Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assist the Lab Manager and Director in the daily operations of the Anatomy Bequest Program including:
75%: Medical education, clinical skills and research support-
Work with internal and external faculty, healthcare providers, and researchers to support their training and research-space, equipment, and anatomical material needs.
Prepare laboratories for clinical training procedures and research studies and facilitate equipment needs or assistance during events.
Assign and prepare program donors for medical education, training, and research events and effectively manage resources.
Conduct study orientation sessions.
Conduct site visits of internal and external institutions to ensure compliance with Anatomy Bequest Program requirements. Facilitate the transportation of program donors to other MN teaching institutions.
Perform donor tracking duties. Assist in management of donor studies oversight to ensure permission time frame compliance. Conduct quality control checks throughout the donation process. Facilitate final disposition of program donors. Clean and maintain laboratories and equipment.
15%: Donor medical suitability screening-
Perform physical intake examination of donors, assign identification, document examination findings, draw and process serology blood samples, and process donor personal effects.
10% Oversight of student anatomical preparation of program donors for courses -
Assist Course Coordinators with preparing for course set up and transfer of program donors to external teaching institutions.
Attend departmental meetings and assist in policy and procedure revision.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience; an advanced degree; or a combination of related education and experience to equal six years.
Previous experience working professionally and sensitively in an environment which routinely works with bereavement.
Ability to work well collaboratively and independently while functioning compliantly and effectively in a regulated environment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all donor related information and program interests, handle responsibilities ethically.
Service oriented with creative problem solving abilities.
Must be able to perform other physical requirements of the position which include assisting team members with moving donor remains at various points in the donation process; ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds and ability to stand for long periods of time.
Must be proficient with arterial preservation procedures.
Professional experience with whole body donation.
Previous experience with multitasking in a fast paced environment. Must be able to process a high volume of information accurately and adapt to workflow schedule changes while successfully handling multiple projects, work demands, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing work assignments
Excellent computer skills. Previous experience with word processing and computer applications (Work and Excel). Previous database experience and ability to easily learn new systems.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience editing written material for accuracy, neatness, grammar, clarity, sentence structure, and aptness of thought.
Internal Number: 340952
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