Requisition #: 29514
Working Title: Animal Lab Tech I
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0849002 - RESEARCH - VIVARIUM
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Research/Research Admin
Job Specialty: Research
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Shift Type: Day
Weekends: As Needed
Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Under the general supervision of the Animal Care Coordinator, Assistant Animal Care Coordinator, and/or Animal Laboratory Technician III the incumbent is responsible for performing the routine and specialized duties related to the husbandry of the experimental animals. The incumbent observes animals for abnormalities, performs animal care, cage sanitation, room and general facility sanitation, room environmental monitoring and documentation, cage card bar-coding, etc. as required. Incumbent also assists the Clinical Staff (animal handling and restraint) under the direct supervision of the Clinical Staff. Incumbent must be a motivated self-starter with good teamwork practices and good communication (in English) skills.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
High school graduate.
Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician or higher) preferred.
Previous relevant research animal experience preferred. A combination of education and/or related work experience will be considered.
Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
Able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Able to work standing up for long periods. Able to perform repetitive motions.
Location/Region: Los Angeles, CA (US)