RESPONSIBILITIES -Maintains multiple animal holding rooms and support areas to include sanitizing and cleaning and stocking of supplies. -Monitors daily health and environment in animal rooms. -Records health information of animals and provides an accurate written record of daily animal room activity. -Performs cage changes to include water, bedding, and food. -Responsible for cleaning common areas. Performs cage sanitizing and cleaning. -Communicates with various staff to assist with the treatment of sick or injured animals as needed. -Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS -Must have effective communication skills and good attention to detail. -Must have ability to follow written and verbal instructions, work independently as well as with others, display industriousness, conscientiousness and dependability. -The ability to be flexible and adjust to changing conditions/requirements is essential. -Associates degree, Veterinary Technician or higher in a related field, or one (1) year of animal care experience in an animal lab environment, veterinarian clinic, or other related experience preferred -Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification is a plus. Also a plus- husbandry.
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