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Animal Study Technician

Covance 4/1/2019 6:02:15 AM
JOB ID: 29902 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Greenfield, Indiana

   

 

Job Overview

Covance, a global contract research organization, worked on all of the top 50 best-selling drugs available today through its full spectrum of nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services. Through our work in Early Development Stage many lifesaving advances in medicine and safety have been drawn from the scientific discoveries made through animal research.

We have exciting Study Technician positions in our In-Life department focuses on animal's health and welfare, performing animal husbandry and task associated with research studies.

Duties include but not limited to;

* Perform daily care of small and large animals including watching for signs of stress or illness, assist with administration of medications, blood collections and care of animals
* Collection, documentation, and management of pertinent data from animal observations.

* Performs a data review of study materials with minimal quality control (QC) findings and understands the level of a quality assurance (QA) audit
* Performs basic measurements e.g., body weight, food consumption, tumor size, body temp, behavioral, blood pressure, glucometer, urine, feces
* Can perform various bleeding techniques, may perform anesthesia/sedation. Extensive training is provided; candidates need to be comfortable working with both small and large animals in a laboratory setting.
* Extensive training provided!
* Pay rate for associates without Experience in this area $15.00 per hour. We offer fantastic training and ability to gain additional skills. As your skills grow so will your income!

Education/Qualifications

What we need from you:

* Passion for providing excellent care, commitment to quality and dedication to always to the right thing
* 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.
* 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.
* Animal Care Experience highly prefer but not required

Experience

Highlights of Working at Covance

Work in a Fun & Team Focused Group

Positions are primary daytime work hours, occasional weekends and holiday work.

Outstanding and Cost Effective Benefits that start soon after you are hired!!

Exceptional Time off- 24 Days of PTO in the first year!!

Health Club Membership Reimbursement, Fantastic Growth Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

Proper and humane care for research animals is not just the right thing to do, it's also fundamental to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of new medicines that improve and save the lives of people and animals all over the world.


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Greenfield, IN - Indiana



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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 www.gettinghired.com 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).