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Here are the Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions about New Enga Provincial Hospital!



In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, there are always opportunities for nurses and physicians to further advance their careers and expertise. ABBA alongside its latest overseas client, New Enga Provincial Hospital, offers Filipino Nurses and Physicians the chance to become an integral part of Papua New Guinea’s cutting-edge healthcare facility. For many, Papua New Guinea may represent uncharted territory, giving rise to a multitude of questions. However, it also presents a fresh canvas for exploration and growth. 


To address various inquiries regarding New Enga Provincial Hospital and provide clarity and assurance to potential applicants, ABBA's Project Manager, Karla Flores, and Nurse Adviser, Ruzel Abadiano, hosted an insightful Facebook Live Session on ABBA PH.’s Facebook Page last April 4th, 2024. During this session, the two revealed the promising opportunities awaiting healthcare professionals at this state-of-the-art facility. 


ICYMI: Here’s the link of the recorded FB Live session - https://fb.watch/rjmviFT6sJ/ so you can rewatch and learn more about our newest client and the opportunities they offer. For those who prefer to read more comprehensive details about New Enga’s vacancies and attractive benefits, we’ve got you covered! We've compiled a comprehensive list of FAQs and their corresponding answers, making it easier for you to consider applying to New Enga Provincial Hospital. Scroll down to read more.


  • Why do Nurses need to consider applying to New Enga Provincial Hospital? 

The answer to this question lies with New Enga’s ground breaking potential. As the largest and most advanced healthcare facility in Papua New Guinea, boasting 300 beds spread across various essential healthcare departments, New Enga Provincial Hospital stands at the forefront of innovation and excellence in the region. 


This state-of-the-art hospital is an ideal environment for Filipino Nurses seeking international growth and opportunities, particularly for those of you who are pursuing short-term assignments abroad or those who are seeking to kickstart their overseas journey while aiming to gain financial stability. Furthermore, the experience you will gain at New Enga Provincial Hospital will serve as a valuable asset, especially for nurses aspiring to work in other overseas countries, particularly countries supported by the United Nations. Employment in a UN-supported nation will undoubtedly open doors to further international opportunities and career advancement.


One more thing to consider is the streamlined registration process. Papua New Guinea’s healthcare board adds more value and allure to the offer, with no licensure exams, extra training, or tortuous verification procedures required. The ease in the registration process expedites the transition for nurses, allowing you to quickly adapt to your new environment. Not only that, you will also have the chance to be part of the inaugural team at this newly established healthcare facility. You will have the unique opportunity to shape its culture, practices, and standards from the ground up. As part of the pioneer batch, you will have a big role and significant influence in molding the direction of this institution’s healthcare management system.


  • Why do Physicians need to consider applying to New Enga Provincial Hospital? 

In addition to what was mentioned earlier, it's worth noting that opportunities for Filipino Physicians to work abroad are exceedingly rare. The inadequacy of overseas opportunities for Filipino Physicians isn’t due to low demand but rather due to the high and rigorous qualifications and requirements levied by many countries. But unlike any other, New Enga Provincial Hospital offers a promising proposition. They will only require Diplomate Level Physicians to have at least 3 – 5 years of experience in their desired area and some teaching experience to qualify. Additional training, further education, or licensure exams will not be necessary. Physicians can also anticipate deployment to New Enga Provincial Hospital in as fast as 2 to 3 months. This could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for professionals who wish to broaden their horizons and experiences beyond the confines of their homeland. 


Moreover, New Enga Provincial Hospital offers a pathway to a more stable and secure employment. Unlike the unpredictable nature of earnings in the Philippines, where a physician’s compensation is reliant on the fluctuating number of patients and clinic arrangements, the compensation structure at New Enga Provincial Hospital ensures financial stability regardless of the patients' volume. By removing the financial uncertainties associated with patient-driven earnings, New Enga Provincial Hospital cultivates an environment conducive to long-term career development and personal fulfillment.



  • How much is the Monthly Net Salary?

 At New Enga Provincial Hospital, not only will you have the opportunity to work in a cutting-edge and forward-thinking healthcare facility, but you'll also enjoy an enticing compensation and salary package. The hospital is committed to providing both Nurses and Physicians with competitive salaries tailored to their expertise and experience. By offering fair compensation, New Enga Provincial Hospital expresses its dedication in attracting and retaining the best talents for its team. 


To address the question at hand, the monthly net salary for Nurses ranges from 2,845.50 to 3,603.92 PGK, approximately equivalent to ~41,828.85 to 52,977.62 PHP.


For Physicians, the monthly net salary ranges from 19,333.33 to 26,583.33 PGK, approximately equivalent to ~284,199.95 to 390,774.95 PHP.


Despite already offering competitive salary packages, the ABBA team, in collaboration with New Enga Provincial Hospital, remains committed to continuously improving these compensation offerings.


  • How safe is it in the facility?

Just like in any institution, ensuring employee safety is a paramount priority. At New Enga Provincial Hospital, this commitment to safety is deeply ingrained. Nurses and Physicians can expect a secure environment and comprehensive surveillance systems throughout the whole facility. In addition to robust security measures, you will have access to essential amenities within the facility itself. Well, what can we say? From supermarkets and stores to entertainment centers, New Enga already provided you with everything necessary for comfortable living. This provision minimizes the need for you to leave the premises for daily essentials or recreational activities, further enhancing your safety and convenience. Living in this self-sufficient environment you can surely carry out your duties with peace of mind, knowing that your safety and well-being are paramount considerations.


  • What can Nurses expect from the qualifying test during the recruitment trip? 

