The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
The Clinical Veterinary Technician 1 assists in providing clinical care, nursing support and husbandry for a variety of USDA covered laboratory research animals including those typically housed in a BSL2+. Work may involve an ABSL3 facility. This is the first level of a three-level series. It is distinguished from the higher levels with increased supervision and reduced responsibility for performing complex animal care protocols and veterinary diagnostic and treatment procedures. At this level, there is an emphasis on animal health, hospitalized patient care, and training, with increased supervision of techniques and decision-making processes. It is distinguished from the Veterinary Research/Health Technician series by the emphasis on providing veterinary clinical care and nursing support for sick and/or injured animals.
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