The primary responsibilities of this position is to manage and coordinate the manual and technical tasks directly related to the clinical care of non-human primates, and to provide direct oversight as well as individual and group clinical and technical training for Certified Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Research Health Technicians within the Clinical Medicine Unit. This position will directly carry out clinical care on a routine basis within BSL 2, BSL2+, and BSL3. This position directly reports to the departmental Manager, but additionally works closely with departmental veterinarians and the Unit Head to determine unit and individual priorities and requirements. The supervisor position requires the ability to understand and ensure the accurate conduct of tasks performed by CMU staff for NHP research protocols. Performance of clinical veterinary support and/or animal care activities and communication responsibilities may be required on weekends, and/or during non-regular working hours.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm