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Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Washington, DC, United States
22 days ago
Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Washington, DC, United States
22 days ago
Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
22 days ago

Description

The Biological Science Laboratory Technician works in the Department of Wildlife Health Sciences, Smithsonian National Zoological Park to coordinate and manage testing, laboratory duties, and support operations for two veterinary hospitals. The technician is primarily responsible for performing daily clinical pathology testing and laboratory operations for collection animals.

In this position you will:

  • Perform veterinary laboratory medicine analysis of samples to determine results in several disciplines including hematology, clinical biochemistry, urinalysis, parasitology, cytology, and clinical serology.
  • Implement body-fluid analysis including cell count, chemical analysis, cytospin and staining for cytological evaluation by the pathologist.
  • Evaluate the quality and validity of all samples and must be familiar with manual and automated cell methods for samples submitted for hematological analysis.
  • Assist with record keeping for testing, maintains laboratory databases utilizing the laboratory database system (LIS), and tracks specimen results.
  • Operate laboratory instruments and is responsible for all equipment monthly calibration, daily quality control, troubleshooting, and maintenance.

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Requirements

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 64771715
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: Veterinary Clinical Pathology Tech
  • Company Name For Job: Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
  • Job Function: Multi-Discipline
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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