Location:LOC_COLKET-Colket Translational Research
Employment Status:Regular - Full Time
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Under the direction of the Animal Research Support Specialist Supervisor, the primary responsibility of the Animal Research Support Specialist I is to provide veterinary support for scientific protocols involving rodents and large animal species. Duties also include observing animals and reporting abnormalities, sickness and injury. May assist in diagnostic and preventative procedures or treatment of animals. May assist in colony management. Maintains medical records and inventory. May assist in capture or restraint of animals. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Other duties as assigned
Required Education: High school diploma/GED
Required Experience: Six (6) months of veterinary technician experience
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