Job openings announced for Pakistan's nursing staff in Malaysia

Official says demand of female nursing staff in Malaysia increasing with the passage of time

May 23, 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Amid surge in demand for healthcare workers in Malaysia, the Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC), an attached department of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development would export around 100 female nursing staff to a health firm in the South Asian country.

An official told APP Thursday that the demand of female nursing staff in Malaysia was increasing with the passage of time due to the high qualified and expert staff of health already working in the different hospitals of Malaysia.


He said that OEC already had announced that application from job seekers to apply for Malaysia and prescribed qualifications and experience.

He informed that 100 nurses were required for ICU with the diploma in nursing or Bachelor of science in nursing 16 or post RN from recognised institution.

The candidate should have registration from the Nursing Council and a minimum of 3 years related working experience in the hospital setting.

He said specialised post-basic training in OT/ICU and pediatric would be preferred, and age not more than 45 years. The basic monthly salary would be RM3,000-RM4,500.

The health firm would provide allowance per month including general nursing allowance for pediatric nurse, specialised allowance for ICU and OT.

The allowances include specialised allowance RM1,100, general nursing allowance RM700, degree allowance RM400, and post basic allowance RM800.

The official also shared the terms and conditions of employment contract as the salary of the confirmed employee will be reviewed in March each year based on the individual employee’s performance and salary position to market and the payout of salary increment is backdated to January, he added.

One-month bonus for every year of service upon completion of the contract period, while bonus is payable upon completion of the two-year contract.

Interested applicants can apply via OEC’s website:

Help-Desk Team: for technical support, contact the OEC-Helpdesk team at UAN: 0311-0011-632 or email:

The applicant will submit/attach the deposited bank challan amounting to Rs1000/- generated at the time of online application submission.

The closing date is June 5.