Morphology Tech - req# 6608
|Working Title||Morphology Tech|
Under general supervision, provides technical morphology lab services for hospital, forensic, or anatomical autopsy cases and general support to pathologists and other technical staff.
Position requires: a) performance of standard and/or routine autopsy and related procedures under guidance of senior technical staff; b) receiving and releasing bodies under established protocols and procedures; c) use of standard photographic and x-ray techniques and procedures under guidance; d) maintenance of laboratory equipment, facilities, and supplies.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
Extensive physical activity.
Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Will work in a death environment with occasional noxious odors.
Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified to include directly related higher education coursework.
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.
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Office of the Medical Investigator (389A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$12.38 to $18.57 hourly|
|Benefits Eligible||This 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 Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||10/12/2018|
|Application Instructions||Please attach a cover letter and a resume.|
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