inexperienced nurse from Philippines to work in Dubai - page 2

by kiecis

Good day, I have an uncle in Dubai who is gonna process my Visit or Tourist Visa this week. It cost alot so I want to be careful. I am a licensed nurse here however, I, like alot of my colleagues, have no Hospital Experience.... Read More


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    Firstly if you register to exam today you will be able to have an exam just 4th of november. Of course if it is today. But you should go to dubai find job collect all the docs and then register to exam. or 20th of october if urgent(300$ exta fee) http://edohms.dohms.gov.ae/mpt/inter...e_view.aspxThe main problem is your experience. You should show them letter of reference with 2 signs and stamp that you have at least 2 years of practise. Unless you are not eligble. This is the info that I have. May be others know more.
    I saw the professional license application form from DOHMS and it is really indicated in there that I should post my past experience as well as certificates of employment. I have sent them an email if they will also accept a fresh graduate like me with no experience. Ill update this thread once i get the reply so that I can help other nurses that is in my same situation
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    dear: francis
    refer to your email. any one likes to word in the privet sector in dubai must have two years experience.
    best regard



    from the acting head of licensing dept in dohms too bad.. clinic then
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    Quote from love+love
    I saw the professional license application form from DOHMS and it is really indicated in there that I should post my past experience as well as certificates of employment. I have sent them an email if they will also accept a fresh graduate like me with no experience. Ill update this thread once i get the reply so that I can help other nurses that is in my same situation
    please do, will wait for your update.. thanks...
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    Quote from kiecis
    Good day,

    I have an uncle in Dubai who is gonna process my Visit or Tourist Visa this week. It cost alot so I want to be careful. I am a licensed nurse here however, I, like alot of my colleagues, have no Hospital Experience. I have read alot of similar questions like this here in allnurses and have found out that I will likely end up in a clinic. I also looked into the DOHMS website and saw that all hospitals require 2 years experience. I am still hopeful for a hospital job.

    1. Is it possible for me to work in a hospital in Dubia/ UAE?

    2. Has anyone done this?

    3. If it is possible, can I do it in 1 month?

    Thanks a lot for reading and I hope you can all help me
    Hi I have the same problem now. I just passed my Calif NCLEX and I do not have a SSN so after processing my Visa Screen Certificate I will go to Dubai to work and get some experience.

    Im planning to go to Dubai to work as a clinic nurse since I do not have experience yet. Im willing to take the govt exams if needed. I will be in Dubai after the holiday season (w/visit Visa).

    Are you already working in Dubai now? Please give me some feedback about your job hunting experience there. And if there are agencies there where could I start processing my papers for US. It will help me a lot thanks!
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    Another thing to consider. I have noticed a big push toward "Emiritization" in the UAE recently. This is starting to effect some of the health care positions traditionally filled by foreign providers. For example, new paramedic programs are being developed with the hopes of having non foreign nationals fill paramedic positions.
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    Quote from maffee
    Hi I have the same problem now. I just passed my Calif NCLEX and I do not have a SSN so after processing my Visa Screen Certificate I will go to Dubai to work and get some experience.

    Im planning to go to Dubai to work as a clinic nurse since I do not have experience yet. Im willing to take the govt exams if needed. I will be in Dubai after the holiday season (w/visit Visa).

    Are you already working in Dubai now? Please give me some feedback about your job hunting experience there. And if there are agencies there where could I start processing my papers for US. It will help me a lot thanks!
    Hi, if you don't have experience and you are planning to go to Dubai you cannot work in the hospital.The DOHMS liscencing department will give permission to take the liscencing with those who have at least 2 years hsopital experience. But if you will come here just work there will be a lots of job in clinic but most of the time they are requiring also with DOHMS.

    I am already here in Dubai.I have 6 years experience in OT. For me, it is very hard to find a job unless you have DOHMS liscence already. The private hospital requiring also DOHMS liscence and if you will process your own liscence it is very costly.

    The life here is very expensive.The public transport is very poor.The taxi is very limited and very expensive.The salary is not that much that can afford your daily needs.

    I will advice to all who wanted to come here should have a lot of money in their pocket and should secure a 2 years experience certificate...If I can apply already in DOHMS i will update you what will be their new requirements....
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    Quote from love+love
    I saw the professional license application form from DOHMS and it is really indicated in there that I should post my past experience as well as certificates of employment. I have sent them an email if they will also accept a fresh graduate like me with no experience. Ill update this thread once i get the reply so that I can help other nurses that is in my same situation
    Hi, should I still need to secure reference letter since I have already a certificate of employment. Because I am planning to finance my own application for liscencing in DOHMS.
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    For those who took already the DOHMS exam can you please share with us what is the exam all about...thanks
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    Let me get this straight....to work in a hospital in Dubai, one needs to have the DOHMS license right? Is the DOHMS exam/license only applicable in Dubai? Or is it also required for the rest of the emirates(Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, etc.)?
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    dohms or department of health and medical services licensure exam is for the emirate of dubai only!but if you want to work to other emirates in the uae like sharjah, ajman, ras al khaimah you have to take the MOH or ministry of health exam, for abu dhabi GAHS or general authority for health services is needed.even if you want to work in clinics only DOHMS is still needed. without this license you cannot work as a nurse in dubai same with the other emirates. you need atleast 2 years working experience as a nurse in your home country. without the license also your employer will not provide any visa for you too. DOHMS exam is an oral exam only. there are 3-4 people who are going to ask several question regarding nursing, diseases and medicine.while for MOH it is a written exam while for GAHS is a combination of both!for those nurses who wants to work in dubai and planning to go on a visit visa you have to apply already online while still on the phil. so that when you come here you wont have to wait for long and at the same time visit visa now here in dubai is very difficult to obtain already!hope this help.


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