Veterinary Technician at University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Health Care 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Med-Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22000331)

The position for a Research II, Animal Lab Vet Technician is for one year. The incumbent will provide surgical and technical support for large animal procedures performed by the Department of the Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine in pre-clinical research. The support will include, but is not limited to, performing surgical procedures, anesthesia induction and monitoring, post-operative animal care, drug administration, chart maintenance, animal ordering and transportation and protocol maintenance. The individual will also be responsible for the maintenance and repair of surgical equipment, which includes surgical instruments, anesthesia equipment, and monitoring equipment. The Animal Lab Vet Technician will also order and maintain supplies necessary to perform surgical procedures and post-operative care and procedures. The individual will be trained to perform major surgical procedures such as sternotomy, laminectomy, etc. and assist with training of postdoctoral fellows and students. The applicant should be highly motivated to learn, detail-oriented, able to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently. This individual will collect and organize medical and research data. An Associates Degree in veterinary technology or related discipline with a minimum of six months to one year of animal experience is preferred.

Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology or related discipline and a minimum of six months to one year of animal experience.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Department Details The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.
Job Classification Full-time regular
Campus Staff.Research.III Non-Exempt
Minimum Education Level Required Pittsburgh
Minimum Experience Level Required Associate
Work Schedule Less than 1 year experience
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check No
Child Protection Clearances For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Not ApplicablePI160781230
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