Working with us

Realizing and guaranteeing high-quality care in which our patients are central. That is the mission of Curaçao Medical Center. In a close-knit and multisciplinary team, we do this professionally and above all with a lot of love and respect for each other.

Within our team we like to make room for even more enthusiastic and passionate colleagues with a serving character. Servers, doers, thinkers and initiators. In short, people who are constantly looking for solutions and innovations that can improve the care for our patients.

Does this appeal to you and do you want to contribute to a cast-iron quality basis for the healthcare of Curaçao? Would you like to work for an employer who considers personal development and cooperation of paramount importance? Then search our vacancy overview for a vacancy that suits your ambition and apply at the Curaçao Medical Center.

Join the CMC family

Are you a passionate Radiation Oncologist and looking for a new challenge?  Are you interested in our modern hospital on our beautiful Curaçao? Then we are looking for you!

Radiation Oncologist

The organization

Curaçao Medical Center (CMC) is a new, state-of-the-art 300-bed hospital, providing specialized medical care to the island of Curaçao and the neighboring Dutch Caribbean islands.

Purpose of the position

At Curaçao Medical Center we are looking for a Radiation Oncologist who, together with 2 other colleagues, will take the Radiation Therapy Department to the next level. The department has 2 Linacs (Elekta), a CT-sim, Monaco-TPS and an HDR afterloader. You must have a broad range of interests and you work collaboratively with doctors from other hospitals in the region.

Position within the company

The medical specialist is part of the Hemato/Oncology/Radiotherapy Service Line and of the medical staff.

Job requirements

  • Specialization as a radiation oncologist with BIG and RGS registration;
  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaboration;
  • Professional and enterprising attitude;
  • Customer-oriented attitude towards both patients and partners within the department;
  • Independence is required when performing work with due observance of legal provisions, professional standards and organizational frameworks, whereby complex issues must be solved when diagnosing and treating complex issues;
  • Social skills such as tact, listening skills, empathy, motivation and stimulation are required in treatment relationships with patients and colleagues;
  • Patient and result-oriented attitude and behavior;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team;
  • You have a good level of English and/or Spanish and are willing to learn Papiamento.

We offer

  • Market-based salary depending on experience;
  •  45-hour working week with 30 vacation days per year;
  •  Possibility of observation of 1-2 weeks (in summer) at the future workplace to meet colleagues and explore the environment;
  • Assistance with your move with a contribution towards the costs;
  • Assistance with the on-site establishment, including arranging registration as a doctor, etc.
  •  For information about the position, please contact Mr. Michael Samson, email address Michael.Samson@cmc.cw.

More information

Information about the terms of employment is provided by Ms. Y. Phelipa, Human Resource Management Department at Yunaira.Phelipa@cmc.cw

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including Curriculum Vitae to medical director, Prof. dr. Ingemar Merkies, Ingemar.Merkies@cmc.cw before October 1, 2021. 

Do you want to work in a unique position at a special location? Due to the departure of one of the pulmonologists, the CMC is looking for a:

Pulmonologist 08.-1.0 FTE

 

The hospital

The Curaçao Medical Center (CMC) is the only general hospital in Curaçao. The primary market is the island of Curaçao with 160,000 inhabitants. CMC also has a regional referral function for specialized care. In addition to general basic care, the hospital has various top clinical functions, such as lung cancer diagnostics, neonatology I.C., pressure tank and a radiation center. There is a collaboration with Erasmus MC. The CMC is a training clinic for interns (M2 affiliation in collaboration with UMCG), ANIOS and AIOS.

 

De department

The department currently consists of three pulmonologists (2.8 FTE) and one pulmonologist for the Rendu-Osler-Weber project (0.2 FTE). The group will expand to 4.0 FTE in 2022. Pulmonary medicine is being practiced to its full extent. There are A(N)IOS for A&E, clinic and the evening, night and weekend shift, in collaboration with internal medicine and cardiology. The quality of care is partly maintained by MDOs for various differentiation areas. Thoracic surgery is done in-house. There is also good cooperation outside the hospital with the tuberculosis service, sleep center and rehabilitation clinic.

 

The Profile

We are looking for a passionate all-round pulmonologist with additional focus, with the ambition to practice in a multicultural environment according to international and local quality standards. We are looking for a colleague who values ​​team spirit, customer-friendliness and training.

 

Work agreement

Admission is initially for one year, after which a permanent contract will be offered upon mutual agreement. The terms of employment are in accordance with the current BMS schedule. Relocation costs from the Netherlands are reimbursed in accordance with the applicable rules. Information about working conditions can be provided by Mrs. Y. Phelipa, HRM Director: yunaira.phelipa@cmc.cw or +599 9 745-0000, extension 3096

 

Interested ?

