Surgical Advanced Technologist

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

Job Description

JAX Surgical Services has an exciting opportunity available to join their team in Bar Harbor, Maine as a Surgical Advanced Technologist!

The Surgical Technologist is responsible for performing basic major surgical procedures and surgical support tasks to fulfill customer orders consistent with surgical services quality and productivity standards.
Advanced Surgical Technologists also provide mentorship to new staff and assist with internal quality control duties such as necropsy and process improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
Performs basic major surgical procedures such as testicle removal (castration), ovary removal (ovariectomy) and vas deferens ligation (vasectomy).
Executes all related surgical tasks such as pre-operative health assessment, providing safe and effective anesthesia, administering and recording correct dosage of medications, monitoring intra-operative vitals, ensuring successful anesthetic recovery. In addition, maintains accurate, consistent, and complete surgical documentation.
Provides surgical support, such as post-operative animal assessment and treatment, stocking and sanitization of surgical areas, equipment maintenance, basic husbandry, and packing mice for shipment to customers.
Works to develop and refine surgical skills and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work with rodents.
Ability to aseptically perform basic major survival surgical procedures on mice utilizing a microscope.
Interpersonal 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.
Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule (including rotating weekend/holiday coverage) and travel occasionally.
Ability to perform confident, responsible animal handling and a variety of biomethods.
Proven and consistent high level of attention to detail.
Able to prioritize task assignments and communicate progress with team.
Actively seeks to improve skills, facilitate learning, and understand job related items.

Compensation Grade: H

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

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 visit.

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.

Copy Link

Job Posting: 933712

Posted On: May 22, 2023

Updated On: Jul 14, 2023

Please Wait ...