Website Mercy Ships
Setting: Operating Room
Role: The Operating Room Sterile Processing Technician upholds the highest standard of centralizing department practice, following international guidelines as you decontaminate, wash and sterilize surgical instruments and medical equipment.
Time Commitment: Minimum 6 weeks
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: Current, active Central Sterilizer Technician License (or international equivalent) in the home country. Minimum two years of experience within a central sterilizing department, either hospital-based or in a day surgical center. Previous experience with sterile instruments and equipment; knowledge of universal precautions required.
Cost: Self-Funded. Volunteers pay for their transportation to and from the ship’s location as well as crew fees and all personal expenses. 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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