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Morgue Attendant / Clinical Laboratory Technologist 4

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Local Title: Morgue Attendant / Clinical Laboratory Technologist 4
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Clinical Laboratory Technologist Iv
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Clinical Laboratories, Surgical Pathology & Autopsy at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Morgue Attendant/TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist 4. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist in performing autopsies or organ harvesting, including preparation of the cadaver, the equipment and the general work area.
  • Stock and maintain inventory and autopsy supplies, reagents, and media.
  • Maintain storage of microscope slides and paraffin tissue blocks.
  • Dispose of regulated medical waste according to established regulations.
  • Assist with departmental inventory management systems.
  • Deliver supplies and documents to various departments as requested by the department's supervisory personnel. 

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • 3+ years of experience in assisting in autopsy procedures or other anatomic pathology related service. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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