2018-06-25

Veterinary Technician III
Job Opportunity at SoBran, Inc.

Posted on Jun 25

9374260696

Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4162406

Join The Winning Team…Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran's success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees' individual talents contribute to our success!   We thank you for your interest in SoBran. 

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:

  1. Understand and follow all SOPs and Quality Assurance Standards
  2. Provide patient prep, anesthesia induction and maintenance of rodents and large animals
  3. Provide pre and post monitoring of vital signs (respiration, heart rate, body temperature, pulse, etc.) of animals scheduled for technical procedures
  4. Monitor health status of animals
  5. Administer clinical treatments as directed (Topical, PO, IM, SQ, IV, ID)
  6. Safely and correctly handle and restrain animals for observation and procedures
  7. Maintain laboratory equipment and technical support areas
  8. Calculate doses and administration frequencies
  9. Always think safety first when performing daily duties
  10. Perform all technical procedures in accordance with federal and facility policies
  11. Work independently and interact with all levels of the organization
  12. Maintain accurate records of technical procedures
  13. Participate in weekly staff meetings
  14. 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.

Requirements: 

  • 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)

Our commitment

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.