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

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2018
  • Job ID:
    848820

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.



•*MUST BE COMFORTABLE AROUND 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.

Qualifications:

•* High school diploma or GED


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

Please contact: jskiba@apexlifesciences.com