Bilingual Shipboard Nurses - English/Japanese or Mandarin

Employer:Princess Cruises
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Princess Cruises has excellent opportunities forShipboard Nurses with bilinqual ability in English/Japanese or Mandarin. In addition to needing your language skills for our new Asia itineraries, you will also be able to travel the world on other itineraries! 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. As a shipboard nurse with Princess Cruises, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills and work alongside an experienced, diverse medical team. Requirements include bachelor's degree in nursing (or equivalent), current registration and licensing with appropriate governmental or provincial regulatory body, three years post-registration work as a nurse in acute care, and experience in emergency medicine or intensive/critical care. We welcome you to consider working with one of the world's premier cruise lines, with 21 ships sailing to hundreds of worldwide destinations.

Princess Cruises maintains a well-equipped medical center onboard, which includes a critical care area, x-ray, lab and pharmacy. With broad experience and proven proficiency in emergency medicine, our medical staff is expected to manage acute medical emergencies, trauma patients, and a diverse general practice case load. Daily walk-in clinics are held to meet the basic medical needs of passengers and crewmembers.

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

Routinely plans and delivers evidence-based holistic care and facilitates continuity through effective oral and written communications.

Demonstrates competency in drug computations and medication dispensing and administration at all times.

Operates all patient care equipment appropriately and safely.

Writes patient documentation that is concise, timely, complete, and legible.

Recognizes limits of own abilities and knowledge and always asks for help when needed.

Consistently demonstrates sensitivity to every patient’s culture, age, gender, ability, and socioeconomic status.

Bachelor’s degree in nursing (or equivalent).

Current registration and licensing with appropriate governmental or provincial regulatory body.

Three years post-registration work in acute care.

Experience in emergency medicine or intensive/critical care. Consideration may also be given to those with experience in intensive or cardiac care and those with experience working in remote locations with increased autonomy and responsibility.

Must have valid Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification prior to joining a vessel.

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.

Along with a challenging career and worldwide traveling opportunities, Princess Cruises offers many other benefits. Medical professionals within our team are afforded officer status, which ensures comfortable, individual accommodations and access to passenger facilities such as restaurants, the fitness center, and luxury pools. Our nurses progress through a competency program that provides familiarity with emergency equipment and develops new abilities ranging from laboratory work to x-ray acquisition. Regular training in skills and practices helps to maintain existing abilities and develop extended roles. 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.

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