Cage Wash Technician

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7255166 (Ref:19701-en_US)

Posted: June 14, 2024

Job Description


The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) ensures the health and well-being of research animals at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). CCM provides the highest quality animal care and acts as a resource for the faculty on veterinary and scientific issues relating to the use of laboratory animals. This position supports the animal facility cage wash area by washing animal caging, processing dirty and clean caging through automated cage wash, and maintaining the cleanliness of the cage wash area. Standard CCM hours are Monday - Friday, 7am to 4pm. Weekend and holiday work is required, on a rotational basis, as CCM is operational 365days a year. Coverage during weather related storms may be required, as the need arises.

Job Duties

  • Sanitizes, maintains, and conducts routine repairs to animal caging and related equipment.
  • Operates cage washers, autoclaves, sterilizers, and pallet jack equipment in accordance with established safety guidelines.
  • Maintains and cleans the cage wash and animal facility, in accordance with standard operating procedures and individual facility requirements.
  • Performs general housekeeping of animal facility.
  • Assists with the the receipt of, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
  • Prepares and submits required written records, charts, logs, and inventory lists.
  • Maintains bulk feed and bedding supplies, as required.
  • Disposes of waste materials in accordance with established standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Reviews, understands and complies with all relevant standard operating procedures and established quality assurance standards pertaining to the specific work or task area.
  • Attends monthly all staff meetings, safety trainings, facility staff meetings, TAR trainings, and reviewing CCM SOPs as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

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:#7255166 (Ref:19701-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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