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Laboratory Animal Technician III- Zebrafish

Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
  • Posted: October 17, 2019
  • Full-Time
Job Purpose

Under minimal supervision, provides skilled care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner. Primary working areas include standard housing areas as well as specialized areas including, but not limited to, non-human primate housing areas, bio-hazardous areas, and animal colonies requiring specialized procedures. Also responsible for limited supervisory duties including direction and oversight of work, but excluding discipline.Must have zebrafish experience.

Job Responsibilities
  • Feeds and waters animals.
  • Changes animal caging as scheduled, sanitizing rooms, equipment and hallways.
  • Assists investigators and veterinarians in performing routine and specialized procedures.
  • Administers prescribed medications.
  • Maintains accurate animal health records.
  • Provides pre- and post- surgical care of animals.
  • Conducts daily animal health checks.
  • Establishes, monitors and maintains non-animal and animal inventories.
  • Ensures that activities are in compliance with AAALAC standards.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and pharmaceuticals.
  • Assigns work activities of less experienced Lab Animal Technicians.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: High school diploma or GED.
Experience:
  • Required: Four years of relevant experience.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • Required: Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).
  • Certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion.
FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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