Tissue Recovery Specialist [Surgical Tech / OR / ER]

  • 29 Naek Rd, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

New England Donor Services (NEDS) is seeking experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic people to join our team. Saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation is the mission uniting our 250 employees and driving the work we do.

Job Description

You have the opportunity to advance your healthcare career at New England Donor Services by joining a dynamic, professional team whose mission is to save and enhance lives through tissue donation.  

As a Tissue Recovery Specialist you will become a member of a professional team working in a surgical setting where you will be trained to surgically remove bones, skin, veins, corneas and heart valves from deceased donors, developing your technical skills in ways you never imagined possible. 

As a full-time employee you will be on-call for 7 shifts (2 shifts are 12 hours (on-call) and 5 shifts are 24 hours (on-call)) within a 14 day period. Shifts start at 10:00am or 10:00pm. The work schedule is varied and includes overnights, some holidays and every other weekend. 

This position is based in Vernon, CT. However, it is likely you will travel throughout New England in NEDS vehicles. Must be comfortable with long periods of driving. Initial training is likely to take place in Waltham, MA. 


The ideal candidate is self-motivated, disciplined, detail oriented, independent, adaptable, team oriented and possess the stamina required to succeed in this intense and rewarding clinical setting. 

•Associates degree or minimum 2 years professional experience

•Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Must have valid driver’s license and a safe driving record

•Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

•Must live within 1 hour from Vernon, CT

Additional Information

When you join New England Donor Services you can expect competitive salaries and a great benefit package. Benefits include a generous Paid Time-off program, BCBS Health Insurance, BCBS Dental Insurance, 2x Annual Salary Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Short-term Disability Coverage, Long-term Disability Coverage, 403b Retirement Contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program and Discounts through Working Advantage.

New England Donor Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply to meet the needs of the multicultural and multilingual communities we serve.

Hear from some of our employees at www.neds.org/careers