If you are passionate about helping your community and making a difference in people’s lives, we want you to join our growing team! Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin is currently looking for a Laboratory and Processing Technician to help spread our mission.
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization and team of professionals and volunteers, dedicated to the mission of restoring the gift of sight through recovery, transplantation and education. Our ultimate goal is to improve people’s quality of life through the gift of sight.
The Laboratory and Processing Technician is responsible for (but not limited to) the timely completion of ocular tissue processing in compliance with LEBW SOPs, EBAA Medical Standards, and FDA Regulations. Additional responsibilities include: laboratory procedures, tissue evaluations, blood packaging, consultation with Medical Directors, and distribution functions.
Essential Duties of the Position:
Responsible for processing donated human tissue intended for transplantation, research or education.
Level of Physical Requirements – moderate work. Must be able to lift 50 pounds independently.
Environmental Conditions – generally laboratory, but may recover eye tissue in hospitals, ME/Coroner offices and funeral home as required.
Exposure to computers, cell phones, and other office equipment. Exposure to cornea preservation media, and other recovery supplies, and reagents.
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About Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is a team of professionals and volunteers dedicated to the mission of restoring the gift of sight through recovery and transplantation of corneas, research to advance the knowledge and treatment of eye diseases, and education to increase donations, LEBW fulfills this mission by procuring, processing and distributing eye tissue to corneal transplant surgeons, researchers and teachers. Equally important is our commitment to education through our network of medical professionals, Lions and Lioness Club members and other volunteers who give generously of their time and resources. LEBW continues its commitment to people who receive transplants and those who will benefit from the research. The ultimate goal of LEBW is to improve people’s quality of life through the gift of sight.