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Recovery Technician (Eye Bank)

Company: Lions VisionGift
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Make a difference in the lives of others by helping give the gift of sight! Lions VisionGift is a non-profit organization founded in 1975 by Lions Clubs of Oregon, which recognized the need for an eye bank to provide ocular tissue for transplants, research and medical education. Since its inception, over 60,000 people have received the gift of sight from tissue procured and screened by Lions VisionGift, which works closely with transplant surgeons. Additionally, ocular tissues have been utilized for valuable research projects and surgical training.Please visit www.visiongift.org for more information on our organization.LVG is currently offering a challenging and rewarding Recovery Technician position at our Portland location. This position is primarily responsible for recovering human eye tissue from post-mortem donors for transplant, research and educational purposes.Examples of responsibilities include:Coordinating recoveries with Donor Referral Line staff;Post-mortem removal of human donor eye tissue for transplant, research, and medical education purposes according to standard operating procedures;Surgical tissue preservation;Laboratory and supply tasks;Assistance in training and onboarding new technicians;Other duties as assigned.In-house training is provided. Preference will be given to applicants with experience or course work in biological sciences, allied health, or medical technology.The proposed schedule is Thursday Friday Saturday and every other Wednesday. This is an overnight position, typically 6pm-6am.Hourly rate is $18.20/hr. plus shift differential.COVID-19:We require all employees be vaccinated and boosted or have a medical or religious exemption that prohibits vaccination. You must let HR know during the interview process if you need an exemption. You are required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination when a job offer is extended. Please reach out to HR at HR@visiongift.org. .

A bachelor's degree in science is recommended, but not required.Must be detail-oriented and able to follow directives and work independently.Have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record and reliable, insured vehicle.Some travel outside the Portland metro area (within a reasonable driving distance) may be required. Lions VisionGift offers a generous benefit package including, but not limited to:--- Medical, dental, and vision employee premiums paid in full--- Employer-funded HRA--- $20,000 employer-paid life insurance policy--- Employer-paid short-term disability--- Voluntary benefits and more!NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:Please read this job description carefully and ask for clarification if you have difficulty understanding the functions of this job. Please describe any accommodations that you need in order to perform this job.PM19PI177691422

Keywords: Lions VisionGift, Portland , Recovery Technician (Eye Bank), Professions , Portland, Oregon

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