Website Mercy Ships
Role: The Anesthetic Assistant assists anesthesia staff in providing anesthetic care. This role involves facilitating an accurate inventory of anesthetic related materials, and maintaining anesthetic equipment in conjunction with the Biomedical Technicians.
Time Commitment: 4 weeks minimum
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Anesthetist. Registered Nurse with relevant Anesthesia Assistant experience. Registered Operating Department Practitioner or equivalent Anesthetic Assistant qualification.
Cost: Self-Funded. Volunteers pay for their transportation to and from the ship’s location as well as crew fees and all personal expenses (see sample budget). Crew fees vary depending on the length of commitment as well as what nation the volunteer comes from. For those unable to raise support, assistance may be available.
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