The work you'll do on the U.S. Army health care team as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is a vital service that will make a difference in the overall mental health of the U.S. Army. In this job, you'll work in the following clinical areas: inpatient psychiatric units, alcohol/drug rehabilitation programs, day treatment programs, mental health clinics and combat stress units. You'll collaborate with some of the finest minds in medicine to address the unique challenges service men and women face every day. The hands-on work, specialized care, intervention and counseling you will provide in this field will make a lasting impact on Soldiers lives, and your own.
Benefits may include:
- Repayment of qualified education loans to lending institution, paid annually over a maximum of 3 years while serving for qualifying nurse specialties
- Based on your nursing specialty, you may be eligible for an accessions bonus
- No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
- Travel opportunities, to include humanitarian missions
- 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
- Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
- Enrollment into the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System
- Specialized training to become a leader in the military nurse community
- Masters degree as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
- Board certified as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
- Must be between 21 and 42 years of age upon initial appointment. Prior commissioned time is credited one-for-one against the 42-year age cutoff.
- Current, valid, active, and unrestricted nursing license
- Must be a U.S. citizen
To learn more, visit healthcare.goarmy.com/nurse
SFC Kelly Morris
6th MRBn VRT
The work you'll do on the U.S. Army health care team as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is a vital service that will make a difference in the over...
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