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Los Angeles, CA
Animal Care Assistant
Los Angeles, CA
Maggio-Upton
Los Angeles, CA
Animal Care Assistant
  • Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures
  • Assist in the transport of patients
  • May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned
  • May perform cagewash duties as assigned
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • May assist with the movement/transfer of animals
Phoenix, AZ
Animal Care Supervisor
Phoenix, AZ
Carter-Streich
Phoenix, AZ
Animal Care Supervisor
  • Acting a member of the kennel department and completing related duties
  • Working knowledge of animal research facility operations
  • Working with the hospital manager and other supervisors to ensure the daily hospital operations run smoothly
  • Making sure all shifts are covered within the kennel department
  • Implementing disciplinary action for a department member when necessary
  • Obtaining LATG certification within 18 months of appointment
  • Working with the hospital manager and other supervisor’s to ensure the daily hospital operations run smoothly
present
Detroit, MI
Animal Care Specialist
Detroit, MI
Jakubowski, Gibson and Bergnaum
present
Detroit, MI
Animal Care Specialist
present
  • Assist with review, development and improvement of departments forms and SOPs
  • Assist Veterinary Staff with animal care as requested, such as physical examinations
  • Work with Entomologist on releasing of butterfly pupae
  • Gain a working knowledge of the Butterfly house and Butterfly species
  • Assist with educational programs and guest relations
  • Interact with veterinary staff to convey and assist with animal health issues
  • Provide quality care and health monitoring for all animals
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Health
Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Health
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Health
Skills Skills
  • Ability to work under stressful or emergency conditions and follow directions precisely
  • Plaster-casting techniques
  • Methods of sterilizing surgical equipment
  • Emergency medical techniques
  • Interest in general science and biology
  • Enjoy helping others
  • Patient care techniques
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Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience entering data into a database (e.g. Topaz Software, Excel, and Access)
  • Experience keeping activity logs and managing inventory
  • Experience handling rodents (rats and mice)
  • Experience in an animal research facility
  • Experience operating complex machinery
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assesses workloads, schedules, and supervises animal care staff to ensure the safe, timely, and regulation-compliant completion of husbandry responsibilities, providing training, guidance, feedback, counseling, and discipline as necessary
  • Supervises facility maintenance and equipment – e.g., cage washers, autoclaves, and pressurized tanks
  • Validates proper operation and function of building systems, water dispensers, water storage, water quality, water testing, and autoclave systems
  • Monitors and communicates to appropriate staff, contractors, or vendors regarding repair, installation, or updating of machinery
  • Organizes and validates work completion, proper equipment operation, records, equipment certification, and equipment performance standards
  • Supervises animal care within the entire facility – proper husbandry practices and equipment use, supply use, inventory, and ordering; safety requirements, personal protection, and record keeping
  • Administers cleanliness, husbandry organization, environment parameters, room maintenance, animal transfers, animal census, and husbandry requests
  • Overs the ordering, delivery and maintenance of food and bedding, and works and communicates with investigator re adherence to standards of food storage, identification, and preparation practices
  • Serves in the absence of co-supervisors and/or facility manager regarding operations of the facility and husbandry responsibilities
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Animal Care & Use Committee Administrator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Possession of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college/ university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or two (2) years related experience in lieu of degree
  • Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • A minimum of three (3) years related experience
  • Knowledge of laboratory animal technology and federal laws, policies, regulations and procedures governing the care and use of research animals
  • Knowledge of Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  • Experience in the use of electronic documentation and data management systems
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of ACUC functions
  • Possess a high degree of independence and judgment, strong attention to detail, excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills, and use of computer software applications
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Yes
  • Less than 6 months
  • 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years or more
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Research Assistant Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must have excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Must have animal handling experience
  • Candidate should have knowledge of farm operations, tractor experience and a minimum of 1 years of large animal care experience or large animal education
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of relevant experience
  • ALAT certification within two years of eligibility
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Associate Director, Animal Care & Use Office Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist in the development of initiatives and strategic plans to address the existing and emerging needs of the animal care and use program
  • Lead and manage special projects including analyzing, interpreting and preparing reports to support decision-making as well as driving the implementation of the changes
  • Human resource responsibilities such as supervising select ACUO staff members, interviewing, hiring, training, conducting performance evaluations, fostering professional development activities, making salary recommendations, as well as planning, assigning, and reviewing individuals’ daily responsibilities
  • Manage and address inquiries, problems, and concerns from faculty, staff, students, the general public, and regulatory agencies regarding the care and use of vertebrate animals for research, testing, or instruction at the University
  • Oversee the development of relevant policies, programs, and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and nationally accepted standards
  • Oversee the semi-annual animal care and use program review and facilities inspections
  • Assist in hosting inspections and site visits from outside regulatory agencies
  • Assist in for the preparation and submission of reports to governmental and accreditation agencies
  • Maintain knowledge of current information and issues regarding laboratory animal science, and engage in professional development activities
  • Master’s degree in animal science, education, or a related discipline, or the equivalent years of related work experience
  • Ten years experience in Animal Care and Use research compliance with at least seven to ten of those years in a management or leadership role
