To conduct experimental laboratory research work in the Bone Healing Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, including testing and evaluating current procedures, and assist in judging the validity of experimental test data obtained. Perform, surgical monitoring, pharmaceutical delivery, and post-operative care. Demonstrate or perform urinalysis, hematology, parasitology, and microbiology. Collect and analyze specimens such as blood. Prepare and submit tissues for histology. Direct and perform data entry, labeling, and processing of laboratory specimens. Train technicians on technical skills and how to anesthetize and perform various procedures with animals which pertain to the investigators' study. Perform technical skills and assist investigators with technical aspects of a study. Monitor/maintain post-operative medical records. Supervise and instruct hourly staff members.
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