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SoBran is seeking a Veterinary Technician III to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Veterinary Technician III for the NIH, National Heart Lung and Blood Institutes (NHLBI) Laboratory Animal Research Contract (LARC).
Primary duties may include the following:
Understand and follow all SOPs and Quality Assurance Standards
Provide patient prep, anesthesia induction and maintenance of rodents and large animals
Provide pre and post monitoring of vital signs (respiration, heart rate, body temperature, pulse, etc.) of animals scheduled for technical procedures
Monitor health status of animals
Administer clinical treatments as directed (Topical, PO, IM, SQ, IV, ID)
Safely and correctly handle and restrain animals for observation and procedures
Maintain laboratory equipment and technical support areas
Calculate doses and administration frequencies
Always think safety first when performing daily duties
Perform all technical procedures in accordance with federal and facility policies
Work independently and interact with all levels of the organization
Maintain accurate records of technical procedures
Participate in weekly staff meetings
Perform all other duties as assigned by management
Schedule Requirements: All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned, arrive to work at 7:00 am and depart at 3:30 pm M-F. You will be required to work on the weekends as scheduled. In addition you will be expected to work extra hours during an emergency situation or if any unexpected situation arise until work is completed.
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
B.S. degree in biology, animal science, or similar discipline preferred
Associate Arts Degree in Veterinary Technology
Excellent communication skills and accurate lab record keeping a must
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a laboratory animal research environment
AALAS Certification at the LATG Level (or achieving this certification within 1 year of employment)
Internal Number: 18705
About SoBran Inc.
SoBran, Inc. is a rapidly growing technical and professional services company, serving government and industry for 20 years. We partner with customers to solve problems affecting critical missions such as biomedical research, defense, homeland security, environmental protection, and national energy policy. Core SoBran strengths include biomedical research support, engineering, logistics and supply chain management, mail sanitation and screening, and program management support. Our biomedical services professionals support world class research that impacts the health of people around the world.