Morgue Attendant Resume


2080 S Shelton Beach Rd

Albertville, AL 35950



Job Objective To obtain a Morgue Attendant position in a company that provides an open environment with many opportunities for continuous growth.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Profound ability to read & understand the SOPS & departmental safety manuals
  • Strong ability to perform under difficult circumstances such as dealing with a disfigured & decomposed body
  • Excellent ability to observe and record facts clearly, accurately, and legibly
  • Ability to tolerate and work with unpleasant sights, sounds, and odors in a stressful environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to perform office and clerical functions (typing, photocopying and data entry)
  • Ability to work independently and at times as part of a team

Work Experience:

Morgue Attendant, August 2005 to till date

Glens Falls Hospital, Albertville, AL

  • Administered surgical instruments and laboratory supplies for postmortem examination.
  • Ensured to wash table, storage trays, and instruments; sharpened knives, and replaced soiled linens.
  • Prompted to places body on autopsy table and in refrigerated compartment, using portable hoist and stretcher.
  • Managed to mix preserving fluids according to formulas, preserves specimens, and stains slides.
  • Managed to close postmortem incisions, using surgical needle and thread, and fills cranium with plaster.
  • Identified problems regarding the areas of responsibility & solicited feedback from the supervisor and attending pathologist.
  • Administered a variety of technical & clerical functions associated with post mortem examinations & other dissections as directed by the attending pathologist.


Associate Degree in Nursing, University of Illinois System, Illinois, IL

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