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Location: Carmel, New York US


Requisition Number: 13903

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Purpose:Works under the direction and supervision of Pathologist/Medical Examiner, performing technical work required for autopsies and other postmortem examinations. The Diener will positively identify and prepare the body for and assist the pathologist in conducting the autopsy.

Essential Responsibilities

Collects nasal samples the day prior to autopsy for infectious disease testing, when applicable.

Ensures morgue is properly prepped for autopsy ensuring that stock and sample containers are available & filled with formalin.

Ensures positive identification of body for collection of samples and autopsy.

Lifts, places & properly positions body on morgue table and prepares body for autopsy.

Assists pathologist in autopsy as required.

Demonstrates proper procedures in cutting, removing and weighing of organs.

Collects toxicological samples and obtains tissue/fluid samples as requested by pathologist.

Ensures proper labeling, handling and storage of specimens.

Properly closes body and prepares for pickup by funeral director.

Maintains proper level of supplies and storage of specimens.

Ensures cleaning and maintenance of morgue and autopsy equipment

Properly disposes of samples after the examination and finalization of autopsy.

Maintain and Model Nuvance Health Values.

Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Performs other duties as required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

·High school diploma or equivalent.

·One to two (1-2) years of experience


Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleigh Avenue

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 8.00

FTE: 0.010000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 6a - 5p, days as needed

Org Unit: 1059

Department: Pathology Anatomic


Exempt: No


Grade: S7



EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Carmel

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Diener

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Carmel, New York US

Job Number: 42017