Animal Care Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 28 May 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Animal Care Technician with a pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to laboratory animals and research.
  • 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 perform daily water bottle; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
  • Administer test compounds by varies routes (IV, PO, SC) for laboratory studies
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas, procedure rooms, and storage areas including restocking of supplies, cleaning schedules, monthly tasks, etc.
  • Perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation.
  • Maintain accurate records of animal health

Skills and Requirements:

  • Education: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required.
  • AALAS Certification of ALAT is highly recommended
  • Required minimum of 1-year husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Janelle Jones at 267-297-3257.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.