Integrated Resources, Inc

Company Details

Animal Care Technician

Job ID

: 22826

Location

: South San Francisco, CA, USA

Salary

: Not Specified

Job Views

: 38

Posted

: 10-18-2019

Job Description

Title- Animal Care Technician
Location:  South San Francisco, CA

 Duration:  5 months

JOB DESCRIPTION:

BASIC SUMMARY: 

Under minimum supervision, provide study support, general husbandry and occasional cage wash support following established protocols/guidance documents.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Monitor Daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: performs water bottle and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols. Maintain accurate records of animal breeding and colony health. May be involved in maintaining and following breeding and weaning procedures.
  • Perform general & specialized husbandry following established Guidance Documents.
  • Conduct vivarium procedures in compliance with established protocols/ plans and with regulatory requirements
  • Identify and report complex signs of clinical illness and provide treatment at the direct supervision of the veterinary staff.
  • Provide inhalation anesthesia induction, monitoring, recovery, post-surgical observations and record keeping.
  • Able to perform the following techniques:
    • Rodent dosing: PO, IP, SQ and topical administration in rodents
    • SQ, IM, IV injections in rodents
    • Blood collection in rodents such as but not limited to :
      • Tail vein
      • Orbital sinus
      • Submandibular
      • Cardiac puncture
    • Necropsy and tissue collection as directed.
  • Responsible for proficiency in all departmental SOPs and all ACT I/II essential duties.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Experience: Bachelors of Science degree in a Life Sciences discipline and two (2) years related experience or CVT/LVT/RVT certification and two (2) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above OR High School diploma/GED and four (4) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: AALAS Certification at the LAT level preferred.
  • Other:   Basic computer skills required. 

 

 

Job Category
Pharmaceutical
Employment Types
Contract - W2
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