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Site Clerk - Behavior Medical Assistant Houston United States,  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

BASIC SUMMARY:
Responsible for assisting with the coordination, documentation and implementation of the Non-Human Primate (NHP) Psychological Well-Being Program.  Provide assistance in all areas concerning Environmental Enrichment.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •   Provide environmental enrichment for laboratory animals according to facility and Federal guidelines.
  •   Purchase essential supplies (e.g. foodstuffs, fruits/vegetables, device hardware) on a weekly basis for the maintenance of the Environmental Enrichment Program.
  •   Assist Behavioral Management Specialist in providing appropriate enrichments to the animals  structural and social environments and provide opportunities for species-typical activities.
  •   Sanitize enrichment and other related equipment, as required. Assist in maintaining sanitation schedule for enrichment lab.
  •   Observe animals and reports illnesses or behavioral abnormalities to appropriate personnel.
  •   Routinely handles animals as required.
  •   Assist in performing behavioral assessments or alopecia documentation in response to reports of behavioral abnormalities and hair loss.
  •   Assist with coordinating animal psychological/behavioral enrichment, including the acclimation and socialization of study animals.
  •   Maintain and track data related to human interaction and training responses.
  •   Perform all other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications
  • Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
  • Experience:   1-2 years related experience in a laboratory animal facility.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  None
  • Other:  Computer literacy including basic office software.



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Locations

Houston Texas

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