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Germany, Japan in need of nurses, caregivers

By Rie Takumi/KBK, GMA News – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has announced job openings in Germany and Japan for nurses and caregivers, a report on Balitanghali said Tuesday. The report said the Philippines and the Federal Government of Germany’s “Triple Win Project” opened slots for 70 ICU nurses Read more »

200,000 registered nurses are jobless

By Nelson C. Badilla/manilatimes.net – Over 200,000 registered nurses are jobless as the Aquino administration failed to increase the number of nurses in the government hospitals. Gloria Amariego, chief nurse at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), said the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) have been urging the Aquino administration through the Read more »

PH nurses unite to fight contractualization

By Annelle Tayao-Juego/Philippine Daily Inquirer – After a year of working in government-run Biliran Provincial Hospital, Jane (who requested that her full name not be published) was ready to call it quits. Hired as a “casual employee” with no benefits and job security, the 22-year-old said she was looking forward Read more »

Recruitment firms not allowed to deploy Pinoy health workers to Japan –POEA

via gmanetwork.com – Filipinos who are looking for work abroad as nurses and caregivers have been warned against dealing with private recruitment agencies offering them job opportunities in Japan. In a statement Friday, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said private recruitment agencies are not allowed to Read more »

BPOs step up hiring of Pinoy nurses

By Paolo Romero/The Philippine Star – Business process outsourcing (BPO) firms have stepped up recruitment of Filipino nurses following the US Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare or the US Affordable Care Act, Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo said yesterday. Romulo, chairman of the House committee on higher and technical Read more »

Japan needs 400 medical workers – POEA

By Samuel Medenilla/mb.com.ph – About 400 vacant positions are now available for medical workers in Japan, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said. In a job advisory, the POEA said the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) is now hiring 75 nurses and 300 careworkers, who will be deployed Read more »

Seek jobs in Middle East, not US, Pinoy nurses urged

By Dennis Carcamo/philstar.com – A House of Representatives leader has called on Filipino nurses and health workers to seek jobs in Middle Eastern countries instead of the United States as it is still reeling from the economic meltdown. House Assistant Majority Leader and Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. cited Read more »

First batch of Pinoy nurses arrive in Germany

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Four Filipino nurses, representing the first batch of Philippine health professionals to work in Germany under the Philippine-German labor agreement, arrived in Frankfurt last month. Nurses Vanessa S. Preclaro (25), Krystel Anne B. Sumido (28), Eowyn C. Galvez (26) and Ruel C. Galias (50), are now working Read more »

‘Pinoy nurses seeking jobs in US increasing’

By Jess Diaz, The Philippine Star Filipino nurses seeking employment in the US are increasing in number again. Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. said a total of 2,952 nurses took the US licensure examination from January to September this year, up by nearly 11 percent from 2,662 in the Read more »

Muslim Filipino nurses needed in Makkah

via arabnews.com – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has announced that the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health Hospital Operation Program is in urgent need of qualified Muslim applicants to be assigned to different hospitals in the Makkah region. The POEA made a similar announcement on Thursday, calling on nationals with Read more »