As an AF RN, you’ll face many challenges, some you’ve seen in the civilian world and some you’ll only encounter in the military. Additionally, you’ll be able to focus on practicing more medicine day-to-day than you ever imagined, and you could do it in locations around the world; from working in a full-size medical center to working interdependently with medical providers in a small clinic. As an officer and a nurse, you’ll be an indispensable and highly respected member of our medical team providing state-of-the-art healthcare to Airmen and their families. You’ll plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for both in- & out-patients along the health continuum; Collaborate with all members of the team to ensure your patients and their families receive the finest healthcare; Touch every aspect of healthcare from bedside nursing, community initiatives, leadership, research, education, and disaster preparedness. You’ll be an officer with all the respect and privileges attached to the rank and carry your seniority with you wherever you work
Clinical, Critical Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Perinatal/OB, ER/Trauma, Mental Health, Perioperative/OR, Privileged Advance Practice, Women’s Health NP, Pediatric NP, Nurse Midwife, Family NP, Psychiatric/Mental Health NP, and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist).
All we ask in return is a commitment to serve on active duty as an Air Force RN officer is a 3 year commitment.
• 30 days of vacation each year with pay • Paid continued education
• Average work week of about 45 hours • Retirement after 20 years of service
• Tax-free housing, food & clothing allowances • Comprehensive medical & dental care
• Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing accredited by the NLN or CCNE
• Be a licensed Registered Nurse
• Be a U.S. citizen age 48 or less (prior military can apply with higher age)
• Meet physical, moral, & credit requirements