A career with CNYETB is an opportunity to make a difference in the WNY community and in the lives of all those who have been touched by organ, eye, tissue and blood donation. We are an organization that cares, and we look for people to join our team who C.A.R.E.

Communication, Accountability, Respect and Engagement

No matter what department you work in and what position you hold, you are having a direct impact on the important Gift of Life mission. Our success is built on the dedication and compassion of our employees. Unyts is much more than a 9-5 job, it is an opportunity to save and enhance lives. If you are someone who values the C.A.R.E. philosophy who is looking for a rewarding career, we encourage you to explore opportunities with Unyts now.



Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Responsibilities: Recover musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, skin and other tissues on a per diem basis under the supervision of an Eye and Tissue Recovery Technician Team Leader. Responsible for aseptic surgical tissue procurements, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences. Experience in the health/science field such as ophthalmic technician, funeral home director, emergency medical technician, surgical technologist or one year hospital experience in a clinical area; or one year eye bank experience; or one year experience in tissue banking. Knowledge of human anatomy is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Post Natal Recovery Technician - Part Time

This is a part time, less than 20 hours/week position in our Syracuse location.

Job Summary

Recover post natal tissue. Obtain authorization and conduct donor risk assessment interview. Responsible for suitability determination of donor, aseptic surgical tissue procurements, packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery (if applicable).


  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences preferred.
  • Experience in:
  • Healthcare/medical field, or
  • one year of hospital experience in a clinical area, or
  • one year in a child birth related field
  • Medical terminology and/or familiarity with medical diagnosis, medical record review preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills required, including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and data entry required.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must have patience and maintain focus through interruptions and emotional stress.
  • Must have professionalism to handle confidential information, and make decisions.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.
  • Must have flexibility to meet the demands of the schedule.