For further information please contact Mr. P.M. van den Berg, pulmonologist and department chair (paulus.vandenberg@cmc.cw or tel/WA: +599 9 5162040), ms. Y. Zink-Phelipa, HRM director or mr. prof. dr. I.S.J. Merkies, Medical Director (ingemar.merkies@cmc.cw). Applications and Curriculum Vitae can be sent to: yunaira.phelipa@cmc.cw and recruitment@cmc.cw

Career Opportunity

 

If you are considering a career in health care and enjoy working with high-tech equipment, a career as a Radiodiagnostic Technician B may be a good fit.

 

In the Radiology department of Curaçao Medical Center (CMC) there is a career opportunity for the position of:

 

Radiodiagnostic Technician B (with specialization)

 

Purpose of the position:

Independently perform complex and risky examinations with Magnetic Resonance (MRI) or Computed Tomography (CT) with and without contrast medium, with Ultrasound, with Interventional Radiology or with Mammography-Stereotaxic.

 

Assist and instrument the medical specialist during complex and risky invasive examinations and treatments in the Radiology department and in the operating room.

 

Position within the organization:

The Radiodiagnostic Technician B reports to the Chief Radiology Technician.

 

Main tasks:

  • Taking care of the overall preparations in one or more of the above disciplines;
  • Interpreting clinical information on applications taking into account previous studies;
  • As a supervisory radiation expert, bearing responsibility for the radiation safety of patients, colleagues and third parties;
  • Responsible from the field for drawing up procedures/protocols and conducts research in the context of projects to improve them;
  • Using digital imaging to make exams suitable for diagnosis;
  • Supervising and evaluating students and trainees;
  • Identifying and report particularities or defects to equipment, materials and work areas for the above disciplines;
  • Controlling equipment, workrooms, and room stock keeping clean and safe.

 

Job requirements:

  • Knowledge at the level of a Bachelor degree in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapeutic Techniques (MBRT-Bachelor of Health) supplemented with a post Bachelor diploma in CT, MRI, Ultrasound or Interventional Radiology with demonstrable experience of at least 1 year within these disciplines;
  • Valid diploma for Radiation Hygiene, expertise level 4 A/B;
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate;
  • Stress resistant, flexible, attentive, accurate and structured way of working;
  • Customer-oriented attitude and high sense of responsibility;
  • Open to change and innovations;
  • Knowledge of and experience with the automated systems as used within the organizational unit;
  • Must follow developments in the field
  • Willing to work irregular hours;
  • Familiar with the organization is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the English, Dutch and Papiamento language is required. Basic knowledge of the Spanish language is a plus;
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Dutch, Spanish and Papiamento are important;
  • Willing to provide breakdown services;
  • Analytical mind;
  • Ability to maintain confidential information;
  • Sble to work independently as well as in a team.

For inquiries about the position, please contact Mr. Virgil Boom, Chief Radiology Technician, on 745-000 extension 3044.

 

Information about the terms of employment is provided by Mrs. M. Seinpaal, HR Business Partner, on 745-0000 extension 1301.

 

Interested parties are requested to submit their written application, including curriculum vitae, within seven (7) days of the publication of this advertisement at recruitment@cmc.cw.

Curacao Medical Center is looking for an

Endoscopy Technician

 

Purpose of the position:

Cleaning, sterilizing and maintaining medical devices and endoscopes and assembling instrument sets.

 

Position within the company:

The Endoscopy technician reports to the Head of the Day Care Nursing department. The Endoscopy technician also receives instruction from the Medical Specialists.

 

Main tasks:

  • Cleaning and sterilizing medical devices;
  • Maintaining medical devices;
  • Disassembling and adjusting instruments;
  • Improve quality.

 

Job requirements:

  • Diploma in the field of sterilization at MBO-3 level;
  • At least one year Experience as an endoscopy assistant;
  • Enthusiastic and professional colleague with a good work attitude;
  • Knowledge and experience in working with computerised systems;
  • Problem solving ability;
  • Proactive and service-oriented attitude;
  • Verbally fluent in Papiamentu, Dutch and basic knowledge of English and Spanish;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team.

 

For information about the position, please contact Mrs. S. Tjon-A-Kon, Main Day Treatment Department, by email shirley.tjon-a-kon@cmc.cw

Information about our terms of employment can be processed by Mrs. Valessca Lambert, HR Business Partner by email valessca.lambert@cmc.cw.

Interested parties are requested to send their written application, including Curriculum Vitae, to recruitment@cmc.cw within fourteen (14) days of the publication of this advertisement.

For our Recovery department we are looking for a: Recovery Nurse

Purpose of the position:

Nursing patients in whom vital signs must be monitored, supported or temporarily taken over using equipment in appropriate situations pre- and post-anaesthesia care.

 

Position within the company:
The person concerned receives guidance from the direct supervisor or from the management team.

Main tasks of the position:

  • Provide nursing care;
  • Performing actions and guiding patients
  • Providing information both orally and in writing;
  • Promote quality and expertise.

