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Recovery Technician Iowa Lions Eye Bank - Des Moines Area

Posting ID 110891
Department Ophthalmology & Visual Science/Carver College of Medicine
Jobcode Temp Professional Employee
Working Title Recovery Technician Iowa Lions Eye Bank - Des Moines Area

Put your passion to work and consider joining this team of professionals fulfilling a mission to enhance the quality of life through the restoration and preservation of sight. Iowa Lions Eye Bank is seeking highly motivated, independent recovery technicians. The role of the recovery technician is to perform the recovery of human ocular tissue for the purposes of both transplantation and for research/educational purposes.

Technicians work independently, traveling to hospitals, funeral homes, and medical examiners offices throughout the Des Moines area to complete the recovery procedure. A small team of recovery personnel rotate on-call shifts to provide 24 hour daily coverage throughout the year. Required shifts will include, at a minimum, 2 evening shifts/week (5PM – 8AM shift), and 2 full weekend shifts (5PM Friday – 8AM Monday).

Required qualifications: a valid driver’s license/insurance/reliable transportation, a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum 2 year commitment, good manual dexterity, and the ability to lift 50+ pounds without assistance.

Desired qualifications: experience working in an on-call capacity, familiar with aseptic technique, flexible availability, education or experience in the fields of science and/or health care.

Hourly pay rate: $3.50/hr to be on-call, $16.00/hr for actual worked hours.

Schedule type: ongoing, part time, flexible hours, nights/weekends/holidays.

A background check is required.

CCOM hiring board approved #2168

Phone: (515) 235-4688
Application Instructions Email Taryn Quesnell if you are interested in this position.
Ad Start Date 11/20/2017
Ad End Date 12/31/2017