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Animal Health Specialist

Raleigh, NC Area Jobs
Research Triangle Park, NC Full-time
Posted on October 5, 2018

Seeking qualified candidates to fill a contract position as an Animal Health Specialist in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Animal Health Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of facility animals by providing comprehensive care for animals through the performance of technical and veterinary procedures.

Some of the duties may include but not limited to the following: Support attending veterinarian in daily activities. Provide routine daily care for animals housed at the facility. Perform physical examinations to detect any abnormalities and report findings. Evaluates animal health and provide treatments. Position and restrain animals for examination and treatment. Calculates and administers medication. Provide oral and topical medications as directed by attending veterinarian. Perform daily/weekly health checks and monitor for various health problems. Maintain and update animal healt reports. Interact and establish working relationship with animal/research staff. Train animal/research staff on animal handling, various veterinary procedures and surgery. Coordinate surgical and post-surgical monitoring and care assistance procedures.

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Education/Qualifications:

Certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) level and/or hold a B.S. degree in animal science or a related field, with a minimum of 5 years of experience with rodent and rabbit husbandry and health.

$40K plus with benefits depending on qualifications and experience.

 

Please send resumes to: ahsjobs@outlook.com