NURSE ANESTHETIST (66F) - United States Army - 22164402
NURSE ANESTHETIST (66F) - United States Army
An integral component of the [link removed], the Army Nurse Corps continues to distinguish itself from the traditional nursing field. As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and Officer on the [link removed], you’ll provide specialized care to patients requiring general anesthesia, respiratory care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and fluid therapy. You’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary team, surrounded by dedicated professionals who share your values!
In the [link removed], the case diversity nurses experience in caring for Soldiers and their families far exceeds the medical care environment of the private sector. As an Army Nurse Corps officer, you’ll have access to the most sophisticated technology, the opportunity to consult with experts in both the military and private sector, plus exceptional professional growth opportunities, which may include paid continuing education, clinical specialization and residencies.
- Scope of practice encompasses all areas where anesthesia is administered to include: inpatient operating rooms, Ambulatory Surgery Center, delivery rooms, post-anesthesia recovery rooms, critical care units and emergency departments
- Develop an anesthetic plan based on a preanesthetic evaluation
- Perform or supervise the performance of the anesthetic experience in collaboration with an anesthesiologist and/or appropriate physician throughout the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of anesthesia and surgery
- Administer analgesia and anesthesia for the labor and delivery process
- Active involvement in acute postoperative pain management of the surgical patient utilizing various techniques and pharmacological agents
- Document the anesthetic process to include physiological and psychological reactions to anesthesia and surgery
- Provide consultation and service for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway management
- Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise, and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust medical system
Unique duty positions include: Clinical Staff Nurse; Instructor; Phase II Director; Program Director or Deputy Program Director; Assistant Chief or Chief, Anesthesia Nursing Section.
ACTIVE DUTY BENEFITS:
In addition to the many privileges that come with being an officer on the [link removed], you’ll be rewarded with:
- Army Nurse Anesthetist Accession Bonus
- Health Professions Loan Repayment Program
- Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
- No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
- Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
- 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
Both Active and Reserve duty officers enjoy commissary and post exchange shopping privileges; a flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k); may receive pay for continuing education; and specialized training to become a leader in their field.
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- Master’s degree in nursing anesthesia, from an accredited program
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
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- Between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
- Meet all moral and physical requirements to become an Officer
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