Holter Technician (Meurs lab)

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment:


Working Title:

Holter Technician (Meurs lab)

Anticipated Hiring Range:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC


College Of Veterinary Medicine - Meurs Lab

About the Department:

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is where compassion meets science. Our mission is to advance the veterinary profession and animal health through ongoing discovery and medical innovation; provide animals and their owners with
extraordinary, compassionate medical care; and prepare the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary research scientists.

Our world-leading faculty and clinicians are at the forefront of interdisciplinary biomedical innovation, conducting solution-driven research that defines the interconnections between animal and human health.

The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we champion personal and professional growth.

Essential Job Duties:

This Research Technician position will be responsible for assisting with the canine and feline clinical genetics and Holter monitoring programs.

Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the interactions with clients to provide test kits and test results and answer basic questions about result interpretations.
  • Assisting with clinical cardiac studies on canine and feline patients with inherited heart disease.
  • Occasionally providing minor assistance in the clinic to include gentle animal restraint for cardiac ultrasound and venipuncture.
  • Collecting and recording ambulatory cardiac electrocardiograms (Holter monitors).
  • Obtaining and collate electrocardiograms from dogs and cats with familial heart disease for the purpose of identifying phenotype in an effort to discern the genetic cause of certain heart diseases.

This position will involve the placement and maintenance of holter monitoring equipment used in the evaluation of electrocardiograms from dogs and cats with familial heart disease. The individual will be required to coordinate meetings with
clientele and their companions, place and retrieve holter monitor devices, collect and summarize data and maintain inventory, as taught by PI. The PI must be kept up to date regarding progress in a timely manner.

This is a time limited position with an expected duration of up to two (2) years.

Other Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle and collect blood samples from dogs and cats.
  • Accurate record keeping and detail orientation necessary.
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel, or similar software.
  • Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of laboratory experience.
  • One year of experience with small animals (dogs and cats).

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Job Open Date:


Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.):


Notice to Applicants:

If you upload a resume, please make sure that the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume.

Special Instructions:

In addition to a fully completed application please submit the contact information for at least 3 professional references. You may also submit an optional cover letter and resume.

Position Number:


Position Type:


Position Classification Band Title:

Research Technician

Position Classification Band Level:


Position Classification Salary Range:

$31,200 - $66,122

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Time Limited Position:


Time-Limited Appointment Length (if applicable):

2 years

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department Id:

190101 - College Of Veterinary Medicine


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time