Veterinary Research Technician - Macaque group, San Antonio, Texas

Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243494502
Country United States
State Texas
City San Antonio
Zip 78227
Salary -
Description:

Texas Biomed is searching for a Veterinary Research Technician – Macaque group to join our team. This position will provide support and technical assistance on research, clinical, and surgical procedures with the Macaque group.


The Role:

· Performs observations of laboratory non -human primates in single and group housing and provides husbandry care

· Reviews clinical history, and performs a basic health check.

· Triages and aids in the treatment of animals with wounds and other clinical conditions under the direction of a Veterinarian.

· Uses appropriate standard husbandry procedures to clean and sanitize animal areas.

· Prepares, induces, maintains, recovers, and documents anesthesia events to include IV catheterization and intubation.

· Collects, labels, and distributes biological specimens and tissues from non-human primates.

· Maintains, cleans, operates, and reports condition of equipment.

· Prepares non-human primates for pathologic evaluation and may assist with necropsy.

· Maintains written documentation and subsequent data entry into the record database.


Our Ideal Candidate:

· High school diploma or general equivalency diploma

· At least 2 years of job specific experience

· Valid driver's license

· Preferred: AALAS (ALAT, LAT, or LATG) certification, or Licensed Veterinary Technician; 60 hours college or Associate's degree or Bachelor's Degree in related field; previous research experience with non-human primates or other laboratory animals

· Available to work Monday-Friday, 7am to 4pm with rotating schedule covering weekends and holidays


What We Can Offer You:

· Competitive Pay and career development opportunities

· 7% Employer-Funded retirement contribution starting day one

· Full insurance benefits

· Holidays, PTO and a paid week for the last week of December

· We are proud of our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging!


Who We Are:

Texas Biomedical Research Institute is one of the world's leading independent biomedical research institutions dedicated to advancing global human health through innovative biomedical research. Texas Biomed aims to unravel the mysteries of infectious diseases through innovative thinking, creative problem solving and cutting-edge technologies.


Other: Work involves strenuous physical activities of various kinds with routine exposure to animals, hazardous substances, potentially dangerous situations, and unpleasant work conditions (e.g. exposure to unpleasant odors or adverse weather conditions). The laboratory environment is managed by stringent safety and health standards and with adherence to protocol, the risk is low.


Texas Biomedical Research Institute provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Requirements:




Texas Biomedical Research Institute provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.





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Employer Texas Biomedical Research Institute

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