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Veterinary Technician

Company: Envigo RMS, LLC
Location: Alice
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**1,000 Sign-On Bonus***Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations. We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for---making a difference in people's lives. We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as an Veterinary Technician in our Alice,TXlocation - we have an exciting future ahead!Is this you?We are seeking an VeterinaryTechnician to join our dynamic team! Works closely with the veterinary staff in supporting the nonhuman primate (NHP) colonies in Alice, TX. Monitors animal health and welfare with the opportunity to work with different NHP species. Position includes assisting all departments onsite including the hospital, behavior, quarantine, shipping and outside colony teams. Performs technical medical procedures in the various departments and assists the veterinary team in all aspects of animal care.Primary ways the VeterinaryTechnician will contribute to the Envigo team:Perform initial assessment and physical examination of animals.Perform non-invasive surgeries with veterinary support.Provide nursery support to NHP orphans and/or newborns.Administer therapeutic modalities such as medications, bandaging, splints, fluid therapy, safe application of external heart source, etc.Dental procedures, such as routine cleaning and/or extractions.Monitor anesthesia and recovery.Assist veterinarians in various medical procedures, including handling of animals.Obtain diagnostic radiographs/ultrasounds and maintain upkeep of equipment.Obtain and submit diagnostic samples to laboratory.Opportunity to train technical staff on procedures.Collects data and documents pertinent information in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines.Helps maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.We are looking for the following from the VeterinaryTechnician:Bachelor or Associates degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, Associate degree in Veterinary Technology, Registered Vet Tech or Certified Vet Tech with a minimum of six months experience. Experience may be substituted for education requirements.AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technologist level desirable.Six months of experience in a laboratory or veterinary setting preferredKnowledge of anatomic and physiologic variations in lab animals, animal husbandry, behavior, feeding, nutrition, diseases, and reproduction.Ability to effectively interact with laboratory staff and clients.Skilled in concise writing and intermediate level computer operations.Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information.Must be able to work with laboratory animals.This position requires that the Veterinary Technician be able to:Overtime and weekend work as required.Mandatory immunizations and screening as required (TB testing & Measles Titer)May work with potentially hazardous substances not limited to known /potential teratogens or carcinogens.Work will require PPE (personal protective equipment).Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals, emphasis on non-human primatesMust be able to work in small or confined spaces and outdoors.Supplemental PaySign-on BonusEnvigo offers benefits including:Generous paid time offPaid holidaysMedical, dental and vision insuranceHealth savings accountFlexible spending account401kEnvigo is anEOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Envigo RMS, LLC, Corpus Christi , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Alice, Texas

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