Autopsy Assistant Resume Samples

An Autopsy Assistant is hired to render autopsy assistance to pathologists in their autopsy duties. A well-drafted Autopsy Assistant Resume mentions the following core duties – managing and organizing supplies and materials in the autopsy room, assisting pathologists with a postmortem, assisting in analyzing data collected during an autopsy, determining the cause and time of death, transporting and arranging dead bodies onto the postmortem table, managing evidence logs in a secure manner, maintaining and managing autopsy equipment, tools and instruments, managing and handling bodily fluids and tissue samples for laboratory analysis, and recording and maintaining findings and events during autopsy examinations.

A high school diploma or GED is commonly required to work in this capacity. However, certain roles need a bachelor’s degree in science. Some of the skills that are crucial for this job include the following – laboratory science knowledge, writing skills, good speaking skills, public speaking skills, and strong attention to detail.

Autopsy Assistant Resume example

Autopsy Assistant Resume

Headline : Dedicated and patient-focused graduate seeking a position in the funeral business to gain more experience in the field.

Skills : CPR; LGI; WSI; Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided technical assistance to the pathologist conducting post mortem examinations and autopsies of human remains by preparing bodies for autopsies, setting up work areas with proper equipment and tools.
    2. Opened the bodies for the pathologist and collect the viscera.
    3. Assist in the collection and preservation of clothing, physical and biological evidence.
    4. Packaged and prepared bodies and specimens for storage and transport within the legal chain of custody.
    5. Perform radiologic imaging on deceased individuals.
    6. Accurately document and maintain records, case files, and other data.
    7. Maintain confidentiality of all records, data, and information as required by HIPAA regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates Of Science


Autopsy Assistant Resume

Objective : Have exceptional experience in laboratory work. Extremely interested in working in the medical field, as science and chemistry have always been passions.

Skills : Consulting, Management, Marketing, Toxicology, Sales, Training, PR, HR, Customer Service, Merchandising, Field Support, Recruiting, Compliance Monitoring, Establishing Relationships, Forensics.

Description :

    1. Skilled in the proper dissection of tissue samples for slides.
    2. Assisted the CEO with all office requirements; bookkeeping, faxing, billing, reviewing all cases for typos and make appropriate corrections, filing, and answering calls.
    3. Maintained, cleaned, and decontaminated the autopsy suite and related facilities, supplies, and equipment in a manner that ensures a safe work site, free of biohazards, orders and stocks necessary supplies for the proper function of the facility.
    4. Performed autopsies, safely maneuver, and lift to chest bodies weighing 175lbs.
    5. Worked under the direction of the pathologist, prepared the deceased for autopsy.
    6. Prepared bodies for the funeral home.
    7. Verified validity of autopsy permits by obtaining appropriate permission and witnesses. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification In LPN State


Autopsy Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeks to obtain designation as a Family Nurse Practitioner in family practice, internal medicine, or urgent care to improve access to care for the rural S. GA population and provide primary care to individuals, families, and the community.

Skills : Medical Billing, Terminology, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Assisting the pathologist in performing autopsies on deceased for over thirty counties in the State of Indiana and Illinois.
    2. Responsible for all toxicology and proper paperwork associated with the samples.
    3. Responsible for all tissue samples, making sure they were delivered to a histologist.
    4. Coordinated times and ETAs for the proper authorities and all parties involved with high-profile cases.
    5. Responsible for maintaining good relationships with all coroners, other pathologists, crime scene personnel, and families of private cases as well as, maintaining a safe and aseptic environment for them.
    6. Responsible for understanding the medical history and x-rays to help determine the cause of death.
    7. Maintained and used necessary instruments and other required materials during the course of the autopsy. 
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Certification In Nursing

              Autopsy Assistant Resume

              Objective : Seeking knowledge and employment in the field of natural and health sciences. A quick learner and like to work in an environment that provides challenges and new opportunities to learn.

              Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Office Work, Licensed Fork Lift Operator: Stand Up Fork Lift/Reach, Electric Pallet Jack.

              Description :

                1. Assisted with the autopsy, keep track of the size and weight of organs, write cassettes.
                2. Moved body from stretcher to autopsy table & back onto stretcher when done.
                3. Maintained morgue, keep clean, daily body count, keep track & restock the supply.
                4. Maintained autopsy room, keep clean, and maintain supply, disposal of the old autopsy.
                5. Answered phones, take messages, send and receive reports, organized slides.
                6. Admitted bodies to morgue and discharging bodies to funeral homes.
                7. Performed external examinations, evisceration, dissection of organ block, and assist in obtaining ancillary tests during the autopsy as directed by autopsy attending.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              HS

              Autopsy Assistant Resume

              Objective : Proven track record of accomplishments in the field of public relations and general business. As an industrious and highly motivated professional, have developed a skill set to analyze data and situations to come to an accurate and educated conclusion or solution. Driven to use these skills to further career in different fields and disciplines.

