The U.S. Army Nurse Corps

As a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, you’ll be a part of a dedicated team that provides expert care to Soldiers and their families. You’ll make decisions regarding patients’ care and ensure they’re carried out. And you’ll benefit from the support, growth opportunities and experiences unmatched in the private sector.

As a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, you’ll be a part of a dedicated team that provides expert care to Soldiers and their families.

You’ll make decisions regarding patients’ care and ensure they’re carried out. And you’ll benefit from the support, growth opportunities and experiences unmatched in the private sector.

CAREERS

In the Army Nurse Corps, you’ll be the leader you were meant to be. We are looking for outstanding nurses and nursing students dedicated to the highest level of care in a variety of areas.

      A Few Featured Careers:

    • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
    • Critical Care Nurse
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Perioperative Nurse

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BENEFITS

The U.S. Army or Army Reserve health care team offers nursing professionals who become officers in the Nurse Corps a comprehensive benefits package with a competitive salary, access to tuition repayment and special-pay bonuses.

    Benefits Include:

  • Medical, dental and life insurance: no-cost for active duty and low-cost for Army Reserve
  • Generous retirement plans
  • Housing allowances
  • 30 days paid vacation earned annually
  • Work/life balance programs and positions

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Financial Assistance

We offer unparalleled financial support for Registered Nurses already practicing and Army Nurse Corps professionals earning a master’s or doctoral nursing degree.

    Available Incentives for Qualifying Specialties:

  • Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) for those eligible
    • Full-tuition scholarship to complete an accredited M.S.N. or D.N.P. program
    • Monthly stipend of more than $2,200
    • $20,000 sign-on bonus for qualified students
  • Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (ADHPLRP)
    • Up to $120,000, paid across three years max.,to help repay nursing school loans
  • Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)
    • Up to $50,000, paid across three years max., to help Army Reserve nurses repay education loans
    • Sign-up bonus of up to $30,000 for those eligible

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Eligibility

To join the Army Nurse Corps, you must meet the following requirements:

    Requirements Include:

  • Be a U.S. citizen for active duty; be a permanent resident for Army Reserve
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited school
  • Be licensed to practice dentistry in the United States
  • Be between 21 and 42 years of age (waivers may be considered)

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BE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

Joining the Army Nurse Corps team means caring for patients alongside a team with a worldwide reputation for excellence. Army nurses choose a specialty in critical care, mental health, perioperative, emergency trauma or gynecology/obstetrics. They support humanitarian missions and respond to natural disasters, experiences unmatched as a civilian nurse. The Army Nurse Corps wants the best and brightest nurses caring for our Soldiers and their family members and fully supports your higher educational goals.

As an Army nurse, you serve with the courage to care.

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At the Forefront of Medicine

The U.S. Army has been named one of the world’s most innovative organizations. In just three years, we earned more than 300 patents in science, technology and medicine. Currently, the Army is in Phase III trials for an HIV vaccine, and Phase III trials for a breast cancer vaccine.

As an Army nurse, you’ll find that our research- and evidence-based practice positively impacts patient outcome and health care value.

Cutting-edge Technology

From spray-on skin to operating room robotics, the U.S. Army health care team develops technologies and tools that reduce recovery times and increase quality of life for patients. Our medical facilities are some of the most advanced in the world, and our nurses are among the first to use new, life-saving technologies.

Be part of an elite team at the forefront of medical technology.

CONTINUED GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY

As part of the U.S. Army or Army Reserve health care team, you will be connected to one of the world’s largest, most funded and high-tech health care networks.

The Army Nurse Corps offers specialized training opportunities and education programs that will ensure career advancement.

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