Morgue Attendant receives bodies of deceased patients and helps place bodies in compartment trays. Confirms identification of bodies and releases bodies as appropriate. Being a Morgue Attendant may assist pathologist in performing autopsies. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Morgue Attendant typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Morgue Attendant gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Morgue Attendant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.