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Study Technician Vet Ops

Covance 3/28/2019 1:09:09 PM
JOB ID: 29017 Category: Scientific Mid Level
Greenfield, Indiana



Job Overview

Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients' lives while growing your career

Veterinary Tech-Study Tech Vet Ops

We have a great opportunity for a Veterinary Technician/ Study Tech Vet Operations at our Greenfield, Indiana lab. Our ideal candidate has a background in performing or assisting in animal surgical procedures, and looking for an opportunity to apply those skills on a variety of animals in a research setting

In this role you will perform basic veterinary laboratory procedures including but not;

* Ensures that studies are conducted according to protocol, standard operating procedure documents, and government regulations
* Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary
* Performs basic dosing and bleeding techniques and restraint procedures on multiple species
* Performs anesthesia on multiple species
* Performs aseptic surgical preparation
* Performs general physical exams, laboratory testing and dental cleanings on multiple species
* Effectively managing time and resources, e.g., equipment, rooms, feed, environmental requirements, study supplies, surgical supplies
* Applies good research practice (GRP) principles
* Performs a data review of study materials with minimal quality control (QC) findings and understands the level of a quality assurance (QA) audit
* Maintains client confidentiality at all times
* May perform multiple methods of euthanasia on multiple species
* Posting requires occasional weekend coverage, Overtime often available

Why People Choose to Work at Covance

"At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work with exceptional people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own extraordinary potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond."

Build your Skills at Covance

With healthcare and pharmaceutical industries growing, join Covance to grow your career where you can retire.
We offer very competitive benefits that will look after you. Your benefit package includes medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.


Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. An equivalent combination of education and Experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education, highly prefer candidates with 1+ years of animal surgical Experience .

Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals

AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required.


Basic computer knowledge.

Basic math skills.

Ability to accurately read and record information.

1+ years of Experience performing and/or assisting in animal surgeries

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Greenfield, IN - Indiana


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).