POSITION: SHIP'S DOCTOR

      Requirements

  • At least three years of post graduate experience (Internship year qualifies)

  • At least 6 months of current Emergency Medicine experience & Dip PEC qualification 

  • Current medical registration approved by the Company in accordance with vessel Flag State requirements

  • Posession of a valid accredited  ACLS certificate prior to joining a ship

  • Successful candidates will be required to pass a company approved physical examination

  • Eligible for issue of a United States C1D Visa

  • Good computer skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, practice autonomously, team member

  • Strong management skills

  • Commitment to complete at least a one year contract, which will include 3 - 4 months on board, alternated by 6 - 8 weeks' leave


      Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary and remuneration package
  • Flights to and from country of residence

  • Tours of duty approximately four months duration followed by a  6 - 8 week vacation, resulting in approximately 240 days work per year.

  • Access to most of the passenger facilities on board

  • Spouse, Partner and Relative travel concessions.
  • Pension Benefits

  • Life Insurance and long term disability insurance

  • Excellent promotion prospects to ship's Senior Doctor following satisfactory appraisals and after gaining the necessary experience at sea.

                      [These conditions of employment are regularly reviewed, and may change from time to time.]


Working Conditions

Teams vary in size from one doctor and two nursing officers, to two doctors and five nursing officers, depending on the size of the vessel and its itinerary.

The ships’ medical centres consist of several inpatient beds; including at least one critical care room; 1 or 2 consulting rooms, X-Ray room, Emergency Room, Treatment Room, laboratory and dispensary. They are equipped with a high standard of medical equipment including defibrillators, external pacemakers, ECG machines, mechanical ventilators, cardiac monitoring systems and infusion pumps. The dispensaries are stocked with a comprehensive range of medications, including thrombolytics. Ships are also equipped with a variety of wheelchairs, stretchers, spine boards and immobilization devices to assist in the management and transfer of sick and injured patients.

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