TitleTissue Processing Technician (Seattle)
LocationSeattle
Department NameClinical Operations
Description
This is a CorneaGen position.

Responsible for performing tissue evaluation, providing support processing tissue, and packing and shipping tissue in an efficient and accurate manner.  Also provides general laboratory support.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs specular evaluation of donor corneas.
  • Supports tissue processing through circulating and equipment cleaning.
  • Packs tissue shipments for transportation
  • Ensures tissue transportation within CorneaGen and for surgery is carried out in a timely manner, including personally transporting tissue as needed.
  • Perform processing associated laboratory duties.
  • Performs general laboratory duties as needed, including but not limited to, ordering, stocking supplies, and cleaning.
  • Accurately documents donor and surgery related information into appropriate database(s).
  • Ensures all quality standards are met prior to distribution (Eye Bank Association of America, Food and Drug Administration, and CorneaGen).
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and Experience:
  • High School or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s in related field or 3 years experience in Ophthalmology related position.
 
Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to interact effectively with all staff.
  • In all daily activities, strive to support the Mission and Values of CorneaGen.
  • A personal commitment to organ and tissue donation required.
  • Ability to work long hours, nights, and weekends when needed.
  • Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age or older, have a valid driver's license, and be eligible to meet our company driving standards.