Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017 9:09 PM
Position Summary Today's Airmen face undeniable stresses and unique challenges in the line of duty. Our Mental Health Nurses play a crucial role in helping diagnose and aid in their continued all-over health. Providing safe and effective treatment alongside the mental health care team, they help promote and foster positive environments as they aid in maintaining the continued health of Airmen around the world. Primary Responsibilities * Conduct and use nursing research to improve healthcare delivery * Develop diagnosis and plans to then implement and evaluate nursing care * Manage inpatient care units, provide case management and work with members in the field * Monitor patients undergoing detoxification alcohol or drugs and assist in planning and providing comprehensive mental health services and support * Work with individuals, families, groups and communities to assess mental health needs 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 or master's degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNE * Knowledge of mental health nursing process, individual/family dynamics in health and during illness * Minimum of six months in mental health nursing, including individual and group therapy * Civilian mental health nursing experience is creditable. * 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 US 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.
• Location: Buffalo
• Post ID: 28027273 buffalo