              Skills : NREMT-P, MS Office, Data Management.

              Description :

                1. Assisted forensic pathologists with autopsies, set up and cleaned up autopsy suites before and after each case, performed x-rays on necessary cases.
                2. Assistant to a medical examiner to find the cause of death.
                3. Worked one on one with the doctor while he teaches me what to look for and the reasons for the cause.
                4. Assistance with oversight for pre-med student education of anatomy and physiology, including potential pathological causes.
                5. Checked and controlled mortuary consumables stock levels.
                6. Assisted the Pathologist to perform post mortems.
                7. Collected, packaged, labeled, and transported specimens.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Diploma

                Autopsy Assistant Resume

                Objective : Highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter prepared to make an immediate impact. Able to manage time effectively, meet project deadlines, and work independently.

                Skills : Detail Oriented, Data Management, Documentation.

                Description :

                  1. Obtained the decedent's height, weight, fingerprints, and secure any clothes or valuables.
                  2. Assisted Medical Examiner during the autopsy.
                  3. Took and sent samples.
                  4. Assisted with autopsies and all other duties within the morgue.
                  5. Assisted ND State Medical Examiner in autopsy suite Cleaning, suturing, Xrays, fingerprints, and care of deceased.
                  6. Assisted pathologist with performing autopsies.
                  7. Maintained and operate various instruments and equipment used in autopsy.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                HS

                Autopsy Assistant Resume

                Objective : A highly motivated, results-driven professional with good communication skills in English both spoken and written. A quick learner and like to work in an environment that provides challenges and new opportunities to learn.

                Skills : MS Office Suite, Attention To Detail, Communication.

                Description :

                  1. Collected tissue specimens from surgery and delivered them to the pathology lab.
                  2. Performed the gross description on small tissue specimens.
                  3. Kept the morgue clean and in order.
                  4. Coordinated Navy-wide HIV screening with NAS Pensacola and 4 regional airbases.
                  5. Assisted the forensic pathologist in conducting over 150 autopsies.
                  6. Notetaker for doctors during the autopsy.
                  7. Morgue maintenance such as dealing with blood cards and evidence letters.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Certification in LPN

                Autopsy Assistant Resume

                Objective : Seeks to obtain a full-time position that will challenge and enable the use of 5 years of engineering experience and skills to add value to the industry.

                Skills : Computer literacy, Windows proficient, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.

                Description :

                  1. Assisted with autopsy procedures (dissecting and eviscerating the body).
                  2. Processed evidence collected during autopsies for criminalistics.
                  3. Took pictures (overview, mid-range, and close-up shots) of the bodies to help support the pathologist's theory in court as well as the decedent's.
                  4. Cleaned autopsy suite and packaging/discarding biohazard materials on a daily basis.
                  5. Completed forms to authorize receipt and release of bodies.
                  6. Performed evisceration.
                  7. Sampled tissue for histology.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                HS

                Autopsy Assistant Resume

                Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Autopsy Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                Skills : CRM, Documentation.

                Description :

                  1. Tasks included assisting physicians with forensic post mortem examinations to include a collection of biological specimens, evisceration, and preserving.
                  2. Experienced includes working under the supervision of a Forensic Pathologist while assisting with forensic autopsies.
                  3. Assistance to the resident/fellow/forensic pathologist involves opening the body, evisceration, reconstruction of the body after the autopsy.
                  4. Perform autopsy preparations for the on-duty medical examiners to review daily.
                  5. Observed and participated in autopsies of natural deaths.
                  6. Completed detailed case reports.
                  7. Cleaned up and inventoried morgue.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Certification in LPN

                Autopsy Assistant Resume

                Objective : Responsible for Directing resident(s) on service in obtaining autopsy pictures, measurements, and preparing tissue for histology, and also Cleaning and disinfecting autopsy table, morgue floor, and instruments. 

                Skills : Medical Terminology, Documentation, Data Management.

                Description :

                  1. Assisted medical examiner with technical duties before, while, and after autopsy.
                  2. Preparation of autopsy lab before autopsy by organizing and preparing supplies and instruments.
                  3. Cleaned and organized work environment by using detergents and chemical compounds to sanitize and decontaminate the room as a measure of safety.
                  4. On-call traveled to hospitals and coroner's offices in the tri-state area and interacted with the staff and the assisting police officers.
                  5. Assisted in preparing a subject for autopsy.
                  6. Prepared autopsy room with necessary equipment and instruments.
                  7. Assist pathologist in post mortem exams.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                HS