Tissue Surgical Recovery Technician I - PRN

Austin, TX

Job status
Part time, Other
Job description
United Tissue Resources is dedicated to meeting the needs for allograft tissue by patients. It is through this dedication that approximately 4,000 tissue grafts are distributed to area hospitals annually for life-saving surgeries.

Perform surgical recovery procedures by acting as either a surgical recovery circulator or surgical recovery cutter. To support the surgical recovery processes by completing all post recovery actions including the shipping of tissues and associated specimens, sterilization of surgical recovery instruments and equipment, as well as ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies and equipment.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the adherence to all FDA and AATB standards and guidelines, as well as company policies, including the requirements detailed in Standard Operating Procedures.
• Completing recovery documentation to ensure accuracy, clarity and compliance to cGTP/ cGMP regulations.
• Perform all duties of a surgical circulator including, but not limited to, the handling of sterile surgical supplies and equipment, instrument care and cleaning, and surgical recovery process flows.
• Able to perform all duties of a surgical cutter including, but not limited to, the aseptic recovery of human tissue for transplantation, aseptic packaging and labeling of recovered tissue, and donor reconstruction following tissue recovery.
• Own the experience by meeting and exceeding customer service standards for internal and external customers: Stay in the know, Get funky, Open doors, Applause feels good and Cross the line.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Prefer certification as a Surgical Technician (CST), or one year of work experience in surgical or critical care environment, or previous experience in the Tissue Banking industry. May substitute certification and previous work experience with two years of college education in a related health care or science field.
• Must be able to work with a cadaver and have a good understanding of human anatomy.
• Must be organized and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
• Must be precise, accurate and detail-oriented.
• Ability to adapt to change and exhibit professional conduct and demeanor at all times.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information.
• Meeting requirement to be an approved driver for United Tissue Resources is preferred. The requirements are as follows: must be 21 years of age or older, able to provide proper license credentials, a copy of a current and acceptable driving record and proof of insurance.
• Must be able lift 250 lbs with assistance and 50 lbs without assistance.
• Must be able to quickly develop a good understanding of surgical conscience and aseptic technique.
• Must be able to perform with a high level of manual dexterity.
• Ability to stand for long periods of time.
• Must be able to work a part time flexible schedule and participate in an on-call rotation-PRN.
• Must be able to travel with little notice.
• Must be able to work around bio-hazardous material.
• Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information
• Must be able to assimilate information and draw reasonable conclusions.

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Education requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Prefer certification as a Surgical Technician (CST), or one year of work experience in surgical or critical care environment, or previous experience in the Tissue Banking industry. May substitute certification and previous work experience with two years of college education in a related health care or science field.
Experience requirements
• Able to perform all duties of a surgical cutter including, but not limited to, the aseptic recovery of human tissue for transplantation, aseptic
• Must be able to work with a cadaver and have a good understanding of human anatomy.
Work hours
PRN
17091