Biomedical Research Associate Laboratory And Animal Icu Jobs Vacancy in Glacier Technical Solutions Llc San Antonio
- Biomedical Research Associate Laboratory And Animal Icu
- Glacier Technical Solutions Llc
- San Antonio TX
- 11 Jan, 2017 30+ days ago
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Biomedical Research Associate Laboratory And Animal Icu Jobs Vacancy in Glacier Technical Solutions Llc San Antonio Jobs Details:
GTS is looking for a Biomedical Research Lab Associate to provide the intensive care of animal subjects during multiple day studies involved in the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) Multi-Organ Support Technology (MOST) task area objective of improving care on the battlefield by closing a Critical Care Technology Gap.
Objective 1: Provide research support for research studies regarding hemorrhagic shock, trauma and inhalation injury.
Key Task 1 - Independently prepare animals for, and perform surgical procedures on large and small animals, to include placement of vascular catheters, placement of urinary catheters, implant Swan-Ganz catheters and other specialty catheters, place EKG leads, place gastrointestinal tubes, and perform splenectomies;
Key Task 2 - Induce anesthesia in both large and small animals, to include monitoring and adjusting ventilation, anesthesia, and core temperature;
Key Task 3 - Prepare catheters and other instruments/devices for use in sterile procedures;
Key Task 4 - Collect, process, and store biological specimens for, but not limited to the following tests: ABG, CBC, spun HCT, TEG, fibrinogen, PT, APTT, cytokines, oxidants, RNA, complement, clinical chemistries, urinalysis, and fecal exams;
Key Task 5 - Provide animal handling and training, including developing and performing required tests if necessary by the protocol, and training chronically instrumented animals to become accustomed to laboratory routine; and,
Key Task 6 - Recover animals from anesthesia. Provide fluid therapy, catheter care, and appropriate nursing care for animals;
Objective 2: General Lab Maintenance.
Key Task 1 - Clean, sterilize, and maintain all instruments and equipment in the surgery area;
Key Task 2 - Conduct daily calibration of monitoring equipment and analog-to-digital data collection system.
Key Task 3 - Provide maintenance of equipment and supplies;
Key Task 4 - Generate orders for equipment and supplies required for research;
Key Task 5 - Assist supervisor or hand receipt holder with inventories for medical maintenance, and generate work orders on equipment when needed;
Key Task 6 - Maintain supplies in the laboratory, surgery, and storage area;
Key Task 7 - Assist in the necropsy, tissue collection, tissue preservation, and carcass disposal of experimental animals; and,
Key Task 8 - Provide technical assistance and expertise to other investigators and protocols as requested.
Objective 3: Maintain research records and animal checks
Key Task 1 - Maintain research records, anesthesia records and experimental data;
Key Task 2 - Collect and record data, to include extensive use of computers and hemodynamic monitoring instruments, as well as creating and implementing new databases for new protocols;
Key Task 3 - Assist with photography, graphics, and image production, to include preparing for study presentations;
Key Task 4 - Conduct routine animal checks IAW standard operating procedures. Able to recognize signs of pain, stress, abnormal physical signs/sickness, and provide treatment as directed; and,
Key Task 5 - Conduct quality assurance program for surgical instruments and equipment.
The candidate will meet the USAISR health screening requirements determined by the Government’s Occupational Health Nurse, including a successful tuberculin screening; Hepatitis B vaccine, titer or wavier; Toxoplasmosis titer (females); rabies (pre-bite) vaccine, titer, or waiver; Brucellosis titer; Q-Fever titer; Tetanus booster within the past five years; HIV titer; and, other special exams such as pulmonary function, respirator fit, audiogram, and/or laser vision testing.
Job Type: Full-time
- San Antonio, TX
- High school or equivalent
- Research: 3 years