Embalmer Apprentice in Kaneohe, HI at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job Description

At NorthStar Memorial Group, we choose collaboration over bureaucracy.  Here, everyone has a chance to lead.  We encourage & empower our people at every level to speak up, be heard, and watch their ideas become realities. 

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We are seeking an Embalmer Apprentice for Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe, HIThis position will be responsible for caring for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks including, embalming, removals and transfers, cosmetology, dressing, hairstyling, and any other preparation required for the deceased. The successful candidate will have a current license in the applicable state and knowledge of the current regulations related to the funeral industry.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained throughout the preparation process
  • Maintain a sterile and safe work environment consistent with company, government and industry rules, regulations and practices
  • Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times
  • Complete and enforces all logging, identification, and casketing procedures
  • Train staff on company procedures and guidelines as needed
  • Perform embalming, disinfecting, dressing, preparing and casketing of the deceased using appropriate precautions and OSHA standards
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Recently completed or currently enrolled in an accredited mortuary program 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner
  • Understanding of the services and products available 
  • Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry