Veterinary Technician

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Company : Leidos

Country: United States

Location : San Antonio, Texas

Post: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:23:30 GMT

Expires: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description:

The Defense Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a full-time Veterinarian Technician to join our team supporting biomedical research at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX.

NAMRU-SA serves as one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy and conducts gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. Members of the Veterinary Sciences Department (VSD) work in parallel with staff researchers to provide logistical and surgical support for IACUC approved research studies.

Leidos encourages professional growth for Veterinarian Technicians by providing opportunities to obtain ALAT and/or LAT certification.

Primary Responsibilities:

Daily handling and restraint of various small and large animal species

Conduct and support surgical procedures, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, and specific pathogen-free techniques

Maintain traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and quality assurance procedures

Conduct daily and weekly inspections to ensure compliance with standards

Assist in preparation of purchase requests to include animal procurement and coordination of shipping procedures

Assist with maintenance of inventory supplies

Coordinate animal research work activities between contractors, scientists, animal care staff and research laboratory technicians

Education and experience requirements:

High School Diploma and at least 1 year of experience

Certification, Registration or license as Vet Tech

Must have or be able to obtain Secret U.S. Government Clearance to be hired. US Citizenship required.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $37,050.00 – $57,000.00 – $76,950.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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