Perioperative Nurse

U.S. Army 2nd Medical Recruiting Battalion
Atlanta, GA 30301
Post Date:
July 20, 2024


As a perioperative nurse and officer on the U.S. Army or Army Reserve health care team, you’ll manage and support those Soldiers and their family members experiencing surgical procedures. You will assess the nursing care, participate in the preparation and monitoring of surgical equipment and assist the surgical team. You may even have the opportunity to mentor other nursing students on perioperative management and strategies. You’ll work in state-of-the-art medical facilities with some of the most innovative equipment and technology available in the industry. If you choose the Army Reserve, you can enhance your nursing career while working in your community and serving when needed. Whether you choose to serve active duty or part-time, you will work as a member of our operating room team,
surrounded by collaborative professionals who share your dedication to patient care.
If you decide to join as an Active duty Perioperative Nurse, you may qualify for the Army Nurse Accession Bonus of $30,000 (up to $10,000 total if combined with the Loan Repayment Program). The Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program which repays up to $120,000 of qualified loans ($40,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years).
As an Army Reserve Perioperative Nurse, you may qualify for up to $75,000 special pay ($25,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years) and up to $50,000 to repay qualifying education loans ($20,000 for the first 2 years and $10,000 for the third year).

Additional benefits include:

  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions

  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

  • Non-contributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service (starting at age 60 for Army Reserve)

  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually (for Active duty)

  • Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges

  • Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)

  • Privileges that come with being an officer in the U.S. Army or Army Reserve

  • Training to become a leader in your specialized field

Requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited nursing school.

  • Between 21 and 42 years of age

  • Current, valid and unrestricted nursing license

  • U.S. citizenship (Active duty) or a permanent resident (Army Reserve)

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