Hiring of Healthcare Workers in Guam Starts in 2012 Jul 13, 2009
nurses and other healthcare professionals who want to work overseas can now addGuam as one of their possible country of
destinations. Emmanuel Geslani, a recruitment consultant said that aside from
workers in the construction sector, Guam also
needs to hire health workers. The transfer of a military base from Okinawa Japan to Guam makes the massive recruitment of
foreign workers to Guam necessary.
In a statement, Geslani said, ďAside from construction workers, Guam will also
be hiring nurses and other health care workers with the impending relocation of
US Marines and dependents from Okinawa."
recruitment for Filipino construction workers to Guamwill start next year, the hiring for healthcare workers is set to start three
years from now. That would be in 2012 when the military base relocation is
already completed. Healthcare workers have plenty of time to be ready and
qualified for the job opportunities in Guam.
said ďAspiring Filipino nurses and doctors can now prepare by taking the necessary
Guam will need the services of the following health care
professionals: medical technicians in radiology, cardio labs, CT-Scan,
occupational and physical therapists, medical transcriptionists and medical
Officials from Guam recently visited Manilato discuss the job opportunities for OFWs with the Philippine Overseas
Employment Administration (POEA), Philippine Chamber of Commerce, Philippine
Association of Service Exporters, Inc. (PASEI), Philippine Construction
Association on the hiring of Filipino construction workers.
Amidst the news of job vacancies in Guam, the
POEA and other officials from the recruitment industry reminds all jobseekers
that the hiring has not yet started.
Manalili, POEA Chief said that they are still drafting an employment contract
that would be acceptable to both parties.