Job Details

Decendent Care Driver

Job Number: 528377
Categories: Skilled Trade / Engineering
Dallas, TX

Department: Willed Body Pgm Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

High school graduate, or GED, at least one (1) year related work experience and a valid State of Texas Driver's License are required.  Attendance in a school of mortuary science or work experience in a morgue setting is preferred. 

Job Duties

Operates motorized vehicle and transports donors from place of death to Medical Examiner's Office and/or the Willed Body Program from hospitals, nursing homes, medical examiners offices, and/or residences.    
Performs duties relative to receiving, placing, identifying bodies in morgue and verifies identification of body by armband, compartment label and record-of-death form accompanying body.     
Releases bodies to authorized persons.       
Maintains vehicle operating records and reports needed maintenance and repairs.  Performs minor and routine maintenance such as refueling, ensuring proper tire pressure and checking oil, water and batteries periodically.    
Performs other duties as assigned.       

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Removals and Transports of deceased individuals from place of death the ME's office or WB. Complete paperwork with families. Documentation in office for donors. Requires driving and lifting.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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