Have you been struggling with the decision of what to choose for a career? Or you a service-oriented person and find yourself interested in helping other people? There is an opportunity now available that may be just right for you. And not only is it a rewarding, fast-paced and exciting experience, you’re likely to discover that it is also a personally fulfilling career as well. Is it a job in the circus? Not at all. It’s the chance to serve and work as a military nurse.
The reasons that could be cited as motivators to choose this career are many. Below are just a few of the possible reasons people give when mentioning how much they enjoy the work they do as a military nurse. Many more could be cited. It would be very wise to do some personal research, coupled with discussing military nursing as a career with someone actually now serving in that capacity.
For example, one of the leading reasons people cite for job satisfaction in nursing is the chance to innovate. Innovation is a part of almost every day life for military nurses. Whether it’s using cutting-edge technology to help a cancer patient, helping a soldier adapt to life with a prosthetic limb, or almost innumerable other possibilities, a career in military nursing is the place to be if you’re passionate about innovation.
In fact, many of the innovations now employed by hospitals and healthcare providers all over the world had their beginnings in the military healthcare world. For example, VA doctors and researchers have been key players in the development of such things as CT scans, the pacemaker, artificial limbs, and cancer research. They have also made an important contribution to the world of pharmaceuticals, whether in the discovery of new drugs or through improvement of existing ones.
If this isn’t enough to get you excited about pursuing a military nursing career, do your research. It could change your life.