Preclinical Technician - (Vet Tech)

Allegheny Health Network - Pittsburgh, PA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $43,000 a year
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Job Description :
GENERAL OVERVIEW

Provides efficient and quality veterinary care on a daily basis and maintains animal lab.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs daily animal husbandry including but not limited to feeding, watering, monitoring health and cage sanitization. (25%)
Maintains husbandry equipment inventory, storage areas and animal lab according to departmental standards and regulatory compliance guidelines. (25%)
Provides veterinary healthcare assistance including but not limited to medication, special diets, exams and restraints of animals. Collects samples and performs various tests in parasitology hematology, microbiology, etc. according to departmental and regulatory standards. (25%)
Documents and maintains accurate records of animal health and regulatory data including environmental protocol to support current research studies. (25%)
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

Graduate of a veterinary technician program or verification of impending graduation from current school for students required.
Knowledge of standard animal husbandry equipment operation.
Possess knowledge of current animal welfare policy and regulations.
Should be computer literate.
Preferred

Animal health technician licensure preferred.
AALAS (technician level) preferred.
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