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The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.
About the Job
The Recovery Technician will service in the greater Minot, ND area. Lions Gift of Sight is homed in St. Paul.
This is a casual technical position based in Minot and surrounding cities. The primary responsibility of this position is to recover eye tissue from deceased eye donors. This is an on-call position with variable evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.The nature of this position necessitates availability by phone when scheduled. Travel is required throughout the assigned coverage area, using primarily University-owned vehicles. Recovery staff are considered "critical employees" as they are expected to complete these duties during emergency closures unless specifically instructed not to report to work at these times.
75% Tissue Recovery
Respond to calls from the donor coordinator within 10 minutes, when on call, and provide clear and concise information to ensure timeliness and efficiency
Provide excellent customer service by treating donors with dignity and respect, families with compassion, and facilities with professionalism and cleanliness
Complete required documentation for each procedure and submit it for inclusion in the individuals medical record and LGS case file, paper form or electronically
10% Special Projects
Maintain annual tissue recovery certifications and complete required training
Respond to supervisor feedback and meet established tissue quality standards
Host visiting observers and assist in the training of new technicians
Attend and actively participate in meetings and complete performance assessments at the request of supervisors & managers
Perform other projects as assigned by supervisor
General Responsibilities: At all times
Practice safe work habits at all times
Carry a cell phone or pager during assigned call shifts
Maintain professional work habits, communication skills, appearance, documentation, etc.
Practice effective, respectful, and proactive communications with all LGS staff and with staff at partner organizations
Be an advocate for organ, eye, and tissue donation as we work to advance the LGS mission to restore sight through eye donation
About the Department
Lions Gift of Sight
Lions Gift of Sight (formerly Minnesota Lions Eye Bank), a partnership between the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences and Minnesota Lions club members, has provided donor eye tissue for sight-saving corneal transplants, research, and education for more than 50 years! One of the most successful eye banks in the world, the Lions Gift of Sight has helped restore sight to more than 29,000 people. In addition, more than 1,000 eyes or corneas are dedicated to research every year.
For more information please visit : https://www.lionsgiftofsight.org/
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences (OVNS) has experts in all six subspecialty areas of ophthalmology. OVNS ophthalmologists are among the best in the world, treating the full spectrum of health issues relating to the eye, including the most complicated and challenging cases of glaucoma, cataracts, conditions of the retina and cornea, and ocular cancer. Approximately 71,000 patients are seen annually in OVNS treatment centers , and team members, from faculty to technicians to administrators, are dedicated to providing excellent patient care, discovering new treatments, and educating the next generation of eye care professionals.
For more information please visit our website at: http://www.ophthalmology.umn.edu/
How To Apply
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Background Check Information
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
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