operating room nurse with the rest of the team in the operating room
SPECIALTY

OPERATING ROOM NURSE

CARE SURROUNDING EVERY SURGERY

46SX

When surgery is necessary, so is having the right team of medical professionals. Responsible for assessing and implementing care to patients before, during and after the surgery, Operating Room Nurses provide essential and complete nursing care to surgical patients. Providing direct and individualized care, they ensure that each patient gets the complete care they need. A job for the organized and detail-oriented, they are invaluable in Air Force operating facilities all over the world.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNE
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Mandatory knowledge of the perioperative process to include OR techniques and management
    • Minimum of 12 months full-time nursing practice
    • Encouraged to use six of those months practicing specific specialty
    • Completion of 5.5-week Officerr Training School course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 47

Become a Nurse

TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

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