  • Expert knowledge of the regulatory standards governing animal research activities, for example, the Code of Federal Regulations: Titles 7 and 9, the PHS Policy, and the Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  • Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA) certification or immediate eligibility to attainment of the credential
  • Proven management and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to hire and train new staff with the proven ability to motivate and retain professional staff
  • Ability to mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results
  • Strong commitment to the welfare of animals used in research
  • A proven ability to manage the AAALAC accreditation process as well as the ability to maintain program accreditation
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acting a leader in implementing VCA Policy as it changes to better the individual hospital
  • Implementing disciplinary action for a department member when necessary
  • Participate in interviewing and hiring kennel staff
  • Making sure all shifts are covered within the kennel department
  • Keeping department members appraised of VCA policy changes, required training, and hospital/department updates
  • Review weekly duties sheet so each kennel member is aware of her responsibilities for each shift
  • Working with the hospital manager and other supervisor’s to ensure the daily hospital operations run smoothly
  • Prepare travel sheet the day before discharge (can delegate as needed)
  • Acting a member of the kennel department and completing related duties
  • Deciding how much food needs to be ordered
  • Implementing clean procedures and needed supplies
  • Monthly meetings with Hospital manager to ensure safety and address concerns
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2+ years Veterinary or Boarding Facility experience
  • 2+ years Supervisory experience in an animal-related field
  • 6 months to one year of Supervisory experience
  • 1+ year of Veterinary Assistant/ Technician Experience OR 2+ years Boarding Facility/ Kennel Experience
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working with the hospital manager and other supervisors to ensure the daily hospital operations run smoothly
  • Prepare boarding and daycare records and invoices the day before intake/discharge (can delegate as needed)
  • Acting as a member of the kennel department and completing related duties
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Animal Care & Day Camp Attendant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent communication and client service skills
  • Be a Team Player
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift at least 40lbs
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Animal Care Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acclimatisation of animals to their surroundings
  • Ensuring that animal enclosures are maintained
  • Cleaning out kennels, pens, cages and changing bedding
  • Exercising dogs and socialising with the animals
  • Feeding and watering animals
  • Accurately recording vital animal information, for example body weights
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Team Lead Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist in facility inspections and assist in managing the quality assurance program in the animal facilities. Determines needs and makes recommendations for staffing and new/replacement equipment and/or services
  • Assists in ensuring facility and equipment maintenance is meeting operational standards
  • Provide input for animal care staff evaluations. Implements ARC attendance policy
  • Assists in the disciplinary actions for animal care and husbandry staff
  • Provides backup oversight of the facility in the absence of the Supervisor or Asst Supervisor
  • Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • This position is located in a BSL3/4 facility
  • Provides daily direction and supervision to Cagewash / Animal Care technicians to maintain quality performance of departmental and client objectives - including meeting/exceeding departmental standards with respect to husbandry, cagewash facilities operation, facilities condition, sanitation levels and facility security
  • Experience: Minimum two years experience in a laboratory animal facility (primate/NHP's) AND supervisory experience in a comparable industrial, maintenance, or custodial environment required. Experience with maintenance and use of industrial machinery required. BSL3/4 experience preferred
  • Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) or higher required. Certification at the LAT level or higher is preferred
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Animal Care Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • May observe animals for general health and overall well being
  • May provide environmental enrichment with guidance
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • May assist with the movement/transfer of animals
  • May perform cagewash duties as assigned
  • Experience: None
  • Other: None
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Animal Care Tech-group Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for assisting in the training of animal care staff in the following; cage changing, microisolator cage changing techniques, room sanitation, autoclave operation, cagewash operations, waste disposal and other husbandry duties as required
  • Provide support in animal rooms changing cages and works in the cage wash operation
  • Ensure proper maintenance of animal records including, room logs, health reports, cage card labels, autoclave records, cagewash records, animal census and other records as required
  • Ensure that all animal rooms are observed on a daily basis to monitor for sick, impaired or dead animals, and reports findings to the veterinary staff or alternatively to the Animal Facility Manager
  • Coordinate repair and general up-keep of physical environment in areas of responsibility
  • Interact with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance. Serve as a liaison between scientific staff and support personnel
  • Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) or higher or ability to successfully achieve ALAT certification within one (1) year of hire/promotion required
  • Other: Working knowledge of laboratory animal facilities operations. Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond timely to the needs of faculty, research personnel and client staff to ensure that excellent customer service is provided at all times. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Positive, professional leadership skills to: coach and influence employees; counsel, and provide supervisor with feedback for productive performance evaluations. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors. Working knowledge of laboratory animal equipment and supplies, including cagewash, autoclave, and caging systems for a variety of common laboratory animals and personal protective equipment requirements for barrier and non-barrier facilities and various bio-safety levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The position requires direct contact with a variety of laboratory animal species. Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping in support of laboratory animal operations preferred
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Animal Care Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Room cleaning and change-outs
  • Basic vivarium maintenance procedures
  • Basic cage wash functions (filling/dumping bedding, food jars, etc.)