 

Job requirements:

  • MBO nurse diploma with a follow-up training to become a recovery nurse or ICU nurse;
  • In possession of BLS and ACLS certificate
  • Professional and customer-oriented;
  • Knowledge of methodical action;
  • Empathic ability;
  • Knowledge of Dutch and English is required. Basic knowledge of Spanish and Papiamento is a plus;
  • Written expression skills for nursing reporting;
  • Alert and able to respond to the changing care needs and circumstances of the patient;
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude;
  • Initiative;
  • Flexible and creative attitude;
  • Hands on mentality;
  • Stress resistant;
  • Be agile with an electronic patient record;
  • Be able to run all services on a rotating basis.

 

For information about the position, please contact Ms H. Lispier, Head of OR complex, via email hennaly.lispier@cmc.cw.

Information about the terms of employment is provided by Ms. V. Lambert, HR Business Partner, via email valesca.lambert@cmc.cw.

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including curriculum vitae within two weeks after the publication of this advertisement to the HR Business Partner of the Human Resource department: mrs. V. Lambert, email: recruitment@cmc.cw

The Neurosurgery department is immediately looking for an all-around Neurosurgeon

There is an immediate opportunity for a Full-time neurosurgeon for the Caribbean neurosurgical center at Curaçao Medical Center.
The Neurology department at Curaçao Medical Center has been operational since 2016 and consists of 5 Full-time neurologists who take on the entire palette of neuro care with room for areas of interest, providing care at an academic level. With the arrival of the current neurosurgeon in 2017, investments were made into the most common equipment for the department to perform operations. Hospital and the department were transferred from the old Sint Elisabeth hospital (SEHOS) to the “state of the art” Curaçao Medical Center in 2019.

Together with one neurosurgeon, supported by Erasmus MC and Leiden/The Hague Spine group, they form the Neuro group. This is a close-knit team, consisting of young dynamic specialists who take on the entire palette of neuro care. Spinal care is usually challenging, with other aspects of neurosurgery such as skull base pathology, (opportunity for) cerebrospinal infections, and complex spinal pathology regularly reviewed. Various scientific branches have been set up in addition to regular neuro care.

There is currently a growing need for neurological and neurosurgical care for Curaçao and surrounding islands.

Your Profile
• Specialized degree is required, with valid registration as a neurosurgeon.
• Medical specialist knowledge and extensive experience in the field of te specialization.
• Expert in this field for the purpose of conducting scientific research.
• Initiating and coordinating medical policy development.
• Knowledge in your field and adjacent fields are kept up to date through literature study and (international) conferences.
• Knowledge of Dutch, Papiamento and English is required, basic knowledge of Spanish is an advantage.
• Autonomous in carrying out work with due observance of legal provisions, professional standards and organizational frameworks, whereby complex issues are solved when diagnosing and treating complex issues.
• Social skills such as tact, listening skills, empathy, motivation and stimulation in treatment relationships with patients.
• Good communication skills and willingness to work in a multidisciplinary field.
• Patient and results oriented in attitude and behavior.
• Proactive and service-oriented attitude.
• Able to work both independently and in a team.

More information
For information about the position, please contact Ms. Ellianne dos Santos Rubio, via email Ellianne.dossantosrubio@cmc.cw
Information on terms of employment is provided by Ms. Yunaira Phelipa, via email yunaira.phelipa@cmc.cw

How to apply
Interested parties are requested to send their written application, including Curriculum Vitae, to the medical director, Prof. dr. dr. Ingemar Merkies via email ingemar.merkies@cmc.cw and recruitment@cmc.cw.

 

Job Opportunity in the Gynecology & Obstetrics department at Curaçao Medical Center

ANIOS Gynecology/Obstetrics

Curaçao Medical Center has a job opportunity for a medical doctor at the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology effective April 1st 2022

Your opportunity

During your work assignment at the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, you will gain experience in assisting in childbirth and performing (emergency) consultations at the obstetrics and gynecology department. You will develop your skills within the specialty by working with the Obstetrics & Gynecology team, thereby exposing you to our diverse population on the island.

 

Your work environment

You will work in a team of gynecologists, allowing you to continuously work on your learning goals and gain a lot of experience within a safe learning environment.

 

Your profile

  • You are a qualified and registered doctor.
  • You have the ambition to become a gynecologist or to gain valuable experience to, for example, practice tropical medicine or become a general practitioner.
  • You are social and communicative, you persevere in acute situations and you are decisive.
  • You switch quickly and easily between thinking and practice
  • You are eager to learn and willing to invest in your professional and personal development.

 

Our offer

  • A fixed-term employment contract for the duration of one year with the option to extend
  • Salary according to job classification.

Information and application

For more information, please contact Dr. Vanessa Marcha, gynecologist. Send your resume and motivation letter to Vanessa.Marcha@cmc.cw.

Before starting employment, we apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) at the municipality where you are registered. A VOG indicates that your behavior does not hinder this position. The VOG must be in our possession before your first working day.

The Supervisory Boards of HNO Transitie & Exploitatie N.V. (HNO T&E) and HNO Vastgoed & Beheer N.V. (HNO V&B) have several opportunities for the following positions: Supervisory Board Members Member

Introduction
The Supervisory Board of HNO Transitie & Exploitatie N.V. (HNO T&E) is looking for three new members with the following profiles: Legal expert, Financial expert and Nursing expert.

