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JOB TITLE:
Veterinary Technologist
JOB TYPE:

JOB SKILLS:
JOB LOCATION:
Sylmar California / United States

JOB DESCRIPTION :
Veterinary Technologist
Pay Rate: $20.60/HR

Cortech is seeking a Veterinary Technologist for our client in Sylmar, CA.


Working under limited supervision, maintains the health and safety of an animal research colony. Performs duties to maintain animal health and safety according to the specifications outlined in the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), guidelines provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and under the direction of the attending veterinarian. Assists in the completion of animal research studies under the guidelines of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). Takes initiative to ensure
work is done accurately and completely. Applies existing work methods to different known situations

Duties:
1. Under limited supervision, maintains an animal colony while adhering to the guidelines of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, the standards of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
2. Assists in maintain a preventative health and maintenance program for laboratory animals.
3. Maintains animal health records and facility logs.
4. Monitors animals for any health problems and/or behavior changes. Follows guidelines from the facilities’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and follows instructions from the attending veterinarian for treatment of animals. Makes observations and advises veterinarian of animal’s conditions.
5. Applies knowledge of animal restraint, husbandry, and nursing care when needed.
6. Assist in data collection activities as required.
7. Provides assistance in all aspects of research animal husbandry including, but not limited to, procurement, exams, medications, nutrition, handling and sanitation.
8. Performs various clerical activities. This includes, but is not limited to, maintain animal health and study files, maintaining various logs, inventory, and purchasing.
Other Duties: Number and list important but non-essential and/or infrequent duties performed.
1. Develops various schedules for procedures such as, but not limited to, socialization, job duty delegation, and kennel maintenance.
2. May set-up/utilize special equipment.
3. Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.
4. Performs related functions, on occasion, as assigned.

Requirements:
--Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
--Typically a minimum of two or more years of related work experience in an animal research facility or comparable animal clinic/shelter.
--Demonstrated experience with the general and technical job aspects, including the provisions of the Animal Welfare Act and the U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines as well as ability
to handle animals on a daily basis.
--Must be able to multi-task and rotate through all tasks performed in the assigned laboratory as needed.
--Incumbents must also be able to meet deadlines on multiple assignments.
-- Incumbents are required to have demonstrated spelling punctuation, grammar, basic math/numerical, organizational skills, and a familiarity with standard manufacturing/office equipment and procedures.
--The ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English is also required; this requirement includes clear, understandable speech and demonstrated comprehension skills.
--The ability to successfully pass a reading comprehension pre-employment examination is mandatory.
--The demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential.
--Must be able to maintain regular and predictable attendance; the ability to work overtime is also required.
--Must have the ability to on occasion handle and/or lift animals weighing up to 70 pound

Position Details

Jun 20, 2021
Health Care
S16204860791204425
California / United States
Sylmar
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Veterinary Technologist
Pay Rate: $20.60/HR

Cortech is seeking a Veterinary Technologist for our client in Sylmar, CA.


Working under limited supervision, maintains the health and safety of an animal research colony. Performs duties to maintain animal health and safety according to the specifications outlined in the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), guidelines provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and under the direction of the attending veterinarian. Assists in the completion of animal research studies under the guidelines of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). Takes initiative to ensure
work is done accurately and completely. Applies existing work methods to different known situations

Duties:
1. Under limited supervision, maintains an animal colony while adhering to the guidelines of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, the standards of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
2. Assists in maintain a preventative health and maintenance program for laboratory animals.
3. Maintains animal health records and facility logs.
4. Monitors animals for any health problems and/or behavior changes. Follows guidelines from the facilities’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and follows instructions from the attending veterinarian for treatment of animals. Makes observations and advises veterinarian of animal’s conditions.
5. Applies knowledge of animal restraint, husbandry, and nursing care when needed.
6. Assist in data collection activities as required.
7. Provides assistance in all aspects of research animal husbandry including, but not limited to, procurement, exams, medications, nutrition, handling and sanitation.
8. Performs various clerical activities. This includes, but is not limited to, maintain animal health and study files, maintaining various logs, inventory, and purchasing.
Other Duties: Number and list important but non-essential and/or infrequent duties performed.
1. Develops various schedules for procedures such as, but not limited to, socialization, job duty delegation, and kennel maintenance.
2. May set-up/utilize special equipment.
3. Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.
4. Performs related functions, on occasion, as assigned.

Requirements:
--Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
--Typically a minimum of two or more years of related work experience in an animal research facility or comparable animal clinic/shelter.
--Demonstrated experience with the general and technical job aspects, including the provisions of the Animal Welfare Act and the U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines as well as ability
to handle animals on a daily basis.
--Must be able to multi-task and rotate through all tasks performed in the assigned laboratory as needed.
--Incumbents must also be able to meet deadlines on multiple assignments.
-- Incumbents are required to have demonstrated spelling punctuation, grammar, basic math/numerical, organizational skills, and a familiarity with standard manufacturing/office equipment and procedures.
--The ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English is also required; this requirement includes clear, understandable speech and demonstrated comprehension skills.
--The ability to successfully pass a reading comprehension pre-employment examination is mandatory.
--The demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential.
--Must be able to maintain regular and predictable attendance; the ability to work overtime is also required.
--Must have the ability to on occasion handle and/or lift animals weighing up to 70 pound