Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a full time Anatomy Lab Coordinator position. Responsibilities include maintaining cadavers, keeping anatomy lab and instruments in clean and good working order, making sure supplies required for operation of the anatomy lab are purchased and available for use (gloves, fluids, models, etc.). Management of the willed body program will also require networking with potential sources (funeral homes, nursing homes, hospitals, etc. and communicating with family members of the donors regarding all aspects of the donation and disposition of the remains. Death related record keeping, identification, and paper work such as death certificates and authorization forms are required.
The anatomy lab coordinator will have appropriate training, experience and a BS or MS degree in an appropriate science discipline or Mortuary Science is desirable. Experience in mortuary science and academic cadaver dissection in a medically related program are desirable. Must be capable of establishing and expanding network of contacts in the health professions, retirement homes, nursing homes, hospitals and other related services is essential to maintaining a body donor program / willed body program. Must be able to obtain Embalmer’s license within the year.