LAB ANIMAL CARE TECH II

Job description

Job Title:

LAB ANIMAL CARE TECH II

Position Number:

8350005

Job Category:

University Staff

Job Type:

Part-Time

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name:

COMPARATIVE MEDICINE

Location Code:

COMPARATIVE MEDICINE (06121A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

No

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Performs routine husbandry of laboratory animals to include observation of animals, handling and restraint, feeding and watering, changing cages/racks.
- Prepares animal cages, racks, and water bottles as needed.
- Provides exercise and enrichment as required by federal regulations.
- Cleans and/or disinfects animal rooms, facility service areas and equipment.
- Maintains various record-keeping tasks in the department.
- Maintains animal census and collect data for billing.
- Processes newly arrived animals, observe for signs of illness and report to supervisor/manager.
- Assists research investigators in animal restraint and various handling techniques.
- Checks health status of animals and report abnormalities to supervisor/manager.
- Transports animals, feed, bedding, etc. to designated areas as required.
- Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education.
Preferred: Associates degree or equivalent training acquired via work experience or education.
Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Qualifications:

- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and established procedures.
- Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency.
- Ability to communicate verbally.
- Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people.
- Ability to deal with stressful situations.
- Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks.
- Ability to work as an effective team member.
- Ability to organize workflow.

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses:

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification.

Computer Skills:

N/A

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No

Required operation of university owned vehicles:

No

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? :

Yes

Physical Demands:

Lifting, Carrying, Standing, Climbing, Crawling/Kneeling, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions:

Odors, Noise, Animals, Infectious Diseases

Open Date:

11/23/2020

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14541

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 12/1/2020
Application Due: 1/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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