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MD Anderson Cancer Center Animal Attendant - Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (South Campus) in Houston, Texas

The Veterinary Medicine and Surgery department exists to serve MD Anderson research programs. Our primary mission is to provide the best possible veterinary care, facilities and services in support of the institutional animal care and use program, in keeping with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accreditation standards.

Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (


Equipment Cleaning & Sanitation

  • Performs equipment washing, sanitizing, sterilization, and quality assurance testing according to task guide.

  • Properly disassembles equipment prior to, and reassembles following sanitation.

  • Performs flushes of automated water system manifolds on racks using the rack manifold flush Station.

  • Performs flushes on recoil hoses using recoil hose flush station.

  • Collects soiled equipment and removal of trash daily.

  • Ensures cage washing equipment is working properly and report alarms and malfunctions to team leader or supervisor immediately.


  • Records appropriate data in logbook or electronic task management system.

Facility / Room Care and Housekeeping

  • Cleans washroom daily.

  • Maintains washroom equipment and performs routine cleaning and maintenance according to manufacturer recommendations.

  • Performs ancillary cleaning duties as assigned.

  • Performs basic housekeeping assignments in assigned and ancillary areas.

  • Restocks supplies at designated areas.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required: High School diploma or equivalent.


Required: None.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 168838

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 35,360

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,680

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 48,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: Yes