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Job ID: 235054

Temporary Surgical Assistant
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Apr. 22, 2024
Title Temporary Surgical Assistant
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department BETC & PracticePoint
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services

Temporary Surgical Assistant


BETC & PracticePoint-JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

WPI's PracticePoint & BETC is seeking to hire temporary surgical assistants to assist with surgical tasks in acute pre-clinical in-vivo studies under the direct supervision of a Clinical Laboratory Specialist.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


Duties may include:

  • anesthetic induction and management
  • surgical site preparation
  • performing basic surgical tasks such as achieving vascular access
  • obtaining and processing of biological samples
  • drug administration
  • euthanasia
  • and data collection

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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