Animal Lab Technician I - Center for Comparative Research - FT

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS - Main Campus
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time Research Technician

Job Description

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Job Requisition ID:

R00020260

Job Category:

Research (Non-Faculty Only)

Organization:

Center for Comparative Research-Manager

Location/s:

Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Animal Lab Technician I - Center for Comparative Research - FT

Job Summary:

To assist in providing specialized animal husbandry services for animals in biomedical research consistent with applicable federal regulations and guidelines. To maintain sanitation of laboratory equipment and supplies and to document and maintain applicable records.

Education & Experience

High school diploma/GED.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required:  N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Basic knowledge of laboratory procedures. Skill in caring for animals, interpersonal skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills. Ability to operate sanitation equipment such as cage washer and floor scrubber.

Responsibilities

  • Provides basic daily husbandry of laboratory animals to include observation of animals, handling and restraint, feeding and watering, changing cages/racks, and sanitizing animal quarters and equipment.
  • Operates and/or uses equipment necessary to perform the husbandry duties, such as cage washer; prepares and uses disinfecting and sanitizing solutions.
  • Provides daily record keeping for animals and room environments, as well as service records on racks and caging equipment.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires constant exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, constant handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, constant exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, constant bending, constant lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, constant crouching/stooping, constant kneeling, constant pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, constant twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type:

Full time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:

No

Pay Class:

Hourly

FTE %:

100

Work Shift:

Benefits Eligibility:

Job Posting Date:

09/21/2022

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):