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Anatomy Lab Lead Technician - TEMPORARY

Apply Now Job Number: 505804
Work Type: Temporary
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Anatomy
Categories: Healthcare - Clinic Administration, Medical Professionals & Technicians

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Job Title: Anatomy Lab Lead Technician - TEMPORARY
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Temporary
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 22.50
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Human cadaveric dissection to include regions as directed by College

2. Performs daily inspections of cadaveric specimens in the attempt to control
mold, excessive drying and/or other detrimental environmental conditions.

3. Maintains lab and common areas, equipment and instruments in a clean,
organized, and safe condition including daily and end of semester cleaning.

4. Performs general maintenance of gross dissection laboratory cadavers,
skeletons, specimens, and equipment.

5. Observes safety precautions and wears appropriate personal protective
equipment as required.

6. Follows all NSU policies and procedures for proper laboratory behavior,
handling, storage, and use of cadavers.

7. Completes all mandatory training.

8. Performs other job duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Demonstrated knowledge of human anatomy and dissection procedures to
assist with the dissection and instruction of gross anatomy.
2. Working knowledge of gross anatomy and histology laboratory processes,
equipment and facilities.
3. Knowledge of laboratory practices and procedures, willing to review anatomy
materials, be able to follow written/oral instructions and have appreciable
hand eye coordination.
4. Safely operate and utilize dissection instruments, including sharp objects
such as scalpels and power tools.
5. Ability to work effectively with faculty and students in planning and
coordinating labs.
6. Must have good personal communication skills and the ability to work
independently and as part of a team without direct supervision.
7. Must take initiative, be organized, be able to manage multiple priorities to
meet deadline requirements.
8. Maintains a positive, professional relationship with course directors,
anatomy teaching faculty, and lab staff.
9. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all
10. Ability to maintain confidential information.
11. Strong interpersonal and excellent verbal and written communication skills,
with attention to detail.

Job Requirements: 1. Must be self-motivated, proactive, punctual, and reliable.
2. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting
and/or standing in performance of job duties; ability to perform acute
repetitive motions during shift.
3. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of
equipment/supplies; manual dexterity with dissection instruments and power
tools; must be able to use sharp scalpels, dissection instruments, and
operate hand/electric saws. Must be willing to safely operate and utilize
dissection instruments, sharp objects such as scalpels and power tools.
4. Open-toed shoes, exposed ankles/feet/legs, makeup, contact lenses, food
and drink are not permitted.
5. Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided by NSU and must be
worn; this includes eye protection, gowns, gloves, and masks whenever
6. Additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be worn; formaldehyde
respirators face and face-shields (not provided by NSU)
7. May occasionally be required to reach with hands and arms and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl.
8. Individually able to lift 50 pounds and team-lift bodies weighing up to 300
9. Exposed to certain chemical related substances to care and maintain used
in cadavers and lab equipment, the Human Anatomy Cadaver laboratory
contains formaldehyde (formalin), bleach (50/50), Carosafe, and other
chemical or cleaning solutions typically found in the environment of an
anatomy lab.
Required Certifications/Licensures: Resume and cover letter required for full consideration
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required): Anatomy, Biological Sciences, or related discipline
Required Experience:  
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a laboratory environment, anatomical dissection centered.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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