Nurse

This person is expected to provide medical nursing services to all Guests and Crewmembers who need it. The Nurse shall assist the Staff Captain, Senior Doctor, Doctor and Chief Nurse in all shipboard health-related matters including outbreak prevention, and illness reporting as required by international, national and Company policies.

Mandatory requirements

  • Nurse applicants must hold a Registered Nurse Qualification.
  • Minimun of 3 years of exp in ER and ICU unit.
  • A valid accredited ALS/ACLS and outstanding interpersonal, customer services and communication skills
  • Computer skills

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 crewmembers, and demonstrate performance consistent with the Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan of the organization.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Nurse applicants must hold a Registered Nurse Qualification (Associates or Bachelor鈥檚 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. Additional requirements include:

  • 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)
  • Fluency in English, both conversational and technical
  • Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Windows 7 (or higher) and MS Office programs
  • Experience with use of electronic health records is preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer services and communication skills
  • A commitment to completing at least two four-month contracts within a twelve-month period

4 stepsBoarding process

If you’re from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, or have permanent residency in any of these countries, follow the 4 steps below.

Step 1

Application

Step 2

Interview

Step3

Pre Boarding

Step 4

Boarding

Step 1

Aplication

Make a thorough registration! The first filter is through the form and CV, ensure it鈥檚 as comprehensive as possible. When filling out your details, provide your previous experiences, company, activity, position, and dates of the same. Bear in mind that the most recent experiences are the most relevant (last 2 years).

  • It鈥檚 not necessary for you to apply to more than one position.
  • Make sure to check available vacancies and their requirements.

Some recommendations for a complete CV:

  • CV in format (Word or PDF)
  • Full name as it appears on your passport or ID
  • CV in English
  • Previous job positions with work responsibilities
  • Employment dates in chronological order (month and year of start and end in the position, from most recent to oldest)

Step 2

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Step 3

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Pre-boarding

Upon completing the previous stage, you will be directed to the embarkation department, entered into the system of each cruise company, and will start the necessary documentation process (visas, medical exams, criminal records, and other certifications or documents as required by each company).

You will be awaiting an embarkation date which will occur within 3 to 5 months after completing the aforementioned documentation.

In the event that you decide not to proceed with the process, the vacancy will be offered to another candidate, and if you wish to resume later on, you will need to start the process from the beginning.

Step 4

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Boarding

The cruise company will assign a boarding date. At this time, you will receive the documents you need to sign. Most companies cover flights, although in certain specific cases you will have to buy your one-way ticket. Your Selection Partners boarding administrator will provide you with all the necessary info such as your flight specifications, details of your boarding, emergency contacts and transport contacts, hotel details, and everything required for you to board safely.

Paso 1

Aplication

Make a thorough registration! The first filter is through the form and CV, ensure it鈥檚 as comprehensive as possible. When filling out your details, provide your previous experiences, company, activity, position, and dates of the same. Bear in mind that the most recent experiences are the most relevant (last 2 years).

  • It鈥檚 not necessary for you to apply to more than one position.
  • Make sure to check available vacancies and their requirements.

Some recommendations for a complete CV:

  • CV in format (Word or PDF)
  • Full name as it appears on your passport or ID
  • CV in English
  • Previous job positions with work responsibilities
  • Employment dates in chronological order (month and year of start and end in the position, from most recent to oldest)

Paso 2

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Paso 3

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Pre-boarding

Upon completing the previous stage, you will be directed to the embarkation department, entered into the system of each cruise company, and will start the necessary documentation process (visas, medical exams, criminal records, and other certifications or documents as required by each company).

You will be awaiting an embarkation date which will occur within 3 to 5 months after completing the aforementioned documentation.

In the event that you decide not to proceed with the process, the vacancy will be offered to another candidate, and if you wish to resume later on, you will need to start the process from the beginning.

Paso 4

Interview

Upon receiving your application, based on your experience and training, if you qualify for any of the available vacancies, you will receive an email where you can choose a date and time for an interview with Selection Partners.
  • The interview will be conducted in English
  • You will be evaluated for all the vacancies and companies available at the time.
  • There is no need to apply for more than one position.
  • Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring.
NOTE! It’s possible that at the time of receiving your application, the vacancies have been filled or there are other candidates with a more suitable profile for the position. If so, you will need to keep an eye out for new opportunities. Some positions require a second interview with the cruise company. If so, you will have a second interview with the head office recruiters who will decide on your hiring. Once approved for the role
  • You will receive the job offer specifying the position on board, salary, and contract duration
  • You will be informed in detail about the hiring conditions, such as airfare costs (mostly covered by the cruise companies) or other expenses related to boarding.
  • After your confirmation, you will need to send reference letters, complete an online English test, and attend an informational conference via Skype.

Boarding

The cruise company will assign a boarding date. At this time, you will receive the documents you need to sign. Most companies cover flights, although in certain specific cases you will have to buy your one-way ticket. Your Selection Partners boarding administrator will provide you with all the necessary info such as your flight specifications, details of your boarding, emergency contacts and transport contacts, hotel details, and everything required for you to board safely.