The Supervisory Board of HNO Vastgoed & Beheer N.V. (HNO V&B) is looking for one new member with the profile of expert General Business Management.

The stated objective applies to all members of the Supervisory Board (HNO T&E and HNO V&B). The specific tasks and requirements linked to the specific profiles are listed separately below for each profile.

Objective
The Supervisory Board advises the Board of Directors (the “Management”) in realizing the ambitions of HNO T&E and HNO V&B (advisory task), supervises the policy of the Board of Directors, taking into account all relevant interests, and exercises a number of specific rights (supervisory task).

Legal expert specific job requirements
a. University degree in the legal field and at least 5 years of work experience in a strategic legal position.
b. In-depth knowledge of legal matters, in particular corporate law and administrative law, and legal proceedings in a medium or large organization.
c. Insight and interest in health care legislation and regulations.
d. Insight, interest and an eye for the (legal) interests of the hospital’s clients.
e. Insight into operational management, political and social context and its consequences for the organization.
f. Experience in a supervisory position or experience in a comparable management position.

Legal expert specific tasks
The specific tasks of the legal expert within the Supervisory Board are:

a. Check the strategic objectives against legislation and regulations.
b. Learn about the health care system and the position of hospital care in particular.
c. Advise on the legal consequences of the strategic goals and products.
d. Assess the intentions of the organization in terms of legal consequences resulting from policy implementation and give legal advice on alternatives.
e. Advise the board on legal options that fit within a multi-year strategy.
f. Initiate consultation within the board and ensures adequate and timely decision-making and advice regarding legal issues.
g. Follow developments that may affect the organization in the short and long term and indicates the possible legal consequences.

Financial expert specific job requirements
a. Bachelor (HBO or WO) degree in the financial field and a minimum of 5 years work experience in a financial strategic position.
b. In-depth knowledge of business economics and finance, of the integrated planning and control cycle and the policy and budget cycle of a medium or large organization.
c. Insight into the financial-economic, political and social context and its consequences for the organization.
d. Insight and interest in market forces.
e. Interest in the financing system of health care in general and of hospital care in particular.
f. Skill in interpreting budgets and advising on alternatives.
g. Skill in dealing with situations where there are conflicting interests in the policy area and in defending the policy vision.
h. Experience in a supervisory position or experience in a comparable management position.

Financial expert specific tasks                                                                                                                                                          The specific tasks of the financial expert within the Supervisory Board are:
a. Check the short-term, medium-term and long-term financial policy against the strategic principles of the organization.
b. Learn about financial/economic developments in the field of health care in general and hospital care in particular.
c. Check the multi-year budget, the annual budget, investment plan and financial reporting based on efficiency and effectiveness.
d. Assess the financial-economic intentions based on budgetary consequences and on adaptability within the budget, and discusses alternatives within the board.
e. Advise the board on the financial business multi-year strategy.
f. Is chairman or member of the financial committee and the finance audit committee (if applicable).

Nursing expert specific job requirements
a. Bachelor (HBO or WO) degree in medical-nursing or related field and at least 5 years of work experience
in a leadership position.
a. Relevant experience and background in healthcare, preferably as a hospital nurse
b. Knowledge of developments in the field of hospital care and the ability to apply these in the supervision of CMC’s social objective.
c. Insight and interest in quality and safety issues concerning hospital care.
d. Knowledge of legislation and regulations in the field of quality and safety in healthcare.
e. Relevant network within health care at a local and regional level.
f. Experience in a supervisory position or experience in a comparable management position.

Nursing expert specific tasks
The specific tasks of the nurse expert within the Supervisory Board are:

a. Assess the hospital’s short, medium and long-term healthcare policies based on the strategic principles of the organization.
b. Learns about the developments in the field of health care in general and hospital care in particular.

Specific job requirements for the General Business Operations expert
a. Bachelor (HBO or WO) degree in business administration / business economics and at least 5 years work experience in a managerial position.
b. In-depth knowledge of the market and investments valuation.
c. Insight into the political and social context and its consequences for the organization.
d. Skill in interpreting plans and budgets and advising on alternatives.
e. Insight, interest and listening ear for the interests of the hospital’s stakeholders.
f. Skill in dealing with conflicting interests in the policy area and in defending investment proposals.
g. Experience in a supervisory position or experience in a comparable management position.

Specific tasks for the General Business Operations expert
The specific tasks of the expert general management within the Supervisory Board are:

a. Check the short, medium and long term general and commercial policy based on the strategic corporate principles.
b. Check the multi-year budget, the annual budget, the investment plan and the financial reporting for commercial efficiency and effectiveness.
c. Assess the (financial, commercial, personnel, and legal) intentions based on general organizational consequences and how these fit within the general vision and strategy, and discuss alternatives within the board.
d. Explore healthcare developments in organizational and management models.
e. Oversee the entirety of products and/or services, make connections and assesses the consistency and coherence of policy.
f. Advise the board on long-term general and business strategy.

