What We Do

Allied clinical care provider officers in the Commissioned Corps have the flexibility and freedom to pursue a diverse and fulfilling career. Day-to-day responsibilities may include:

  • Providing patient care in a variety of settings and venues
  • Participating in emergency operations
  • Conducting clinical research
  • Overseeing administration, acquisitiion , and budgeting responsibilities
  • Expanding knowledge through health education
  • Shaping health care regulatory and policy initiatives

In addition, allied clinical care provider officers may have the opportunity to assist in public health responses to man-made and natural disasters and participate in rural health missions helping some of the neediest populations in the Nation.

Allied clinical care providers can experience work diversity. Officers can have a career track that impacts public health practice in a variety of arenas ranging from patient care during an emergency response to shaping national health care policies.

As an allied clinical care provider officer in the Commissioned Corps, you can work throughout the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and in other Federal agencies and programs. Below is a list of the Federal agencies and programs where allied clinical care providers have the greatest likelihood of finding an assignment – the order is based on the number of allied clinical care officers presently assigned. See duty station map for more details.