aviation | Flight Nurse in Washington, DC

Flight Nurse

  • U.S. Air Force
  • $90,110.00 - 128,790.00 / Year *
  • Washington, DC 20599
  • Full-Time
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Position Summary

When injured Airmen need to be transported, medical care can t stop mid-flight. And as a senior member of aeromedical evacuation teams, it s the responsibility of Air Force Flight Nurses to provide them with lifesaving emergency and prehospital care. From planning a mission to final deplaning, the comfort and safety of the transported patients are in their highly trained and capable hands.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide essential care ranging from injury prevention and disease to birth and death

Treat patients of all ages for a variety of illnesses and injuries

Use assessment skills during contingency operations to save life and limb

Benefits

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

Continuing education opportunities

Free or low-cost world travel opportunities

Excellent starting salary

Qualifications

This is an active duty position as an Air Force Officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

Bachelor s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the BSN program

Possess a valid U.S. or U.S. territory registered nurse license

Minimum one year of clinical experience in acute care nursing

Successfully complete a flying class medical examination and understand the principles of drug therapy and the effects of altitude

Be accepted by the medical unit commander and Air Force Reserve Surgeon General

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.


Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, domiciliary, infusion, intensive, intensive care, mhb, nurse rn, surgical, tcu


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.