Animal Technician III

Covance Inc Located in: Cumberland,  Virginia
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Covance is seeking an Animal Technician for its Cumberland, VA location.

Conduct routine animal husbandry (health) and record keeping procedures in accordance with Production/Whelping SOP’s. Assist with routine and special order requests.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Daily observation, diagnosis and treatment of whelping and lactating bitches.
  • Daily observation, diagnosis, treatment and administration of support therapy to pups.
  • Fostering of pups as needed.
  • Conduct record keeping on a daily basis
  • Clean and polish teeth weekly on bitches scheduled for weaning
  • Assist with weekly tattooing
  • Group up and move weaned litters from whelping building to Gemini II
  • Assist veterinarian in surgeries
  • Assist with Canine Blood and Tissue harvesting.
  • Assist veterinarian technician with special canine order requests.
  • Assist in canine studies as indicated.
  • Monitor pharmacy inventory including keeping it stocked and checking expiration dates
  • Humane care and treatment of animals
  • Meet or exceed USDA and AAALAC standards
  • Other projects as assigned

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

 

  • Two years of animal care experience
  • Proven effective interpersonal skills

 

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COMPANY INFORMATION

Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
Function:
  Manufacturing
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: