Anatomical Embalmer - Anatomy Core Services (90008553)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7070382 (Ref.No. 4874-en_US)
Posted: September 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Manage, transport, and maintain fresh and embalmed human samples including cadavers, body parts, and pre-dissected teaching materials on BCM campus. Perform embalming to human samples when needed. Manage and maintain human anatomy morgue and teaching labs; including preparing remains for in house labs and maintaining sufficient supplies & equipment;.Support the Willed Body Program and help to maintain data and records. Provide support and service to faculty, residents, and students for educational needs. Managing shipment of human remains to other facilities, cremation and scattering of ashes. Coordinating with contracted vendors on any specific transfer or other special requests.

Job Duties
  • Manages and maintains anatomical specimens including cadavers, prosections, and body parts in good conditions for teaching usage.
  • Triages the donations to embalmed specimen or fresh frozen usage
  • Transports human specimens between inspected locations on campus and within state.
  • Embalms cadavers when needed.
  • Prepares cadavers for cremation
  • Scatters appropriate ashes at sea
  • Maintains the anatomy morgue, lab, storage, and other facilities in clean and functional state.
  • Manages and maintains all the tools used in anatomy morgue, lab, and other facilities.
  • Maintains and prepares anatomical teaching materials (specimens and models) for undergraduate and graduate medical education activities.
  • Assists senior funeral director in daily operations.
  • Assists faculty and collaborators during teaching and teaching preparations.
  • Collaborates with the Willed Body Program manager.
  • Keeps accurate and complete anatomical records.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in Mortuary Science or Funeral Science.
  • Prior experience with cadavers.
  • Licensed Funeral Director in the State of Texas.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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