Animal Care Technician III

Location
South San Francisco, CA.
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

BASIC SUMMARY:  

Under minimum supervision, provide study support, general husbandry and occasional cage wash support following established protocols/guidance documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Perform general & specialized husbandry following established Guidance Documents.
  • Provide handling and restraint of regulated species.
  • Identify and report complex signs of clinical illness and provide treatment at the direct supervision of the veterinary staff.
  • Provide post surgical observations and record keeping.
  • Perform glucose tolerance testing in accordance with approved protocols.
  • Demonstrated competence in rodent dosing: PO, IP, SQ and topical.
  • Perform rodent blood collection: tail, sub-mandibular, cardiac puncture, inhalation anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery and necropsy as directed.
  • Conduct technical procedures such as dosing, tissue collection.
  • Provide training and mentorship to other departmental personnel on husbandry and technical procedures.
  • Responsible for proficiency in all departmental SOPs and all ACT I/II essential duties.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.