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Job Title:   Veterinary Technician
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:   $12.70  -  $20.86
 
Position Number:   038834
Department / Hospital:   OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR RESEARCH: DIVISION OF VETERINARY RESOURCES

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Work Location: Miami

Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR), has an immediate opening for a Veterinary Technician, who will provide routine animal medical care and assists with animal medical procedures, including physical exams, observation of animals for disease and discomfort, administration of medications and treatments, collection of diagnostic samples (e.g., blood, fecal samples, etc.), and the maintenance and monitoring of special feed and water schedules. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the management and maintenance of rodent colonies, including that of breeding colonies, and will assist with the rodent health surveillance program. The Veterinary Technician will ensure that supply inventories are maintained and that OR, ICU and other related facilities are properly set up.

Minimum requirements: High School diploma or equivalent plus one (1) year in laboratory animal science, degree preferred in Animal Science or a related field. AALAS certification as a LAT preferred and/or Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT). Must have animal handling skills. Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Some weekend/holiday/evening work may be required. Must be able to lift/carry/push/pull 50 lbs without assistance. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications will be considered. Position #038834



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