Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Per Diem Mortuary Technician. The Per Diem-Morgue Technician will be responsible for performing NYU hospital and referred autopsies as indicated by the designated pathologist at the OCME office.
Cleaning and disinfecting the body, autopsy table, autopsy room including the floor, autopsy tools and cutting boards. Leaving the autopsy room clean and tidy condition after the case is complete.
Returning organs not to be retained to the body and sewing the body and scalp in preparation for release to funeral home.
Removing the dura from the skull and skull base and use the saw to remove the vertebral column for spinal cord removal
Incise and reflect the scalp skin and use the striker saw to open the skill to expose the brain for removal.
Eviscerate the organs en block
Assist in mobilizing body for external photographs
Obtain weight and height information of the decedent
Move the body onto and off the autopsy table.
Performs autopsies as indicated by the designated pathologist.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have these Minimum Qualifications: High School degree. 1+ years experience performing autopsies. Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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