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