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Assistant Director of Animal Care Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage HCCM staff and provide leadership to develop a culture of excellence in animal care and services in support of the HMA research animal program
  • Maintain a detailed working knowledge of facility equipment and HVAC parameters in close collaboration with the Directors of HMS and HSPH Facilities Departments and their staff
  • Maintain a detailed working knowledge of workload demands and workforce capabilities to optimize personnel management and operational throughput efficiencies while minimizing overtime and other costs to HCCM
  • Ensure the safe working environment for HCCM and research staff in HCCM facilities in collaboration with the Harvard Environmental Health and Safety department
  • Track staff productivity and performance through metrics developed in conjunction with the Director
  • Assist in the oversight and direction of regular staff training in conjunction with Veterinary Services to help ensure standardization of work practices and consistency of animal care in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assist in the writing and review of Standard Operating Procedures for HCCM
  • Manage vivarium equipment inventory and replacement schedules to ensure functionality, biosecurity, and sound fiscal management
  • Meet regularly with other HCCM departments including Veterinary Services, Finance and Procurement to ensure timely and accurate communication of information and coordination of activities
  • Work as liaison with the Director of Campus Security and Environmental Operations to be familiar with current campus conditions and events
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Team Lead Animal Care-animal Resources Center Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for training and mentoring of animal care staff. Makes recommendations to the Supervisor for promotions
  • Oversees record keeping for the animal care program (animal room logs, census, breeding, technical services, etc.)
  • Assists in training and ensuring safety programs are followed. May participate in work start meetings for new projects and biohazard work (ABSL1-3 practices)
  • Assist in maintaining compliance for accreditation of animal care program (ARC SOPs, IACUC policy, the Guide, AWA, NIH guidelines, USDA, CDC, PHS policy, etc.)
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform in vivo husbandry procedures including animal receipt
  • Observes, records and reports atypical findings of the environment, facility and animal health
  • Administer treatments via various routes
  • Collect and process biological samples according to appropriate protocol and SOP requirements
  • Provide quality care and health monitoring for all animals
  • Identify and report any facility related issues or animal health concerns as necessary
  • Interact with veterinary staff to convey and assist with animal health issues
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Adhere to all applicable guidelines for the care and use of animals in research
  • Perform facility sanitization, including animal rooms, hallways and other areas of the facility as needed
  • Clearly and accurately document procedures including husbandry and sanitization
  • Ensure that raw data records are accurate, complete and in appropriate order
  • Maintain accurate animal health and census records
  • Keep facilities stocked with supplies needed for daily operations
  • Assist with review, development and improvement of departments forms and SOPs
  • Follow company SOPs, Policies, and Practices
  • Assist Veterinary Staff with animal care as requested, such as physical examinations
  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required. Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) in animal science or related field preferred
  • Experience: Zero to six months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level
  • Certification/Licensure: ALAT preferred
  • Other: Ability to handle common laboratory species. Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment. Excellent organization skills with minimal supervision enabling effective management of multiple, concurrent tasks and priorities. Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Basic understanding of study design and protocols
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Supervisor, Animal Care & Health Resume Examples & Samples

  • AALAS certified LATg
  • Valid state driver's license if driving animal transport van
  • Quality, compliance, customer focus, communications, collegiality, initiative, efficiency, coach ability and people management
  • Gnotobiotic experience
  • College education
  • Experience managing multiple persons of diverse backgrounds
  • CMAR certification (preferred)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and confidential or sensitive information
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of office based software, e-mail, and building management systems
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Senior Animal Care Technologist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Caring for poultry (feed, water, air)
  • Working with Scientists on tests
  • Helping vaccinate and necropsies of birds
  • Cleaning of isolation units for tests
  • Reporting of daily observations of birds
  • Reporting any equipment failure
  • Maintaining work area clean and orderly
  • Proper use of all safety procedures
  • Record keeping skills
  • Experience with poultry and computer skills preferred
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Animal Care Taker Resume Examples & Samples

  • College/ BS or Associate Degree -More than 0.5 year experience with demonstrated knowledge with handling and taking care of laboratory animals
  • A high awareness of and interest in animal ethics and animal welfare
  • Able to proactively communicate with manager to ensure rapid corrective actions if animal health and welfare is not optimal
  • Flexible attitude towards changing working hours
  • Proactive and able to take responsibility beyond own tasks
  • Communicating and collaborating in a positive and motivating way, good team-player, highly flexible and have a “can-do” approach
  • Good command of spoken and written English will be considered an advantage
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Team Leader, Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Evaluate, coordinate and assign animal care and cage washing staff to assigned daily functions
  • Oversee the conduct of appropriate husbandry practices at the site
