University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for the vital technical procedures of the Utah Lions Eye Bank transplant services; namely processing of ocular tissue for endothelial procedures (EK), and determination of tissue suitability by way of tissue evaluation. Participates in medical review; performs surgical recovery of ocular tissue; and assists in the training of staff and operations as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in biological/physical science, a related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); plus one year experience in eye banking and tissue evaluation. Completion of Eye Bank Technician Certification within one year of hire is also required.
EK processing experience is preferred.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
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