More information?
For information about the positions, please contact Mrs. Pauline Hageman consultant at Deloitte Dutch Caribbean, via e-mail hrm@deloitte.cw

Apply
Interested parties are requested to send their written application, including resume, to hrm@deloitte.cw before April 11th, 2022. An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with a completed Bachelor degree (HBO) as a Radiotherapeutic Technician / Medical Imaging Radiotherapeutic Techniques (MBRT) who considers quality, safety and service to be of paramount importance.

In this position, you provide highly complex, multidisciplinary care and you work in a team of Radiotherapy technologist, Radiation Oncologist and clinical physicists. You have intensive contact with patients and their families, but also with other healthcare professionals outside your own department. Your tasks are performed in a rotation schedule to help you become familiar with the work in the different units.

The Radiotherapy department has a Philips Big Bore CT, 2 Linear accelerators (Elekta), Monaco treatment planning system, and a Flexitron/HDR (Brachytherapy device).

 

Job requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor degree (HBO) as a Radiotherapeutic Technician/Medical Imaging Radio therapeutic Techniques (MBRT);
  • Extensive experience as a Radiotherapeutic Technician;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English;
  • You are decisive, you combine enthusiasm with a flexible attitude and you see collegiality and openness hand in hand.

What can you expect?

  • You can gain a lot of experience in a short period;
  • Flexibility and varied work.

More information?

For information about the position, please contact Mr. Lucien Zuiverloon, Coordinator Radiotherapeutic Technicians. Phone. +5999 745-0033 ext.2208.

For information regarding terms of employments, please contact Mrs. Gianina Barbara, HR Business Partner.

email: gianina.barbara@cmc.cw or at +5999 745-000 ext. 1312.

How to apply?

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including Curriculum Vitae (7 days) after the publication of this advertisement by e-mail to: recruitment@cmc.cw, citing Radiotherapeutic Technician.

 

In the NICU

Is there job opportunity for the position of Nurse monitoring B Neonatology Nurse

 

Purpose of the position:

Nurses and cares for neonates who require intensive care and whose vital functions must be monitored, supported or temporarily taken over with the aid of often extensive equipment.

Coordinates the care process around the patient. Takes action in the event of abnormalities and performs actions in acute life-threatening situations, such as performing resuscitation techniques while waiting for the practitioner or the resuscitation team.

 

Position within the company:

Receives direction from the immediate supervisor, NICU head of department, or from the management team. Provides operational and functional instructions to students, specialist nurses and support staff within the care unit.

 

Main tasks:

  • Drawing up a nursing plan and coordinating care
  • Provide nursing care
  • Provide information to parents caring for their baby
  • Promote quality and expertise

 

Job requirements:

  • Diploma of nursing qualification level 4 is required, supplemented by further training to become a neonatology nurse.
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate;
  • At least one year of experience as a neonatology nurse;
  • Willingness to perform irregular shifts;
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and creative attitude;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team;
  • Customer focus in attitude and behavior;
  • Team spirit/collegiality;
  • Being able to show helpful, accurate and empathy;
  • Good social skills.
  • Stress resistant

 

For information about the position, please contact the NICU department head, Ms. T. Jansen on +59997450000 extension 3085 or general manager Pediatrics mw. M. Fraay on +59997450000 extension 3072.

 

For information about the terms of employment, please contact Mrs. S. Ernestina-Philips, HR Business Partner, on +59997450000 extension 1306.

 

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including curriculum vitae to recruitment@cmc.cw to Ms. S. Ernestina-Philips, HR Business Partner, Human Resource & Organization Development department.

For our Emergency Department in the Curaçao Medical Center we are urgently looking for an

EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN KNMG REGISTERED

 

The Island:

Ever dreamed of a challenging working vacation? Come to Curacao! Daily 30 degrees, challenging work environment and very friendly inhabitants. As of September 2022, 1 spot in our team will become available!

 

The Hospital:

Patient care at the Curaçao Medical Center is centralized and coordinated. This means that all functionalities within the hospital are interconnected. This makes Curaçao Medical Center the most important provider of both medical specialist and top clinical care on Curaçao. Website: www.cmc.cw

 

The Emergency Department

The Emergency Department (ED) of Curaçao Medical Center is a busy department with an average of 22,000 patients per year. Every year an average of 200 high-energy (multi)trauma patients and between 6,000 and 8,000 regular trauma patients are treated. There are also multiple challenging cases for the diagnostic specialisms like acute kidney failure, sickle cell crisis, CVAs and acute heart failure. The Emergency Department team currently consists of 10 physicians (including 4 SEH KNMG ) and 30 nurses (including triage nurses). The department is also assisted by approximately 20 junior and senior medical registrars from various other disciplines.