  • Promote inter- and intra-departmental communication in order to facilitate and maximize performance associated with animal husbandry functions. Resolve problems involving coordination
  • Communicate with in-life supervisory staff on performance issues of animal care and cage washing staff
  • Ensure all tasks are performed in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Perform cage wash, animal husbandry and any other duties necessary to ensure proper care of the laboratory animals. Ensure animal environment is maintained in accordance with all applicable SOPs
  • Ensure that weekend assignments have been made, that the technicians assigned understand what needs to be completed, and that all assignments are covered
  • Provide guidance in the day to day activities of limited assigned departmental employees to ensure accurate, high-quality work, and adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices and procedures [SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols]. Assist supervisor to prioritize workload of assigned group. Ensure schedule is prepared daily, accurately reflecting group and laboratory tasks and work load
  • Identify training and development needs of assigned staff. Assist in the development, implementa­tion and delivery of depart­mental training programs; ensure that assigned staff receive departmental orien­tation and necessary on-the-job training. May maintain group training manual and training records
  • Monitor performance of assigned staff. Assist in providing regular coaching and counseling with supervisors
  • Schedule overtime as directed by supervisor. Assist in the coordination of vacation/time off schedules
  • Assist in the maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs
  • Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition
  • Serve as a model as it relates to effective time management, communication and utilization of resources. Provide leadership and motivation to departmental personnel
  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required. Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in animal science or related discipline preferred
  • Experience: 4-6 years related experience in animal research and/or husbandry preferred. Experience working in a regulated environment preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
  • Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the ALAT or LAT level preferred
  • Other:Ability to handle common laboratory animal species. Basic knowledge of GLP regulations preferred. Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature in which ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Ability to receive and understand general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments. Effective verbal and written communication required
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Maintenance / Animal Care Tech.i Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform construction, electrical and plumbing activities
  • Operate boats, forklifts and bobcats after onsite training
  • Perform basic veterinary technical assistance and animal husbandry duties providing feed, water, enrichment and cleaning of cages
  • Assist in processing animals and cleaning feeders
  • Trap, tattoo, inject and weigh NHP’s quarterly
  • Perform animal health observations. Report and document any abnormal conditions or animal behavior to the Assistant Project Manager
  • Monitor, report, and document animal irregularities
  • Perform animal husbandry and veterinary technical assistance on designated weekend and holidays
  • Perform all work assignments in accordance with guidelines established by federal, state, and local regulatory agencies and site SOP and specific protocol instructions
  • Most of the work is maintenance with animal care secondary
  • Some experience in construction and / or facility maintenance field. Basic knowledge, skills and experience performing maintenance tasks including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, small engines and vehicles
  • Knowledge or ability to grasp training for reoccurring tasks with a reasonable degree of independence under normal supervision and after a customary orientation period for including but not limited to chainsaws, gas powered water pumps, pressure sprayers, generators, trucks, trailers, forklift, bobcat, and boats. Experience with boat operation preferred
  • One year animal care experience with at least six months working with non-human primates desirable but not required. Transferable experience typically found through work on farms, in zoos, veterinary clinics, or nonhuman primate facilities performing husbandry and animal care procedures including but not limited to feed, water and environmental enrichment, cleaning and sanitizing of cages and equipment and other basic animal husbandry practices
  • Successful completion of the OSHA forklift certification required at the next available training opportunity after employment
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Animal Care Iv-group Leader Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific areas
  • Assists in reviewing training documents for accuracy
  • Assist facility manager in creating the husbandry work schedule for the daily cage changing procedures as well as the additional duty assignments
  • Assist facility manager in creating animal enrichment schedule and evaluating new items
  • Act as an escort for facility inspections, contractors, vendors and visiting scientists
  • Conduct room inspections to assess the animals’ health and cage environment as well as all related paperwork and record keeping
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the husbandry staff on operations and facility issues. Specific responsibilities include investigating operational issues, including gathering information and details, compiling the information, and submitting/presenting it along with recommendation(s) for resolution of the situation/issue to the facility manager. Provide training to new hires in the duties and responsibilities of animal care and facility operations
  • Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols
  • Provide simple veterinary care and treatments as assigned by the veterinary technician, veterinarian or manager
  • Perform rodent euthanasia via CO2 and cervical dislocation
  • Perform rodent anesthesia via isoflurane
  • Place microchips in various species (i.e. mouse, rat, rabbit, G. Pigs)
  • Review animal procurement records and reports for proper caging/housing assignments, diets, cage card/cage tag documentation and animal identification
  • Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals; ensure and provide sentinel animals in each rodent housing area. Read various identification systems (notches, toe clips, microchip)
  • Working knowledge of strain nomenclature and genetics
  • Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by Institute and facility
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas, environments, including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use
  • Provide quality assurance to include animal health surveillance, monitoring of effectiveness of facility sanitation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), as well as internal facility reports for monitoring deviations from pre-established facility parameters
  • Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred
  • Experience: Three or more year’s related animal care and handling experience required in combination with facility and equipment knowledge
  • Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) or higher preferred; LATg eligibility required
  • Other: Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping essential. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and outlook
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Research Assistant Animal Care-calf Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Animal handling experience required
  • Candidate should have knowledge of farm operations
  • Tractor experience and a minimum of one year of large animal care experience or large animal education
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Animal Care Aide Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides general care and feeding to animals, following guidelines on the type and amount of food and the frequency of feedings for different animals, and providing water at regular intervals
  • Cleans and sanitizes feeding bowls, pens, cages and pavilion areas housing animals, using low pressure power washing equipment, spray hoses, scrub brushes and related equipment
  • Prepares cleaning solutions and follows standard procedures to sanitize specific areas where sick or contagious animals are housed
  • Performs custodial duties including the mopping and sweeping of floors to maintain the general cleanliness of the facility
  • Cleans and sterilizes operating rooms and other medical treatment areas
  • Treats animals to reduce the spread of ticks and fleas using topical medications
  • Transports impounded animals from vehicles to facility using various restraint devices such as catch poles and leashes to humanely secure animals
  • Transports, carries, and restrains animals for medical treatment or examination purposes
  • Prepares and updates manual and computerized records to inventory impounded animals
  • Competes a daily inventory report to account for animals housed in assigned pavilion
  • Reviews inventory of supplies and requisitions needed for food and cleaning supplies
  • Unloads and stocks delivered animal food and supplies in central supply room
  • Assists in preparing animals for euthanasia and properly bagging and disposing of remains
  • Assists in providing customer service at the front desk, answering questions about adoption procedures and processing paperwork, as required
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Patient care techniques
  • Emergency medical techniques
  • Methods of sterilizing surgical equipment
  • Plaster-casting techniques
  • Interest in general science and biology
  • Enjoy helping others
  • Ability to work under stressful or emergency conditions and follow directions precisely
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital/Health Systems
  • NorthCrest Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage and coordinate the daily operation of one or more complex facilities. Ensure that all daily work is done in a timely fashion and in accordance with all SOPs and regulations
  • Supervises trains, evaluates schedules and directs the activities of the animal care, AFSCME and temporary workers so as to provide for their growth and to maximize the potential of all employees
  • Coordinate and assign work schedules for animal husbandry and cage wash staff to ensure balanced workloads and efficient work flow
  • Evaluate staffing needs for team to ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained to meet departmental goals
  • Coordinate and oversee the training of new and existing employees in the husbandry and/or cage wash areas
  • Coordinate animal room moves to accommodate investigators, facility renovations and repairs
  • Maintain facilities to be inspection ready at all times by preventing and mitigating repeat inspection citations
  • Participate in area IACUC inspections
  • Confer with researchers regularly regarding day-to-day operations as well as special handling, treatment and experimental needs
  • Perform monthly Quality Assurance inspections
  • Meet with employees regularly to discuss current work performance and future goals
  • Responsible for staff performance management. This involves providing immediate, timely feedback, coaching/counseling and administering disciplinary action when needed
  • Promote and support a positive working environment within team and unit
  • Supervise disposition of animals
  • Assist in departmental planning and development , review and revising standard operating procedures for animal use
  • Participate in public outreach programs on the benefits of biomedical research, such as provision of facility tours
  • Supervise and perform the maintenance of unit records
  • Prevent and mitigate repeat inspection citations
  • Maintain inventory of equipment, instruments, and supplies
  • Assure compliance with Affirmative Action and safety programs
  • Support and assist animal care managers
  • Obtaining LATG certification within 18 months of appointment
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years’ experience in a laboratory or other animal care related setting
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Eligible for certification within 18 months of being in position by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at a LATG level
  • Strong skills in communication and conflict management
  • Strong organizational skills to help with planning and opening of new vivarium facilities
  • Proficient in the use and understanding of Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Minimum one year experience supervising in a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field
  • Skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional, positive, and helpful manner with co-workers, management and research community
  • Skills that demonstrate the ability to coordinate a projects and/or perform in a liaison role between multiple groups
