Biomedical Technicians & Engineers Needed
Project C.U.R.E., the global leader in providing donated medical equipment and supplies, is seeking biomedical technicians and engineers to volunteer with us to provide technical assistance in the installation of our donated medical equipment provided to healthcare facilities located overseas.
Annually, Project C.U.R.E. delivers more than 180 cargo containers with a value of more than $60 million of donated medical equipment and supplies to under-resourced healthcare facilities in 50+ countries. Many of these facilities require assistance with the installation and operation of these donations. Project C.U.R.E.'s Container Delivery Support Program is a key activity designed to support our cargo container deliveries of this equipment. Specifically, it offers installation and operation support to healthcare facilities that have received our equipment donations.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Project C.U.R.E. has an immediate need for biomedical technicians and/or engineers to volunteer their time and travel internationally with us. This summer we will conduct four Delivery Container Support trips to Cross River State, Nigeria in support of several recent Project C.U.R.E. container deliveries to health centers and hospitals. The shipments are part of the USAID funded Saving Mothers, Giving Life Program which is focused on reducing maternal and neonatal mortality rates in Cross River State.
2 biomedical professionals and 1 nurse are needed for each trip:
August 23 - September 2, 2018
August 30 - September 9, 2018
1 biomedical professional and 1 nurse needed for:
July 27 - August 5, 2018
With the exception of any recommended vaccinations, affiliated international trip costs are covered by Project C.U.R.E.
Volunteer biomed technicians and engineers will conduct some or all of the following activities:
- Proper installation and operation of Project C.U.R.E. equipment
- Testing of Project C.U.R.E. equipment to ensure that it is working as intended
- Mentorship of local technicians on installation and technical orientation
- Orientation of local staff on the proper operation of Project C.U.R.E. equipment
Support provided by our volunteer biomed technicians and engineers will ensure that the equipment is installed correctly and thus minimize accidental breakage and improper use, significantly increasing its proper utilization and improving the sustainability of our donations.
Over the course of Project C.U.R.E.'s 30-year history we have worked in 130+ countries, and annually we deliver supplies to hospitals and clinics in approximately 50 different countries. As a result, the Container Delivery Support Program entails global travel where needed.
It is expected that each Container Delivery Support Program trip is staffed by two volunteer biomed technicians and/or engineers and one nurse who will travel together and provide support to several facilities during the trip.
We recognize that many of our participants are working professionals, and as a result, we try to keep our trips to approximately five to seven days. If you have the flexibility to travel on your own after a trip, you are welcome to do so!
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