Website Mercy Ships
Setting: Operating room
Role: The Biomedical Technician performs preventative maintenance of medical equipment and other scheduled services as directed by the Senior Biomedical Technician. The Biomedical Technician solves practical problems and deals with situations where only limited standardization exists.
Time Commitment: Minimum of 6 months
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: 2 years of experience as a Biomedical Technician, preferably as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.
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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