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Per Diem Recovery Technician - Eugene, OR ($500 Signing Bonus)

Company: Lions VisionGift
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Make a difference in the lives of others by helping give the gift of sight!Lions VisionGift (LVG) is a nonprofit eye bank that obtains, evaluates and distributes eye tissue donated by caring individuals for use in cornea transplantation, research, and education. Since 1975, our organization has helped over 65,000 individuals receive sight-restoring transplants.Please visit for more information on our organization.LVG is currently offering a challenging and rewarding Per-Diem Recovery Technician position to provide on-call coverage for Eugene and the surrounding areas.Examples of responsibilities include:Screening of provided information for donor suitabilityPost-mortem removal of human donor eye tissue for transplant and research/medical educationSurgical tissue preservationProcurement of pre-mortem/pre-transfusion blood sample with appropriate hemodilution from hospital lab if necessaryTotal physical inspection of donor; careful examination for any donation contraindicationsWhole globe pen-light evaluationAseptic enucleation of whole globes, or in situ preservation of cornea (with poles as needed)Complete documentation of recovery, blood draw, and recovery details on appropriate paper workIn-house training is provided. Preference will be given to applicants with experience or course work in biological sciences, allied health, and/or medical technology. A flexible schedule is preferred as well.This posting is for an on call weekend shift where the technician must be available to be dispatched on a recovery in the Eugene region anytime beginning Fridays at 1800 through midnight on Sunday (on call for 54 hours).Hourly rate is $18.20/hr. Standby rate is $3.00/hr. Recoveries are paid on a per-case basis of between approximately $80 - $145. There will be a signing bonus of $500 for this position. This bonus will be paid in 2 installments, $250 after 3 months of hire and $250 at 12 months. This signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld. PM19.

Requirements:Must be detail-oriented and able to follow directives and work independentlyHave a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record and reliable, insured vehicleMust have a cell phone and reliable access to e-mail and internetPhysical ability to move 50 poundsStrong communication skillsBenefits:$20,000 employer-paid life insurance policyEmployer-paid short-term disability Voluntary benefits and more!PI160677941

Keywords: Lions VisionGift, Eugene , Per Diem Recovery Technician - Eugene, OR ($500 Signing Bonus), Professions , Eugene, Oregon

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