Clinical OR Supervisor
Summary:  A leadership position which provides oversight for all the daily operations in the Operating Room, PACU and Sterilizing Department. Is responsible for the safe perioperative & intraoperative care of patients in the Operating Room and PACU.

Not expected to be available until June 2020. For ALUMNI ONLY.  However, it is open for re-applications from those who have been offered dates for the 2020/2021 Service as communicated by the Staffing team.  New applications for this position will be reviewed for our Talent Pool (waiting list). 

The OR Team is why our patients travel tens and hundreds of miles to see us. Skilled in all aspects of OR procedures and situations, this team is truly the hands of Mercy Ships, bringing hope and healing to those in desperate need of skillful care. 

The Clinical OR Supervisor volunteer position, part of the Surgical team, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship. The preferred minimum time commitment for this role is two years. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than ten months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program.

Are you interested in coming with your family? This position may qualify for a family cabin on board! Please refer to the Family FAQs for more information. 

Qualifications Required:

  • Mercy Ships alumni required 
  • Current/active Registered Nurse license (or international equivalent)
  • Minimum five years previous operating room clinical experience with the ability to both scrub and circulate in multiple specialties
  • Preferable PACU and anaesthetic assistant experience
  • Current and active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) / BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Leadership or management experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Fluent in English
  • Conversant in French preferred
  • International Driver's Permit required

Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach Alyssa Rowe at [email protected].