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Animal Support Technician

Req ID #: 223621

Frederick, Maryland, USA
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À propos de cet emploi

We are seeking an experienced Animal Support Technician to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Frederick, MD.

We are seeking an experienced Animal Support Technician to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Frederick, MD.

As an Animal Support Technician, you will perform a combination of duties in client facilities, including temporary assignments of caretaking, cage wash, and similar duties, at any IS contract site. 

Additional details about this role: 

  • Main area of support is cagewash and animal care. 
  • Animal care includes monitoring animal health and welfare while performing health observations; animal husbandry duties: daily equipment checks; provide food and water; perform cage checks and/or changes, record animal health concerns, and administer treatments as prescribed. (Variety of lab animals are possible) 
  • Cagewash support includes processing soiled caging/tanks and preparing new caging, ensure that parameters are met to meet sanitation, prepare, and set autoclave loads to designated cycle, and maintain a clean and organized cage wash area.  
  • Provide appropriate environmental enrichment, assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of various animal species.  
  • Receive, inspect, and house incoming animals, and maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas.  
  • Assist with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories, feed, bedding, etc. 
  • Maintain facility equipment and perform routine preventative maintenance on cagewash and autoclaves. 
  • Assist with technical procedures, such as providing treatments, blood and/or tissue collection, injections, surgical prep, administering anesthesia, and assisting with surgical procedures. Assist with breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels.  
  • Assist with diagnostic services such as necropsy, health surveillance, etc.
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À propos de Charles River

Charles River est une organisation internationale de recherche de phase initiale sous contrat (ORC). Ici, nous sommes passionnés par notre rôle dans l'amélioration de la qualité de vie des gens. Avec 100 sites au travers le monde, nous sommes positionnés stratégiquement pour coordonner des ressources mondiales et appliquer des perspectives pluridisciplinaires à l'élaboration de solutions aux défis uniques de nos clients. Notre base de clientèle comprend des sociétés de biotechnologies et des laboratoires pharmaceutiques internationaux, des agences publiques, et des établissements hospitaliers, d'enseignement et de recherche partout dans le monde.

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