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Veterinary Technician Surgical Services - United States  

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Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description

Company Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. 
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. 
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform.
  • In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.



Business Summary
  • We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician Surgical Services for our In-sourcing Solutions site.
  • Your primary role will be to oversee animal health and welfare in the large animal Surgical Services Program.  
  • The desired individual will contribute to and participate in the facility animal health care program, as well as peri and post-procedure animal care.  
  • The veterinary technician will contribute to the documentation of animal health and communicate with research staff. 
  •  The individual will provide training to both research and animal facility staff, and serve as an information and technical resource for the institutional animal research community.  The individual will maintain performance levels consistent with and according to professional standards and requirements.
  • Performs technical functions required by research protocols, such as daily clinical observations, diagnostic testing, administering medications to post-operative animals and health examinations of sick animals, prior to reporting adverse findings to Veterinarian responsible for that area.
  • Provides anesthesia support to all surgical cases.  This includes placement of IV catheters, intubation, and administration of anesthetic agents.  
  • Provides surgical support to the research staff, e.g. animal handling and restraint, blood and other tissues sample collection, injections, and treatments.



Requirements:
The following are minimum requirements related to the Veterinary Technician Surgical Services position.
  • Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science or Veterinary Technology or Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology or equivalent college level program preferred.
  • Experience:  Minimum of one year related animal care and handling experience required, including one year of technical experience as detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. 
  • Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) or above OR successful achievement of LAT certification within one (1) year required.  AALAS certification at the LATg level is preferred.  Veterinary Technician licensure of CVT or LVT preferred.



About Insourcing Solutions Business
Our company can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic in-sourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. In sourcing Solutions provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.




About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.  
  • Our company also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities.  
  • Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. 
  • With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives.  
  • Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.  
  • We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet