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Company: U.S. Navy

Location: Coral Springs, FL

Date Posted: June 19, 2014

Source: U.S. Navy

Navy Nurses are responsible for the wide-ranging care of military servicemembers – working closely with physicians and other members of the health-care team to deliver high-quality, patient-focused care. In this role:Care for Sailors and Marines as well as their eligible family members Specialize in any of 19 specialty areas – from General Nursing to Critical Care to Medical/Surgical – or pursue opportunities to serve as anything from a Nurse Anesthetist to a Nurse Practitioner Work anywhere from Naval Bases to National Naval Medical Centers, hospital ships to mobile clinics Earn competitive pay and benefits (this includes tax-free allowances for housing and meals, comprehensive medical/dental coverage, retirement benefits, 30 days' vacation with pay earned every year, and low-cost travel opportunities)

Key Opportunities:
A nursing professional in the Navy does much of what a nurse in civilian practice does. There are also distinct professional advantages:Take part in disaster relief and humanitarian ...

Navy Nurses are responsible for the wide-ranging care of military servicemembers – working closely with physicians and other members of the health-care team to deliver high-quality, patient-focused care. In this role:Care for Sailors and Marines as well as their eligible family members Specialize in any of 19 specialty areas – from General Nursing to Critical Care to Medical/Surgical – or pursue opportunities to serve as anything from a Nurse Anesthetist to a Nurse Practitioner Work anywhere from Naval Bases to National Naval Medical Centers, hospital ships to mobile clinics Earn competitive pay and benefits (this includes tax-free allowances for housing and meals, comprehensive medical/dental coverage, retirement benefits, 30 days' vacation with pay earned every year, and low-cost travel opportunities)

Key Opportunities:
A nursing professional in the Navy does much of what a nurse in civilian practice does. There are also distinct professional advantages:Take part in disaster relief and humanitarian outreach efforts Operate without the typical business concerns and with manageable patient ratios Acquire invaluable management experience and unrivaled respect as a health-care leader (Nurse Officer) Pursue opportunities not readily available in the civilian sector (i.e., work on an aircraft carrier, in the field or in locations around the world) Advance your skills through hands-on experience and train and mentor others Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education Qualifications and

Requirements:
Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.U.S. citizenship:

Required Education:
Graduate of a U.S. education program granting a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or a Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Licensing:
License to practice in a U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a U.S. territory (must obtain a license within one year of beginning Active Duty service)

Gender:
Male or female

Age:
18 to 41 Medical exam: Required Physical fitness test: Required Service commitment: Minimum of three years of Active Duty Learn more about a nursing career in America's Navy – including details on available specialties and current offers.United States Navy Request More Info

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