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Eye Bank Recovery Technician Per Diem - Eugene, OR

Company: Lions VisionGift
Location: Eugene
Posted on: September 21, 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 suitability
  • Post-mortem removal of human donor eye tissue for transplant and research/medical education
  • Surgical tissue preservation
  • Procurement of pre-mortem/pre-transfusion blood sample with appropriate hemodilution from hospital lab if necessary
  • Total physical inspection of donor; careful examination for any donation contraindications
  • Whole globe pen-light evaluation
  • Aseptic 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 work In-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 for day and $4.00/hr for nights. Recoveries are paid on a per-case basis of between approximately $80 - $145.

    • Must be detail-oriented and able to follow directives and work independently
    • Have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record and reliable, insured vehicle
    • Must have a cell phone and reliable access to e-mail and internet
    • Physical ability to move 50 pounds
    • Strong communication skills Benefits:
      • Medical and Vision
      • $20,000 employer-paid life insurance policy
      • Sick Time
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Voluntary benefits and more! NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet 100% of the qualifications listed in the job post. We are more interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every qualification listed. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role please email to discuss your application. Please read this job description carefully and ask for clarification if you have difficulty understanding the functions of this job. Please describe any accommodations that you need in order to perform this job. COVID-19: We require all employees be vaccinated or have a medical or religious exemption that prohibits vaccination. You must let HR know during the interview process if you need an exemption. You are required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination when a job offer is extended. Please reach out to HR at PM19 PI191401322

Keywords: Lions VisionGift, Eugene , Eye Bank Recovery Technician Per Diem - Eugene, OR, Professions , Eugene, Oregon

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