Morgue Attendant

ID 2024-23451
Location
Moses Cone Hospital
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Moses Cone Hospital
Department : Name
MHC-Lab-Histology
Category
PATIENT CARE
Position Sub-Category
TECHNICIAN
Position Type
Not Benefit Eligible (less than 20 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.40
Workforce Status
Onsite
Work Hours
16.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Weekend and one floating week day
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Technician

Overview

This position is accountable to assist the Pathologist in operating the Hospital morgue, to facilitate autopsy procedures, manage pathology specimens and maintain accurate record. Supporting the needs of the family of the deceased is required, as well.


Talent Pool: Allied Health

Responsibilities

 

 
Fill and deliver specimen containers to OR and Endo departments. Pick up specimens from OR and Endo as needed to provide timely, effective service.
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Maintain morgue and cooler space. Order supplies as needed and perform physical cleaning of morgue and cooler area to meet Hospital environment of care standards. Follow all general safety requirements, plus those specific to the morgue service.
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Manage and/or monitor the process of bodies coming in and being released from the morgue.
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Manage biohazardous and chemical wastes generated in the morgue and well as in the histology or cytology labs
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Place tissue in containers, including labeling and storage to facilitate accurate record of procedures. Discard tissue in accordance with hospital policy and state and federal law
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Prepare body and assist Pathologist in order to facilitate timely, effective autopsy procedures.
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Provide compassionate support to family of the deceased, guiding them through the steps necessary to final disposition of the body
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Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent, Required
Preferred:
Histology or EMT coursework

 

EXPERIENCE:
Gross Anatomy environment, Required
Experience in a morgue or mortuary, Preferred

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED
Drivers License | Valid Drivers License
*If driving Cone Health vehicle, must have 5 years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.
PREFERRED

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