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#84126 Tissue Bank Recovery Technician - Talent Pool 9/3/2016

University of California - San Diego Medical Centers San Diego, CA

Company
University of California - San Diego Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
84126
AJE Ref #
576083581
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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DESCRIPTION

Under direction, assists in surgical recovery of tissues for transplantation, research and medical education. Works in conjunction and under the supervision of the On-call Tissue Coordinator.

Duties include pre-operative prepping of donors, establishing and maintaining sterile fields, obtaining blood specimens, recovery and packaging of tissues, correctly documenting recovery in Lifesharing's electronic medical records system, terminal cleaning of instruments and work area at the completion of surgery and restocking of recovery supplies. Shares on-call responsibilities during weekdays, weekends and holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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Two (2) years of applicable Sterile field experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Ability to work with cadavers.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Previous experience in the Tissue or Organ recovery industry.

* Completion of a ER Technologist or Surgical Technologist program.

* Completion of an EMT program.

* CEBT and/or CTBS certifications.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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Be able to pass a background clearance check with the County of San Diego.
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Ability to work variable shifts and locations as required.
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Possession of a current, valid driver's license.