VETERINARY TECHNICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



VETERINARY TECHNICIAN II
Lab Animal Resources

Occupational Summary

Train, coordinate and participate in a variety of routine and complex technical procedures and activities related to the care of various animals.

Work Performed
Manage, coordinate and perform technical animal procedures for researchers; interact with researcher in scheduling and performing duties; maintain records and write reports in accordance with general laboratory procedures.

Train University technical and professional staff in methods of Animal Technology and procedures by instruction and demonstration.

Monitor health status surveillance for all dogs, cats, rabbits and non-human primates. Anesthetize laboratory animals as required and serve as a circulating nurse during procedures requiring anesthetized animals; assist in surgery.

Administer post operative treatment to research animals; assist in diagnostic laboratory, performing routine hematologic and parositalogic tests.

Assist in necropsy and trim tissues for use in histopathology. Assist in experimental studies to discover or elucidate the causes of disease in laboratory animals.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.



Requisition Number
401283859

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
889 VETERINARY TECHNICIAN II

Job Family Level
09

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology with RVT.Obtain LAT within 24 months of hire, ALAT desirable.

Experience

Work requires two years of experience in a laboratory, animalcare facility or related setting (at least one of which was in a labanimal facility, desirable).OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

91402BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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