Military Health Nurse Consultant - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States


SAIC is seeking a licensed nurse or nurse practitioner (LPN, RN, NP) with military health experience to provide program management support and subject matter expertise to MHS Clinical Communities, as well as a variety of military healthcare projects for the Defense Health Agency (DHA). 

This is a REMOTE position but does require someone to easily travel to Falls Church, VA when needed. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Meeting management;
  • Drafting policies, presentation briefs, information papers, etc. in response to senior leadership direction and information requests (e.g., reports to Congress, GAO audits);
  • Leveraging industry applied research and other federal agency best practices to standardize and advance military healthcare; and
  • Providing consultation and thought leadership to senior DoD clients using healthcare expertise to facilitate change management solutions through execution of strategic goals, taskers, and inter/intra-departmental initiatives related to primary and specialty care medicine.


  • Must have a Bachelors and six (6) years or more related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; PhD and zero (0) years or more experience. 
  • Graduate degree in healthcare is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of three years of relevant experience in military health
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to meet security requirements for obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Must have a Nursing degree with two years post bachelor’s experience in healthcare operations or clinical practice.
  • Experience with any of the following:
    • DoD or operational military setting
    • Primary or specialty care medicine (e.g., cardiology, surgery, pediatrics)
  • Experience leading or contributing to clinical process improvement projects related to patient safety, quality of care, access to care, or high reliability organization transformation. 
  • Assist clients and program management team with development of military health practices, policies, guidelines, and standards aimed towards maximizing quality, safety, outcomes, access, and cost effectiveness of military healthcare.
  • Facilitate discussions with subject matter experts, focus groups, and work groups to facilitate military health governance activities and reporting.