Obstetric/Gynecologic nurses specialize in care during pregnancy, labor and childbirth for active duty officers and enlisted military members. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers and their families.

Job Duties

Incorporate medical/surgical nursing skills that are important to the military community

Practice care for women, newborns and their families within the areas of obstetric/gynecological nursing

Participate in the preparation, sterilization, monitoring, maintenance and storage of surgical supplies/equipment

Apply clinical and administrative knowledge/skills for research

Requirements

Bachelor s degree in nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or accepted by the U.S. Secretary of Education

Completion of a qualified course in public health nursing or one year of supervised experience

Must be between 21 and 42 years of age

Current, valid and unrestricted nursing license

Must be a U.S. citizen

Training

Job training for a Nurse Corps officer includes completing an Basic Officer Leaders Course, which introduces you to the Army health care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.

Helpful Skills

Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions

Perform under stress

Apply critical technical and thinking skills

Tremendous concentration

Compensation

Active Duty

Receive Army Nurse Accession Bonus

Nurse Loan Repayment Program

Low-cost life and dental insurance,

Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service

30 days of paid vacation earned annually

Army Reserve

Qualified nurses may be eligible for Special Pay and Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program

Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service

Low-cost life and dental insurance

Education Benefits

The U.S. Army provides generous education loan-repayment programs, residency programs and continuing education opportunities to support your continued career growth and development.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at .

Johns Hopkins

GE Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic

Mercy Medical Center
Associated topics:
cpg, gyn and womens health, gynecologist, gynecology, gynocology, maternal services, maternal child services, ob, obstetrics gynecology, physician ob

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