University of Florida in Florida

Deadline January 15, 2014
Date Posted January 6, 2014

Job Description: The Clinical Pathology Laboratory within the University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals is recruiting for a Veterinary Lab Tech. 1. This position accurately performs a variety of routine biological and chemical test procedures on blood, urine and other body fluids and tissues, from clinical and research animals. 2. Procedures are performed in the hematology, chemistry, endocrinology, urinalysis and cytology laboratories, Performs preventive maintenance and quality control on laboratory equipment, Performs quality control on analytical procedures at required intervals and documents QC in the appropriate logs. 3. This position requires a post offer health assessment.
Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma and two years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational\/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Preferred Qualifications Experience working as a CVT or equivalent veterinary technician in a veterinary clinic. Knowledge of basic principles of hematology and chemistry. Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Physical ability to produce quality blood smears for evaluation requested. Ability to explain laboratory protocol. Ability to determine appropriate laboratory test for the result requested. Ability to learn and practice appropriate safety procedures for dealing with potentially infectious agents, and hazardous chemicals. Ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment. Experience and skill in performing manual cell counts, leukocyte differentials, and making dilutions of body fluids.
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