 

Main tasks:

  • Examining and treating referred and unreferred patients who visit the Emergency Department with the aim of optimizing patient treatment or targeted referral to the most relevant specialist;
  • Coordinating and turning (para)medical and/or supportive medical activities with other specialists, disciplines and/or departments;
  • Performing acute procedures such as wound care, repositions, chest drains, placement of dialysis/central lines and performing pleural drainage and intubations;
  • Contributing to the training/upgrading of residents, interns, nurses, and supervising registrars and medical specialists as needed;
  • Monitoring the quality of medical care and service delivery;

   

Job Requirements:

  • An Emergency Medicine physician (trained and KNMG registered) with several relevant years of work experience in an Emergency Department;
  • A valid ATLS, ACLS and APLS certificate, preferably also MIMMS and FCCS;
  • Being able to perform and interpret an eFAST ultrasound in trauma patients;
  • Being able to secure the threatened airway and be proficient in the various intubation techniques;
  • Determined, decisive and able to withstand varying workloads;
  • Customer friendly, flexible and able to feel at home in a multicultural environment;
  • Good social and communicative skills and able to work with colleagues at all levels and from different disciplines;
  • Good oral and written command of Dutch, Papiamento, English and Spanish is highly desirable;
  • Full time employment possible.

 

Terms of employment:

Salary in accordance with Remuneration Policy Medical Professionals (BMP) based on 45 hours/week.  For full-time employment, inclusion in the hospital’s health insurance plan. One-time housing and equipment costs for emigrating physicians.

 

Information and application:

Further information about the position can be provided by Drs. M. Steeghs Emergency Medicine physician via email: marlous.steeghs@cmc.cw.

 

Information about our terms of employment can be provided by Ms. Yunaira Phelipa, Director HR&O on telephone number (+5999)745-0000 ext. 1396 email: yunaira.phelipa@cmc.cw.

 

Interested persons are requested to send their written application including curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Management Department of Curacao Medical Center,

E-mail: hrm@cmc.cw and Marlous.steeghs@cmc.cw

 

For our Radiology Department, we are immediately looking for a: Radiodiagnostic Technician A (basic).

 

Objective of the position:

Perform non-complex imaging studies with digital X-rays in the radiology department, nursing wards and emergency room and performs diagnostic mammography.

 

Place in the organization:

Receives direction from the immediate supervisor.

 

Main Duties:

  • Ensure the overall preparation and performance of various routine examinations with (mobile) X-ray machine and mammography machine
  • Perform the less complex CT examinations: CT skull, CT cwk and CT Abdomen(zc);
  • Interpret clinical information on requests in preparation for requested x-ray or mammography;
  • Bear responsibility for radiation safety of patients, colleagues and third parties as a supervising radiation technician;
  • Use digital image processing to make x-ray/mammography suitable for diagnosis;
  • Identify and report peculiarities or defects in equipment, materials and work areas;
  • Keep equipment and workrooms clean and safe and checking room supplies.

 

Job Requirements:

  • College degree in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Techniques (MBRT – Bachelor of Health);
  • Valid Radiation Therapy diploma, level of expertise 4A/B for working with devices emitting ionizing radiation and as such can function as a supervising radiation expert;
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate or willing to obtain one;
  • Good social and communicative skills;
  • Excellent command of Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamentu in word and writing;
  • Stress resistant, flexible, attentive, accurate and knowledgeable;
  • Customer-oriented attitude and a high sense of responsibility;
  • Open to change and innovation;
  • Knowledge of and experience with the computerized systems used within the organizational unit;
  • Follow developments in the field;
  • Willing to work irregular hours.

 

 

For information about the position, please contact Mr. Virgil Boom, Coordinator Radiodiagnostic Technician, telephone number 745-0000 at extension 3044.

 

Information on the terms of employment will be provided by Ms. M. Seinpaal, HR Business Partner, telephone number: 745-0000, at extension 1301.

 

Interested persons are requested to send their written application including Curriculum Vitae within seven days after the publication of this advertisement.

 

Purpose of the position:

Nursing, caring for patients who require intensive care and whose vital functions must be monitored, supported or temporarily taken over with the aid of equipment.

 

What does the task package include?

  • Organizing, coordinating and carrying out nursing activities in the intensive care unit.
  • Provide Nursing Care
  • Provide Nursing Care
  • Carrying out specific nursing and medically reserved actions.
  • Interpreting nursing data.
  • Providing information both orally and in writing;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary discussions in the department;
  • Promote quality and expertise.

 

Job requirements:

  • Diploma nurse MBO or HBO with a follow-up training to become an IC nurse;
  • In possession of BLS and ACLS certificate
  • Professional and customer-oriented;
  • Knowledge of methodical action;
  • Empathic ability;
  • Knowledge of Dutch and English is required. Basic knowledge of Spanish and Papiamento is a plus;
  • Alert and able to respond to the changing care needs and circumstances of the patient;
  • Enthusiastic and positive with an entrepreneurial attitude;
  • Affinity with working in a multicultural team and with a diverse patient group;
  • Initiative;
  • Flexible and creative attitude;
  • Hands on mentality;
  • Stress resistant;
  • Be agile with an electronic patient record;
  • Able to rotate all services.

