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Rodent Veterinary Technician

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Research Animal Resources (RAR) seeks aRodent Veterinary Technician (Veterinary Technician) who will support Johns Hopkins researchers in the conduct of clinical management of rodent research animals and animal research studies, including but not limited to Animal Biosafety Level (ABSL-3) containment work like COVID-19.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management and recording of rodent clinical cases independently.
  • Consultation with veterinarians on clinical case management.
  • Treatment of animals.
  • Communication of clinical cases with investigators.
  • Perform animal experimental techniques, including restraint; IM, IV, IP and SQ injections; blood and tissue collection; necropsy; anesthesia and analgesia; surgery techniques; behavioral studies, and animal breeding colony management.
  • Perform diagnostic lab techniques like in-house parasitology and basic microscopy.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​High school diploma/GED.
  • 1 year of related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ALAT/LAT certification and/or licensed veterinary technician.
  • Work experience in use of animals in research.
  • Associate degree in related field.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience using MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • No known rodent allergies.
  • Able to work while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) like coveralls and PAPR.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent recordkeeping skills, and proficiency with use of computer programs, including spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Ability to work independently but must be a team player, and able to cross train with other veterinary technicians, in order to provide cross-coverage as needed.
  • Must be able to work independently.

JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title: Veterinary Technician
Working Title: Rodent Veterinary Technician
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 40 hours
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Admin Research Animal Resources
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, please visit:https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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