Vulcan is hiring a

Stew/Nurse

Independence, United States
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY
This position has dual responsibilities to fulfill the medical needs as well as the service needs of the yacht. The Stew /Nurse ensures the owners, guests and crew are provided with onboard medical care.

This position is also responsible for ensuring the owners and their guests are provided with the highest level of service and attention specifically tailored to their needs during their stay on board. Additionally this role is responsible for keeping the yacht maintained to an immaculate condition.

All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the policies and standard operating procedures of Vulcan Inc and Fraser Yachts Worldwide. In addition, all duties are to be executed in conformity with ISM/SMS standards, STCW conventions and all other environmental protection and safety policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Nurse Duties
  • Provide medical care to Owners, guests and crew in a professional and confidential manner. Directs the care and delegates as appropriate. In the event of the requirement of shore-side care, co-ordinates transport, care and communication.
  • Maintenance of all records; crew medical records, medical care provided and control drugs register. Manage Owner and Guest medical history and medication preferences database. Ensure that all crew have required vaccinations.
  • Facilitate 1st aid training for all crew members as well as any other appropriate training
  • Co-ordinate and communicate with medlink for medical assistance, advice and for all other medical needs.
  • Maintain medical equipment including conducting monthly checks.
  • Purchase and maintain medical inventory including equipment supplies and drugs. Ensure the certificate of medical stores is maintained.
  • Participates in safety meetings and leads the support team; communicates relevant safety information to safety officer and partners on post accident evaluations.
  • Manages the medical budget.
  • Maintains professional certification, knowledge and skills. Including hyperbaric chamber operation.
  • Clean and maintain the medical centre.
Stew Duties (Other duties may be assigned).
  • Provide the guests with exceptional House Keeping services and superior Personal service at all times. This responsibility may require accompanying the owners and/or guests on tours, shopping trips, excursions or providing childcare services.
  • Clean, maintain and preserve all house keeping areas to the highest standards.
  • Report any equipment that needs repair or maintenance to the Lead or Chief Steward(ess) or the appropriate Head of Department.
  • Manage the area of assigned responsibility (e.g., wardrobe care, owner amenities, guest amenities, owners deck, stationary, or flowers & plants) which would include updating and maintaining appropriate inventories.
  • Assist with creating short and long term maintenance programs.
  • Complete tasks assigned by the Chief or Lead Steward/ess. These tasks may be assigned in the daily morning meeting.
  • Participate in all mandatory safety training and drills as required and follow the environmental guidelines set forth for the vessel.
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently within the interior department and with other departments to ensure all matters are addressed in a timely manner. This communication will include the use of technology devices.
  • Assist with the set-up, break-down and general maintenance of the crew mess. Assist with the general maintenance and cleaning of all crew areas.
  • Empty all waste receptacles on a daily basis and take the garbage to the appropriate storage facility.
  • Assist with the provisioning and the loading of ship’s stores.
  • Assist other departments / crew as required to ensure smooth operation of the vessel.
  • Each shipboard employee may be required to perform additional, non-job related functions throughout the vessel when stipulated by the Master or the Chief Steward/ess.
  • All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the policies and standard operating procedures of Vulcan Inc. and Fraser Yachts Worldwide
  • All duties are to be executed in conformity with ISM/SMS standards as well as all other environmental protection and safety policies.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, experience, skill, and/or ability

Required

  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience post registration; emergency experience preferred.
  • Experience with travel health and dive medicine preferred.
  • Must be comfortable working in a remote nursing environment without the hands on support of a nursing team.
  • 1 year progressive hospitality experience preferably in Private Households, 4 to 5 -Star hotels and / or restaurants, luxury cruise liners or upscale resort properties OR 6 months to 1 year experience onboard Mega Yachts.
  • Familiarity with different House Keeping techniques, this may include: detail cleaning procedures, turn down services, knowledge of laundry operation and inventory control.
  • Preferable to have good product knowledge and yacht material knowledge.
  • Preferable to have knowledge into the care of Artwork
  • Must be able to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Must have a keen eye for detail.
  • Must be flexible.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently and effectively ensuring all tasks are completed as required.
  • Must be able to prioritize external requests including inter-departmental and guest related needs.
  • Ability to multitask is required.
  • General experience with child and elder care.
  • Discretion and confidentiality is mandatory.
  • Exceptional spoken and written English skills required. Additional languages preferred.

Preferred
  • Hospitality, Event Management, Tourism and or Business certification.
  • Other relevant certification may include: Barista, Oenology, Butler, Silver Service, Bartending, Professional cooking, Cigar, Floristry, Medical and first aid, Massage and Beauty therapy.

Required computer skills
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Education/experience/certifications
    • Current “Registered Nurse” certificate.
    • Emergency medical training preferred.
    • Preferably certified in Hospitality, Tourism and or Business.
    • Other relevant certification may include: Laundry Certification, Floristry, Medical and first aid, Massage and Beauty therapy.
    • STCW 95
    • Valid ENG1
    • Valid Passport with US visas (B1/B2)

Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time (up to 8 plus hours).
  • Ability to perform occasional kneeling, crouching, stooping; frequent reaching, pushing, pulling; and constant lifting, carrying, handling and standing.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds/16 Kilos. Ability to lift and move weight in excess of 35 pounds/16 Kilos with assistance.
  • Ability to function effectively in a demanding and diverse multi-cultural environment.
  • Must be self-directed and have the temperament and interpersonal skills to work and live
in close-quarters with other members of the crew for extended periods.
  • Ability to live on board a vessel during long distance passages with the possibility of excessive motion due to rough conditions (up to 4 weeks) and minimal access to land based resources.
  • Ability to function and work effectively in a high pace, high stress environment to produce a quality product/service for owner’s and guests in a timely manner.
 
 

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