Reference Number: LC375


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on board an established cruiseline company as a ‘nurse’.  As an onboard Nurse, chosen applicants will be providing nursing services to all employees and guests and supports the Staff Captain and other shipboard medical personnel in all health-related matters at sea.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and high-quality patient care that is in line with the Cruiseline company values and policies.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best care for patients.
  • Maintain a positive workplace culture.
  • Be supportive and promote ongoing learning and education for all staff in the unit.
  • Actively participate in quality improvement projects for the source
  • Maintains the Medical Centre in a permanent state of sanitary cleanliness;
  • Maintains accurate inventory of medications/medical supplies/ equipment;
  • Performs water analysis and testing, following the standard procedure;
  • Performs quick tests and examination if required and in accordance with Doctor’s instructions;
  • Operates shoreside first-aid service in ports where guests and/or crew may not have access to regular emergency services.

Person Specification:

  • At least 8 months of ICU and A&E experience.
  • Must have ACLS and BCLS that have been revalidated within the last 15 months and valid for the duration of their contract.
  • Must me empathetic and compassionate
  • Must be a team player

Working Conditions and Benefits:

  • Attractive Salary package 
  • Pay can be according to hours onboard (vacation leave/hours off-board not included)
  • Contract type, working schedule and hours vary according the cruise line company’s requirements

The cruise company provides the following to the nurse / crew member as part of their employment free of charge:

  • Travel to and from the ship (economy class)
  • Single berth cabin
  • Full Deck privileges onboard – employees are allowed to use the passenger facilities on board when they are not working – but they won’t be dining in the guest restaurants, they eat in the Officers Mess.
  • Full uniform provided – they need to provide their own black shoes.
  • Family travel – family can travel with the employee once they s/he completed 6 months with the company, they can travel up to 60 days per year.

Candidate will be be required to attend an online Zoom interview with a cruise line representative and if selected, will be given a join date and ship to work towards.

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