Surgical Technician

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Working under general supervision, this position is responsible for assisting the Surgical Technologists in providing internal and external customers with surgically modified mice. Position is additionally responsible for performing entry-level surgical procedures.

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
Provides support to Surgical Technologists, such as stocking of surgical suites with necessary supplies, preparing mice for surgery, performing post-operative checks and packing mice for shipment to customers.
Performs common surgical procedures and executes all related surgical tasks
Performs other duties as needed, such as data entry, supply inventory & shipment.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge as would normally be acquired through a BS degree in Animal Science or related field, or High School Diploma with 1+ year in a role requiring animal care expertise
Demonstrated ability to work under a microscope.
Interpersonal relations skills sufficiently advanced to successfully interact with people representing a variety of levels of sophistication.
Ability to work in a fast paced work environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
Ability to use word-processing, spreadsheets and database software to record and report activities. Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule and travel occasionally.

Please submit a cover letter and resume!

Pay Range: $18.22 - $28.93


About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1083069

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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