Tissue Recovery Technician Resume Samples

A Tissue Recovery Technician is responsible for using aseptic techniques to assist and/or to perform the recovery of postmortem human tissue including bone, connective tissue, skin, heart for heart valves, and/or veins, and ensure safe grafts for transplantation. A well-drafted Tissue Recovery Technician Resume mentions the following core duties – surgically remove, store, and transport human tissue from the deceased organ, and tissue donors; and obtaining tissues for use in transplants.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – knowledge of aseptic techniques, human anatomy and physiology, disease processes, surgical instrumentation, and maintenance; excellent oral and written documentation skills, and the ability to cope with high levels of stress. A degree in life science, certification in surgical technology, or paramedical professional is preferred.

Tissue Recovery Technician Resume example

Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

Summary : Innovative and self-reliant Tissue Recovery Technician professional with over 9 year's surgery experience working in a variety of specialties. Possess a sound understanding of advanced patient care techniques as well as exceptional patient care skills. Seeking a position as a patient-focused Registered Nurse to improve the health and wellbeing of the patient's, community, and world as an integral team member within a dynamic healthcare organization that provides the highest quality of care with respect, excellence and innovation.

Skills : Lab , Recovery And Ship Biologics, Microsoft Office, Aseptic Technique, Phlebotomy.

Description :

    1. Packaged and arranged for transport of tissue.
    2. Participated in recovery, storage, and distribution of donated tissue including hands on recovery of tissue and proper documentation and packaging to.
    3. Coordinated tasks among coworkers to facilitate efficiency.
    4. Identified weaknesses in SOP's and worked to improve them.
    5. Performed a physical examination on every case to determine suitability.
    6. Performed documented recovery of all consented tissues.
    7. Prepared samples for testing.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            BA In Psychology


            Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

            Objective : As a Tissue Recovery Technician, responsible for Performing clinical documentation (i.e., medical records and reports) using specialised equipment (i.e., microscopes), Maintaining laboratory records of all work performed in the laboratory (i.e., patient demographics and procedures), Preparing reports for departmental review, Assisting with post mortem cases where appropriate to perform autopsies.

            Skills : Microsoft Office, Patient Data, Review Management.

            Description :

              1. Performed surgical recovery of transplant tissues.
              2. Instructed new employees on SOP's for tissue recovery.
              3. Evaluated new employees for proficiency of recovery techniques.
              4. Advised processor of potential issues with donated tissue.
              5. Investigated and screened medical charts for contraindications of transplant.
              6. Addressed concerns voiced by hospital staff regarding internal procedures.
              7. Compiled patient data for further medical review.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            MS


            Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

            Objective : Career has been in the organ donation field where customer confidence and the public trust have been the number one priority. The healthcare environment and routinely interact with physicians, nurses, and their support staff. Early in my career I worked for a large orthopedic surgical group focusing on assisting the surgeons and interacted with not only the surgeons, but the many residents who were being trained.

            Skills : Certified Google Adwords, MOS, SAS, SPSS, NCSS, Firefox, Chrome, IE.

            Description :

              1. Followed procedure exactly.
              2. Followed Chain of Command when necessary.
              3. Reviewed charts, Performed body exam.
              4. Drawn blood and perform tissue recovery.
              5. Documented every step in accordance with FDA guidelines.
              6. Processed tissue samples (using automated equipment).
              7. Received, labelled and shipped samples to the laboratory.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  CPT In Phlebotomy

                  Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                  Objective : Enjoy working in environments where I am able to experience different situations and learn new skills on a regular basis. I would like to be able to touch others hearts and make a positive difference in their lives. I am skilled in multi-tasking and I adapt quickly.

                  Skills : Light room, Word, Excel, Operating Assistant.

