Laboratory Animal Technician I - Center for Comparative Medicine - Ben Taub Small

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087421 (Ref:9101-en_US)

Posted: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

The Center for Comparative Medicine provides for the care, health and well-being of all research animals used in the pursuit of scientific achievement and excellence at Baylor College of Medicine. CCM provides the highest quality veterinary and animal care and acts as a resource for the faculty on veterinary and scientific issues relating to the use of laboratory animals. Under general supervision, the candidate for this role provides routine care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner.

Job Duties

  • Feeds and waters animals.
  • Changes animal caging as scheduled.
  • Sanitizes rooms, equipment and hallways.
  • Conducts daily animal health checks.
  • Applies permanent identification devices.
  • Ensures that activities are in compliance with AAALAC standards.
  • Signs multiple husbandry logs.
  • Oversees cage wash daily operations. 
  • Builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on own knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary.
  • Cooperates and works collaboratively towards solutions which generally benefit all involved parties; works cooperatively with others to accomplish company objectives; promotes collaboration and partnerships.
  • Maintains channels of communication; effectively provides verbal communication and exhibits good listening skills; provides concise, complete, and professional information to others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).  

 

 

 

 

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

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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:#7087421 (Ref:9101-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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