Job Description

Accessioning Tech

Requisition IDreq28473
Working TitleAccessioning Tech
Position Grade09
Position Summary

As a nationally accredited program with strong educational component in The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, the Office of the Medical Investigator (OMI) investigates any death occurring across the state of New Mexico that is sudden, violent, untimely, unexpected or where a person is found dead and the cause of death is unknown. The OMI, which is a special program within the Department of Pathology, determines the cause and manner of death in these cases, and provides formal death certification.

OMI is currently looking for an Accessioning Tech to join our team. Our ideal candidate will be a team player and willing to learn. This person must be able to work with external stakeholders and follow protocols for sanitation and safety. The candidate will be assisting with acceptance and release of decedents as well as evidence and personal possessions. Our ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and be able to follow complex instruction. The position also requires data entry and a high degree of attention to detail. If this sounds like an interesting position for you, we encourage you to apply.

If you would like to learn more about OMI, please visit:

Please note: this position may include hours on the weekend and/or during holidays. We are a 7 day a week operating organization. This position will have 2nd or 3rd shift hours, depending on shifts available. This position is part of a union and union bid for shifts apply.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • May be required to submit immunization records for review for required vaccines and TB testing.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and work effectively with others.

-Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

-Ability to complete routine paperwork.

-Ability to work with distressing and/or unpleasant odors, procedures and circumstances.

-Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentOffice of the Medical Investigator (389A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayHourly: $17.56 - $22.89
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementAs a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date2/19/2024
Eligible for Remote WorkNo
Eligible for Remote Work Statement
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please submit resume, cover letter, three professional supervisory references with email and phone number, and official transcripts for highest degree achieved.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit Refer to for a definition of Regular Staff.

Application Instructions

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