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Nurses are primarily responsible for providing individualized outpatient, inpatient and ICU care for guests and crew. Nurses also act as a first responders, triaging emergency calls, assessing and treating on scene, and transferring patients to the shipboard medical center for definitive care. Through the use of specific patient group directives, nurses are able to practice autonomously under the authority of doctors, assessing patients and providing treatment and advice for specific conditions. In additional to first response duties, nurses work closely with shipboard doctors to attend to patients attending daily walk-in clinics.Nu ...

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Carnival Cruises
Shipboard
Fixed-term contract
6 months
Expires: August 28, 2022
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Nurses are primarily responsible for providing individualized outpatient, inpatient and ICU care for guests and crew. Nurses also act as a first responders, triaging emergency calls, assessing and treating on scene, and transferring patients to the shipboard medical center for definitive care. Through the use of specific patient group directives, nurses are able to practice autonomously under the authority of doctors, assessing patients and providing treatment and advice for specific conditions. In additional to first response duties, nurses work closely with shipboard doctors to attend to patients attending daily walk-in clinics.

Nurses also perform various technical and non-clinical administrative tasks that support the efficient and safe operation of the medical center under the direction and supervision of the Senior Nurse. Additional duties include equipment checks, medicines and inventory management, participation in drills, audits, inspections and training of other crew members. Technical skills are learned and practiced on board, such as X-rays acquisition, and performing a wide-array of laboratory tests and other procedures.

All medical staff provide high level of customer service, maintaining a professional, dignified, friendly, assertive, and polite manner at all times, towards both guests and fellow crew members, and demonstrate performance consistent with the Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan of the organization.

Nurse applicants must hold a Registered Nurse Qualification (Associates or Bachelors degree), and current registration and licensing with an appropriate governmental or national regulatory body. Applicants must have at least three years post graduate clinical experience in emergency medicine, acute care or ICU, and most recent work experience should be in a clinical setting.

Minimum experience and qualification requirements for position:

  • A valid accredited ALS/ACLS certificate prior to joining a vessel
  • PALS certification may be required before completing the first year of employment
  • A Valid passport
  • Eligibility to be issued a United States C1/D Visa (Not applicable for US and Canadian citizens)
  • Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Windows 7 (or higher) and MS Office programs
  • Experience with use of electronic health records is preferred
  • A commitment to completing at least two four-month contracts within a twelve-month period

Contract length:

6 months

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Necessary documents:

Resume
Passport
Photo
Criminal background check

Additional documents:

valid accredited ALS/ACLS certificate
PALS certification

Additional information's

Advanced English
Supervisory responsibilities - no
Minimum of 3 year(s) previous work experience required
shipboard exprerience not required.
Basic STCW Certificates not required.
Prefered gender - any
No seaman discharge book needed

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