Laboratory Technician I in Saint Paul, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is currently seeking an Animal Care Technician in Arden Hills, MN with a well known medical device company. 

Pay: $14.00/hr (benefits available)

Shift: 7AM-4PM thurs.-mon.

The purpose of the Animal Care Technician is to provide animal care for preclinical animals.


Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for daily maintenance of animal health and husbandry
- Follow all SOPs and observe safety practices
- Clean all animal housing areas daily
- Provide enrichment to animals daily including exercise, toys and social housing
- Disinfect each housing area weekly to include walls, flooring and feed bins
- Feed all animals according to department SOPs
- Maintain cleanliness and organization in all areas of the lab
- Responsible for receipt of department deliveries
- Communicate all health status issues immediately to Veterinary Staff
- Document all activities in animal records and forms daily using Good Documentation Practices
- May assist Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians as assigned by Manager
- Communicate any facility maintenance required to Manager

•*Please note: Animal Care activities include weekends**

Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.


•* High school diploma or GED

•* A CVT is not required and industry experience is a plus!

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