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Veterinary Technician 2

Laulima Government Solutions, LLC San Antonio ,TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Alaka’ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a need for Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technician II to support the US Army Institute for Surgical Research (USAISR) out of Fort Sam Houston, TX

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Assisting veterinarian and research personnel with examinations and procedures to include the safe and correct handling and restraint of animals for observation and/or minor procedures.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing animal rooms, facility and animal care equipment and associated animal facility areas
  • Administering clinical treatments (topical, oral, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intradermal) to critical and chronic animals
  • Maintaining accurate documentation and animal medical records.  
  • Recognizing changes in animal clinical condition indicative of complications or an emergency situation and alerts veterinarian and/or research personnel.
  • Accurately calculating drug dosages.
  • Disposing of animal carcasses following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Performing anesthesia recovery and post-operative care for animals.
  • Performing animal health observations and reports any abnormal conditions or behavior of animals to the Veterinarian, Facility Manager, Vivarium Manager, and/or Surgery Manager. 
  • Performing basic preoperative preparation of animals to include clipping and scrubbing of surgical sites.
  • Monitoring basic animal vital signs to include taking temperature, pulse, and respiration rate before surgery, during surgery, and during recovery from surgery.
  • Operating advanced anesthesia equipment and associated monitoring devices with supervision. Includes the collection of physiological data.
  • Performing basic laboratory procedures such as fecal analysis, urinalysis, and PCV.
  • Performing supportive administrative duties including animal medical record review, training record filing and review.
  • Performing euthanasia and necropsy of laboratory animals as required.
  • Operating advanced diagnostic equipment including Computed Tomography, C-arm radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy.
  • Operating advanced anesthesia equipment and associated monitoring devices which includes the collection of physiological data.
  • Works under indirect supervision on all invasive medical and/or surgical procedures during day or night shift.
  • Maintaining inventory of veterinary drugs and supplies
  • Providing onboarding of new Veterinary Support Branch Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technicians. 
  • Performs all levels of patient care in any Operating Room, ICU, Preparation Room and Animal Bio-Safety Level Rooms within the Vivarium 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 2-4 years’ laboratory experience is desired.
  • Experience providing animal veterinary technical support in a DoD environment is preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • A Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) certification is required or must be obtained within 18 months of hire.

CITIZENSHIP AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be eligible to work in the US.
  • Must be able to pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).

​The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. The Alaka`ina Foundation FOCs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions,  Kīkaha Solutions, LLC,  and Pololei Solutions, LLC.  Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

For additional information, please visit  www.alakainafoundation.com

Company Description
The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, and Kūpono Government Services. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

Laulima Government Solutions, LLC, is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned business. A premier government services company, Laulima Government Solutions, LLC offers a full spectrum of solutions that improve the performance and operational effectiveness of our government and Department of Defense customers. Our mission synchronized solutions are designed to deliver exactly what our customers need, when they need it. From base and range operations to biomedical defense support to telecommunications and IT services, we deliver the exact talent, tools and technologies needed to meet mission requirements.

Laulima Government Solutions, LLC

Why Work Here?

Robust benefits and amazing growth opportunity supporting US Government!

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, and Kūpono Government Services. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship. Laulima Government Solutions, LLC, is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned business. A premier government services company, Laulima Government Solutions, LLC offers a full spectrum of solutions that improve the performance and operational effectiveness of our government and Department of Defense customers. Our mission synchronized solutions are designed to deliver exactly what our customers need, when they need it. From base and range operations to biomedical defense support to telecommunications and IT services, we deliver the exact talent, tools and technologies needed to meet mission requirements.

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