Website Mercy Ships
Role: Working hands-on to deliver inpatient surgical care to our patients, the Ward Nurses work around the clock to see that each and every patient receives the care and attention they deserve. Our Pediatric ICU Nurses primarily work in the Wards and are assigned to the ICU when pediatric patients are admitted.
Time Commitment: Minimum 8 weeks
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: Registered Nurse with an active license in home country; a minimum of two years’ experience needed after licensure, including at least 1 year of PICU/NICU experience taking care of critically ill children. Recent PICU/NICU experience of at least one year full-time or three years part-time in the past 5 years AND at the point of application can show working 30 hours or more per week in an acute inpatient surgical/medical/Emergency Room or ICU setting within the past 12 months.
Cost: Self-Funded. Volunteers pay for their transportation to and from the ship’s location as well as crew fees and all personal expenses. Crew fees vary depending on the length of commitment as well as what nation the volunteer comes from. For those unable to raise support, assistance may be available.
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