                  Description :

                    1. Adhered to the regulations of the FDA, LifeCenter standard operating procedures and guidelines and standards of the American Association of Tissue Banks for the recovery, packaging and proper handling of allograft tissue.
                    2. Performed all phases of donor recovery including, but not limited to: labeling, packaging, manipulation of procured tissue, transport of tissues and clean-up.
                    3. Assisted in the care and maintenance of supplies, equipment, and facilities.
                    4. Reported defective supplies and malfunctioning equipment to Senior Tissue Recovery Technician.
                    5. Reported required maintenance and repair items.
                    6. Travelled to various hospitals, funeral homes, in and out of the Portland area.
                    7. Ensured that all surgical procedures are performed by a qualified surgeon.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Junior
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Associate Of Applied Science

                                        Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                        Headline : To obtain a Tissue Recovery Technician position responsible for Operating and maintaining the tissue recovery laboratory equipment and supplies (i.e., microscopes, blood draw kits, etc.), Performing sample analyses on pathologic specimens to determine their origin, identity and disposition (e.g., tissues from all types of cancer), Assisting pathologists with pathology samples using specialized equipment (i.e., goniophotometers and histology slides).

                                        Skills : Computer Skills, Customer Service, Office , Excel, Typing, Communication , Team Player.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Followed standard operating procedures approved by FDA such as surgical hand scrub, preparing and maintaining sterile field throughout recovery.
                                          2. Kept up with constantly changing operating environments and changes in protocols.
                                          3. Prepared patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
                                          4. Counted sponges, needles, and instruments before and after operation.
                                          5. Scrubbed arms and hands and assist the surgical team to scrub and put on gloves, masks, and surgical clothing.
                                          6. Performed all aspects of tissue recovery including preparing and packaging samples.
                                          7. Controlled the inventory of fresh tissue and ensure sterilization process is complete before shipment to the laboratory.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            5-7 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Executive
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            B.B.A.

                                                            Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                                            Objective : Tissue Recovery Technician with 3 years of experience in Providing cost analysis for the total waste stream including raw materials, transportation, disposal sites, and disposal costs, Working closely with the Quality Control Department to ensure that appropriate manufacturing practices are followed in processing the material into value added products, Monitoring the performance of the material's conversion rate against specifications or specifications approved by quality control department.

                                                            Skills : Microsoft Office, Matlab, Mathcad, R And R Studio, Sterile Technique, Mest ReNova.

                                                            Description :

                                                              1. Assisted in the recoveries that save lives.
                                                              2. Installed and operated equipment to maintain sterile conditions in the laboratory.
                                                              3. Prepared, packaged, labeled and shipped tissue samples to the laboratory.
                                                              4. Managed overall product quality control (PCQC) including preparation of samples for shipment to laboratories.
                                                              5. Ensured sterility; monitored packaging materials; used proper handling techniques; recorded results as required by regulatory agencies.
                                                              6. Maintained confidentiality and security of patient information as required by regulatory agencies.
                                                              7. Prepared samples for biopsy and testing.
                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                      Level
                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                      Education
                                                                                      Education
                                                                                      Bachelor's

                                                                                      Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                                                                      Headline : To obtain a Tissue Recovery Technician position responsible for Collecting, storing and processes end of life material, Identifying material types for processing and conversion to value added product streams, Compiling data and developing an inventory management system that tracks inventory levels and compaction rates.

                                                                                      Skills : Analysing Skills, Instrument Management, Supervising Skills.

                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                        1. Conducted microbiological testing of samples using a variety of techniques including direct fluorescent antibody staining, PCR, selective agar culture, and PCR amplification of 16S rRNA gene sequence (PCR).
                                                                                        2. Performed histology on tissue and perform any necessary procedures to prepare specimens for immunoassay or other testing methods (e.g., immunofluorescence, immunocytochemistry).
                                                                                        3. Performed any other necessary procedures as requested by the lab manager/supervisor (e.g., Microbial Sampling protocols).
                                                                                        4. Performed any other laboratory tasks as needed by the lab manager/super.
                                                                                        5. Developed a strong knowledge of surgical anatomy and use of instruments (cutting, suturing, etc.).
                                                                                        6. Prepared tissue samples for processing (cutting, suturing, etc.).
                                                                                        7. Used specialized equipment (fiberscanners, lasers) to prepare specimens for processing.
                                                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                                                              5-7 Years
                                                                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                              Executive
                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                              GED

