Tissue Bank Specialist (Permanent Part Time), NBOTP - Tissue Bank

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-34636 External
BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE
ZONE: Moncton
DEPARTMENT: NBOTP - Tissue Bank
FACILITY: The Moncton Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Part Time
JOB TITLE: Tissue Bank Specialist
CLASSIFICATION: Licensed Practical Nurse (3014)
LANGUAGE: English Essential with requirements to handle verbal French inquiries
HOURS OF WORK: Days, FTE: 0.5, Subject to change due to operational requirements.
SALARY: $23.1388 to $24.9071 per hour

JOB PURPOSE:

Work collaboratively with all other departments within the Zone and our partners within the community and province (ie: Coroners) to support a culture of Organ and Tissue donation. To participate in the recovery, processing, preservation and distribution of safe, quality human tissues for transplantation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of the Licensed Practical Nurse Program from an approved school and currently registered in the Province of New Brunswick or eligible for such registration
  • At least two (2) years of experience on an active nursing unit
  • 1 year experience in Tissue Bank
  • Must be willing to take the Eye Bank Technician Course in Saint John as soon as possible and maintain yearly certification. Will be on call for both, corneal and tissue recoveries on a casual basis, this includes consents, screening, and recovery of corneas and other tissues.
  • ·emonstrated critical thinking/problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Demonstrated positive attitude, effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license, be able to work independently, be able to lift heavy loads, work long hours and also must be available to travel around the province on short notice.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English and spoken competence in French required.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in Tissue Bank or who have taken the Corneal Retrieval course.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by September 12, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.

Please quote Competition # 2018-34636-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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