Animal Care Technician I

Children's Hospital Boston Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Research Administration Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Animal Technician I will be responsible for:

  • Providing basic staging and support to ARCH Operations.

  • Operating equipment such as tunnel washers, cage washers, bottle washers and autoclaves.

  • Maintaining ARCH Animal Care Documentation.

  • Observing Safety and Personal Hygiene Procedures.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A high school level of education and the ability to read and understand written instructions. No Prior experience required.

  • The analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.

  • The ability to report to work and be retained at work in the event of a disaster, or weather related event, if necessary.

  • The ability to possibly work on weekends, holidays, and off hours.

  • The ability to work directly with animals, with no preexisting allergies to animals, hair or dander.

  • The ability to be fit tested and wear a N95 mask (by being clean shaven for proper and necessary fit) or alternatively if necessary a PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) as required in specific locations within ARCH throughout the workday.

  • Steel toed boots to be worn at all times.

  • Hours of the position are 7:30am-4:00pm*

Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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