                                                                                                                              Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                                                                                                              Headline : Obtain a Tissue Recovery Technician position responsible for Identifying and preserving tissue samples (e.g., blood, tumor, biopsy) from multiple types of tissues (e.g., brain, eye), In situ processing of tissue samples (e.g., microdissection, biopsy preparation), Operating on a variety of devices to perform in situ processing with instruments such as microscopes and microtome.

                                                                                                                              Skills : Monitoring, Patient Data, Wound Care.

                                                                                                                              Description :

                                                                                                                                1. Performed pre-surgical preparation (e.g., cleaning, disinfection) prior to surgery.
                                                                                                                                2. Prepared specimens for laboratory analysis while in the operating room or in recovery area (e.g., specimen collection tubes).
                                                                                                                                3. Performed postoperative care after surgery.
                                                                                                                                4. Performed postoperative wound care and follow up with patients in recovery area.
                                                                                                                                5. Assisted with patient care when not operating room floor staff available.
                                                                                                                                6. Identified tissues from multiple sources, including but not limited to blood samples, biopsies, lymph nodes, etc.
                                                                                                                                7. Identified tissue source types (e.g., bone marrow aspirates).
                                                                                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                                                                                              5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                                                              Executive
                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                              MS

                                                                                                                                                              Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                                                                                                                                              Headline : As a Tissue Recovery Technician position responsible for Transporting and storing samples in appropriate containers and equipment, Preparing tissue samples by isolating cells from a variety of sources including blood, urine, saliva, breast milk and semen, Running blood plasma through filters to remove particles such as bacteria, Preparing tissue samples using multiple types of microscopes (microtomes) and cytometers (cell counting), Identifying and preparing different types of tissue (including bone.

                                                                                                                                                              Skills : Identifying Skills, Operating, Equipment Management.

                                                                                                                                                              Description :

                                                                                                                                                                1. Identified types of tissue sources: fat/muscle/blood versus muscle/fat/blood versus other tissues (e.g., adipose tissue).
                                                                                                                                                                2. Identified different types of tissue sources: fresh vs frozen vs stored vs preserved vs transferred from other locations (e.g., skin or cornea).
                                                                                                                                                                3. Completed pre-analytical processing steps such as washing and preparation of blocks or chips; performed sample processing.
                                                                                                                                                                4. Operated the Tissue Recovery Equipment.
                                                                                                                                                                5. Operated the Tissue Recovery System.
                                                                                                                                                                6. Recruited and selection of candidates.
                                                                                                                                                                7. Trained staff in operating the equipment and systems.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                      G.E.D

                                                                                                                                                                                      Tissue Recovery Technician Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                      Summary : Tissue Recovery Technician is 10 years of experience in Disinfecting wounds exposed to infectious diseases or other harmful substances, Performing autoclaving of biological specimens to kill pathogens or other harmful substances, Completing detailed pain assessment on patients with potential for infection or trauma, Performing immunosuppression in order to protect against infection or other harm.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Treatment Plan, Oxidising, Operating.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Identified, assessed and provided appropriate care for patients with whom they are working.
                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Achieved optimal sample processing through the use of reliable equipment and procedures for washing, rinsing, drying, cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and other processes.
                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Worked with samples under varying conditions including wetness levels with varying degrees of contamination from dried blood or other fluids.
                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Worked with samples that are subject to a variety of environmental conditions including temperature and humidity levels as well as any type of contamination by microorganisms or chemicals including but not limited to: bleach solutions; detergents; acids; enzymes; oxidizing agents; preservatives; agar gels; etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Identified tissue or body parts that need to be recovered from patients.
                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Performed pre-operative planning for each patient.
                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Performed post operative preparation for each patient.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                10+ Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                MA