SHIP'S PHYSICIAN



Shipboard medical staff are required to handle all types of medical events, similar to an emergency room and/or urgent care environment, as well as maintaining an Occupational Health component for Officers and Crew.


Shipboard medical staff are required to handle all types of medical events, similar to an emergency room and/or urgent care environment, as well as maintaining an Occupational Health component for Officers and Crew.









QUALIFICATIONS



- Current full registration and valid licensure
- Licensed physician with three years post graduate experience/post registration experience in General and Emergency Medicine, or Board Certification in Emergency, Family, or Internal Medicine
- Certified in advanced life support such as ACLS, ALS, or equivalent certification or physician specialist training (e.g. emergency medicine, anesthesiology or critical care)
- Competent skill in intubation and airway ventilation management preferred
- Previous cruise ship experience is required

- For vessels carrying children age 12 or under, certification in PALS, APLS or equivalent certification or training (e.g. emergency medicine or pediatric medicine)
- Minor surgical, orthopedic and procedural skills including suturing, and fracture/dislocation management

- Experience in procedural sedation
- Trained in management of sexual assault following ACEP guidelines
- Competent skill level in emergency cardiovascular care
- Fluent in English (written and oral)
- Assignments range from 10 – 20 weeks in length



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