Finally, after days to weeks of waiting, Philhealth is now open for applications for its program, Philhealth CARES nurses.
Philheath CARES nurses stands for Customer Assistance, Relations and Empowerment Staff nurses.
It was Dr. Eduardo Banzon, president of Philhealth who announced during a press conference that the said Philhealth nurses are tasked for the provision of “superior customer care” for the members and dependents seeking treatment in Philhealth-accredited hospitals. They are as well be in charge in the facilitaion of the payment of insurance premiums in the cashier departments of public hospitals and the performance on-the-spot eligibility checks at the hospital setting.
“We will provide gainful employment to some of our idle nurses, while improving our customer care services, and fulfilling President Aquino’s hope and dream to provide complete health insurance to all Filipinos, rich and poor,” Banzon said. “We prioritize big hospitals and level 2 hospitals,”
334 Philhealth CARES nurses are for the Initial hiring and to be deployed to levels 3 and 4 government hospitals.
Another 196 more Philhealth CARES nurses for the deployment to Levels 1 and 2 hospitals.
Deployment starts at March after all the necessary recruitments and training are done. 6 months will be the estimated duration for the deployment and is renewable until the end of 2012.
For submission of application, send your resumes to:
Subject: PhilHealth CARES Application
My suggestion as to whom to address the Philhealth CARES Nurses application can be:
Dr. Eduardo P. Banzon
PhilHealth President and CEO