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Clinical Nurse

Overview: Nursing is a highly coordinated activity with the goal of providing optimal care to each patient within the framework of serving a large patient population. Organization and communication are key skills of Clinical Nurses who manage nursing activities, including staffing, supervision, patient advocacy and family education.

Position: Officer


Specific Tasks:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for DoD beneficiaries 
  • Identify expected health outcomes and set realistic goals with patients and families 
  • Document nursing actions and activities 
  • Provide adequate staffing and supervision


  • Must be a graduate of a baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN) accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Registered nurses who are graduates of an associate degree in nursing (ADN) and do not have a BSN are not eligible for accession unless they also have a post-baccalaureate (master or doctorate) degree in nursing that is also nationally accredited and recognized by the US Department of Education
  • Unrestricted practice (excludes temporary restrictions) IAW AFI 44-119


  • For those without a prior military service commission, the first step is completion of Officer Training School Abbreviated. This five-week course at Maxwell AFB, AL will familiarize you with military life, your role as an officer and military healthcare.