When you decided on a career in nursing, you had certain goals in mind, both personal and professional. We can offer you eceptional opportunities to achieve those goals.
As an Army nurse, you will be part of a highly professional health care team where your opinions and recommendations are recognized. And as an Army officer, you will be given the authority and responsibility to do the job right.
Army nursing offers travel, diversified training and advanced educational opportunites. There is also an excellent compensation package, a retirement plan and the chance to advance your career with a broad range of experiences.
No matter what nursing specialty you're interested in, the Army offers innovative training in modern medical facilites. *Here are some of your choices:
*WIth the exception of nurse anesthesia, all nurses must have one year of active duty after completion.
OBSTERICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL NURSING
CRITICAL CARE NURSING
**Requires a commitment to serve as a nurse anesthetist for 54 months.
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
The Army Nurse Corps is committed to providing maximum development of your abilities and knowledge, beginning with our Preceptorshit Program.
The Army encourages continuing professional education. You may qualify for a graduate degree program and recieve all tuition, pay and allowances while attending a civilian university full time. You also might be eligible for reimbursement of part of the tuition for approved courses taken during off-duty hours.
There aer also opportunities to stay current with the latest theories and techniques of modern nursing with in-service programs or courses given at various Army medical installations.
These educational opportunities, both military and civilian, offer you an opportunity to enhance your professional apirations.
The benefits Army nurses recieve include: - On-post housing or housing allowance
- Low- or no-cost medical and dental benefits
- A generous retirement program
- Pay increases and eligibility for promotions
- 30 dyas of vacation with pay earned annually
- Military Installation shopping privileges
- Moving and travel expenses
- Relocation without loss of seniority
- Intial uniform allowance
- Low-cost life insurance
- Inexpensive recreational facilities...and more
Applicants for the Army Nurse Corps must be citizens of the United States or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
You must be 21 to 46 1/2 years old, with at least aBSN from an accredited college or university, and be currently regirsted to practice nursing in the United States or Puerto Rico, or be a senior student in an accredited BSN program.
All applicants must have excellent professional references, and meet the Army's moral and physical standards.
For more information, please visit our ROTC offices, located in Becker Hall.