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Rockefeller University Veterinary Technician I in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The Comparative Bioscience Center provides a comprehensive program of animal care in support of the University's in vivo research. The goal of our staff is to provide investigators with the highest level of research support at the lowest cost while ensuring the welfare of the animals used in the research. The center is fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).


The Veterinary Technician I daily responsibilities include

  • daily vivarium room rounds

  • regular communication with scientists, veterinarians, and animal husbandry staff regarding daily care

  • administration of treatments prescribed by clinical veterinarians; monitoring cases

  • documentation of all health assessments; administer and monitor anesthesia

  • and provide follow-up care


Additionally, candidate will participate in training initiatives for both investigative and husbandry staff and perform quarterly sentinel health screenings. Will be required to work at least one weekend day each week and some holidays. Various minor responsibilities may also be assigned and can vary based upon personal interests, vivarium room round assignments, or departmental needs.


The candidate should be an LVT with A.A.S. or higher in Veterinary Technology. Must be a flexible individual who can adapt to a dynamic work environment and work successfully as part of a team while working with a broad variety of species. Must be able to follow established standard operating protocols, communicate concisely and effectively, and have the ability to work independently and proactively. Basic computer skills, knowledge of Excel, Outlook, and Word.

Must be able to tolerate a significant amount of standing, bending, and walking. Must not be allergic to animals, latex, waste products, or bedding. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $53,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Veterinary Services

Position Type Regular Full-Time