  • Ability to manage change and understand multiple interpretations of procedures
  • Completion of full training for Animal Technician Associate
  • Certification as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG)
  • Certified Manager of Animal Resources (CMAR) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Stock facilities with supplies needed for daily operations
  • Experience: At least 2 years related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level
  • Other:Ability to handle common laboratory species. Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment. Excellent organization skills with minimal supervision enabling effective management of multiple, concurrent tasks and priorities. Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Basic understanding of study design and protocols
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Technician, Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitor the health of animals in the laboratory under close direction of supervisor and/or veterinarian
  • Sanitize and clean cages, racks, rooms, runs, outside animal area, and all related equipment per SOPs
  • Perform a limited range of basic laboratory tests, techniques, and/or exams
  • Maintain records deemed necessary for the proper operation of facility
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • High School Diploma (or equivalency) required; ALAT (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician) from the AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) certification preferred
  • No previous related experience required; experience in animal care, veterinary technology, or related field preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to read, comprehend, speak, and write English
  • Basic computer skills
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Supervising Animal Care Clerk Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervises, assigns, and monitors the work of Animal Care Clerk’s providing customer service and responding to inquiries received over the telephone or from visitors arriving at the facility
  • Schedules staff, prepares work assignments, and ensures adequate coverage of the facility’s front desk area
  • Monitors work activities to ensure the appropriate treatment and care of animals arriving at the facility
  • Implements work procedures to provide customer service and process paperwork and fees for animal adoptions, redemptions, and impoundments
  • Screens applicants, verifies information, and approves animal adoption applications to ensure animals are being placed in a proper and safe environment
  • Transports and oversees staff transporting animals from the front desk to facility cages or other facilities
  • Trains staff on front desk standard operating procedures and the proper handling of animals
  • Responds to problems and handles difficult inquiries including the redemption of animals by owners who lack proof of ownership and the adoption of certain breeds of dogs and animals with behavioral considerations
  • Oversees cashiering functions, reviews daily cash receipts, and ensures the proper depositing of monies collected
  • Monitors the batching of monies collected and reconciliation of daily transactions
  • Prepares work reports on unit work activities and revenue generated
  • Feeds, cleans, and provides general care to animals
  • Receives and processes payments for adoptions, redemptions, dog licenses, and related services
  • Two (2) years of clerical or customer service experience, plus one (1) year of experience working with animals in an animal hospital, shelter, or related animal facility; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Previous Supervisory experience in a position related to the position
  • Previous work experience in a position dealing with irate/emotional customers
  • Previous work experience dealing with companion animals in a shelter or hospital
  • Previous work experience in a position operating a personal computer (PC)
  • Previous service in the Armed Forces of the U.S. on active duty continually for six months and have not been dishonorably discharged
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 2 year, paid, full time experience in the care, husbandry and training of a variety of marine mammal species
  • Experience with both pinnipeds and cetaceans preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, psychology, zoology or related field preferred
  • Must be able to walk, stand, bend, reach, and pass a swim test including a free dive unassisted
  • Must be able to work in and around cold salt water
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must be willing to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Must be able to work with chemicals and follow MSDS
  • Must be able to read, write and speak in English and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing to operate SFDK vehicles (forklift, Golf Cart, Car/Truck, etc.)
  • Must possess quick reflexes and be able to react quickly to changing animal situations
  • Must be a Certified Open Water Diver
  • Must be able to pass an annual dive physical and stress test
  • Knowledge of basic water chemistry for marine mammal exhibits required
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • One year previous experience handling or keeping exotic animals preferred
  • Must be mentally alert and be able to pay attention to all daily duties
  • Must possess ability to make appropriate decisions under pressure and in changing circumstances if immediate direction is unavailable
  • Must have quick reflexes and be able to react quickly to changing animal situations
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and possess the mental capacities to perform the essential job duties
  • Must be able to lift animals and equipment up to 75 lbs. Must possess the physical dexterity to hold and maneuver equipment. Must be able to walk and run quickly as needed
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings, early mornings, and holidays
  • Must be articulate and be able to speak and understand English. Must have good corrected/uncorrected vision and good hearing
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 2 year, paid, full time experience in the care, husbandry and training of a variety of animal species
  • Must be able to walk, stand, bend, reach, and possess the physical and mental capacities to perform the job
  • Must be able to lift t up to 50 lbs with or without assistance
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing to operate SFDK vehicles (forklift, Golf Cart, Car/Truck, Tractor, etc.)
  • Must possess basic animal biology and training knowledge
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Animal Care Administrator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must have the ability to provide project management support to investigators conducting research in various species of laboratory animals and take a lead role in development and use of core veterinary technical skills to enhance research studies
  • Willingness to work under BSL-2, BSL-3, and BSL-4 conditions. Able to wear respiratory protection.Imaging expertise to provide imaging services on animal models in the BSL-4 environment
  • Experience in specialty areas such as rodent and rabbit facilities, nonhuman primate facilities, barrier t, hazard containment and animal facility data management are desirable
  • Good Laboratory Practice experience is preferred
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Supv, Animal Care Facilities Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist in developing and modifying, as needed, animal care policies, procedures and practices which promote high quality, cost effective operation of the animal facilities
  • Perform hiring interviews and submit hiring recommendations
  • Help provide job performance training and documentation of training for animal care staff
  • Prepare and coach staff on knowledge and skills needed for AALAS certification
  • Interact with faculty, staff, and other Medical School service departments (EH&S, EBS & Facility Maintenance) to provide high quality, responsive animal care services; advise on technological changes affecting laboratory animal research and care
  • Oversee efficiency and effectiveness of work assigned to direct reports
  • Maintain supply and equipment inventory to sustain the day-to-day operations of the animal care program, including; feed/bedding, sanitation supplies, cage equipment, etc
  • Maintain accurate records, including: room logs, health reports, cage cards, autoclave and cage-wash records, animal census and other records as required
  • Conduct performance evaluation interviews of direct reports. Complete subsequent performance review documentation using input gained from the interviews
  • Perform routine rounds of assigned animal facilities to monitor performance of direct reports, adherence to policy/protocol of personnel working within the facility and evaluate morale
  • Identify and report physical plant items or equipment in need of repair
  • Provide information needed for annual budget projections by tracking use of materials, supplies, and equipment repairs throughout the year and provide an estimate on quantity or funds needed for the upcoming year
  • Provide weekend and holiday oversight as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or any of the life sciences (e.g., animal science, biology, microbiology), or equivalent experience
  • AALAS certification at the Technologist level is required, or, AALAS certification at the Technician level with successful completion of Technologist certification within 18 months of being appointed supervisor
  • 1 year of experience as a supervisor in a laboratory animal facility is required (including hiring or interviewing for hiring, managing, discipline, etc. Supervisory experience with at least 2 direct reports preferred). Or, successful completion of at least 30 documented hours of Management Training Seminars/Program
  • Working knowledge of, and hands-on experience with, barrier animal facilities is preferred
  • Basic computer skills and a working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word are required
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Technician, Animal Care Resume Examples & Samples

  • Observes, records, and reports atypical findings of the environment, physical plant, and animal health or behavior. These observations are to include but are not limited to sick animals, maintenance problems, safety hazards, mistreatment or inappropriate treatment of animals
  • Performs animal husbandry duties; e.g., feeding, watering, cage/pen cleaning
  • Sanitizes animal rooms, animal procedure rooms, animal corridors, cage-wash rooms, animal morgue refrigerator, and necropsy room
  • Handles restraint and sexing of laboratory animals
  • Maintains animal room records; e.g., census, sanitation, enrichment, feeding, and cage card animal identification
  • Prepares and distributes routine medications as directed by veterinary staff; e.g., medicated drinking water or feed
  • Sanitizes all animal care equipment
  • Operates and performs routine maintenance on floor machines, rack washer, bottle washer, tunnel washer, autoclaves, and bio-safety cabinets / clean bench hoods
  • Assist Grade 13 or above personnel in the operation and maintenance of aquatic life support systems and or robotic cage wash equipment
  • Maintains validation records of cage-washer efficiencies and room maintenance records of assigned areas
  • Keep assigned work areas stocked with supplies needed for routine operation of the area
  • Removes and disposes of waste
  • Operates Shuttle Vehicles
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Valid Class D State Drivers License
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Animal Care Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must have the ability to multi-task, have good communication skills, organization skills, and problem solving skills
  • Some computer skills and mathematical ability required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
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Animal Care Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Genuine desire to provide basic health care for ill/injured animals with a compassionate approach
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and a pro-active approach in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Experience prioritizing caseload and using time-management to effectively meet the needs of patients
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to anticipate the needs of the unit
  • Clean and disinfect cages and runs, exam and treatment tables, gurneys, cabinets and counters, and sinks within the Intermediate Care Unit to maintain sanitary conditions and prevent disease transmission
  • Scrub surfaces to remove blood, feces, hair, tissue, urine, vomit, etc
  • Scrub and clean dirty dishes and restock when cleaned
  • Pull and remove recycle and trash
  • Return soiled laundry to Central Laundry, and return cleaned laundry to IC
  • Dust and disinfect exam lights, viewing windows and ledges, phones, canisters and miscellaneous equipment
  • Stock assigned areas with Animal Care, custodial and medical supplies; such as, but not limited to, pet food, cat litter, clean laundry, paper towels, soap, disinfectant, syringes, needles, gauze, gloves, etc
