Job Description

Laboratory Animal Technician
Job Number: 21-13049
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Laboratory Animal Technician for our client in San Diego, CA.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Observe, monitor and document the health and physical environment within the client's animal facility.
  • Perform animal care and husbandry.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to laboratory animals for research.
  • Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations.
  • Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
  • Perform daily cage wash duties, sanitation and fill clean cages with bedding, as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of animal health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by the facility.
  • Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor, facility veterinarian or designee.
  • Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures.
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas or isolator environments, including room or facility personnel entry and personnel protective equipment use.
  • Receive, inspect and house incoming animals.
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.
  • Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two years directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • AALAS certification at the ALAT level or above required
 
Skills:
  • Proficiency with basic animal identification methods.
  • Ability to effectively follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with coworkers, research staff and managers.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jay Lucas   
arjay.lucas@eclaro.com
6463571240
Jay Lucas | LinkedIn
 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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