Experience in acute care, especially management of respiratory and cardiac emergencies (such as the management of arrhythmias and acute coronary syndromes, and the management of ventilated patients) is essential.
Experience working in private healthcare facilities is highly desirable.

Requirements needed for all applicants

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

A BMI of under 35 is required and need to pass a seafarer’s medical exam. During your interview, please mention any chronic medication you might be taking.

All shipboard employees must be able to communicate in the English language to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors, and co-workers.

  • Fluency in speaking and writing in English, both conversational and technical

  • Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Windows 7 (or higher) and MS Office programs with a typing speed of at least 25 words per minute.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Valid passport

  • Eligible for a USA C1D visa

  • Commitment to a minimum of one year employment (two 4-month contracts)

  • Compliance with Company disease screening and vaccine requirements for Medical Staff, including vaccination against COVID-19, Influenza and others.

Doctors Requirements

  • Current BLS & ACLS certificate

  • A minimum of 6 moths continuous post-graduate clinical experience, spent in a busy, academic ED

  • Qualified doctors with MBChB or MBBCh

  • Registered as an independent medical practitioner with the HPCSA, or other recognised local medical professional councils

  • A DipPEC (Diploma in Primary Emergency Care) 

Registered Nurse Requirements

  • A minimum of three years full-time post-graduate clinical experience in the Emergency Department or adult ICU as RN, and most recent work experience (last 6 months) should be in a clinical setting.

  • Current BLS & ACLS certificate is required before joing a ship, but will be benefitial for your clinical interview.

  • Qualified Registered Nurses

  • Registered with the SANC, or other recognised local nursing councils (A valid License to Practice)

Paramedics Requirements

  • Qualified ALS (Advanced Life Support) Paramedics, registed as a Emergency Care Practitioner with the HPCSA with the capability of performing RSI’s and intubation.

  • A minimum of three years post-graduate clinical experience

  • Current BLS & ACLS certificate

  • Registered as an independent medical practitioner with the HPCSA or other local medical board. (A valid License to Practice)