Bonsai Culturist Job Description Sample
Help Duties Summary
This position is part of the Coleman National Fish Hatchery as an Animal Caretaker you will perform a variety of fish culturist activities with a specific production cycle which includes the release of fish and a down period. The "down" time provides for activities such as preparation of the retention ponds and egg incubation rooms, cleaning and repairing tanks and raceways, repair and preparation of bird netting, getting the spawning room up and running, dropping the fish ladder etc.
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As an Animal Caretaker (Fisheries), you will perform fish culture work which involves breeding, rearing, and/or growing Chinook salmon and steelhead at a fish hatchery, deciding what care is required or following special instructions, and performing various other duties in support of the program. You will be actively involved in the entire production cycle of the hatchery from egg care, after-hatching, raising and feeding of fry, to rearing and release of smolts, and subsequent harvesting of new eggs to continue the cycle.
Major duties include:
- Caring for broodstock fish, spawning, eggs, fry and feeding fish throughout the rearing cycle;
- Monitoring the appearance and behavior of fish for changes indicative of disease or environmental distress, and remedying or reporting the problem;
- Recording, computing and summarizing data on fish, such as size, weight, age, sex, mortalities and quantities and formula of food fed;
- Maintaining equipment and fish culture facilities, including cleaning tanks, raceway, and ponds.
- During spawning and incubation processes, measuring chemicals, monitoring water flows, monitoring adult fish behavior, culling dead fish and recording appropriate data. Operating spawning and anesthetic hoists, applying and monitoring anesthetic levels;
- Performing activities related to preservation and fertilization of eggs, including care, feeding and incubation; feeding fish, including monitoring and adjusting feed cycles.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
5048 Animal Caretaking
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation
Official U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform required
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Work requires working evenings, weekends and holidays.
Incumbent is required to respond to alarms on the evenings and weekends-- as assigned --to ensure Hatchery specimens remain viable.
By the closing date of this announcement, you must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Handbook X118C, Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupation.
Although no specific amount of experience, education or training is required, applicants must meet a minimum level of ability in relation to the position and the Assessment Questionnaire in order to be rated qualified for consideration. To be qualified candidates must meet any screen out element(s) listed at an "acceptable" level, and must achieve an average rating of at least "acceptable" on all of the elements. Only education, training, or experience acquired before the closing date will be considered.
To qualify for this position, you must be able to follow routine schedules and work methods to care for hatchery fish, such as catching and handling fish with nets or hands; providing regular/scheduled feed; recognizing obvious changes to fish appearance and activity; and keeping records of fish data such as size, weight, sex, and age. NOTE: Your resume must contain sufficient detail to prove you have experience performing these duties.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Additional Requirements of these positions:
Fork Lift Operation: This position may require you to operate electric, gasoline or diesel-powered forklift trucks with a rated lifting capacity of less than 10,000 pounds to a height up to 14 feet to load move transport and stack goods and materials contained on pallets, skids, crates or boxes.
General Maintenance: The person selected will also perform assignments relative to general maintenance to buildings, grounds, facilities using simple hand tools and power equipment (including picking up trash, emptying trashcans, moving grass, trimming shrubs, clearing small trees or brush, performing minor repairs on fences, washing or cleaning vehicles, etc.
Physical Demands: This position requires regular and recurring heavy physical effort involving frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying fish, supplies, and materials up to 75 pounds, and occasionally between 80-100 pounds . The work involves standing in place or stooping for extended periods of time and frequent immersion of hands in cold water. Manual dexterity and quick reflexes are required for handling live fish. The work requires periods of sustained exertion. In emergency operations, such as cleaning and adjustment of water intake structures during high water, leaf drop on in spawning operations where the need to work rapidly in sorting and selecting fish for egg selection is critical to keeping the mortality rate low.
