Functions as a Morgue Attendant managing routine receipt and release of decedents and routine phone coverage; process funeral home notifications/designation, organ procurement protocols, and coroners office referrals for each decedent, as applicable; assists with the transfer of decedents from cart/bed to cart/bed; completes documentation required for receipt/release protocols; performs data entry; guides transporters in proper receipt/release protocols; operates badge-only access points after-hours; communicates with security, clinical staff, non-OSU entities, residents, faculty, and autopsy staff regarding updates, documentation requirements, and other communications; composes accurate and concise hand-off correspondences including status updates and other pertinent information; assists with preparatory activities such as disposal box building; maintains cleanliness of the morgue receiving area including safe disposal of biohazardous and chemical waste.
This position will provide coverage as needed for morning, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts. Premium pay is available shifts covering weekends or at least four consecutive hours past 3pm on weekdays.
Minimum Education Required
HS Graduate or Equivalent or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to move a minimum of 100 pounds and lift a minimum of 50 pounds required; computer skills including knowledge of basic internet operation and Microsoft Office strongly desired; strong customer service experience preferred; experience conducting professional and empathetic phone conversations strongly desired; requires successful completion of a background check; selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including drug screen.