1st Sri Lankan female nurse to work in US hospital

1st Sri Lankan female nurse to work in US hospital

1st Sri Lankan female nurse to work in US hospital

Written by Staff Writer

11 Mar, 2019 | 12:52 pm

Colombo (News 1st): A nurse of the Kandy General Hospital has left for the USA, being the first ever Sri Lankan female nurse to work in a US hospital, Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) said.

M. M. G. Ruwani Ranasinghe, an SLMC registered nurse, left for the United States on Friday. The bureau said it has launched this job program for the first time and another 25 qualified individuals are being trained for nursing jobs in the United States.

The SLBFE said Sri Lankans who get the opportunity work in the United States, receive a monthly salary of US $ 5,000 and would able to take their family to the USA. The SLBFE said to qualify to work in a US hospital, an applicant needs to have two years of experience as a nurse and should be working at present.

The job programme is conducted by the Training, Marketing and Recruitment Division of the Bureau.

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