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Animal Technician- Biocompatibility

Company: LabCorp
Location: Bedford
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for research and science?Do you have experience as a Vet Tech caring for animals?Are you looking to join a cohesive team and an exceptional organization?
We have a Research Animal Technician position in Bedford, MA, Apply Now!
This is an exceptional opportunity with an Exceptional Organization!
The successful candidate will work together with our study directors, veterinarians, and quality assurance department to ensure all study aspects are conducted per scientific and regulatory standards. The hands-on experience we offer in the lab has great possibilities for growth with exposure to all aspects of studies including sample preparation, dosing techniques, and surgery, in many different animal models. --Highly motivated individuals will have an advancement track through the department. --This position is an integral component of a fast-paced environment.-- The successful candidate will be selected based on aptitude, experience, and a dynamic personality to join our In-Vivo team.
Daily technical tasks include:

  • This position will be responsible for conducting Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) studies from start to end with minimal supervision during the course of the study
  • Performing technical tasks alongside documenting raw data in compliance with established protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Coordinate specific study activities with laboratory management
  • Providing Operating Room (OR) support and animal monitoring for small animal species
  • Performing dissections and examinations, post-life of multiple animal species
  • Collecting and handling samples (blood and tissue) for analysis and interface with the histology and clinical pathology labs
  • Handling/restraint of various species
    • Hands-on dosing techniques, of various animal species, including subcutaneous, intravenous, and intradermal
    • Perform health assessments of animals, ability to learn medical terminologyMinimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelors in a Life Sciences (i.e. biology, pharmacy, veterinary sciences) or CVT/LVT/RVT
      • ALAT certification or greater is a plus, but not a requirement
      • Must be able to stand, sit, or walk for extended periods of time
      • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
      • Good written and verbal communication skills required
      • Basic computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office softwareTitle and salary will be commensurate with experience.
        How you will be rewarded!-------------------Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date)-------------------Have access to other great benefits including: tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.-------------------401 (k)-Labcorp will match dollar-for-dollar matching contribution on the amount you contribute up to the first 5% of your eligible compensation. You are immediately eligible for the company match, no matter your length of service and you are always 100% vested in your own contributions, company matching dollars, as well as any earnings.-------------------Have the option to participate in the Labcorp Education Advantage program where you have access to over 15 Undergraduate On-line Degree Programs offered through Arizona State University (ASU). Tuition is paid by Labcorp!Access to growth opportunitiesWith the support of exceptional people from across the globe, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with:-------------------Formal and informal mentoring opportunities-------------------Extensive training and job shadowing opportunities-------------------Personalized development planning-------------------Exposure to many drug development scientific career pathsLabcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
        As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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Keywords: LabCorp, Boston , Animal Technician- Biocompatibility, Professions , Bedford, Massachusetts

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