Certified Nurse Midwife 66W – Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) – Army Careers

Overview

Certified nurse midwives diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. Midwives may provide well-woman gynecological care. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers and their families.

Job Duties

  • Monitor fetal development by listening to fetal heartbeat, taking external uterine measurements, identifying fetal position, or estimating fetal size and weight
  • Initiate emergency interventions to stabilize patients
  • Provide prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, or newborn care to patients

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or accepted by the U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Completion of a qualified course in public health nursing or one year of supervised experience
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age
  • Current, valid and unrestricted nursing license
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Training

Job training for a Nurse Corps Officer includes completing the Basic Officer Leaders Course, which introduces you to the Army health care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier and leader skills.

Certified Nurse Midwife Army