More nurses, caregivers needed in Japan

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 03 2014 11:06 AM | Updated as of Jul 03 2014 07:06 PM

MANILA - The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now accepting applications of nurses and care workers under the Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (PJEPA).

Candidates for nursing positions should have the following qualifications:

• Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing
• With Board License
• With at least three (3) years hospital experience
• Preferably 20 to 35 years old
• Must be medically and psychologically fit to work

For care workers, the requirements are the following:

• Graduate of any four (4) year course and certified as a caregiver by TESDA
• Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (under board) or any allied profession
• Preferably 20 to 35 years old
• Must be medically and psychologically fit to work

The POEA advised qualified applicants to register online at www.eregister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the following documents (fastened in a legal size cream folder) to the Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, Window T, POEA Building, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City:

• A detailed resume with one piece 2x2 picture
• College diploma (for care worker applicant, diploma should be authenticated)
• Transcript of Records
• Valid PRC ID (for nurse applicants)
• Employment Certificates (for nurse applicants)
• Valid TESDA Certificate on Caregiving (for care worker applicants)
• Copy of valid passport
• Valid NBI Clearance (for travel abroad)

Applicants may submit their application and documents until 15 July 2014.