Job Title:   Animal Care Technician
Pay Grade:   2
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
 
Position Number:   013363
Department / Hospital:   VETERINARY RESOURCES: MEDICAL CAMPUS

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.
 


The Division of Veterinary Resources has an immediate opening for an Animal Care Technician. The Animal Care Technician provides daily care for various species of animals. Duties will include daily observation; feeding and watering; sanitizing and/or sterilizing animal cages and equipment; exercising and providing environmental enrichment. At times, the Technician will be required to assist veterinary and research staff with animal procedures such as the collection of biological samples and the administration of medications and treatments. The Technician must receive and store materials/supplies as well as maintain animal records.

High School Diploma or equivalent plus one year of animal care experience, experience in an animal research facility preferred. Excellent English language communication skills and computer literacy are required. Candidate must be able to lift/carry/push/pull 50 pounds without assistance as required. Any suitable combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.



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