Nurse applicants for Guam warned vs bogus jobs offers
MANILA, Philippines—Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has issued a stern warning against bogus job offers for one Guam General Hospital and Western Pacific Hospital in Guam for aspiring nurses who want to work in the island.
Applicants are lured to apply online thru fake websites such as www.guamgeneralhospital.com and www.westernpacifichospital.com respectively for nursing jobs of about 3,000 that serve about 1 million patients.
According to a local newspaper in Guam, the said websites were discovered to be using photos of the Naval Hospital in Guam and Indiana University Hospital, and some of the texts were actually been copied from the websites of Tampa General Hospital and Rochester General Hospital.
“There is only one hospital in Guam and it is the Guam Memorial Hospital,” Baldoz said.
In a report to the Secretary from Labor Attache Carmelina F. Velasquez, the Guam General Hospital entertains inquries from interested applicants with qualified experience and practical skills who can meet their qualifications and who have interest in the global nursing practice. If not warned, these nurses can be fooled by these scammers.
“Applicants applying for jobs abroad must be wary of these online job applications,” Baldoz said.