Research Technician II - United States
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- Serve as lead/primary technician for multiple basic and complex in-life studies simultaneously. Collect and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Administer test substances by various basic and intermediate methods. Serve as a mentor to less experienced staff.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:•Serve as lead/primary technician for basic and complex in-life studies.•Administer test substances by various basic and intermediate methods.•Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing).•Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).•Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation).•Observe animals for general health and overall well being.•Assist with reviewing and updating processes and SOPs as assigned.•Prepare and maintain study notebooks and develop basic forms.•Document deviations and incidents with supervision. Assist in filing and addressing deviations through memoranda.•Read and review routine study type protocols and extract pertinent study information. Assist with review of complex and specialized study type protocols.•Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.•Periodically review data as generated/collected by less experienced technical staff.•Retrieve and view SOPs using appropriate database.•Use GLPs and SOPs processes and company policies when performing all job functions.•Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site.•Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup as needed.•Maintain clean work areas (e.g. laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas).•Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site.•Perform all other related duties as assigned.
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