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2021 CRUISE SHIP DOCTOR 

Shipboard Doctor Position
• Jr. Doctors
• Stripes: 3
• Department: Marine Medical
• Requirements: 
• Work 7 days per week, 10-12 hour days
• Split shifts –(AM/PM clinics hours)
• Single crew cabin
• Crew Meals: Company pays for your meals while onboard (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
• Uniforms: Company pays for your uniforms (3 sets of formal uniforms and 3 sets of scrubs for night shift)
• Travels: Company pays for your travels from and to the ship
• Visas: We will reimburse you up to $160.00 if applicable

JOB DESCRIPTION :


Basic Function:
Guest and crew medical care for minor to major emergency situations as well as the general
medical care of all crew members including preventative medicine and care of chronic
conditions while reporting necessary cases to the different port and health authorities of the
different ports of call.

Position Summary:
To provide medical services to all Crew-members and Guests. The Doctor shall assist the Staff
Captain and Senior Doctor in all shipboard health-related matters including outbreak
prevention, and illness reporting as required by international, national and company policies.
In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product
and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Required Documents upon Boarding:
Doctors must bring ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS with them when they arrive to the ship:
Medical School Diploma or equivalent, BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS and professional license
certificates that are valid for the entire lengths of their contract.
It is the responsibility of the Doctor to take the courses and tests that are necessary to keep
these licenses valid along with any necessary post-graduate credits.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
Qualifications:
• Three years minimum clinical experience in Acute Care setting, after completion of a
recognized Medical training program is required.
• One-year practical experience in Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required.
• One-year experience in diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions is
required, including experience performing minor surgery such as suturing, removal of
benign skin lesions, removal of foreign objects, removal of ingrown toenails, and
identification of and immobilizing of simple fractures.
• Intermediate to Advanced verbal and written level of English is required.
• Specialization with: Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Internal medicine, or
pulmonology experience preferred.

Education:
• Medical Degree from a recognized College or University is required.
• Active, current medical license in good standing in Country or State/Province of origin
is required.
• Completion of a recognized Medical specialty training program is required, in at least
one of the following: Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine,
Cardiology, or General Surgery.
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Adult Trauma
Life Support certifications that are valid for the entire length of the contract on board
the ship. It is the responsibility of the Doctor to ensure that these credentials are valid
for the entire time he or she will be working on board the ship.

Attributes:
• Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
• Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
• Respect for all co-workers and guests
• Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
• Able to work 7 days a week
• Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
• Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
• Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
English

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the essential functions of this job, all team members are required to stand;
walk long distances on the ship; use hands to touch, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms;
talk, hear, taste and smell. All vessel positions require repetitive motion of bending, climbing,
going up and down stairs and being able to lift up to 50 pounds. This job requires specific
vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.

All team members must be physically able to participate in emergency life-saving procedures
and drills. All vessel positions require full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual,
verbal and hearing abilities to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency
including the lowering of lifeboats.
Work within different temperature changes - indoors to outdoors.
Able to pass basic safety course.

All medical personnel must wear protective personal equipment (PPE) and are responsible to
ensure that the face mask is well fit. They are also responsible for making sure that they are
trained in the correct use of PPE. All medical personnel need to be familiar with the
decontamination zones and the correct circulation through these zones.

All team members must be physically able to participate in emergency life-saving procedures
and drills. All vessel positions require full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual,
verbal and hearing abilities to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency
including the lowering of lifeboats.
Work within different temperature changes - indoors to outdoors.
Able to pass basic safety course.
All medical personnel must wear protective personal equipment (PPE) and are responsible to
ensure that the face mask is well fit. They are also responsible for making sure that they are
trained in the correct use of PPE.
All medical personnel need to be familiar with the decontamination zones and the correct
circulation through these zones.
This is a minimal description of duties. Other work requirements may be necessary and
assigned as business or maritime law dictates.

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CERTIFICATION REQUIRED 

• Doctor’s valid medical license

• Basic Life Support – BLS /ACLS

• Advance Trauma Life Support – ATLS

• Pediatric Advance Life Support – PALS

CRUISE SHIP NURSE 

Shipboard Position
• Jr. Nurse


• Reports to: Sr. Nurse
• Position stripes: 2
• Department: Marine Medical
• 17 weeks onboard
• 8 weeks unpaid time OFF (after contract)
• Work 7 days per week, 10-12 hour days
• Split shifts –(AM/PM clinics hours)
• Single crew cabin
• Crew Meals: Company pays for your meals while onboard (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
• Uniforms: Company pays for your uniforms (3 sets of formal uniforms and 3 sets of scrubs for night shift)
• Travels: Company pays for your travels from and to the ship
• Visas: We will reimburse you up to $160.00 if applicable

Certifications:
Must bring original and valid license/certifications below:
• RN License
• ACLS
• BLS
• Any additional certifications is a plus, but not required 

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• RN License

• ACLS

• BLS 

• Any additional certifications is a plus, but not required