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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Animal Care Technician II - Medical Device Research




Full Time


San Carlos, California, United States

Do you love animals and would like to be a huge part of the greater good of medical advances and care for animals? Explore research careers and be a part of something bigger!

Be a Research Hero as an Animal Technician in San Carlos, CA. This role is one of the most important pieces of quality research!

Position starting rate is $23/hr. or higher based on experience with Animals, along with a $3000 Sign on bonus!

Schedule: Include any combination of weekend work. It could be Wed – Sun, Sat – Wed, Thur – Mon, as long as it covers weekends.

How you will be rewarded!

• Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date) PLUS Additional Paid Holidays

• Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans

• 401 (k)-Labcorp will match dollar-for-dollar matching contribution on the amount you contribute up to the first 5% of your eligible compensation

• 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!

Position Summary:

To provide general animal facility maintenance and cleanliness and to dispense animal diets in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines. To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance. Will be working with rabbits, pigs, sheep and dogs (Beagles only).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The scope of this position is within one facility to support Animal Operations across multiple studies daily.

  • Clean feeders, water bottles, animal caging, and other items. Clean and sanitize animal rooms or pens, hallways, stairways, and non-animal rooms.

  • Collects, records, and learns to review applicable hand recorded and computer generated data.

  • Operates and performs quality control checks on appropriate equipment.

  • Changes animal racks.

  • Provides clean waste removal system and changes air filters.

  • Set up housing and provide feed and water.

  • Dispense feed for use in animal studies..

  • Learns to observe animals for general health and general animal room standards.

  • Recognizes deviations from normal or expected outcomes based on known reference standards and makes recommendations to supervisor.

  • May train and instruct less experienced staff.

  • Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.

  • Recognizes and documents unusual occurrences and notifies supervisor.

  • Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action when necessary.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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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