Supervisor Preclinical Technician

Allegheny Health Network - Pittsburgh, PA3.6

Full-time
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Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :GENERAL OVERVIEW:
Provides front-line supervision of day to day facilities tasks. Trains and instructs preclinical technicians and husbandry assistants in appropriate animal husbandry and facility procedures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coach, train and lead the preclinical technical and husbandry staff in their daily husbandry responsibilities. Provide direct supervision, employee evaluations and disciplinary action to preclinical technicians and husbandry assistants. (40%)
Inventory and supply ordering of medications, medical supplies, PPE and husbandry needs. (15%)
Ensure daily documentation and maintain daily animal inventory records, animal husbandry room logs and room maintenance records. (10%)
Interface directly with research investigators and staff with regard to daily husbandry operations such as breeding programs, diets or special housing/husbandry requests. (10%)
Monitor husbandry practices and activities of the husbandry and preclinical veterinary staff, including assistance with QC/sentinel program. Provides input on streamlining operations to provide efficiency and fiscal responsibilities. (10%)
Generate and maintain various reports and databases related to preclinical facility operations. (10%)
Perform preclinical technician duties as required. (5%)
Perform other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum

Graduate of a veterinary technical program
5 years’ experience in laboratory animal care
Preferred

Supervisory experience
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