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Veterinary Technician I - United States  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 11 April 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities

BASIC SUMMARY:

Assist veterinary staff in the documentation and triage of all laboratory animal health cases. May also perform technical in-life procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist veterinary staff in the documentation and triage of all animal health cases noted by technical staff and/or Attending Veterinarian.
  • Perform routine veterinary technical and husbandry skills including the following:
  • Administration of various therapeutic measures by IV, IM, SQ, topical, oral routes, etc.
  • Bandage/wrapping techniques.
  • Nail/hoof/teeth clipping/trimming.
  • Venipuncture techniques.
  • Vaginal swabs.
  • Proficient animal restraint techniques.
  • Monitor critical care animals (i.e., place IVs, monitor fluids, etc.).
  • Perform animal follow-up observations or new findings as required.
  • Monitor animal health, visually, and by following detailed schedules.
  • Generate animal treatment records and perform, track and schedule follow-ups.

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