Mortuary Technician

New York, NY

Posted: 04/15/2020 Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary Industry: Healthcare Job Number: NYC033 Branch: New York, NY Division:

Job Description

MULTIPLE POSITIONS THROUGHOUT NYC NEEDED!

Under direct supervision, performs routine mortuary work encompassing the retrieval, receipt and administrative disposition of deceased persons, and preparing for and assisting in autopsies. 

Examples of Typical Tasks:

  • Removes deceased from place of call, loads deceased into transport vehicle, unloads and delivers deceased to appropriate location; completes documentation.
  • Records, tags and stores clothing according to agency procedures.
  • Receives, stores, and releases deceased to authorized persons for autopsy or removal; checks death certificates and other documents to verify proper release of deceased.
  • Assists funeral directors in transferring deceased from mortuary storage locations to funeral director’s vehicles.
  • Removes deceased from storage compartments, including walk-in refrigerators, and transfers them to the autopsy suite; disrobes, cleans, tags, washes, and weighs deceased; assists in the preparation of simple solutions; assists in labeling of specimen jars.
  • Cleans, sterilizes and maintains mortuary instruments, equipment and premises. Washes autopsy instruments and tables, body storage compartments, wheeled body carriers and walls and floors of autopsy and body storage areas.
  • Assists the pathologist during autopsy procedures by lifting and turning bodies; making incisions and removing organs and other body parts; opening organs; and weighing organs.
  • Replaces organs, packs cavities, sutures, washes, and returns deceased to storage facility upon completion of autopsy.
  • Maintains manual and computer mortuary records; answers routine telephone inquiries.
  • Takes photographs of deceased for identification purposes.
  • Prepares unclaimed bodies for transfer to a county mortuary.
  • Maintains mortuary autopsy suites, autopsy tables, and floors.
  • Reports all accidents and unusual incidents to immediate supervisor.
  • Other related duties, as required.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
  • Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.
  • Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.

Special Note: This is a very physically demanding position.

Position is available Full time/or Hourly

 

YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE HERE and scroll to the bottom-right to create a NEW Login ID. Only qualified applicants will be contacted and we appreciate your interest. Thank you.

 

 

Additional Information

YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE HERE and scroll to the bottom-right to create a NEW Login ID. Only qualified applicants will be contacted and we appreciate your interest. Thank you.

 

AtWork Personnel is an award-winning staffing firm and prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, disability, creed, citizenship status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Like AtWork Personnel Manhattan on Facebook.

Meet Your Recruiter

Manhattan Office Email

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

Looking for COVID-19 Related News and Resources?

Please click here for Client Resources
Or here for Employee Resources