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Apply for Laboratory Services Technician by emailing your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

 

Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the screening, evaluation, processing and distribution of donated ocular tissue for transplantation. The Laboratory Services Technician ensures that all tissue suitability and donor eligibility requirements have been met according to GEB Standard Operating Procedures, EBAA Medical Standards, and FDA regulations. All responsibilities should be performed within the scope of GEB’s mission and values.

Responsibilities:

Coordinates with the Donor Coordinators regarding recovery of tissue from donors in the Georgia Eye Bank service area.

Performs donor tissue recovery and laboratory processing, as needed. Maintain professional communications with donation partners and other agencies (e.g. OPO, tissue banks, coroner/ME/GBI, funeral homes, hospitals, etc.)

Evaluate tissue with slit lamp, specular microscope and OCT.

Complete required forms and perform data entry.

Clean, sterilize and maintain instruments/equipment as needed.

Keep lab/processing areas clean and organized.

Offer/distribute transplantable human eye tissue to approved surgeons and eye banks.

Adhere to GEB Standard Operating Procedures, EBAA Medical Standards and FDA regulations.

Becomes a CEBT should requirement exist.

Assist Research Coordinator with clearing and distribution of tissue intended for research/education use.

Assist Quality Systems staff with environmental monitoring, process validation and quality improvement initiatives.

Communicate with public/professional relations staff to ensure delivery of superior eye bank service and efficient operations.

Assist the Laboratory Services Supervisor in other various assigned duties.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or university) preferred; relevant work experience may be substituted for academic requires (candidates with education/experience in nursing, surgical technology, laboratory research, and pre-med viewed favorably).

Ability to professionally interface with peers and hospital personnel on assignments.

Knowledge of the principles of slit lamp, specular microscopy, aseptic technique and medical chart review.

Knowledge of the principles of microbiology and sterile techniques as it relates to eye banking.

Excellent telephone and communication skills.

Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.

Ability to work Saturday and/or Sunday, as well as evening/nights.

Must have valid driver’s license and insured automobile.

***Eligible candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for the position

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,500.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Experience required in a laboratory/ health care setting
  • Must be knowledgeable in Human A&P, Ocular Anatomy, and Medical Terminology

Required license or certification:

  • Must have a valid GA drivers license

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,500.00 /year