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Biomedical Technician, Emergency Medical Response

Location: North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 11739
Date Posted: Aug 1, 2022

Job Description

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World Medical Mission was established in 1977 to assist general surgeons who wanted to volunteer for short-term mission trips. Today, hundreds of volunteer Christian healthcare professionals serve in overseas mission hospitals and clinics. We also ship critically needed medical equipment and supplies and send our Biomedical Technicians, based in North Wilkesboro, NC, to install, repair, and maintain the equipment at these facilities. This position would work directly with our emergecy field hospital as it is deployed to areas of urgent need due to a catastrophic event.  They set up and maintain the equipment and serve a vital role in the process of saving lives and sharing the gospel of the Good News of eternal life through the Great Physician, Jesus Christ.

A day in the life of a Biomedical Technician:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Biomedical Technician, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Deploy as a primary advisor with the first emergency medical response wave, and assist with facility and medical equipment set-up
  • Serve as the primary biomedical advisor to the Emergency Medical Response unit
  • Maintain all medical response equipment in a state of readiness, which includes a Preventative Maintenance program for stocked medical devices
  • Serve as a coordinator between the World Medical Mission biomedical team and the International Health Unit (IHU) medical operations team
  • Coordinate and assist with record keeping, including inventory, pricing, preparing, and cataloging technical documentation on medical equipment
  • Maintain  technical documentation for access by all on the field
  • Assist with packing medical equipment and all needed accessories for shipment
  • Purge equipment inventory of outdated or inappropriate items as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse:

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, or associate degree (AAS) in biomedical technology and five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge/experience with variety of medical equipment strongly preferred
  • Able to frequently travel internationally with little to no notice
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies

Job Location: North Wilkesboro, NC

Type:  Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English

Travel Expectations: Approximately 20%l; required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary.


  • On-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
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Location: North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Date Posted: Aug 1, 2022

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