Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Mortuary Technician.
The Morgue Technician will be responsible for performing NYU Langone Health and referred autopsies as indicated by the designated Pathologist at the OCME office.
Performs autopsies as indicated by the designated pathologist.
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.
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.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.
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