• U.S. Air Force
  • $72,070.00 -98,340.00/year*
  • Keller , TX
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 4700 Golden Triangle Boulevard

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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 overall 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


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


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 12 months of full-time nursing practice

Minimum six of those months practicing specific specialty

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 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.

* 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.

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