Career Opportunities at Sea

Are you ready to take the next step in your medical career?

Career Opportunities at Sea

Are you ready to take the next step in your medical career?

To contact us regarding employment as a ship’s physician or ship’s nurse, please complete the employment form and upload your resume, together with credentials, and submit your email below. You will receive an email from us with further instructions.

Download the Employment Form

To contact us regarding employment as a ship’s physician or ship’s nurse, please complete the employment form and upload your resume, together with credentials, and submit your email below. You will receive an email from us with further instructions.

Download the Employment Form

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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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