Structure Lab Supervisor and Anatomical Gift Program Coordinator

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Structure Lab Supervisor and Anatomical Gift Program CoordinatorSchool/Division:Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellOffice:Department of Science EducationFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:This position involves two related sets of activities. As structure lab supervisor, the individual will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the anatomy lab, including managing all donor bodies and other specimens. The lab supervisor will also serve as the compliance officer to maintain the nontransplant tissue bank license. As Anatomical Gift Program coordinator, the individual will be responsible for responding to inquiries regarding donation, maintaining the donor registry and all donor records, and helping to plan for the future needs of the program.
This is an onsite position; work for this role is performed on campus.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Structure Lab Supervisor
•Embalm or assist with embalming donor bodies
•Maintain donor bodies in lab and in cold storage
•Collect gross pathology specimens from Northwell Health facilities and maintain their records
•Maintain cleanliness and safety of lab
•Maintain compliance with NYS Department of Health guidelines (Compliance Officer) to maintain our nontransplant tissue bank license
•Assist in the collection, tracking, and maintenance of prosections
•Support (set up) weekly lab sessions for First 100 Weeks curriculum
•Support extracurricular use of lab (student clubs, college and high school groups, residency training, Brain Bee, special events, etc.)
•Support student requests for after-hours lab and specimen use
•Request purchase of lab supplies, equipment, and consumables

Anatomical Gift Program (AGP) Coordinator
•Respond to inquiries regarding potential body donations 24/7
•Speak with donor families to coordinate body donations
•Distribute literature about body donation
•Maintain donor registry (living donors) and all donor records including NYSDoH filings (certificates and permits)
•Coordinate cremation of donor bodies after use
•In coordination with director of structural sciences, plan for future needs of AGP program
•Assist in the planning of donor annual memorial service

Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required and at least 5 years of experience in the funeral service or anatomy laboratory setting. Funeral director license strongly preferred. Must able to work with faculty and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds; must possess excellent organizational skills and effective communications skills, including the ability to interact with the public in a sensitive and culturally respectful manner. Excellent computer skills a must, with experience in data management and MS Word, Excel, Outlook required.Application Instructions:For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
[email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 07/15/2020Posting Number: 897493




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 1/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time