We have a very special project coming up, and we need a team of Biomed Technicians to help us prepare for doubling our delivery of safe surgical care to Africa.
Min. 4 Weeks
Min. 4 Weeks
About this Role
The Biomedical Project Assistant is responsible for deploying all medical equipment used in the hospital including, but not limited to, radiology, pharmacy, operating rooms, clean core, intensive care units, simulation training rooms, pre- and post-operative rooms, wards, nursing stations and sterilization decontamination rooms. This project will be focused on installation of the listed equipment in a new hospital environment.
What You Will Contribute
• Document all activity in the AIMS Biomedical Software (Phoenix Data Systems) equipment tracking and repair system
• Solve practical problems and deal with situations where only limited standardization exists; interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schematic form
• Ability to adapt skills in challenging work settings
• Use of basic hand tools and standard test equipment
• Specialized test equipment (RIGEL – safety analyzer, patient simulator, oscilloscope, etc.) will be used on some tasks. Instruction provided, if needed.
• Work with and assist other technical staff to insure consistency in operations
For This Role, You Will Need
• Minimum 2 years of experience with medical equipment deployment and basic operation required
• Biomedical, Clinical or Electronic technical training may qualify
• Recently certified biomedical technicians may be considered
• Problem solving skills
• Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Fluent in English
• Requires flexibility and sensitivity to language & cultural diversity
Citizens of certain nations will need a Schengen Visa to join the Equipping Phase of the Global Mercy in Antwerp, Belgium. Please check the specific requirements for your nation if you desire to volunteer with Mercy Ships as a Biomedical Project Assistant on the Global Mercy. If you already have a valid Schengen Visa, you are welcome to apply. Mercy Ships will not be able to assist in you obtaining a Schengen Visa.
Full job description available upon request.