Veterinary TechnicianJob Description
Growing research facility seeking to expand their research team for incoming project needs this month. Incumbent selected will provide care, observation and handling of laboratory animals or laboratory specimens. Will be required to follow strict guidelines pertaining to company protocols, policies, procedures, operating and maintenance instructions and manuals. Monitor and carry out veterinary instructions for proper treatment of specimens to include preparing animals for operating procedures, administering medication and monitoring anesthesia/intravenous lines. Will need to maintain accurate documentation per GLP guidelines at scheduled increments according to study protocols and monitor animal recovery. Assist with providing care, feeding, cleaning and general laboratory and good housekeeping maintenance. Position will require overtime and some weekend coverage contingent on project workload.
Two years of college, technical or trade school required. Candidate hired must have at least two (2) years of training and experience as a veterinary or laboratory animal technician for large animals to include livestock (sheep, goats, cows, pigs as examples). Incumbent must have medication administration techniques and dosing calculation experience. Proven competency in animal preparation and recovery, exposure to surgery and anesthesia preferred. Experience in research (including Good Laboratory Practice, USDA, AAALAC) preferred. AALAS certification preferred. Must have ability to lift and/or move 30-50 pounds
Mark A. de la Vega
Astrix Technology Group, Inc.
1200 Abernathy Road, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30328