Tissue Recovery Technician
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Tissue Recovery Technicians contribute to ConnectLife's mission
of inspiring donation and connecting lives through the recovery of
anatomical gifts. One tissue donor can enhance the lives of more
than 75 people.
Tissue Recovery Technician- Per Diem
Location: This position is located at ConnectLife Albany: 10C Solar
Drive Halfmoon, NY 12065. *Must be able to get to get to this
office within 1 hour of call-time.
Full Per Diem: Minimum of 12 on-call shifts (7am-7pm OR 7pm-7am)
per month OR
Modified Per Diem: Work minimum 3 on-call shifts per week and
receive guaranteed weekly stipend in addition to tissue case pay,
plus option for enrollment in health insurance
Training period requires minimum of three shifts a week
Salary: Commission-based plan (paid per tissue procedure)
*Travel required using ConnectLife vehicle to area hospitals and
extends up to Vermont
Tissue Recovery Technicians are responsible for the hands-on,
scalpel-to-skin, surgical removal of human tissue from our deceased
donors. They would also be responsible for the preservation and
packaging of human tissues for use in transplant and research.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Participate as a member of the tissue recovery team while
adhering to the standards, guidelines, and requirements of aseptic
2. Perform all tissue recovery related tasks including, but no
limited to, room clean and set up, blood draw, donor preparation,
tissue recovery, and post recovery room clean and
3. Adhere to the obligations and requirements of the monthly
4. Recover and package donated human tissue to ensure the integrity
and the suitability of the tissue.
5. Ensure proper reconstruction of the donor following
6. Ensure compliance with AATB, EBAA, State, Federal, and
ConnectLife standards for eye and tissue recovery.
7. Make a proactive effort to stay informed and up to date
regarding changes in policies, procedures, and regulatory
8. Attend required meetings and/or trainings.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associate degree or higher in related field desired.
Healthcare / medical related field, or
One year of hospital experience in a clinical area, or
One year eye banking experience, or
One year tissue banking experience preferred.
Required Physical Demands:
Continuous standing, at least 65% of the time.
Frequent sitting, walking, bending, squatting, and kneeling.
Continuous lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling up to 10lbs.
Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs.
Frequent reaching forward, lateral, and overhead.
Continuously receiving detailed information through written,
electronic, and oral communication.
Frequent clarity of vision at near and/or far distances.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Anatomy and physiology strongly preferred.
Must be adaptable to change, detail oriented, and highly organized
with the ability to think critically and multi-task while
maintaining focus and accuracy through interruptions.
Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly
Must be self-motivated and reliable with a professional appearance
Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
Travel and On-Call required.
EMT, Surgical Technicians, LPN's, Morticians and Medical
Professionals encouraged to apply!
Text Renee at 716-468-4636 for more information.
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