Animal Care Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Redwood City, USA
Posting date: 23 Jul 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Animal Care Technician with a biopharmaceutical company located in Redwood City, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOP's and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area.
  • Monitors daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations, animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily 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.
  • Monitors and records room conditions such as temperature, humidity, and lighting.
  • Assists with restraint, handling and manipulation of mice as assigned by supervisor, e.g. intraperitoneal (IP) dosing.
  • Disposes of animal carcasses following established procedures.
  • Strictly follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing, including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, spraying in all equipment and materials into controlled areas.
  • Operates equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • One to two years related cage wash, animal care and handling experience preferred
  • AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) preferred but not required
  • Ability to work as part of team and individual

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

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.