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Placement Coordinator

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 12155
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021

Job Description

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The Placement Coordinator for World Medical Missions proclaims the Gospel by supporting mission ministry, matching physicians with needs in mission hospitals/clinics around the world. Candidates should portray strong verbal and written communications with physicians/dentists and hospitals/clinics in order to find the best-matched opportunity for those seeking medical assignment.


  • Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Recruit and place volunteer physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals and their families, to meet the needs of mission hospitals/clinics around the world. Assure professional and character references are received and background check authorization is completed.
  • Liaise with respective Mission Hospital Boards and Projects department staff.
  • Contact approved applicants to verify dates of availability and inquire about special interests.
  • Facilitate networking between medical professionals and their families, and other short- and long-term volunteers/missionaries.
  • Update the hospital and physician database to keep all information current and accurate.
  • Periodically review and update information for hospital booklets and orientation materials.
  • Update hospital urgent needs requests on the WMM website as those needs change.
  • Assist in training new Placement Coordinators as requested.
  • Assist in training new Logistics Coordinators, handle difficult and emergency situations in their absence, and cover any duties of others during times of absence, or as needed.
  • Review with and advise medical volunteers regarding foreign medical license procedures, visas, immunizations, malarial prophylaxis, required travel insurance, and other pertinent travel information.
  • Refer specific medical equipment and/or supplies questions directly to the WMM Technical Support Supervisor or the WMM Warehouse Manager.
  • Participate in conferences and meetings as directed.
  • Provide content for and proofread “ON CALL” quarterly newsletter, Samaritan’s Purse WMM webpage, and Facebook.


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university and two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Spanish-speaking skills a plus.

Job Location: Boone, NC

Full-time Position


  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long term and short term disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick/personal time



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Location: Boone, NC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021

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