Eye Recovery Technician

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Company Name: 
SightLife
Dates Open: 
Tue, 02/28/2012 - Sat, 04/28/2012

SightLife is one of the nation's largest providers of corneal transplant tissue and a leader in working in new research areas of ophthalmology. We have provided over 53,000 individuals with sight restoring transplant tissue. SightLife is responsible for corneal tissue recovery in Washington State, Northern Idaho, Montana and Northern California. We distribute tissue to over 40 countries each year and are recognized by Global Health Leaders as one of the key organizations working on the elimination of global corneal blindness. In 2011, we provided more than 5,200 corneas for transplant, meeting the need in our region and helping fill gaps across the United States and the world.

For the last two years, SightLife has been named one of “Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work For” nationally. Put your passion to work and consider joining this team of professionals fulfilling a mission to serve as an innovative provider of sight with a passion for quality and excellence.

Primary Purpose:
Responsible for the recovery of human eye tissue for transplant and/or research and the collection of necessary medical, behavioral, laboratory, and other data to ensure quality donor screening. Also has primary responsibility for tissue transportation to and from the airport.

Qualifications: 
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 knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities: • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all Eye Bank, hospital, and peer agency staff.
Education: 
Education and/or Equivalent Experience: • High School diploma or equivalent. Medical and/or Biological science background strongly preferred.
Location: 
Sidney, MT
FT/PT: 
PT
Wage: 
$11/hr; $120/donor
Work Schedule: 
Varies (Per-diem position)
How to Apply: 
www.sightlife.org
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