Posted to MedZilla on 3/26/2017


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Laboratory Assistant - Comparative Medicine 1700110-MZ


 
 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Responsible for providing husbandry and animal facility cleanliness and maintenance
  • Providing technical support to investigators and their staff (e.g. injections, collection of biological samples, compound dosing, micro chipping etc.).

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for feeding, watering and general health observations of animals in rooms as assigned.
  • Responsible for general facility upkeep and routine sanitization.
  • Operation of cage washers and autoclaves.
  • Maintenance of accurate documentation of work completed and animal related observations.
  • Administration of prescribed medications under direction of the Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician.
  • Transport of supplies and equipment between facilities.
  • Weekend and holiday work is required on a rotating schedule. Responsible for own work, ensuring quality and meeting deadline.
  • Responsible for assessing problems or issues that should be brought to the attention of the supervisor or manager.
  • Coaches and trains peers where appropriate.
Qualifications

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Essential: A.S./B.S. or equivalent in a scientific field or animal experience in a veterinary clinic, zoo etc. HS diploma plus 3 or more years experience working with laboratory animals.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • AALAS certification at ALAT level preferred but not required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Ability to lift 30lbs repeatedly and 50lbs short distances. Ability to push pull large equipment short distances. Ability to work on their feet for long periods of time

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Schedule
Full-time

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