Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This position is located in the Obstetrics/Gynecology ward of the Bassett Army Community Hospital, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

The purpose of this position is to provide inpatient and outpatient education in Women’s Health issues to the Fort Wainwright Community. Patient population ranges from adolescence to geriatric. Work hours vary according to community needs.

Federal employees in Alaska are currently entitled to receive a 5.57% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary.  This is subject to change.

Fort Wainwright offers soldiers/civilians and their families a special and unique place to live and serve. The Post is located in the Tanana River Valley and is co-located with the great city of Fairbanks, which is home to more than 50,000 people and provides virtually everything you and your family would enjoy in any other city in America, but nowhere else in the world will you see the display of the Alaskan Northern lights as they dance across the skies.

Enjoy all the endless activities that Fort Wainwright has to offer, including: Birch Hill Ski and Snowboarding, Chena Bend Golf, Fischer Skeet Range, Nugget Lanes Bowling Center, the Activity Center, Library, Outdoor Recreation Center, Seward Resort and the Northern Lights.

Fairbanks, Alaska is host to many different cultures, unique shopping and dining facilities, and sporting activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, snowboarding, and skiing. We have spectacular views of the Northern Lights and larger than life ice sculptures. The population of Fairbanks is about 87,000. Winter brings consistent snow conditions from November through March. Winter temperatures average 8 degrees F to -19 degrees F; summer temperatures rise into the 70s and 80s.

We look forward to you joining us on top of the world!

Who May Apply:

  • U.S. Citizens 
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    Duties

    As a Nurse Educator, you will:

    • Perform individual obstetric patient interviews for approximately 30-40 women per month.
    • Instruct community members on obstetrical/gynecological issues (antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum) through a variety of mediums.
    • Develop obstetrical or gynecological classes based on identified population needs.
    • Perform nursing procedures associated with patient care as indicated.