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Research Technician-Surgical

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Company :
Covance by Labcorp

Location :
San Carlos, California

Expiry Date :
Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
JOB OVERVIEW:

_DO YOU HAVE VETERINARY AND SURGICAL TECH SKILLS? WOULD YOU LIKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN AS A SURGEON?ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW SET OF CHALLENGES?_

Join the team in San Carlos, CA as a _RESEARCH TECHNICIAN_ working in Medical Device Studies. In this role you will be providing excellent care to animals in research studies. You’ll be workingwith cutting edge researchand yourwork will have a direct relationship to our mission of improving health and improve lives.

_$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE (NEW HIRES ONLY)_

COVANCE OFFERS A GREAT BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDING:
Labcorp Education Advantage-Over 15 undergraduate degree programs offered through Arizona State University (ASU).No out of pocket expenses tuition is paid by Labcorp directly to ASU

24 days of PTO in thefirst 12 months of employment, full health care coverage, 401(k), employee stock purchase program and many more! Excellent promotional opportunities

In this role, you will learn to coordinate activitiesinvolved in medical device studies, you’ll be working with large animals in a research setting. Duties include but not limitedto:

* Administers animal care and medical treatments such assuture removal, bandage removal and or replacement,restraint/handling, venous catheterizations placement
* Give urgent treatments as directed by veterinarian staff (IV/ SQ fluids, oxygen therapy (mask or intubation), analgesics.).
* Collects basic samples using appropriate techniques and submitting the samples.
* Learns to take and process radiographs; knows and understands radiation safety.
* Assist veterinarians by preparing wound, gathering supplies, monitoring during and after procedure.
* Animal prep for surgery, including intubation, surgical scrub (aseptic technique), monitoring animals under anesthesia and recovery.
* Performs minor surgical procedures.
* Position requires workingevery 3rd weekend both Saturdayand Sunday. Regular Overtime.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

* Registered Veterinary Technician certification is a plus
* Bachelors degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology preferred but not required
* AALAS certification preferred but not required

EXPERIENCE:

* Prior experiencewith animalcare, animal surgeryis preferred.
* Large animal experience includingpigs and sheep is preferredbut not required.