ANML TCHN (Animal Technician Floater) - 10512
Company: University of California - Davis
Posted on: September 6, 2020
Under supervision performs a wide range of animal technician
duties, including cleaning and disinfecting, inventory/stocking,
Receiving/Discharge, and patient care support. This position way be
assigned to specific Services or may float among Services within
the Small and Large Animal Clinics as deemed necessary.
RECRUITMENT PERIOD: Post for one month. Applicants will be screened
after two weeks; and then on a weekly basis. The position can be
filled prior to the removal date.
No. of Positions
Percentage of Time
Days and Hours to be arranged
Apply By Date
- Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 50
- Handle animals weighing up to 100 pounds.
- Repetitive bending, twisting, kneeling, walking, pushing/pulling
and standing for entire shift.
- Contact with animals, including restraint of animals (sometimes
- Wear protective clothing for extended periods of time including:
gown, coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, sleeves and
-Work occasional overtime and various hours on short notice
(including covering staff shortages and holiday shifts).
-Work under Medical Surveillance procedures and review in
accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and
-Work under regular exposure to zoonotic diseases, anesthesia,
cleaning chemicals and exposure to radioactive patients.
-Work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials,
cleaning chemicals, gaseous anesthetics, zoonotic and infectious
diseases, unpleasant odors, distraught clients, and exposure to
-Work in other related areas on an as needed basis.
-UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1,
2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use
of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly
prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and
outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
-Experience working in a veterinary or human clinic.
-Experience cleaning and sanitizing patient care areas and
-Knowledge and ability to follow established cleaning,
disinfection, inventory, and animal care protocols.
-Experience monitoring, maintaining, and restocking an inventory of
-Knowledge to maintain proper hospital record keeping, including
service forms and supply orders.
-Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact
with a diverse group of students, staff, clinicians and
-Experience using safe animal handling and restraint techniques for
a wide variety of patients.
-Ability to recognize when a patient is in distress.
-Skill to assist in the performance of basic veterinary medical
treatments and procedures.
-Experience working with equines & other large domestic animals,
including restraint techniques.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background
check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of
background investigation including criminal history and identity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
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