 

For information about the position, please contact Mrs. Sabrina Daal, Head of ICU Nurse, by email at sabrina.daal@cmc.cw

Information about the terms of employment is provided by Ms Valessca Lambert, HR Business Partner, by email at valessa.lambert@cmc.cw

Interested parties are requested to send their written application, including Curriculum Vitae, to Mrs. V. Lambert via email valesca.lambert@cmc.cw

The operating theater of Curaçao Medical Center consists of a central registration room, 7 operating rooms and a recovery room. Surgery is performed in all specializations with the exception of open-heart surgery.

 

Purpose of the position:

Assisting during – in particular complicated and risky – surgical treatments and examinations and performing medical technical procedures.

 

Position within the company:

The Operating Assistant reports to the Head of the Operating Room Department.

 

Main tasks:

  • Preparing and assisting with operations;
  • Performing post-operative activities;
  • Promote quality.

 

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor level education as surgical assistant;
  • Positive attitude with an enterprising attitude to work;
  • Flexible and creative attitude;
  • Follows developments within his / her own field;
  • Empathetic and problem-solving capacity;
  • Can handle stress;
  • Team spirit / collegiality;
  • Be able to run waiting and standby services.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.

 

For additional information about the position please contact:

Mrs. H. Lispier, Head of the General Operating Room, email: Hennaly.lispier@cmc.cw

 

For information about our employment conditions, you may contact V.Lambert,

HR Business Partner: Human Resources & Organization Development Department,

Email: valessca.lambert@cmc.cw

 

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including curriculum vitae to the HR Business Partner of the Human Resource department within two weeks after the appearance of this advertisement: mrs. V.Lambert, email: recruitment@cmc.cw

For the Pharmacy we are looking for two dynamic Pharmacy Assistants.

Objectives

Manage, control, prepare and distribute medication including cytostatic and sterile preparations.  Provide information on medication use and storage, and counsel patients on medication, with the goal of promoting quality drug delivery.

Position within the company

Receive direction from immediate supervisor.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitoring patients’ medication;
  • Dispensing medicine;
  • Giving information, instructions and advice from the field of expertise to healthcare staff and patients;
  • Monitoring medicine stock and storage condition;
  • Placing and/or passing of orders;
  • Carrying out quality controls;
  • Contributing to the improvement of work processes;
  • Developing procedures/protocols based on the professional field;
  • Supervising and/or training colleagues;
  • Willing to work shifts.

Skills and qualifications

  • Completed bachelor (mbo-4) degree in pharmacy assistant;
  • Relevant work experience as pharmacy assistant;
  • Willing to learn;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Knowledge required of Dutch, Papiamentu and English;
  • Able to work in an accurate and structured manner;
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team;
  • Customer oriented;
  • Flexible and able to deal well with stress.

 

More information?

For information about the position, please contact Mrs. Jacqueline Lo-Fo-Sang, Pharmacy Assistant Coordinator at jacqueline.lo-fo-sang@cmc.cw.

Information on the terms of employment will be provided by Mrs. Gianina Barbara, HR Business Partner, via telephone number +5999-745-0000 extension 1312.

How to apply?

Interested parties are requested to send their motivation letter including resume via email to: recruitment@cmc.cw no later than June 13, 2022.

For our Internal Medicine ward (B1), we have an open position for an: Oncology nurse (Full-Time)

Objectives

Supervise and provide nursing care to cancer patients. Coordinate the care process around the patient and prepare the nursing plan. Provide psychosocial support to patients and their representatives during admission. Provide information and instructions on examinations, treatments and home care. Participate in multidisciplinary consultations.

Position within the company

Receive direction from the head nurse or management team. Give operational and functional direction to (junior) nurses and support staff within the care unit.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Assessing and coordinating personalized care plans for patients
  • Administering medications and treatments as directed by the doctor, medical oncologist and other health care professional;
  • Observing, recording, and reporting changes in patients’ conditions to doctors and other health care providers;
  • Providing patients with information about their disease, treatment plan, medications, home care needs, and referrals to community resources;
  • Guiding and educating patients’ families on their loved one’s illness and treatment;
  • Providing emotional support for patients, families and caregivers;
  • Promoting quality end expertise.

Required skills and qualifications

  • General nurse diploma level 4, supplemented with specialization in Oncological therapy;
  • At least one year of experience as an oncology nurse;
  • Willingness to work shifts;
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and creative attitude;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team;
  • Good social and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of Dutch, Papiamento, English and Spanish is important;
  • Respect for confidentiality and privacy;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Compassionate and empathic.

More information?

For information about the position, please contact Mrs. Francisca Martis- Abrahamsz, Head nurse of Department B1 (Internal Medicine ward), at +5999-745-0000, extension 2484 or 2485.

Information on the terms of employment will be provided by Mrs. Gianina Barbara, HR Business Partner, at +5999-745-0000 extension 1312.

How to apply?

