Diagnostic Technician

Full Time @OSU in Academia/Research Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Others
  • Experience Level 1 to 7 Years
  • Job Function Research & Development
  • Qualifications High school diploma/GED
  • Species BovineCanineEquineExotic/AvianFelineLab animalMixedOvine/CaprinePorcinePoultryWildlife

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting with daily processing of diagnostic specimens, data entry into the laboratory’s software system, dissection of deceased animals submitted for autopsy, maintenance of clean and safe laboratory spaces, disposal of animal and laboratory biohazardous waste, laundry, cleaning and autoclaving glassware. All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School/GED

Four years related experience – serving and interacting with the public and successfully managing daily workload responsibilities.

Valid driver’s license is required.

Must be able to follow instructions and work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with veterinarians, animal owners and co-workers.
Must provide excellent customer service and follow laboratory procedures. Dependable, courteous, conscientious team player with attention to detail and problem solving skills are required. General knowledge of mammalian anatomy and ability to
recognize major organs and tissues is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

4 years experience in an animal diagnostic laboratory setting or some type of related laboratory setting.

 

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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