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United States Navy
DC, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
United States Navy
Dist. Columbia, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


Serve your country proudly as a part-time (full benefits) highly functional Medical Surgical Nurse. The Navy gives you the opportunity to meet other Nurses throughout the region and collaborate, mentor and provide medical care to our warfighters.

Navy commissioned nurses implement their nursing skills beneficiaries and warfighters. The Navy will mentor and provide nursing courses to ensure that you are well prepared in the Medical Surgical Community. The Navy will provide real-world nursing settings that are like the civilian sector but with a higher sense of meaning such as Humanitarian missions around the world. They work at top military medical facilities and work hand in hand with all interdisciplinary personnel that form a strong Healthcare.

Navy Nurses also:

  • Earn excellent financial compensation
  • Experience manageable patient ratios
  • Navy offers advanced training, certifications and courses
  • Provides a manageable schedule that leaves more time for family and personal pursuits
  • Able to travel to different locations in the states and the world
  • Work at the best military medical facilities on shore, at sea, and in the field
  • Operate as a leader within your focus area and get exposure outside your specialty
  • Gain management experience that will serve you well throughout your career
  • Also, may fill in for deployed Active Duty Nurses near your home

As a Navy Nurse Officer, you will be able to lead the charge in providing high quality healthcare to Service Members, their families, and, when called upon to the rest of the world. You will also lead men and women who have pledged in defending this nation forward with Honor, Courage and Commitment.

As a Navy Nurse, you will be drilling (one weekend of the month) near your home. It will be the nearest Navy Reserve Command (NRC). This is valuable as you will be close to home and will typically be working an 8hr. day. You will be excused from your normal civilian work schedule as you are now a part of the United States Navy performing your honorable duties as a warfighter. For annual training, nurses may serve anywhere in the world, whether at sea, in hospitals stateside, or in bases and camps in the United States and countries around the world.

Benefits include:

  • 12,000 lump sum bonus. 
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill (May transfer benefits to immediate family members)
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually if deployed
  • Full MWR Privileges (golf, gym, RV camping, movie theater, and discounted event tickets)
  • Commissary and Exchange Privileges for you and your family
  • Space "A" Availability for Air Travel
  • Qualify for VA home loans
  • Miscellaneous military discounts with your military-issued ID card
  • Enrollment into the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System (TSP/401K)
  • Specialized training to become a leader in Nursing
  • Paid weekend drill once a month/Annual Training 12-14 days per year training requires (with paid travel if required)
  • Low-cost insurance options including up to $500,000 in life insurance
  • Access to Officers’ Clubs worldwide
  • Retirement benefits
  • After completing 20 years of service enjoy your pension with lifetime benefits

Job Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Between 21 and 42 years of age (waivers are granted on a case-by-case basis up to age 68)
  • Be in good physical health and able to meet the Navy’s physical fitness standards.
  • A graduate of an accredited educational program resulting in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Have a current Registered Nurse (RN) license.
  • 1 year of inpatient experience.
  • Evidence of 288 hours of medical surgical nursing care delivery the past 2 years verified by peers and supervisor
  • Ability to complete of 5 -week Officer Training School in New Port, RI within one year after commissioning. Or options to complete a three week and two week split course.

The Navy Reserve Nurse Corps is a highly esteemed group of healthcare experts. Joining the Navy Reserve offers outstanding chances for personal growth, leadership, and service to your nation. 


Job Information

  • Job ID: 69985774
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Company Name For Job: United States Navy
  • Position Title: Medical Surgical Nurse
  • Job Function: General Surgery

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