Flight Nurse

U.S. Air Force in Missoula, MT

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN/BSN/ASN)
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $66,280.00 - 86,080.00 / Year*
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When injured Airmen need to be transported, medical care can't stop mid-flight. And as a senior member of aeromedical evacuation teams, it's the responsibility of Air Force Flight Nurses to provide them with lifesaving emergency and prehospital care. From planning a mission to final deplaning, the comfort and safety of the transported patients are in their highly trained and capable hands.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide essential care ranging from injury prevention and disease to birth and death
  • Treat patients of all ages for a variety of illnesses and injuries
  • Use assessment skills during contingency operations to save life and limb

Benefits
Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year
  • Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family
  • Tax-free food and housing assistance
  • A generous retirement program
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
  • Excellent starting salary

Qualifications
This is an active duty position as an Air Force Officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing from a school accredited by the BSN program
  • Possess a valid U.S. or U.S. territory registered nurse license
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience in acute care nursing
  • Successfully complete a flying class medical examination and understand the principles of drug therapy and the effects of altitude
  • Be accepted by the medical unit commander and Air Force Reserve Surgeon General
  • Completion of five-and-a-half-week Commissioned Officer Training course
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 47
  • Must be willing to relocate

About the Air Force
The U.S. Air Force is the number-one Air Force in the world. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers, from healthcare to engineering, in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.


Associated topics: care, hospice, maternal, neonatal, nurse clinical, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgery, tcu, transitional

* Estimated salary


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