Veterinary Technician

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Recruiter Covance

Location New Jersey (US)

Salary Competitive

Posted 17 Oct 2019

Closes 14 Nov 2019


Discipline Chemistry, Toxicology, Clinical, Medical, Life Sciences, Toxicology

Result Type Jobs

Position Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

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Job Overview:Covances work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients lives while growing your career.We have a great opportunity for a Veterinary Technicianat our Somerset, New Jersey facility. Our ideal candidate has a background in performing or assisting in animal surgical procedures, and looking for an opportunity to apply those skills on a variety of animals in a research ********** this role you will perform basic veterinary laboratory procedures including but not limited to;

Perform veterinary treatments. Monitor the health and welfare of animals currently under veterinary care, document observations and perform follow up observations

Maintain and organize animal veterinary records and associate study data, with attention to details and to GLP and USDA compliant standards

Observe the health and welfare of all facility animals and provide a proactive approach to veterinary care

Collect diagnostic radiographs as needed

Perform bi-annual RODAC and drinking water samples for analysis and maintain records

Collect biological samples from various species for analysis as needed

Coordinate rodent serology program with Rodent Toxicology group

Integrate and work well with other departments

Maintains veterinary supplies inventory

Play a major role in the Environmental Enrichment program, which covers all species, including behavior and socialization of nonhuman primates

Ensures that duties are performed according to protocol requirements and adheres to the guidelines of Standard Operation Procedures (SOP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), the USDA and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Posting requires occasional weekend coverage, Overtime often availableEducation/Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education, highly prefer candidates with 1+ years of animal surgical experience.

Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animalsExperience:

Basic computer knowledge.

Basic math skills.

Ability to accurately read and record information.

1+ years of experience performing and/or assisting in animal surgeries

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