Surgeries are performed every day in first-class Air Force medical facilities around the world. As privileged healthcare providers, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists perform specialized and critical nursing duties for surgical patients before, during and after surgery. An indispensable member of any surgical team, patients rely on their expertise and care every day all around the world.
Administer anesthetics to patients and monitor their care during surgery
Attend to preoperative evaluations and postoperative care of patients
Assist with any training of personnel under the direction of a medical officer
Successfully manage an anesthesia department
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
Food and housing assistance
A generous retirement program
Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities
Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
Excellent starting salary
This is an active duty position as an Air Force Officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:
Masters degree awarded from a graduate nurse anesthesia program
Successfully passed the national certifying examination within one year of completion of required didactic and clinical requirements
Minimum six months of full-time nursing practice in the APRN specialty is required.
At least 12 months of experience as a registered nurse
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.
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