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Australia Is Hiring Filipino Nurses
Apr 10, 2010

Australia- the land down under has long opened its doors to migrant workers to address their problem of labor shortage and their aging population demands the hiring of foreign healthcare professionals. Filipino nurses are in luck because they are preferred by Australian employers.


In fact a recruitment agency that is licensed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) posted an advertisement at for 100 registered nurses.


According to the job advertisement, nursing opportunities are available throughout Australia for suitably experienced and qualified Registered Filipino Nurses. Nurses interested in pursuing a career in Australia will need to meet the criteria as laid out by the Nursing Boards of Australia.


Interested applicants may submit their comprehensive resume and they will be advised by the agency regarding their chances of meeting the requirements of obtaining "Australian Registered Nurse" status.


The following requirements are absolutely necessary:


  • IELTS English proficiency of 7 in all 4 modules
  • Last 3 years of work experience must be in a Modern Hospital, such as: Asian Hospital, Manila Doctors, St. Lukes, Makati Medical in the Philippines / Sinpapore Hospitals / King Fahd Hospital in KSA etc, etc.


The Nursing Boards of Australia will assess your application and provide registration as either RN or EN.


  • RN = Registered Nurse ( your assessment passed all the requirements )
  • EN = Enrolled Nurse ( your assessment did not pass all the requirements and supervised practice in an approved Hospital for between 3 and 12 months )

You can submit an application and view other important details about this job opening here.






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