Laboratory Animal Care Specialist

  • Washington, DC

Job Description

We have worked with leading healthcare organizations across the country and throughout the world. We are continually moved and inspired by the clients that we serve. This year alone our clients collectively touched the lives of over 20 million patients, provided over $2.5 billion in charity care, and trained over 18,000 residents. Many are also at the vanguard of basic, translational and clinical research. Our clients invest in hundreds of community health outreach programs, continuously push to raise the level of clinical quality, and strive to be the employer of choice in the communities that they serve. Their steadfast dedication to those they serve encapsulates the reason we feel such great privilege and reward in the work we do.              POSITION SUMMARY:              Assists and supports registered technicians, technicians and doctors. Performs general animal care including restraint for medical procedures, nursing, medical notes, feeding, walking and cleaning. Also performs laundry and general maintenance.              Essential Job Functions       1. Assist technicians and doctors       2. Animal Restraint       3. Feeding       4. Nursing       5. Administration of oral medications       6. Cleaning pets       7. Cleaning cages       8. Walking       9. Medical notes       10. Laundry       11. General hospital maintenance              Skills / Requirements              Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:              1. Lift up to 40 lbs. frequently       2. Work well under pressure       3. Able to multi-task       4. Stand on feet much of the day              Professionalism              1. Maintain a positive, upbeat attitude with doctors and team members       2. Team Player       3. Maintains confidentiality, i.e., patient and client medical information       4. Able to Communicate in a clear, courteous and professional manner with doctors, staff members and clients in a courteous and professional manner       5. Possesses the desire and ability to learn new skills       6. Punctual, reliable and flexible                                   Our team is composed of senior professionals with deep and unique healthcare consulting and management experience and includes leaders from management consulting, clinical practice, provider management and industry service. Our consultants are bound together by unparalleled expertise in strategic planning, organizational alignment and operations management, a superior knowledge of process and analytics, and an unrelenting commitment to provide each and every client with meaningful results.