Cruise Ship Paramedic

Location London
Discipline: Paramedics
Salary: £2,565 - 2,900 per month + 30% sign on bonus
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email:
Job ref: KW/INT/11079/1
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Cruise Ship Paramedic

Ship-board position



Embark on a brand-new journey within your Paramedic career as a Cruise Ship Paramedic, and travel the world while providing outstanding on-board care!

As a Cruise Ship Paramedic on one of 70 ships across 5 fleets, you will face an exciting and unique environment, joining a skilled team of Doctors, Nurses, and Paramedics within the well-equipped shipboard medical centre to deliver patient-centred routine and emergency healthcare to everyone aboard. You will:

  • Act as a first responder, triaging emergency calls, assessing and treating on scene, and transferring patients to the medical centre.
  • Practise within the daily walk-in clinic, working autonomously under the doctors and Senior Nurse to assess patients and provide appropriate treatment & advice.
  • Help maintain the medical centre by performing equipment checks, medicines & inventory management, emergency drills, and training of colleagues.

Technical skills will be learned and practiced on board, such as X-rays acquisition, alongside performance of a wide array of laboratory tests and other procedures.

Person specification:

  • Advanced Life Support Paramedic qualification (or equivalent)
  • Current registration and licence to practise with appropriate regulatory body (e.g. the UK’s HCPC)
  • At least 3 years’ post-qualification, recent clinical experience in paramedicine, emergency medicine or other acute care setting
  • A valid passport
  • Eligibility to be issued a United States C1/D Visa (non-applicable for US or Canadian citizens)
  • Fluency in English, both conversational and technical
  • Commitment to completing at least 2 four-month contracts within a 12-month period

Benefits include:

  • Pack of time-limited benefits that can greatly increase compensation
  • Private en-suite cabin
  • Stewarding services
  • Access to ship’s amenities and entertainment
  • Free gym access
  • Crew welfare programme
  • Cruise benefits
  • Discounts for onboard shops and SPA