The Kentucky Lions Eye Bank is looking for a Tissue Processing Specialist to work from the Louisville, KY office.
The Tissue Processing Specialist will be responsible for:
- Initial corneal tissue evaluation of donor ocular tissue for transplant using slit lamp, specular microscopy, and OCT imaging
- Tissue preparations for DSAEK, DMEK, pre-loaded DMEK procedures, or other EK procedures, and subsequent tissue evaluations
-Training eye bank technicians for tissue evaluations and tissue preparations
-Maintain records of staff training
-Scleral tissue processing, preservation and storage
-Routine/required data entry into iTransplant for activities and procedures performed
-Routine environmental facility cleaning and equipment cleaning, monitoring and maintenance
-Tissue packaging for shipment
-Packaging and shipping of donor blood specimens
-Research and development into new tissue offerings, services and procedures
-Limited donor tissue recovery with on call time.
-Travel to other locations may be required from time-to-time.
-Bachelor’s degree in a science or healthcare related field
-1-year experience processing tissue preparations for DSAEK, DMEK, pre-loaded DMEK procedures, or other EK procedures, and subsequent tissue evaluations
-Certified Eye Bank Technician preferred
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be detail oriented
-Must be flexible in work hours
-Valid driver’s license