LPH Employment Opportunities

The following job opportunities are available at CULPH:

Necropsy Technician
Job ID: 13156
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Time Limited

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

1. JOB PURPOSE
Position will assist the veterinary pathologist or diagnostician in performing necropsy procedures and technical ancillary tests.

2. JOB FUNCTIONS

ASSIST W/ NECROPSY PROCEDURES
Assists the veterinary pathologist or diagnostician with necropsy procedures E/35%

SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE
Necropsy department sanitation and maintenance as required by the laboratory quality program E/25%

STAFFING SUPPORT
Provides secondary staffing support and technical support in other laboratory departments as needed: Data entry and report generation. Other related duties that may be needed to support the diagnostic lab. E/15%

WASTE/CARCASS DISPOSAL
Infectious waste and carcass disposal E/10%

OPERATE INCINERATOR
Operation and maintenance of the incinerator. Assist clients with specimen and animal submission, unloading from vehicles E/10%

INVENTORY
Controls necropsy room inventory E/5%

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
An associate degree or equivalent technical training in veterinary technology, biology or the natural sciences and work experience in a laboratory environment; or a high school diploma and journey-level work experience in an animal health care or laboratory environment.

PREFERRED IN ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM:
Preference will be given to those with an associate degree or equivalent technical training in veterinary technology. A license as a veterinary technician or medical laboratory technician is preferred. Journey level work in animal health field or laboratory setting is also acceptable. PAY &

WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Pay: $ 25,627.00 - $ 28,967.00

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
This job requires the use of power tools and sharp instruments. The employee must have the ability to learn to be proficient with all equipment, incineration and ancillary procedures.

This is a physically demanding job that requires bending and heavy lifting.

There is exposure to dead and/or diseased animals, zoonotic pathogens and strong odors.

This position will require immunizations for certain infectious and/or zoonotic diseases.

The employee must be safety conscious, due to many tasks exposing the person to potentially infectious or hazardous materials, as well as bodily injury.

This position requires a high level of attention to detail to perform a multitude of different jobs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must pass a drug test and physical examination by a qualified medical doctor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of and ability to perform math calculations, to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, and to communicate effectively with staff and clients. Computer literacy is required.

The ability to move 50 pounds is required.

The ability to perform duties while wearing a respirator; must have competent respiratory status. Must have healthy and competent immune system.

GUIDELINES AND SUPERVISION: The employee functions under the direct supervision of the laboratory director, but maintains a level of independence relative to time and task management, prioritization of duties, and problem solving

JOB LOCATION: This position is located OFF CAMPUS in Columbia, SC

BENEFITS INFORMATION: Employees who are in time limited positions will earn one and one-quarter days of Annual and Sick Leave per month for a total of thirty (30) days per year. Eligible part-timers will earn days on a pro rata basis.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 21, 2014

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