Laboratory and Research Aide
Applies knowledge of basic sanitation techniques, laboratory safety procedures, research procedures, animal handling/care and hygiene, and use of laboratory equipment. Performs routine work with limited variation. Follows established directions and procedures. Limited contacts outside of co-workers and supervision. May perform a variety of tasks related to animal care such as feeding and caring for animals. Proper sanitation procedures ensure appropriate laboratory testing and research conditions. Provides responsible care of animals. Responsible for equipment in support of research, laboratory, or clinical programs or teaching services. May be required to adhere to established standards and guidelines as set forth by accredited programs. Decision-making and judgment is limited to assigned functional area and based on clearly defined procedures and guidelines or under direct supervision.