Excite Recruitment
Excite Recruitment

Nurse on cruise ship

Job Title



Tourism sector


Eastleigh, Regno Unito


Gross remuneration 4200.00 - 4900.00 $ Monthly

Job Type


Working hours

Full time

Study Title

Nursing (master)

Job Description

Ship Nurse Job Requirements:

  • Cruise ship nurse
  • Must posses a diploma from an accredited nursing school.
  • Current certification as Registered Nurse (RN) with minimum two - three years clinical experience.
  • Must be able to perform BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) procedures and treatments.
  • Some experience or a willingness and aptitude to learn simple laboratory procedures and operation of an x-ray machine.
  • Emergency Room and General Practice background preferred.
  • Experience with cardiac care, trauma, internal medicine preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and good command of the English language, knowledge of additional language(s) is a plus.

Cruise Ship Nurse salary range:

$4200-4900 U.S. per month starting salary depending on the cruise line and accumulated experience with the company. Possibilities for promotion from to Lead Nurse position.

Ship Nurse Job Description:

The ship's nurse is an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) responsible to provide appropriate day-to-day health care to passengers and crew members aboard the cruise ship. The cruise ship nurse reports and works under the direction of the ship's lead nurse, ship's physician and ship's chief doctor. She/ he is called first in case of medical emergency aboard the cruise ship providing first aid care until arrival of the ship's physician. The ship nurse performs nursing care in a proficient, calm and professional manner during routine work shifts as well as duringa crisis, increased workload or emergency situations. She/ he initiates nursing intervention for non-urgent patients, such as but not limited to ice application, dressings, splints and bandages, calculates correct drug dosage and administers medication as per physician’s prescription/order. She/ he also assist the physician with procedures/ treatments, document nursing interventions/ observations and sets up treatment rooms, checks emergency equipment, maintains established par levels of medical supplies/ medications.


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