Animal Health Technologist at Intuitive in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position:

The Animal Health Technologist is responsible for the care and maintenance of animate and inanimate models before, during and after laboratory sessions. They work closely with the Director, clinical veterinarian and other laboratory staff to support customer training programs.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Anesthesia Assistance:

o Administration of anesthesia: induction, maintenance, and emergent management

o Sets up anesthesia machines and monitoring equipment for specific surgeries

o Animal care and surgical preparation under veterinarian supervision including vascular access and monitoring, sedation, intubation, and other skills

o Intraoperative monitoring of vital statistics, fluids, drug administration, surgical interventions

· Laboratory Support:

o Maintain a clean and safe surgical working environment

o Support customer training and product development activities

o Assist and instructs contract animal health technologists

o Participate in animal care review meetings and support development of standard operating procedures in area of knowledge

· Maintenance and Inventory:

o Maintains inventory of surgical and pharmaceutical supplies

o Maintains anesthesia records pre-, intra-, and post-operatively

o Arranges major repairs for anesthesia equipment

o Performs routine maintenance and repairs for anesthesia equipment


Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in veterinary anesthesia and surgical procedures

  • Experience working with research animals preferred

  • Minimum Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Knowledge of animal anatomy, physiology, medical disease states, surgical applications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Skill with large animal care and emergency care techniques

  • Experience with surgical preparation and operative monitoring required

  • Ability to lift 50 lb

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Day

Travel : None

Travel Requirements:None Shift:Day
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