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Veterinary Technician I (NHP)

Hiring Organization:
SoBran, Inc.

Date Posted:
2017-09-06

Position Description:
SoBran is seeking a Veterinary Technician I - (NHP) to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland (LARC 11).

OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Veterinary Technician I for SoBran?s animal care contracts.

This position?s responsibilities include:

- Understand and follow all SOPs and Quality Assurance Standards
- Assist veterinarian with examinations and procedures, and alert veterinarian of emergencies or animal problems
- Administer clinical treatments as directed (Topical, PO, IM, SQ, IV, ID) to critical and chronic animals
- Monitor the health status of in-house animals
- Safely and correctly handle and restrain animals for observation and/or minor procedures
- Collect physiological data ( pulse, respiration, heart rate, body temperature, etc)
- Calculate doses
- Identify and communicate signs of abnormal or poor health
- Observe and identify abnormal behavior
- Maintain medical records accurately
- Supervise caretakers during weekend shifts
- Participate in weekly technical or SOP training
- Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

Schedule Requirements: All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned. Shifts typically occur between 6:00 am and 8:30 pm weekdays, and 6:00 am to 5:30 pm weekends and holidays. In addition, employees may be required to work beyond their scheduled shift or on non-scheduled days when unanticipated or emergency situations arise.

Qualifications/Experience:
Required Education:

Employees? appointed to the position of Veterinary Technician I must meet one of the following standards prior to appointment:

An Associate?s degree in Veterinary Technology
- A Bachelor?s degree in one of the Physical Sciences, Animal Sciences, or related discipline
- Certification: AALAS certification at the LAT level required

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/aJw8db

Contact Information:
Human Resources
4401 Dayton-Xenia Road
Dayton, OH 45432
USA

Telephone Number:
(937) 426-0696

Fax Number:
(937) 426-0533

Website:
https://goo.gl/aJw8db

E-mail Address:
hr@sobran-inc.com

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