Paramedic

Paramedics are responsible for providing high standards of individualized routine and emergency care to guests and crew. Paramedics 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, paramedics are able to practice autonomously under the authority of doctors.

Mandatory requirements

  • Paramedic applicants must hold an Advanced Life Support Paramedic Qualification (or equivalent) and current registration and licensing to practice with an appropriate governmental or national regulatory body
  • Applicants must have at least three years of post-graduate clinical experience in paramedicine, emergency medicine, or
    other acute care settings, including remote medicine. The most recent work experience should be in a clinical setting
  • A valid accredited聽ACLS before joining a vessel
  • Computer skills and experience with the use of electronic health records is preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer services and communication skills
  • Fluency in English, both conversational and technical

Job details

Paramedics are responsible for providing high standards of individualized routine and emergency care to guests and crew. Paramedics 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, paramedics are able to practice autonomously under the authority of doctors. At least three years post graduate clinical experience in paramedicine, emergency medicine, or other acute care settings assessing patients and providing treatment and advice for specific conditions. In additional to first response duties, paramedics work closely with shipboard nurses and doctors to attend to patients attending daily walk-in clinics.  Paramedics 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.

Requirements:

  • A valid accredited ALS/ACLS certificate before 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 and Office suite
  • Experience with the use of electronic health records is preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills
  • A commitment to completing at least two four-month contracts within a twelvemonth period
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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.