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Family Nurse Practitioner

Company:
U.S. Army 5th Medical Recruiting Battalion
Location:
Metairie, LA 70002
Post Date:
October 11, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

Family Nurse Practitioner


U.S. Army Nurse Corps


PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN THE LIVES OF OUR NATION’S DEFENDERS


As a Family Nurse Practitioner, the work you’ll do on the U.S. Army health care team is not only an essential service, but also life changing. It’s a career that will make a difference in our Soldiers’ lives, their families, and even your own. Family nurse practitioners are a critical component in providing primary health care support for adults and children during humanitarian missions, other contingency operations and peacetime. Their scope of practice promotes health, wellness and disease/injury prevention. In this job, you will collaborate with and be surrounded by dedicated professionals who share your values and a passion for excellence.



Benefits may include:



  • Repayment of qualified education loans to lending institution, paid annually over a maximum of 3 years while serving for qualifying nurse specialties

  • Based on your nursing specialty, you may be eligible for an accessions bonus

  • Full-tuition scholarship toward obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.00 through the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP).

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

  • Travel opportunities, to include humanitarian missions

  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually

  • Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges

  • Enrollment into the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System

  • Specialized training to become a leader in the military nurse community


Requirements:



  • Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age upon initial appointment. Prior commissioned time is credited one-for-one against the 42-year age cutoff.

  • Current, valid, active, and unrestricted nursing license as a Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Must be a U.S. citizen



To learn more, visit healthcare.goarmy.com/nurse

Contact
Staff Sergeant Bradly Headley
Phone: (210)202-7939
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