• CSCS International Manning, Royal Road, Quatre Cocos
  • 230-525-176-15


The Nurse is expected to provide medical nursing services to all Guests
and Crewmembers who need it. The Nurse shall assist the Staff Captain, Senior Doctor, Doctor and Chief Nurse in all shipboard health-related matters including outbreak prevention, and illness reporting as required by international, national and Company policies. To consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


  • The Nurse shall understand the Safety and Quality Management System (SQM) and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Doctor and Senior Doctor including completion of medical forms/reports
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Doctor and Senior Doctor including completion of medical forms/reports.
  • Ensure confidentiality of medical information.
  • Provide First-Aid instruction for crew members as directed by the Doctor, the Staff Captain and oversees the operation, good order and cleanliness of the Medical Center and Secondary Medical Space.
  • Assist the Doctor in carrying out his professional responsibilities and duties.
  • Provide nursing care for minor and major emergency situations for passengers and crew.
  • The Nurses need to do a triage of every patient. It is the responsibility of the Nurse to immediately inform the Doctor when she finds or suspects that a patient has a life threatening condition or has any abnormality in the vital signs.
  • In addition to assisting the Doctor with patient care, the Nurses have a variety of administrative responsibilities in relation to care of guests and crew and management of the Medical Facility and pharmacy.
  • Generally, it is the responsibility of all Nurses to become fully versed with the policies and procedures of the ship. Each Nurse will serve at scheduled times on a medical “on call” roster each day. During this period, the Nurse will assist the Doctor on duty.
  • When any member of the medical staff receives a telephone call orotherwise becomes aware of a potentially serious guest or crew medical issue outside established office hours, that contact or telephone call should be followed-up by an “in person” visit with the patient by a member of the medical staff, which should then be documented accordingly in medical records.
  • The Nurse must participate in all lifeboat and emergency drills held on board unless excused by the Staff Captain.
  • The Nurse must also assist in maintaining a proper inventory level of pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
  • Risk Management and the Director or Medical Operations should be advised of any substantial missing items or supplies.
  • The Nurse must follow company’s policy for inspection of diagnostic and life support equipment for proper working order.
  • The Nurse must ensure that all expired medications are removed from the shelves and are disposed of according to environmental policies or, if applicable, return them to the vendor in case that a medication has any refund value.
  • Test the water samples delivered to the medical facility for this purpose using the method designated by Public Health (such as Coli sure) and maintain a log of test results. The Nurse must report any positive and negative findings immediately to the Doctor and the Staff Captain.
  • While on duty, the Nurse must answer the telephone in the Medical Facility. Personnel should always answer the telephone politely: “Medical center, Nurse (name), speaking.” The Nurse is involved in the provision of medical care to crew members who are injured or ill while in service of the ship. The Nurse will request appointments for shore side referrals via the Crew Medical Department, Maintain current medical records for all crew members.
  • Schedule appointments for the regular shipboard medical examinations of crew members enrolled in the wellness program.
  • The Nurse’s daily work schedule is determined by the chief nurse. The duties may include the following:
    • Seeing patients (guests and crew) as necessary.
    • Conducting water tests throughout the ship on a rotational basis.
    • Checking and cleaning equipment.
    • Triage/Evaluate patients in order to help the Doctor to establish eventual emergencies needing immediate treatment during crowded office hours.
  • Complete accident reports.
  • Maintains current Crewmember physical examinations.
  • Maintains Acute Gastroenteritis log for U.S.P.H. or any port health authorities and reports as required.
  • Executes Code Alpha / Star Code procedures regardless of being on duty or not.
  • Executes air and land evacuation procedures.
  • Trains and leads stretcher teams in Fire and Lifeboat drills, and first-aid training for Crewmembers.
  • Sterilizes surgical instruments according to company policy.
  • Provides first aid supplies for first aid boxes.
  • Proper accountability and disposal of hazardous wastes and used sharps (needles, syringes).
  • Oversees and maintains cleanliness of the Medical Center in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Actively participants in Crewmember education and training programs.
  • Maintains records and narcotic counts.
  • Ensures confidentiality of medical information.
  • Properly fills out and distributes all forms associated with the medical department.
  • Executes and has a good working knowledge of all duties associated with the operations of the Medical Center.
  • The Nurse always needs to be available in order to assist the Doctor or Senior Doctor with any medical cases.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Nurses will advise the Doctor when the patient waiting times are increasing or there are higher than usual patients waiting to be seen. She may decide to call another Doctor to help with the clinic. This will reduce patient waiting times and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Maintains all first response bags and Secondary medical space bags.
  • The nurse will cooperate and follow instructions of the infection control office with regard to infection control and public health matters.


  • Current and in good standing Register Nurse licensing.
  • Minimum of three (3) years recent experience is required in the fields of Emergency Room,
  • Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Critical Care Unit, or Trauma Unit.
  • Intermediate to Advanced verbal and written level of English is required.
  • Must provide a chronology of all medical activities since graduation from nursing school.


  • Diploma /degree from an accredited nursing school or university.
  • Valid nursing license from country or State/Province of origin is required.
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support – ACLS with renewal of Advanced Cardiac
  • Basic Life Support – BLS certification every two years from a recognized educational institution, is required.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Mauritius South Africa

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