Requirements

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.

Physician

  • 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).
  • 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)
  • Previous cruise ship experience is required
  • Assignments range from 10 – 20 weeks in length

Nurse

  • Three to five years clinical nursing experience
  • Emergency Department or ICU experienced preferred
  • Certified in advanced life support such as ACLS, ALS or equivalent
  • Trained in management of sexual assault following ACEP guidelines
  • Competent skill level in emergency cardiovascular care
  • Fluent in English (written and oral)
  • Prior cruise ship experience is required
  • Assignments range from 8 – 36 weeks in length

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