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.
This position will manage, coordinate, and oversee a group of technicians that completes a large volume of tasks to support the mission of the Clinical Medicine Unit (CMU) in direct support of the Attending Veterinarian (AV), clinical vets and the CMU Unit Head. This position interacts directly and routinely with the clinical veterinarians and the AV to ensure departmental processes meet medical standards and research needs, and with investigators to coordinate high level clinical care where applicable.
This position requires knowledge of rules and regulations for various regulatory agencies, ability to understand the wide variety of clinical protocols, ability to effectively communicate and interact with research and support staff in written and oral formats. This position oversees the training of all clinical veterinary technicians and VHRT positions, and manages documentation involved in training in coordination with the CMU unit head and the Compliance, Education and Training Unit (CETU) including assisting with the creation and updating of training checklists and SOPs. Performance of clinical veterinary support and/or animal care activities may be required on weekends, and/or during non-regular working hours, and includes participation in an on-call rotation with other supervisors and managers. Ability to work in an ABSL3 facility is a requirement of this position.
Additional responsibilities include managing inventory and equipment maintenance needs for the Unit in coordination with Central Purchasing staff. This position assists the Unit Head with budgetary oversight and has responsibility for a large number of spreadsheets and electronic reports.
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.