Associate Processing Technician


Associate Processing Technician

@ Tides Medical

Purpose of Position

  • Under the direction of the Processing Supervisor, the Associate Processing Technician will perform hands-on execution of all activities in the manufacturing area including the processing and packaging of human tissue products for transplantation

Essential Functions of the Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform the following in accordance with AATB, FDA, and Tides Medical stated policies and procedures while upholding Tides Medical’s mission and corporate values.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all records and information, which pertains to donors, families, employees, the organization and related areas.
    • Aseptically process tissue while maintaining cleanliness of the cleanroom
    • Train on gowning, gloving, and surgical scrub
    • Cleans and sanitize work area, all equipment and all supplies
    • Document all processing activities completely and accurately on processing paperwork.
    • Accurately measure, label and package tissue
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Maintain appropriate inventories of supplies within the production area.
    • Identify key areas of interest in processing
    • Ability to Interact professionally at multiple levels
    • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload

General Responsibilities (administrative assistant exemption)

  • Work with all Tides team members to keep the office running smoothly.
  • This includes pitching in and helping with answering the phone, taking messages, cleaning of common areas, providing assistance to customers, re-stocking printer ink and paper, re-stocking packing supplies, making coffee, etc.



  • Work well with others and not create undue office stress or conflicts.
  • Be a practical problem solver and work independently.
  • Be truthful in all aspects of conduct and communications.
  • Be respectful of other employees and not engage in speech or conduct that is discriminatory.

Key Qualifications, Requirements, and Attributes

  • Demonstrated history of working cooperatively in a team environment
  • A High School degree with preferred experience in one of the following areas:
  • Experience in a hospital/veterinary operating room environment
  • Experience in a regulated environment (regulated manufacturing, hospitals, government agencies, quality control)
  • Experience with the handling and manipulation of soft tissues, dissection and/or taxidermy
  • A valid drivers’ license with an insurable [clean] driving record
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent attention to detail and experience coordinating multiple activities.
  • Stable work experience
  • Accurate writing skills, familiar with good documentation practices for legal records.
  • Needs to be able to follow directions and follow up with questions to ensure understanding
  • Following procedure and not deviating from the routine process
  • Accountability
  • Detail oriented, completes the job in its entirety and accurately documents the process on a routine basis.

Physical, Mental, Environmental Demands

Physical demands:

  • Must be able to stand for the full duration of a shift
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Must be able to write clearly and legibly

Mental demands:

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload

Environmental demands:

  • Must be able to complete tasks independently
  • Must be able to work in an isolated cleanroom for 4 hours at a time

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 10, 2022
Application Deadline: June 10, 2022
Job Type: Full-time