London Wellness Academy provides all the training for you to become a successful Medi-Spa physician at sea prior to joining your ship. The training takes place in Miami, Florida (USA) under the direction of Dr. Brad Herman, Medical Director at OneSpaWorld and a licensed Florida physician.

During training and once on board, you will be expected to have excellent communication skills and be able to provide esthetic medical treatments safely and effectively to address the concerns of your patients. This is an exciting opportunity to meet new people every day and to learn new cultures, all whilst managing your very own aesthetic medical clinic at sea.

Position Requirements

To be considered for a Medi-Spa physician position on board a cruise ship, candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must hold a medical degree from a college or university listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
  • Must have a current, valid medical license to practise medicine in your country or the country where you completed medical school (does not have to be a US license)
  • Minimum 6 months hands-on clinical experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to successfully provide Medi-Spa treatments
  • Ability to publicly speak and conduct presentations
  • Enjoy working with people and possess a friendly and outgoing personality
  • Comfortable working in a sales-oriented job (sales training will be provided)
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Fluency in English is required.

Pre-requisites for Contracts

  • US citizens must have a valid passport (within 6 months of expiry from contract end date).
  • If you are not authorised to work in the US, you must be eligible for issue of a United States C1/D Visa (non-immigrant transit visa).
  • Completion of Maritime medical exam and be declared fit to work.
  • Successful completion of training course.

Job Salary

This job is commission-based; Medi-Spa physicians earn a percentage of all procedures performed. There is no limit to what you can earn.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Meeting new people daily
  • Conducting consultations whereby you effectively inform and educate your patients about specific concerns
  • Having strong, friendly follow-up necessary post-treatment with patients to ensure desired results
  • Managing patients in unsupervised situations
  • Developing friendly relations with the spa team and your patients
  • Understanding the problems and concerns of your patients
  • Recommending medical aesthetic treatments and providing outstanding guest service
  • Presenting yourself professionally in front of new groups of people
  • Being a patient, sympathetic listener
  • Assuring compliance with standards and regulations, including company policies and medical protocols
  • Being responsible for the quality of work
  • Maintaining complete and accurate medical records
  • Maintaining inventory and keeping waste to a minimum
  • Being on time for work, and prompt for each appointment.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) are welcome to apply. This is a great opportunity to manage your own aesthetic practice at sea and build your clinical knowledge and experience — all whilst earning income and travelling the world. This is more than a clinical observership. You will gain hands-on clinical experience with patients. Also, for those applying for US residency programmes, you will have sufficient time to study for your USMLE exams. At the successful completion of your contract, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, if requested.

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