MCW: SARGEANT HEALTH CENTER Lab Animal Technician I Optional in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position Description: Lab Animal Technician I - Optional Part Time Purpose Under the direction of others, provide sanitation and support services for laboratory animal facility on an as needed basis. Primary Functions * Sanitize, organize and maintain animal cages and equipment by operating cage washer, tunnel washer, bedding dispensers and autoclave. Sanitize corridors and support areas using appropriate techniques to promote animal health and welfare and to comply with policies. Perform maintenance and ensure proper operation of equipment and machinery in cage wash. * Monitor environment and/or machinery and equipment by obtaining, documenting and comparing data against established standards. Maintain records by collecting and recording data to facilitate management of the facility. . * Receive and properly process various shipments from loading dock. Properly package waste materials. * Attend in-house training classes to become knowledgeable in laboratory animal facility operations and laboratory animal science. * Sanitize animal rooms, cages, equipment, corridors & support areas by using appropriate techniques to promote animal health & welfare and to comply with policies as needed. Care may include specialized, non-conventional areas of the facility. Provide nutrition for animals by supplying feed & water as needed. * May assess animal health status by gathering and documenting data and observing animals in their environment to detect and report abnormal conditions as needed. * May handle, restrain, and transport animals by using appropriate techniques to allow for the care and research to be performed in a safe and humane manner as needed. Receive and transport animals using appropriate methods as needed. . * May administer treatments, euthanize animals and provide assistance during special procedures by acting under the direction of others to facilitate research and/or clinical activities as needed. * Perform other duties as assigned. Preferred Schedule: M-F; 40 hrs wk with daily overtime; weekends and holidays as scheduled required Position Requirements: Knowledge - Skills - Abilities Willingness to work hard and be open to learning new tasks. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Ability to closely follow established procedures. Strong attention to detail and ability to closely follow established procedures. Critical thinking, resource management, computer and writing skills. Organizational Structure Building: TBRC Department: Research Office Division: Biomedical Resource Center Reports to (Title):... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability The Medical College of Wisconsin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/AEDDAB85806B4D1A Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.