execution and clinical management teams.
• Utilizes the nursing process for promoting and maintaining patient health.
• Provides disease and disability education, care, and evaluation of nursing care.
• Participates in and leads the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.
• Performs assessment and analysis of patient health status, identifies health goals, recognizes subtle changes in conditions, interprets these changes, and immediately determines appropriate course of action.
• Supervises personnel, conducts training, and creates duty schedules.
• Schedules and/or conducts in-service training on procedures, techniques, and equipment.
• Schedules and/or conducts periodic disaster training, fire drills, and evacuation procedures.
• Provides training to medical and non-medical personnel; training may include areas such as emergency medical technician and required basic life support training.
• Performs duty as an IDMT at home station and deployed locations, remote sites and alternate care locations.
• Renders medical, dental, and emergency treatment; recommends and coordinates evacuations for definitive medical treatment.
• Performs pharmacy, laboratory, bioenvironmental, immunizations, public health, medical logistics and medical administration duties.
• Establishes preceptorship and provides forward area health care IAW applicable guidelines in an austere or bare-base environment.
• Special Operations Command (SOC) Medics perform special operations medical support providing initial combat trauma stabilization, on-going field trauma care, and Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) to definitive care.
• SOC medics are ideally suited to Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) mission support for establishing bare-base encampments.
• Performs aeromedical evacuation (AE) ground and/or flight duties.
• Performs pre-flight/inflight patient care and documentation.
• Provides emergency care for patients in event of medical and/or aircraft emergencies.
• Functions as an aeromedical evacuation crewmember (AECM).
• Prepares patients, equipment and aircraft for flight.
• Enplanes and deplanes patients.
• Loads and unloads baggage.
• Operates specialized aircraft flight equipment, medical devices and aircraft systems related to patient care.
• Performs allergy and immunization (AI) duties.
• Allergy: Manages immunotherapy care and performs diagnostic tests as ordered by physician.
• Prepares allergenic extracts and/or specific allergy treatment extracts.
• Performs allergy skin and anergy testing.
• Immunization: Manages computer based patient information.
• Performs tuberculosis testing.
• Administers vaccines IAW current guidelines.
• Provides emergency care for treatment of anaphylaxis.
• Provides patient education regarding expected reactions and proper post-vaccination care.
• Provides oversight of immunization processes and programs.
• Manages the Immunization Backup Technician (IBT) program. 2.6.
• Performs neurodiagnostic duties.
• Assists physician with and prepares patients for examination, treatment, and diagnostic procedures.
• Assembles, operates, maintains and performs routine user maintenance of electroencephalographic and electromyographic equipment.
• Assists in performing special electroencephalographic and electromyographic procedures.
• Ensures appropriate care and storage of tracings and reports.
• Performs critical care duties.
• Prepares patient with special equipment for transfers.
• Performs and assists with examinations and special procedures including mechanical ventilation, cardiovascular and neurovascular procedures and dialysis.
• Performs hyperbaric medical duties.
• Prepares patients and equipment for hyperbaric dive.
• Provides wound care debridement.
• Prepares hyperbaric chamber and properly positions patients.
• Functions as hyperbaric dive crewmember.
• Assists hyperbaric nurse or provider with patient care during dive.
• Provides emergency care for patients in event of medical or hyperbaric chamber emergencies.
• Performs Dialysis Medical Technician duties.
• Prepares patient and performs procedures using specialized renal dialysis equipment.
• Performs flight and operational medicine duties.
• Assists flight surgeon with aircraft mishap and physiological incident response, investigation, and reporting.
• Supports flight surgeon to develop flying safety and deployment briefings.
• Assists healthcare provider teams with interpretation and application of medical standards to determine medical qualifications for occupational duty, worldwide duty, special operation duty, mobility status, flying status, special duty, security clearance, professional military education (PME), retraining, commissioning, and transition to Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard.
• Provides administrative management of duty limiting conditions reports.
• Assists with oversight of waiver management utilizing the Aircrew Information Management Waiver Tracking System (AIMWTS).
• Maintains grounding management on all aircrew assigned utilizing the Aeromedical Services Information Management Systems (ASIMS).
• Performs the paraprofessional portion of initial flying class/special operational duty (SOD) physicals.
• Conducts clinical entries for data into the Physical Examination Processing Program (PEPP) and manages physical until completion.
• Provides first point of contact for non-empanelled patients requiring physical examinations (i.e. Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB), Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), and others that are an extension of the occupational exam).