Interested parties are requested to send their motivation letter including resume via email to: recruitment@cmc.cw no later than June 13th, 2022.

We are looking for a Pediatrician (0.8-1.0 fte, with full-time services)

Our profile

Curaçao is an island within the Kingdom of the Netherlands with approximately 160,000 inhabitants. The island and the healthcare system are in full development offering many possibilities. In November 2019, the Curaçao Medical Center (CMC), a state-of-the-art hospital with broad specialist medical care, was opened. The hospital is a center with almost all basic specialist functions and a large number of top clinical functions.

The Pediatrics department currently consists of 9 pediatricians, three of whom are neonatologists. They form a team with a pleasant working atmosphere, constructive consultation and a training climate that is highly valued by physician assistants. There is a Sub-specialist pediatric expertise in the field of cardiology (pediatric cardiologist), endocrinology, hematology, nephrology and neonatology, with a growing central role for the islands in the Dutch Kingdom.

In addition to general pediatric care, high-quality level III neonatal intensive care is provided in the NICU (8 IC beds). The Pediatrics department offers a very diverse and high standard training climate. There is a longstanding affiliation with the UMCG (Groningen, Netherlands) and EKZ/AMC (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and recently also the UZB (Brussels) and the UZG (Ghent). The team consists of a comprehensive workforce with six physician assistants, the majority of whom are training to become a pediatrician. Interns from the UMCG also do an internship in our department.

Your profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic pediatrician with a broad perspective, flexible working attitude, and with very good communication skills. Team spirit and the ambition to work together with the other members of the team is important to continuously improve care for children of Curaçao.

We offer:

  • A pleasant work atmosphere and enthusiastic colleagues on a particularly beautiful island
  • A varied range of tasks in the field of patient care, both inpatient and outpatient
  • The chance to practice pediatrics across the board in a beautiful new hospital

Working conditions

The terms of employment are in accordance with the current BMS scheme. Moving costs are reimbursed in accordance with the applicable rules.

Job requirements:

  • Diploma of the specialty is required; with a valid registration as a pediatrician.
  • Keep knowledge in one’s own field and adjacent fields up to date through literature study and (international) conferences
  • Knowledge of Papiamento, English and Dutch is required. Basic knowledge of Spanish is an advantage;
  • Independence is required when performing work with due observance of legal provisions, professional standards and organizational frameworks, whereby complex issues are solved when diagnosing and treating complex issues.
  • Social skills such as tact, listening skills, empathy, motivation and stimulation are required in treatment relationships with patients.
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work on multidisciplinary levels
  • Willingness to perform irregular shifts;
  • Patient and results oriented in attitude and behavior;
  • Proactive and service-oriented attitude;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team.

 

For information about the position, please contact Ms N.Duque Monroy at Naijla.DuqueMonroy@cmc.cw

Information about the terms of employment is provided by Ms. Y. Phelipa, Human Resource Management Department, at yunaira.phelipa@cmc.cw.

Interested parties are requested to submit their written application including Curriculum Vitae to Medical Director, Prof. dr. Ingemar Merkies at recruitment@cmc.cw and sonela.philips@cmc.cw within two weeks of the publication of this advertisement.

We are looking for full-time Central Sterilization technician for our Central Sterilization department

Purpose of the position:

Cleaning, checking (dis)assembling, disinfecting, sterilizing and maintaining medical devices and flexible endoscopes and assembling instrument sets.

Position within the company:

The CSA Employee reports to the CSA Coordinator.

Main tasks:

  • Sterilize medical devices;
  • Maintain medical devices;
  • Disassemble and assemble instruments;
  • Promote quality.

Job requirements:

  • Diploma in sterile medical devices at MBO-3 level
  • At least one year experience as an endoscopy assistant
  • Enthusiastic and professional colleague that collaborative and with good attitude
  • Good social and communication qualities
  • Cautious and aware of risks
  • Practical and able to identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with automated systems
  • Proactive and service-oriented
  • Able to speak Papiamento and Dutch with knowledge of English and Spanish;
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.

Further information about the position can be provided by Ms. H. Lispier, Chief Operating Room General via email hennaly.lispier@cmc.cw

Information about our terms of employment can be provided by Mrs. V. Lambert, HR Business Partner via email valesca.lambert@cmc.cw

Interested parties are requested to send their written application including a Curriculum Vitae within 14 (fourteen) days after this publication via email at recruitment@cmc.cw

Unfortunately, we do not accept open applications. We advise you to apply for a suitable vacancy. Want to stay informed about new vacancies at the Curaçao Medical Center? Then regularly check out our Working at CMC page!

Internship at the Curaçao Medical Center

Are you a student and would you like to gain practical experience in healthcare in Curaçao in addition to your studies? Then register for an internship at the Curaçao Medical Center.

Under the guidance of (medical) professionals, you as a young talent will have the opportunity to gain new knowledge and experience at one of the most modern hospitals in the Caribbean region.

Are you interested in an internship, but only want to do research? Discuss the options with HR Training & Research.

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