Animal Health Technician – Comparative Research – Full Time(182503)

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Animal Health Technician – Comparative Research – Full Time (182503)
Posted: 08/10/2018 11:44:01 AM
We currently have a regular full time opportunity for a Regular Full-Time Animal Health Technician in Comparative Research at our Bayview Campus
Summary of Duties:
Provide a wide variety of para-veterinary health care duties
Daily physical examinations & treatments
Administration of special food or water, take blood, tissue or urine samples
Administration of medications & first aid
Post-mortem tissue sampling or examination
Maintenance of anaesthetic & operating equipment, general facility cleaning & sterilization
Record keeping of research projects, tumour sizes & weight; supply inventory
Collection, handling & preparation of samples for shipment or submission for testing
Technical Assistance with surgeries/procedures involving animals
Preparation of animals & equipment for surgery/procedures, monitor animals through surgery/procedure and post-operative monitoring
Meet with scientists/technician to discuss their requirements
Qualifications/Skills:
Qualifications/Skills: Animal Health Technician Certificate/Veterinary Technologist Diploma
Minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience working with animals
CALAS certification at the RLAT or RLAT(R) level is desirable and MUST be completed within 2 years of hire date
This position requires a
high level of technical skill,
organization and initiative, and a proven ability to work both independently and in a group setting
Progressive experience in a research environment with hands-on experience across a range of animal species, particularly rodents
A working knowledge of animal related standards, CCAC guidelines and federal, provincial and local requirements is required
Must have the ability to follow established policies, guidelines, procedures and objectives. In addition, must possess ability to detect, analyze and creatively resolve issues as they arise
Excellent record keeping and attention to detail are essential
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to interact positively with other team members in a dynamic environment, as well as having compassion and sensitivity for animals
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file
182503
to:
Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
To apply, please click ‘Apply for Position’ near the top right corner of this page
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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