• Performs preventive health assessment (PHA) physicals for flying status and non-flying status personnel and updates results of required tests and examinations into ASIMS.
• Knowledge. The following knowledge is mandatory for award of AFSC indicated:
• 4N0X1/X. Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology; nursing theory, techniques and procedures; nursing assessment; team nursing; patient needs; emergency medical treatment to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation; aseptic technique; medical ethics and legal aspects; prescribed drugs/immunizations and their administration; population health concepts; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; transportation of sick and wounded; risk management; military hygiene and sanitation; fundamentals of primary care management (PCM); preventive medicine and counseling techniques; physical examinations and standards, contingency operations, disaster preparedness and chemical warfare; flight physiology fundamentals; maintenance of the human weapon system; and operational readiness of the war fighter.
• 4N0X1B. Neurological patient examination, treatment, and diagnostic procedures; -operation and user maintenance of electroencephalographic, electromyographic, and other neurodiagnostic equipment.
• 4N0X1C. Medical, dental, and emergency treatment; disorders; advanced cardiac and disease management; epidemiology; and entomology. Pharmacy, laboratory, bioenvironmental, immunizations, public health, medical logistics, and medical administration.
• 4N0X1F. Physical examinations procedures, aircrew medical waivers, medical standards, and duty limiting conditions.
• Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school is required with courses in general science, biology, psychology, and chemistry is desirable.
• The following training is mandatory for the award of the AFSC indicated:
• 4N031. Completion of Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program (BMTCP).
• 4N031B. Completion of a basic neurology technician course.
• 4N071/71X. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 4N051/51X.
• Also experience performing or supervising functions such as nursing activities; care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; and conducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinations.
• The following are mandatory as indicated:
• For entry into AFSCs 4N0X1/X1X:
• No record of emotional instability according to the provisions of AFI 48-123.
• Must possess a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles (GMV) in accordance with AFI 24-301, Vehicle Operations.
• For award and retention of AFSCs 4N0X1/X1X:
• Certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) as an emergency medical technician is mandatory.
• After initial certification, continued certification is mandatory.
• NOTE: Individuals who possess a NREMT-Paramedic certification exceed the NREMT requirement and are not required to also maintain a NREMT certification.
• For award and retention of these AFSCs, must maintain local network access IAW AFMANs 33-152, User Responsibilities and Guidance for Information Systems and 33-282, Computer Security.
• For entry into 4N0X1B, prior qualification in and possession of PAFSC 4N051/71.
• For entry, award, and retention of 4N0X1C, the following are mandatory:
• Prior qualification in and possession of PAFSC 4N051/71 and 3 years’ experience practicing as a 4N0XX with 2 years of direct patient care.
• Normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
• Immunization Back-up Technician (IBT) qualification.
• Qualification to perform duties at an isolated location according to the provisions of AFI 48-123 and Medical Standards Directory.
• For entry into 4N0X1F, prior qualification in and possession of PAFSC 4N051/71.
ADDITIONAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
• Must agree to a 36 month tour with the CST upon completion of the CSSC.
• Must agree to attend WMD-CST specified training and obtain qualifications for the duty position within 12 months of assignment to the unit.
• Must agree to reside within a one hour radius of the unit location, be subject to short notice of extensive TDY travel and remain on call 24 hours a day/7 days per week, except when on authorized leave.
• Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card
• Must be willing to train with real nerve agents.
• Must successfully complete OSHA HAZMAT physical examination to remain in the CST.
• Due to the risk of possible exposure CST members may encounter while executing their mission, they will receive the immunizations recommended by the Military Vaccine Agency (MILVAX), IAW AR 40-66, para 5-19.
Candidates must be medically cleared to wear a respirator and will participate in a HAZMAT agility test demonstrating their ability to wear and function in level A HAZMAT encapsulated suit with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) • Failure to agility test may eliminate the candidate from the interview process • Must be eligible for and maintain Secret Security Clearance • Must be eligible for and maintain a DoD Government
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).
2. AT A MINIMUM, YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.
b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.
c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).
d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.
3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: SSGT Stephanie Bagley 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications. ________________________________________
EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.
ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101
1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.
2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty. Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.
3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.
4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.
5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.
6. Pregnant females are eligible to apply for AGR tours. If selected, they cannot be appointed and entered on active duty until the pregnancy period has expired.
7. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.
8. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.