Animal Lab Tech

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 30 Jun 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Animal Lab Tech with a company located in Cambridge, MA. A successful candidate will have an AALAS or ALAT certification and a minimum of 1 year of experience with animal husbandry experience.

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
  • Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas
  • Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures
  • Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels to ensure that assigned duties are completed
  • Assist with resupplying consumables and autoclaving
  • Lab recyclables and trash, lab cleaning, equipment moves
  • Provide as needed admin support
  • Perform all other animal facility or facilities related duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • AALAS Certification of ALAT is highly recommended
  • Required minimum of 1-year husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility
  • Proficiency with basic animal identification methods
  • Ability to effectively follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with coworkers, research staff, and managers
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Catherine Nguyen at 215-531-5643.

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.