Dermis Processing Technician I
The LifeNet Health mission is simple: Saving Lives.
Restoring Health. Giving Hope. Its mission, along with its core values of safety, quality, innovation and service continue to create an unmatched record in transplant solutions, which cannot be achieved without talented, dedicated team members who share the same values and attributes that guide the LifeNet Health team every day.
If you have a commitment to customer care, quality and innovation as well as integrity and passion, then you've come to the right place.
We are currently seeking a Full-Time Dermis Processing Technician I to join the LifeNet Health team in our Virginia Beach, VA location at our Ward Ct. location. This is a weekend day shift position:
Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays 6am-6pm. Please note: Training schedule may include weekdays and evenings.
As a Processing Technician, you would perform all aspects of processing, preservation and storage of tissues in a FDA regulated environment while working in a team environment, as well as performing quality assessments of tissue products and documentation under aseptic conditions while performing controlled production processes. You would enter production records ensuring all product information and processing data is accurate and perform accurate and timely production reviews to ensure work was performed to set standards. In addition, you would review and apply product labels and perform quality verifications and inspection on final products.
You would be expected to perform all tasks assigned to you, including but not limited to:
Performs all aspects of processing and packaging tissue according to current procedures and protocols.
Accurately and thoroughly documents all processes and functions performed. Performs accurate and timely post production documentation reviews.
Performs post-processing decontamination of equipment and the processing room.
Thoroughly reviews work orders or processing instructions prior to initiating production. Works with production supervisors to adjust plans as needed.
Participates in the review of Standard Operating Procedures, best practices, and training materials.
High School Education or GED.
Minimum one year work experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow defined practices and procedures.
Work Demands and Environment:
Physical Demands and Abilities:
Hourly Ability to withstand prolonged standing, prolonged walking, prolonged sitting, and repetitive reaching. Manual dexterity with hands and fingers. Ability to communicate through speech and hearing. Ability to perceive attributes of objects by touch. Good eye-hand/foot coordination. Must demonstrate good visual acuity (ability to focus, judge distances, see peripherally, and differentiate color, and see clearly at 20 inches or less and 20 feet of more.) Must be able to lift or carry object up to 10 lbs. and push or pull objects of light weight (such as carts.)
Daily Ability to withstand prolonged or repetitive carrying, repetitive pushing or pulling, and prolonged or repetitive stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Must be able to lift or carry objects of 50 lbs. or more and push or pull objects of moderate weight (such as dollies, hand trucks, etc.)
Hourly Frequent contact with water or other liquid. Exposure to sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss, atmospheric conditions that affect skin or respiratory system, conditions where there is danger to life, body, or health, strain on body to cause bodily harm if endured daily (vibrations).
Daily Exposure to temperatures hot/cold enough to cause marked bodily discomfort and variations in temperature from hot to cold.
Employee Experience Summary:
Employee will be exposed to human tissue and associated biohazards. Possible equipment to be used includes surgical instrumentation, shakers, heat sealers, presses and dies along with other office equipment.
To complete assigned tasks, the employee must be able to read, understand and learn the standard operating procedures associated with various grafts and may involve learning about the human anatomy. Work includes access, handling, and usage of different chemicals. Additionally, this role requires repetitive motion and tasks, periods of standing, and constant grasping, handling, and carrying of items up to 50 pounds. This position is essential to business operations and can be required to report for your shift despite environmental or other hazards.
Get to Know LifeNet Health:
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue bank in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in transplantation research and regenerative medicine. LifeNet holds the longest running current accreditation by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Its goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs and tissues for transplantation, as well as innovation in the fields of bio-implants and regenerative medicine, and to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.