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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Veterinary Technician III in Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Under minimal supervision, assists veterinarians and researchers in anesthesia, surgery, post-operative care, radiology, animal care and treatments.

  • Observes animals and reports abnormalities, sickness, and injury.

  • Assists in diagnostic, preventative and research procedures.

  • Under minimal supervision, may perform minor surgical procedures or other minor invasive procedures. Assists in colony management.

  • May assist in data collection or reporting for designated aspects of research, animal care programs, or colony management.

  • May participate in integrated program of animal environmental enrichment.

  • Maintains animal records and inventory.

  • Assists in capture and restraint of animals.

  • Aids in training new veterinary and/or animal care technicians.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take special precautions against and/or be immunized against hazardous agents.

  • Provides input for protocol design and standard operating procedure development.

  • Serves as a technical resource for other research personnel.

  • Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures.

  • Investigates and recommends alternative approaches to improve the quality of study results.

  • Trains research staff in specialized procedures.

  • Recommends new equipment and supplies needed for specialized procedures.

  • Provides input into the development of departmental goals and objectives.

  • May assist in grant and other funding application preparation.

  • Review literature for related research developments and techniques.

  • Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents


  • Requires two years of occupational specific training from a college or university or an associate's degree in biology or related field, and four years veterinary technical experience with a minimum of two years in a laboratory animal setting.

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field and two years veterinary technical experience in the laboratory animal field.

  • Certification at the LAT level by AALAS may substitute for the educational requirement but requires five years veterinary technical experience, and certification at the LATg level by AALAS requires four years veterinary technical experience.

  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

  • A valid Georgia's divers license and an insurable driving record.

  • Certification at ALAT level preferred.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Swine or large animal experience a plus.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 103859

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: BME: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory, Working with animals.

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor