Animal Husbandry Technician
Posting ID: JP-002663212
Animal Husbandry Tech - Immediate Hire - Paying up to 20.00/hr - Opportunity to progress into a laboratory role
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Performing animal care and husbandry in a pre-clinical animal research facility
Responsible for the receipt of animals, proper identification, and placement of animals in appropriate housing units
Routine animal care consisting of feeding, watering, and cage and room cleaning
Animal restraint and handling, and perform animal identification and randomization
Perform and collect various study requirements per study protocols such as observations, food and water consumption, and body weight
Provide observations of animals for detection of disease or other health problems, and administer prescribed treatments to animals per guidelines
Assist the clinical veterinarian in physical examination and treatment of laboratory animals
Maintain support areas and supplies for laboratory animal resources
Maintain study support areas and procedure rooms, keeping them clean, stocked, and ready for use
Provide facilities sanitation and maintenance
Assist in the operation and maintenance of equipment such as cage and glassware washers, scales and balances
Maintain pertinent records in compliance with SOPs, USDA, FDA, and AAALAC regulations and guidelines
May assist with preparation of animal care summaries, ensuring compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements
May assist with various animal dosing techniques such as oral and IV administrations
Maintain all areas of the NHP colony including animal records, paperwork and documentation, ordering supplies, health and well-being of NHPs, acclimation, and quarantine procedures, receiving of new shipments of NHPs, physical exams, and body weights
Experience working with animals or science degree
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Recruiter: Jean Chambers
Phone: (410) 579-3072