Certified nurse midwives diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. Midwives may provide well-woman gynecological care. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers and their families.
•Monitor fetal development by listening to fetal heartbeat, taking external uterine measurements, identifying fetal position, or estimating fetal size and weight
•Initiate emergency interventions to stabilize patients
•Provide prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, or newborn care to patients
•Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or accepted by the U.S. Secretary of Education
•Completion of a qualified course in public health nursing or one year of supervised experience
•Must be between 21 and 42 years of age
•Current, valid and unrestricted nursing license
•Must be a U.S. citizen
Job training for a Nurse Corps Officer includes completing the Basic Officer Leaders Course, which introduces you to the Army health care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier and leader skills.
•Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
•Perform under stress
•Apply critical technical and thinking skills
Active Duty (Full Time)
•Receive Army Nurse Accession Bonus
•Nurse Loan Repayment Program
•Low-cost life and dental insurance,
•Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
•30 days of paid vacation earned annually
The U.S. Army provides generous education loan-repayment programs, residency programs and continuing education opportunities to support your continued career growth and development.
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