Study Technician Animal Operations
Company: Laboratory Corp. of America
Posted on: August 3, 2022
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Starting at $18.00 and up based on experience with an $4000.00
Labcorp Drug Development helps to develop new drugs, medical
devices and diagnostics. Your role is vital to improving the health
of family, friends and animals.
What you will be doing:
As a Study Technician youll apply your scientific curiosity in
Biology, Animal Science, Zoology, Animal Behavior, Veterinary
Technology, Dairy Science, Equine Science or similar majors
researching the effectiveness, safety and toxicity of drugs in
early development animal research studies.
How will you be rewarded!
- Work a 1stshift including weekends, some holidays and overtime
- Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending
on start date) AND Additional Paid Holidays
- Have the option to participate in the Labcorp Education
Advantage program where you have access to over 15 Undergraduate
On-line Degree Programs offered through Arizona State University
(ASU). Tuition is paid by Labcorp!
- Have access to other great benefits including: paid holidays, a
401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and
Duties and Responsibilities:
The scope of this position is within one site across multiple
Learns how to determine and document clinical observations, body
data, food consumption data environmental data, and other data on
the appropriate data collection system (or by hand when
Learns how to interpret a protocol.
Learns study management, data organization, QA audit response,
internal and external client communication skills, and quality
Learns how to ensure that a study is conducted according to
protocol, SOPs, IACCUC and government regulations.
Learns how to perform basic dosing techniques and restraint
Maintains animal rooms and equipment in compliance with GLP and
Learns commonly used clinical sampling techniques. Learns how to
process and package biological samples for shipment to client.
Trim wet tissues
Embed tissues into paraffin
Performs basic duties of necropsy and/or basic duties of
Receive, donate and euthanize animals according to USDA
Able to adapt techniques to new procedures or particular needs as
Effectively schedules multiple assignments.
Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.
Reviews own data and identifies potential problems.
Learns to utilize computer software for forms and procedure
May instruct less experienced staff.
Learns blood pressure and body temperature measurement procedures
Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in the
resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
Learns how to review and interpret study protocol for test material
formulation procedures and to ensure that a study tasks are
conducted according with protocol, SOPs, and GLPs.
Learns to collect and record applicable hand and computer generated
data in accordance with protocol, SOPs, and GLPs.
Learns how to perform study calculations and specific techniques
for test material formulation.
Learns study set up and management, data organization, QA audit
response, internal and external client communication skills, and
quality check procedures.
Learns to serve as a lead tech; serves the role of secondary
Learns to use laboratory equipment appropriate for assigned
Learns to prepare laboratory reagents, vehicles, diets,
solution/suspensions, and capsules according to study protocols and
Learns the process of disposition of samples from prepared dose
materials by Covance or sponsor.
Learns the process of formulation verification and storage of
prepared test materials.
Learns procedures for safe handling of test materials.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
Learns to recognize deviations from normal results and informs
Study Director, Principal Investigator, Formulations Coordinator
and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect
the integrity of the data.
Learns to plan assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively
schedules multiple assignments.
Contributes to a cohesive team environment. Plans individual
workload in coordination with team members.
Supports process improvement initiatives.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION
- Bachelor degree in Life Sciences
- Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, Veterinary
Technology, or in Histology
- No experience is required with a Bachelor Degree
- 6 months to 2 years of related experience with an Associate
Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in
its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability or veteran status.
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