Work Environment: Is quasi-industrial. Outdoor work is performed in varying weather conditions and temperatures with exposure to wet and slippery surfaces, strong and unpleasant odors, drafts, loud noise, dust, and dirt. Muscle strain, cuts, scrapes, and bruises are likely. Incumbent is subject to greater possibility of injury while handling large fish coming out from under the anesthetic at unforeseen moments in enclosed and constrained confines area where the ability to move fast and decisively is critical. Work requires the incumbent to follow proper safety procedures, use standard safety equipment and wear protective clothing and gear such as coveralls, aprons, rubber clothing, gloves, goggles, ear protectors, safety shoes and glasses to avoid possible hazards and minimize the opportunity for injury or exposure to harmful chemicals or diseases.
Pharmacy Technician I EFL St Lucie PRN
Pharmacy Technician I
THE COMPANY: Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust. Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Pharmacy Technician I to put into practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities we support.
More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcare operations. HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices. This is accomplished by hiring valued individuals like you!
A seven-time recipient of a "Champion for Change" award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.
Pharmacy Technician I
Job Summary – The Pharmacy Technician I is responsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner.
Supervisor – Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Operations Manager, Pharmacy Clinical Manager and Pharmacists
Supervises – N/A
Key Interactions – Pharmacists, other Pharmacy technicians, Nurses, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns and other Facility Staff
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
Identifies critical issues, prioritize workload and communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner
Completes all education requirements and/or other activities needed to maintain competency
Interacts in person and by phone with hospital personnel politely and appropriately.
Accurately maintains required documentation logs
Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements
Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization
Performs quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned
Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned
Performs basic billing functions
Completes basic OR charges in a timely manner as assigned
Accurately performs required calculations
Accurately and safely compounds and labels medications and parenteral admixtures
Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding
Compliant with all USP 797 shift/daily/monthly requirements (i.e. Cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)
Always obtains a final check from the pharmacist before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication
Prepares all work records needed for day at their designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and Discharges Lists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports before they are dispensed to the patient care areas
Accurately transports medications and other pharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas.
Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy
Processes medication returns and restocking to the pharmacy
Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems
Performs daily ADC routines as assigned (i.e. restocks, outdates, discrepancy resolution, loading and unloading, etc.)
Replenishes ADCs, emergency cart trays and floor stock accurately and as needed
Accurately packages and prepares medications for dispensing as assigned
Appropriately and timely notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of products that need to be reordered.
Complies with ongoing processes to monitor outdates as per policy and procedures
Performs receiving and check in of medication/supply orders as defined in policy and notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of any shortages, overages or damages of product
Manages drug supplies in a cost effective manner and identifies opportunities to minimize waste
Perform other duties as assigned
Practice and adhere to the " Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrates basic operational knowledge in a moderate range of areas
Applies known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems
Applies and performs a defined range of skills and tasks where choice between a limited range of options is required
Assess and record information from varied sources
Take responsibility for own work outputs
St. Lucie Medical Center- Port St, Lucie County FL
Fort Pierce is home to Heathcote Botanical Gardens which houses the nation's largest collection of tropical bonsai trees in the James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery.
The city is home to New York Mets spring training, the St. Lucie Mets Florida State League team and the Mets rookie level team in the Gulf Coast League.
St. Lucie County has 21 miles of pristine, natural beaches with nearly half being nature preserves—a very rare facet compared to the rest of Florida's coastline.
Port St. Lucie features a warm humid subtropical climate, falling just short of having a true tropical climate.
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
To attract the best talent, HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of vesting service).
Generous Tuition Reimbursement program to support individuals seeking higher education.
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
Balance of working in partnership with other Facility Supply Chain Operating Room Technicians and completing tasks on an individual basis.
Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent required
National Certification (CPhT) required
Active Registered Pharmacy Technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy
This position is a PRN position. Meaning, employment and scheduled hours are only given on an "as needed" basis. A PRN employee is not eligible for most company benefits (including healthcare), nor is the employee eligible to accrue PTO.
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