Veterinary Technician II - Center for Comparative Medicine - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087413 (Ref:9079-en_US)

Posted: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This role participates in all aspects of the health and welfare of laboratory animals, including daily monitoring and treatment, maintaining accurate health records, and providing requested technical services which includes inducing and monitoring anesthesia for multiple species.

Job Duties

  • Provides veterinary care to all animals at BCM. 
  • Performs daily observational rounds, health checks, and treatments on animal patients, under the guidance of veterinarians.
  • Maintains observations in both written and electronic animal records. 
  • Maintains daily treatment records as well as anesthetic records, post-operative records, drug logs, and inventory records.
  • Independently performs routine surgical procedures in rodents, with oversight from a veterinarian.
  • Provides research support to investigators, which can include injections, blood collections, anesthesia support, post-operative care, and treatment as directed by veterinarian.
  • Provides training and mentorship to entry level veterinary technicians.
  • Participates in the management and maintenance of CCM veterinary drugs and supplies. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in a related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Certified Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Certification must be obtained within six months of hire or promotion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT).
  • Knowledge of, and technical ability in veterinary medical procedures.
  • 2+ years of laboratory animal experience.
  • 2+ years of veterinary technician experience.


Weekend, holiday, and after hours on call work is required on a rotational basis with other veterinary technicians. 





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7087413 (Ref:9079-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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