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Anatomy Assistant

Company: Lincoln Memorial University
Location: Cumberland Gap
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Position Information

Position Title
Anatomy Assistant

DeBusk Vet Teaching Center

Position Category
Staff Full Time

Job Description
The Anatomy Technician for the Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine is responsible for meeting the day to day requirements of all facilities, functions, and laboratory supplies that fall under the supervision of the CVM Anatomy Program, as well as other teaching areas at Veterinary Medical Teaching and Research Center (VMTRC).

Required Qualifications
*A.S. or A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology and/or B.S. in Biological Sciences or related area; *a minimum of one year experience as an assistant in a laboratory setting.

Preferred Qualifications
*Significant anatomic work experience desired; *B.S. in Veterinary Technology. *laboratory teaching; and *experience with animal cadaver and osteology work.

Physical Demands


Job Duty

Job Duty
promote the mission of the Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students and the community at large;

Job Duty
reports directly to the Anatomy faculty;

Job Duty
promote effective working relationships among faculty staff and students;

Job Duty
responsible for the overall professional appearance of all facilities and locations associated with the Anatomy Program;

Job Duty
routinely maintains tissue storage and active materials throughout all of the Anatomy Program facilities;

Job Duty
routinely maintains tissue storage and active materials throughout all of the Anatomy Program facilities;

Job Duty
develops and routinely maintains physical laboratory inventory lists; including but not limited to; skeletal and model inventories, plastinates, laboratory supplies (chemicals, body bags, PPE, tools, towels, gloves and instruments), cadaver inventories (fresh tissue, embalmed, other), wet specimen collections, equipment (tables, cameras, computers, etc.) and testing materials;

Job Duty
develops a monthly report to the Anatomy faculty on the inventory lists described;

Job Duty
prepare and repair osteological preps;

Job Duty
schedules a monthly meeting with the Anatomy faculty on any concerns or updates with the lab facilities;

Job Duty
works closely with student clubs and clinicians to procure tissues and required supplies;

Job Duty
assist the Anatomy faculty in development and setup of clinical training workshops;

Job Duty
develop a working knowledge of safety and security in all facilities and be able to communicate this knowledge to students, faculty and staff as a group or individuals;

Job Duty
assist students in the laboratories with non-teaching needs (this includes for example, lifting and moving large and small animal cadavers, meeting equipment requirements, instruments, using power tools for dissection);

Job Duty
assists the Anatomy faculty in plastination projects, maintenance of equipment and laboratory, and preparing prosections;

Job Duty
will help Anatomy faculty in the development of a plastination laboratory;

Job Duty
will work closely with faculty and staff on plastination projects;

Job Duty
be willing to work over and or weekends when needed;

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Special Instructions Summary
Harrogate, Tennessee

Harrogate, Tennessee

About the Institution
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or .

AA/EEO Statement
Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

Background Check Statement
The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individuals identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individuals criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.

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Keywords: Lincoln Memorial University, Knoxville , Anatomy Assistant, Other , Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

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