When you prepare for the qualifying test during the recruitment trip, you can expect a straightforward process designed to assess your competency and suitability for employment at New Enga Provincial Hospital. The qualifying test typically consists of a multiple-choice format that spans around 2 hours. It mainly covers two areas: general nursing knowledge and the specialized area of the examiners. This ensures that your skills and knowledge are thoroughly evaluated in both fundamental nursing principles and specific areas of practice. Importantly, it's essential to note that the qualifying exam is administered solely by New Enga Provincial Hospital and is not a licensure exam mandated by Papua New Guinea's healthcare board.



  • What can Nurses expect from the employer interviews?

It’s always better to prepare yourself and do some research whenever you go to any employment interviews. For those of you who are interested in the upcoming employer interview, here are the things you need to keep in mind; you should anticipate a comprehensive assessment of your qualifications, experiences, and aspirations. The interview process is designed to provide the New Enga Provincial Hospital with a deeper understanding of your background, skills, and suitability for the role. Expect questions that will explore your professional journey, including your educational background and previous work experiences. Additionally, you should also expect clinical or situational questions that assess your problem-solving abilities, clinical judgment, and ability to handle challenging scenarios effectively. You might also be asked to demonstrate your knowledge about New Enga Provincial Hospital and Papua New Guinea.


  • What can Physicians expect from the employer interviews?

Every employer interview should be faced with thorough preparation and readiness. The interview is designed to provide New Enga Provincial Hospital with an insight into the Physician's qualifications, experiences, and aspirations. To give you a clear understanding of what to expect during the interview, here’s a breakdown of the things you must anticipate. 


The interview is built to assess your background and experiences. Expect questions that will dwell on your professional journey and any previous work experiences. Be prepared to discuss your motivations for pursuing a career in medicine and your long-term professional goals. Expect questions that will explore your educational and professional background in detail, including any teaching experiences you may have. 


More importantly, you should also anticipate being presented with clinical scenarios or hypothetical patient cases to assess your clinical reasoning, problem-solving skills, and decision-making abilities, as well as your ability to adapt to evolving patient needs and treatment protocols. Demonstrating your knowledge about New Enga Provincial Hospital can set you apart as a prepared and informed candidate. Similarly, familiarity with Papua New Guinea's healthcare landscape and cultural practices can showcase your readiness to adapt and thrive in a new environment.



This list of frequently asked questions and their corresponding answers should be enough to clarify and answer any questions you have about New Enga Provincial Hospital. So if you’re a Staff Nurse or a Physician still interested in employment at New Enga Provincial Hospital, come and join Abba Personnel Services Inc. as they will hold in-person interviews for Staff Nurses and Physicians from April 18 to 23, 2024. The interview for Staff Nurses will be held at the Upper Ground Floor, North Podium Pioneer Highlands, Pioneer St. cor. EDSA, Mandaluyong City (Abba Pioneer Extension Office), while the Physicians will be interviewed at the 5th Floor Goldloop Tower A, Escriva Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. As early as now, get ready and prepare your pertinent documents so that you can have a smooth experience for our in-person interview! And guess what? Walk-in applicants are still welcome to apply!


Interested in this vacancy? Check out the information below.


JOB VACANCY DETAILS

Staff Nurse Vacancies 

Physician Vacancies

Papua New Guinea


AVAILABLE AREAS / SPECIALTIES

For Nurses:

- OB GYN (F)

- Pediatric (F)

- OR (M)

- Medical (M)

- Surgical (M)

- ER (M)

- NICU (F)


For Physicians:

- Surgeon–Minimally Invasive / Endoscopy (M)

- Pediatrician (M)

- Pediatric Surgeon (M)

- Nephrologist (M)

- Endocrinologist (M)

- Radiologist (M)

- Pathologist (M)

- Anesthetist (M)

- Intensivist (M)

- Neonatologist (M)

- Cardiologist (M)

- Orthopedic Surgeon (M)

- Dentist / Dental Surgeon (M)

- Neurosurgeon (M)

- Gynecologist (M)

- Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeon (M)

- Colorectal Surgeon (M)

- Ophthalmologist (M)

- Physiatrist (M)


BENEFITS:

For Nurses:

- 37,940–45,049PGK (~ 547,000-649,000+PHP) gross annual salary

- Monthly International Marketing Allowance equivalent to 50–60% of the salary

- Annual Gratuity Pay equivalent to 25% of the salary

- Free fully-furnished accommodation including power and water

- Paid annual leave, OT pay, and Holiday pay

- Free economy round-trip ticket

- 2-year contract

- No placement/processing fee


For Physicians:

- 400,000–550,000PGK (~ 5,800,000-7,900,000+PHP) gross annual salary

- Free fully-furnished accommodation including power and water

- Paid annual leave, OT pay, and Holiday pay

- Free economy round-trip ticket

- 2-year contract

- No placement/processing fee


QUALIFICATIONS

For Nurses:

- Registered PH Nurse

- At least 2-3 years of post-license experience in a secondary / tertiary hospital

- No bed capacity required

- Hospital-based Private Duty Nurses are welcome to apply


For Physicians:

- Registered PH Physician, Diplomate level

- At least 3-5 years of post-license experience

- Teaching experience is an advantage


EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

New Enga Provincial Hospital is a newly built 300-bed hospital set to be the biggest and most advanced healthcare facility located in Wabag, Enga, Papua New Guinea.


APPLY NOW

For Nurses:

- Send your updated CV to newenga@abba.ph


For Physicians: 

- Send your updated CV to newenga@abba.ph


GOT A QUESTION?

For Nurses:

Contact Angge through +63917-703-3227


For Physicians:

Contact Karla through +63917-102 0278.


Abba Personnel Services Inc.

Upper Ground Floor, North Podium

Pioneer Highlands, Pioneer St. cor EDSA

Mandaluyong City 1550 Philippines


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