Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Veterinary Services Careers

Veterinary Services Jobs
at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


Job Number: 91269

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 7-13-2017

DEPARTMENT: Division of Veterinary Services




PURPOSE OF POSITION: To monitor and ensure the Research Foundation's compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals for the Veterinary Services Division of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents.

·Animal Health
Evaluate animal health cases and provide medical care for the research animals under the direction of the veterinarian. Monitor the health status of animals maintaining documentation of arrivals, health care, procedures, and resolution/disposition. Communicate to the research team any individual animal health problems, overcrowding, deaths, and any other compliance concerns.
Ensure compliance of the vivarium following all federal regulations, the 'Guide', and maintain the facility in AAALAC readiness. Identify and communicate non-compliance, protocol, and animal health care concerns to the appropriate individuals in a timely manner.

Skills & Competencies
Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Computer Proficiency - Basic
Working knowledge of basic computer applications
Taking responsibility for one's actions and work; accepting the consequences of one's behavior; admitting mistakes
·Detail Orientation
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
·Work Ethic
Working hard to conscientiously and thoroughly complete work; pushing oneself to successfully continue working on a task in the face of obstacles or setbacks; working continuously and intensely over long periods of time
·Analysis - Basic
Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations
·Safety Orientation
Ability to ensure that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment for employees, patients and families; ability and motivation to attend required Cincinnati Children's safety training sessions and apply lessons learned
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Ability to identify animal health issues; capable of evaluating and treating medical conditions according to medical needs with veterinary oversight.
Leadership and public speaking skills

·High School Graduate OR Equivalent
·Animal Health Tech Degree OR Bachelor of Science AND 1 year related experience OR
·AALAS certification AND 5 years related experience

·AALAS certification is expected within one year of employment

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