Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Coordinates and performs all clinical/surgical activities, including scheduling use of facilities/equipment/clinical treatment areas and work assignments. Includes pre- operative care, anesthesia and anesthesia monitoring, and post-operative care of large
2) Assures completion of daily health observations and initiates new cases for clinical Veterinarians. Performs daily psychological well-being activities and provides daily
3) Schedules anticipated yearly activities for all species (e.g. TB testing of primates). Coordinates dates of lab testing and assigns sample collection. Initiates case treatments or pre-operative prep in emergency situations.
4) Completes all required medical records, billing records, equipment maintenance records, and other records required by the veterinarians, and maintains all record files.
5) Performs required sanitation of facilities and instrumentation and maintains appropriate equipment and drug/supply inventories (including controlled substances) and prepares requisitions for supplies and equipment.
6) Advises and assists in instructing investigators and research staff in animal handling and technical procedures related primarily to research of principal investigators.
1) Ability to interact and communicate effectively, oral and written, with faculty, investigators, administrators, staff and outside vendors.
2) Ability to initiate problem solving and to prioritize tasks.
3) Good judgment and decision-making skills.
1) Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology (Certified Veterinary Technician in Illinois, but other states acceptable) OR equivalent in related field.
2) Certified Veterinary Technician in Illinois, other states acceptable.
3) AALAS certification
1) Previous animal research related experience, including animal husbandry and medically oriented animal care experience.
2) The ability to lift up to 75 pounds maximum with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 20 pounds, to push or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds maximum.
3) Occasional stooping, kneeling and reaching.
4) Requires 20% sitting and 80% standing and walking.
5) Excellent dexterity of hands and fingers.
1) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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