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The Walt Disney Company Charge Nurse in Albany, New York

Every day at Disney Cruise Line we take pride in bringing the magic of Disney to life. We find joy in creating cherished memories and form genuine connections with our guests. We hold each other to the highest degree and always act responsibly while ensuring the safety of fellow crew and guests. United by our Disney values, we work toward excellence in all we do. As a part of our team, you can live and work in a diverse and inclusive environment amidst a professional and supportive community. If you are ready to create unforgettable experiences and grow as a person and as a professional, apply today.

As a Charge Nurse you will provide onboard supervision of the nursing staff, administration of the ship’s health center and provide direct and indirect patient care for both crew and guest.

You will report to the:

  • Chief Physician (Shore side)

  • Lead Physician (Shipboard)

Responsibilities :

How You Will Make a Difference

  • Provide inpatient, outpatient and ICU care onboard for guests and crew

  • Orients new medical staff and trains in areas such as EMR familiarity, shipboard emergency response, location of ACLS and AED equipment, AGE documentation and reporting, and equipment usage to include proper maintenance checks.

Responsible for the overall administrative management of the health center including:

  • Create and maintain on-call schedule for nurses

  • Oversee Medical Assistant completion of end of cruise reports and distribute to appropriate parties

  • Oversees preparation of all necessary reports including AGE, Unfit for Duty, Referrals, etc.

  • Maintain an adequate stock of medications/medical supplies

  • Check and maintain all medical equipment. Notifying proper parties when repairs are necessary.

  • Provide training for Emergency Stretcher Team

  • Coordinate and implement onboard health education in conjunction with medical staff

  • Triage emergency calls, assessing and treating on scene and transferring patient to shipboard medical center for definitive care.

  • Assist with implementation of crew immunization programs.

  • Responsible to oversee and assist with Public Health reporting

  • Additional duties include equipment checks, medicines and inventory management, participation in drills, audits, inspections, and training of other crew members.

  • Technical skills are learned and practiced on board, such as X-rays acquisition, and performing a wide array of laboratory tests and other procedures

Basic Qualifications :

What You Will Bring to the Team

  • Active nursing license from an STCW country.

  • Nursing degree from recognized college or university from an STCW country

  • 2 Years’ professional experience in general and emergency medicine

  • 2 years Maritime Medical experience

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

  • A valid accredited ALS/ACLS certificate prior to joining a vessel

  • Computer literacy and experience with MS Office programs

  • Experience with use of electronic health records (Sea care preferred)

  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer services and communication skills

Additional Information :

This is a shipboard role:

You must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel

  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

  • Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control

  • Appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulation

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)

  • Complete a pre-employment medical

  • Obtain a criminal background check

  • Bring approved work shoes

Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.


Job ID: 1163102BR

Location: United States

Job Posting Company: "Disney Cruise Line"

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