University of Pennsylvania TECH VET SR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 83-29611
Posted Job Title TECH VET SR
School Name Provost's Center
Posted to the Web 08/09/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 023
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 10:00am-7:00pm M-F weekend holiday night as needed
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Office of the Provost provides direction on all facets of the University’s academic mission, including education, faculty, research, online learning, global initiatives, admissions, athletics, student life, and arts and culture. The Provost’s Center aggregates programs and offices designed to support University operations, including: the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and its reporting departments (Penn Center for Innovation, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, University Laboratory Animal Resources, and Regulatory Affairs), the Office of the Chaplain, the Graduate Student Center and Family Resource Center, the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, College Houses and Academic Services, New Student Orientation, the Office of Student Conduct, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the University of Pennsylvania Press, and all of the University’s arts organizations (Penn Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Arthur Ross Gallery, and University Art Collection). It also includes interdisciplinary academic centers and institutes that are more appropriately housed centrally than in an individual school, including the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, the Center for Neuroscience and Society, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Kelly Writers House, and Weiss Tech House. http://provost.upenn.edu/
Provide specialized veterinary clinical care to all species housed in ULAR managed facilities with rodent care being the primary species. Under minimal supervision, triage and assess animal health, provide immediate care to emergency cases. Perform weekly satellite housing wellness checks in rodent facilities. Administer medications by oral, topical and injectable routes of administration. Maintain animal health records. Utilize knowledge of pharmacology and drug calculations. Assist with anesthesia management and support. Operate sterilization equipment and prepare surgical instrument packs. Perform facility cleaning, maintenance, stocking and inventory. Provide care to critical animals in surgical recovery. Consult with clinical veterinary staff and laboratory personnel on treatment options. Collect specimens such as blood and feces and perform diagnostic testing on samples such as parasite checks and identification. Prepare bills for treatments and medications used to provide clinical care. Prepare daily treatment roster of on-going cases using the computer. Familiarity with IACUC protocols and assure investigator adherence to approved protocols and provide necessary documentation to IACUC.
Graduation from an accredited animal health technology program or equivalent plus 1-3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with animals in a research or clinical setting is preferred. AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level or a demonstrated commitment to attaining that certification within the time frame established by AALAS. Ability to respond to changing circumstances by being innovative and altering behavior to better fit different situations. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word programs. Ability to work l0am-7pm, Monday-Friday.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/39140
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