OPS Veterinary Necropsy Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 25, 2023
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

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Job Description: • Loading and unloading tissue digester and working with various equipment
• Using a hoist to load and unload a tissue digester
• Cleaning the equipment after loading
• Cleaning the coolers
• Cleaning the necropsy area with disinfectants
• Tissue Processing
• Assisting in the necropsy and disposal process. This includes showing students basic necropsy techniques and assisting the pathologist and residents during a necropsy
• Processing patients for cremation and working closely with outside cremation companies
• Participates in infectious disease necropsies and taking samples to the Alachua County Health Department when needed
• Sharpening knives with a wet stone and steel
• Preparing various chemical solutions
• Customer assistance and administrative support
• Working with computers (scanning inventory) and bagging tissue
• Stocking lab areas with specific supplies when needed
• Talking to potential and current clients to assess needs and resolve issues
• Other duties as required
Expected Salary:

$15 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience, including customer service and computer records maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 1 year of customer service experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes; Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for an extended period of time.