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University of Kansas Medical Center Animal Science Worker - Husbandry in Wichita, Kansas

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rAnimal Science Worker - Husbandry




RSC Lab Animal Resource (LAR) Administration



Position Title:

Animal Science Worker - Husbandry

Job Family Group:

University Support Staff

Job Description Summary:

Under Team Leader supervision, performs routine husbandry, janitorial, and some biotechnical procedures related to the care and use of laboratory animals. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned by Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) management, including veterinarian.

Job Description:

(50%) Husbandry and Cage Washroom Duties Complete animal care assignments according to standard operating procedures. Feed and waters animals. Receive and identifies animals using appropriate methods. Handle and restrains animals. Wean animals. Monitor environmental parameters. Record information on the cage cards and checksheets. Complete forms and sends email notifications to investigators. Submit cage orders.

(30%) Janitorial Duties

+ perate mechanical cleaning equipment. Maintain supply inventory and requests replacements as necessary. Disinfect animal rooms and support areas. Organize and cleans storage areas.

(15%) Biotechnical Procedures Conduct animal health observations.

(5%) Other Follow supervisor directions for complying with established federal, state and local regulations relating to laboratory animals and facilities. Follow established health and safety procedures. Follow facility security and traffic flow procedures. Perform other duties as assigned.

** Required Qualifications **

High School Diploma or GED. Must be able and willing to work weekends and holidays. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including a respirator. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to learn and apply new standard operating procedures and policies. Basic computer skills.

** Preferred Qualifications **

Animal experience. Customer oriented attitude. Ability to multitask. Values teamwork. Values continuing education. Looking for career growth. Looking for long term employment.

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Full time

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rApplication Instructions:

rTo learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Kansas-City-Metro-Area/Animal-Science-Worker---Husbandry\_JR002998 (https://apptrkr.com/2762870) or go to https://careers.kumc.edu/ and search for position number JR002998.


rApplications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.


rAbout KU Medical Center:

rThe University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.eduBenefits:

rKU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefitsrewards.html.


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