Animal Research Tech III

Coon Rapids, MN

Job Description
Animal Care Technician III position provides support to the research and lab department.
The position requires considerable knowledge of and ability to perform a variety of animal technician responsibilities, interaction with veterinarians, study directors and engineers in support of pre-clinical studies.
Qualified candidates will have the following skills and abilities
? Know and maintain compliance with GLP, FDA, USDA, AAALAC, IACUC and all regulations and guidelines as they apply ? Understand and execute on Standard Operating Procedures, work instructions, department guidelines, policies and study protocols ? Perform general housekeeping duties such as cleaning, stocking and organizing which includes:
Check equipment calibration dates
Check for expired drugs
  • Perform Laundry duties
  • Pull supplies for upcoming studies
? Ensure surgical and procedure rooms are clean, set up for all procedures and comply with quality room checks at the end of the day ? Clean, package, sterilize and distribute all instruments, equipment and supplies ? Data entry and clerical functions ? Support human cadaver procedures ? Be available for late night or weekend work ? Perform and assess radiographs using a computed radiography system ? Use proper handling of controlled substance. ? Perform the role of OR circulator, including but not limited to: Prepare an operating room for chronic procedures Open sterile product Operate a fluoroscopy machine to collect and save images Perform the role of anesthesia technician, including, but not limited to: Perform pre-op physical exam and ASA status evaluation Perform drug calculations Perform blood collections
Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree as a Veterinary Technician or in related field (Animal Science, Veterinary Technology, Biology, etc.)
1+ years of experience as a Veterinary Technician
Experience working in a research environment with large and small animals
Preferred, experience working in a regulated environment, using imaging equipment including fluoroscopy, computed radiology, etc. and knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, anesthesia, and general care

Post Date: 10.19.2021

Salary: Contact for Rate

Shift: AM

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