Paramedic

Employer: Princess Cruises
Location: Global
Description: 
We serve. We respect our team. We innovate. We are consistent. We are accountable. We
do it right. Princess Cruises has excellent shipboard opportunities for Paramedics with 3 years' post-registration work experience and current professional certifications. Be the Consummate Host by working effectively within the medical team to provide safe, high-quality, evidence-based first response and patient care and promote the highest standards of public health. You will have the opportunity to travel the world, enhance your skills and work alongside experienced nurses and doctors. We welcome you to consider working with one of the world's premier cruise lines, with 17 ships sailing to hundreds of worldwide destinations.

Responsibilities
Princess Cruises maintains a well-equip medical center onboard, which includes a critical care area, x-ray, lab and pharmacy. Our Paramedics play a crucial role in these processes as the first line of care. You will be involved in 2 outpatient clinics daily and includes intake, triage, procedures assistance or delivery per physician's orders.

Routinely provides high-level, evidence-based patient care in accordance with doctor's orders and current Fleet Medical Regulations.

Demonstrates competency and safe practice in medication dispensing and administration at all times.

Actively participates in the delivery of preventative health programs.

Actively participates in crew training programs such as basic first aid and basic life support.

Consistently generates accurate and complete patient bills in compliance with Fleet Medical Regulations.

Assists the medical staff in maintaining cost-efficient pharmacy and supply par levels.

Assists the medical staff in monitoring all costs, expenditures, and inventory efficiencies; where appropriate, makes suggestions on cost savings and revenue-enhancing initiatives.

Participates in the continual maintenance and prompt repair of all medical equipment.

Always complies with all ILO requirements and demonstrates flexibility with on-call schedules and workload.

Routinely performs General Emergency Organization duties as directed in the ERO.

Performs prompt and effective first response, triage, stabilization, package, and appropriate transfer at all times.

Maintains excellent customer focus in all interactions, ensuring that medical services are consistently perceived as being accessible at all times.

Consistently demonstrates sensitivity to every patient's culture, age, gender, ability, and socioeconomic status.
 
Requirements
Three years post-registration work experience as a paramedic and current state certification.

Personal characteristics include: Ability to establish and maintain courteous and professional working relationships in a diverse cultural environment; Motivation to excel in all aspects of job duties and responsibilities; Ability to function as a supportive and effective team member; Strong communicator; Empathetic and caring to crew and passengers; Willingness to embrace and promote Company's Core Values and Service Credo.

Preferences
Strongly prefer National Registry or willing to get within 1 year of employment.

Prefer at least 6 months of experience in an emergency department, a medical clinic, and/or an alternative paramedic work environment.
 
Benefits
In addition to having the opportunity to travel the world and enhance your skills, benefits include continuous professional development, officer status with relevant benefits, room/board, and meals while aboard the vessel. As an officer, you have your own cabin and are granted deck privileges such as recreation and dinning (subject to some restrictions). Assignments onboard are 4 months in duration - visiting numerous ports of call on a variety of worldwide itineraries. You will have 2 months off in between 4 month contracts.

Next Steps…
Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you're looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:

Apply online at http://careers.princess.com. Enter the job title into the keyword search to access the job. If you are already on the Princess Cruises website be sure to create a profile and then apply directly to your specific job.