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NICU Nurse

  • U.S. Air Force
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Sep 12, 2017
ID: 8059635 VIEWS: 4 Full time Health Care

Job Description

Position Summary

The smallest patients oftentimes need the greatest amount of care. Responsible for the most critically ill newborns, Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses provide complete and intensive care until they are well enough to be discharged to their families. A career for those with a great deal of skill and compassion, they're also relied upon for aeromedical evacuation missions and natural disaster relief to apply their training and expertise to people in need of all ages and sizes.

Primary Responsibilities

* Plan, supervise and ensure that quality care is given to neonatal patients
* Attend high-risk deliveries
* Perform all functions of a medical surgical nurse while managing resources during multiple admissions and discharges
* Work primarily in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
* Responsible for using highly specialized equipment
* Provide psychological, social and educational support to parents and family members


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
* 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:

* Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNE
* Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing is mandatory.
* Minimum 12 months of full-time nursing practice
* Encouraged to use six of those months practicing specific specialty
* Completion of five-and-a-half Commissioned Officer Training course
* Must be between the ages of 18 and 47

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. BACH_a33d1a starting Officer

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