CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


PBRC - Laboratory Technician Supervisor

Job Type:
Classified
Job Number:
P00022063
Description:
The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking a Laboratory Technician Supervisor. This position will be responsible for managing daily duties of lower level personnel (animal care technicians) by reviewing subordinates workload, schedules, and job performance. Understand and train basic animal husbandry requirements, mandated by law, to maintain health status of specific animal strains. Implement biohazard safety and emergency procedures, which include radioactive safety procedures, handling of infectious materials, and handling of chemical agents. Perform routine diagnostic, clinical pathology tests, which includes fecals, heartworm tests, and urinalysis. Assist veterinarian /manager/ assistant director for sample collection: draw blood, and preparation of the tissue samples for the diagnostic lab. Perform euthanasia procedures on selected species as mandated through the guidelines from the American Veterinary Medical Association to ensure humane euthanasia of these species.
Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Five years of experience as a laboratory assistant, laboratory technical assistant, laboratory technician or blood bank phlebotomist. Three years of experience must have been as a laboratory technician. SUBSTITUTIONS: Completion of a twelve month training program in histological techniques under the supervision of a qualified pathologist will substitute for two years of the general experience and one year of the laboratory technician experience. Satisfactory completion of a one year program in medical laboratory technology at an accredited vocational-technical school will substitute for two years of the general experience. College training will substitute for the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience provided that six semester hours of each thirty are in any one or a combination of these specialized fields: laboratory animal technology, laboratory animal science, animal science, biology, microbiology, chemistry, nursing, zoology, agricultural sciences, physics, bacteriology, histological techniques, medical technology, immunology, urology or renewable resources. An associate degree in medical technology or nursing will substitute for two years of the general experience and one year of the laboratory technician experience. A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in bacteriology, biology, histological techniques, medical technology, immunology, urology, zoology, chemistry, histopathology, mycology, or microbiology or any combination of the above coursework will substitute for two years of the general experience and one year of the laboratory technician experience. Certification as a Laboratory Animal Technician by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science will substitute for two years of the general experience and one year of the laboratory technician experience. Certification as a Laboratory Animal Technologist by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science will substitute for two years of the general experience and two years of the laboratory technician experience. NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Faculty:
Singletary, Kem B.
To Apply:
https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Pennington/PBRC---Laboratory-Technician-Supervisor_R00000230
LSU/PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER