ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN I,BUMC Lab Animal Science Center

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ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN I,BUMC Lab Animal Science Center

Tracking Code4564 Job Description

Ensure quality animal care for all research animals. Maintain proper sanitization of all animal equipment, animal housing and research areas and materials. Follow Institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal care, health and welfare.

Required Skills

Required: High school diploma or GED, less than 12 months experience.

  1. Physical ability to lift, vision, and auditory requirement: 50 lbs & Vision and Hearing within normal parameters
  2. Walking and Standing: 2-4 hours at one time & 6-8 hours per day
  3. Bending and Twisiting Neck: 2-4 hours at one time & 6-8 hours per day
  4. Bending and Twisting Back: 2-4 hours at one time & 6-8 hours per day
  5. Squatting : < than .5 hour at a time & < than 1 hour per day
  6. Kneeling : < than .5 hour at a time & < than 1 hour per day
  7. Repetitive Hand Movement
    1. Simple Grasping: Both Hands: 2-4 hours at one time & 6-8 hours per day
    2. Power Grasping: Both Hands: < than .5 hour at a time & 1-2 hours per day
    3. Fine Manipulation: 1 Hand: < than .5 hour at a time & < than 1 hour per day
    4. Pushing/Pulling: Both Hands: < than .5 hour at a time & 2-4 hours per day
  8. Reaching above shoulder height: 2-4 hrs at one time & 4-6 hours per day
  9. Reaching below shoulder height: 2-4 hours at one time & 4-6 hours per day
  10. Reaching/Trunk Rotation above shoulder height: 2-4 hrs at one time & 4-6 hours per day

Complete Initial Health Questionnaire

  • Complete OSHA Respiratory Medical Evaluation Questionnaire
  • TB skin test within past year / TB skin test within past 6 months if working with NHP’s
  • Proof of two Measles, Mumps, or Rubella or positive measles titer
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDAP) if not vaccinated within past 10 years
  • Functional capacity evaluation - A functional capacity evaluation is set of tests, practices and observations that are combined to determine the ability of the evaluated person to function in a variety of circumstances, most often employment, in an objective manner.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/2/2020
Application Due: 12/1/2020
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