  • Assist clinicians, students and technicians with procedures, including animal restraint, treatments, and lab test sample collection
  • Assist in the transport of patients
  • Feed, exercise, and observe animals in assigned areas
  • Clean cages and kennels throughout the day as needed in Intermediate care
  • Monitor animals for signs of distress, abnormal behaviors, or increased signs of illness; observe urine output and feces
  • Report any problems or concerns to clinicians, students and technicians
  • Sweep and mop all floors with disinfectant throughout the entire assigned area, in order to remove blood, feces, hair, urine, vomit, etc
  • Machine scrub floors monthly to maintain a clean and sanitary appearance
  • Ensure sanitary and comfortable conditions for animals in assigned areas by cleaning and disinfecting animal holding areas including kennels, cages, runs, treatment surfaces, walls, and floors using hoses and automatic disinfectant dispensers and scrub brushes
  • Remove contaminated dog blankets, transport to laundry area
  • Ensure they are kept separate from surgical laundry to prevent contamination
  • Clean and disinfect kitchen area, utensils
  • Clean and disinfect treatment room surfaces, floors, pull trash and laundry
  • Inventory and stock food, supplements, and kitchen utensils
  • Note expiration dates to maintain current stocks of food and other perishable items
  • Stock clean laundry, cat litter, and all other kennel supplies
  • Stock hand-soap, paper towels, disinfectant, detergents and other custodial supplies
  • Follow VTH and biosecurity protocol as needed in the case of suspected infectious disease
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Animal Care Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide leadership and direction to HCCM Animal Facility Staff (Animal Care Facility Supervisors, Animal Care Assistant Supervisors, Cage Wash Assistant Supervisors, Animal Care Technicians and Cage Wash Technicians) to ensure outstanding animal care and a collaborative work environment
  • Oversee personnel management for Animal Facility Staff, including performance management, corrective and disciplinary action, and involvement in the new hire and on-boarding processes
  • Collaborate with other Facility Manager(s) to ensure consistency across all HCCM animal facilities and satellites regarding management practices, adherence to standard operating procedures, and implementation of quality control measures
  • Assist Supervisors and Assistant Supervisors in establishing work assignments, and facilitate the movement of staff between areas to ensure efficient workflow and best use of resources
  • Assist in the development, review, and implementation of SOPs as relating to animal care and cage wash operations
  • Implement and oversee training and continuing education opportunities for all Animal Facility Staff, in collaboration with the Manager of Training, to ensure proficiency in all areas of responsibility and encourage staff development
  • Work closely with Environmental Health and Safety staff to ensure a safe work environment and promote a culture of safety
  • Develop and maintain records and reports for multiple areas of responsibility, including attendance, equipment validation, equipment inventories, animal husbandry
  • Manage the budget for the purchase of animal care and cage wash equipment and supplies
  • Oversee animal facility repairs and renovations in collaboration with Animal Facility Staff, building managers, project managers, and others to ensure minimal impact to HCCM personnel, operations, research colonies, and ongoing studies
  • Liaise with HCCM Veterinary Staff, Procurement, research staff, and others to oversee colony health surveillance and the movement of animals
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Animal Care Facility Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage HCCM Animal Facility Staff (Animal Care Assistant Supervisors, Cage Wash Assistant Supervisors, Animal Care Technicians and Cage Wash Technicians) to ensure outstanding animal care and a collaborative work environment
  • Under the guidance of the Animal Care Facility Manager, oversee personnel management for Animal Facility Staff, including performance management, corrective and disciplinary action, and involvement in the new hire selection process and on-boarding
  • Work with the Assistant Supervisor(s) to establish work assignments, monitor workflow, and maintain adequate inventory of animal feed, bedding, enrichment, and other facility-related supplies
  • Provide customer service to researchers to support their research needs as they relate to animal husbandry, supply requests, facility orientation and access, space needs, etc
  • Provide training to Animal Facility Staff to ensure proficiency in areas of responsibility and adherence to standard operating procedures
  • Develop and maintain records and reports for multiple areas of responsibility, including animal husbandry, animal census, equipment validation, equipment inventories, and attendance
  • In collaboration with the Animal Care Facility Manager, work with Environmental Health and Safety staff to ensure a safe work environment and promote a culture of safety
  • Provide oversight to assigned HCCM satellite areas
  • Work closely with HCCM Veterinary Staff and Procurement to coordinate the movement of animals and assist with colony health surveillance
  • Oversee and coordinate animal facility repairs and renovations in collaboration with the Animal Care Facility Manager, building manager, project managers, and others to ensure minimal impact to HCCM personnel, operations, research colonies, and ongoing studies
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Animal Care Program Research Liaison Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conducts site visits to animal investigator labs, surgery sites, farms, and animal holding facilities; reviews compliance with approved animal protocols; interviewpersonnel involved with animal procedures and/or handling; inspect laboratory equipment and facilities for compliance and safety; reviews SOP's, checks medical and training records; and trains support staff in standard or special laboratory techniques
  • Generates written reports with results of lab/site review; identifies strengths and deficiencies or deviations from federal regulations or University policy.Copies reports to lab/site manager; retains copy signed by lab/site manager after debriefing
  • Reviews approved protocols to assess information prior to laboratory/site visit. Compiles and collates data from each laboratory/site into monthly and YTD reports; supplies copy of reports to University Veterinarian and Chair, IACUC
  • Develops corrective measures with investigator and lab/site manager after discussion with University Veterinarian and Chair, IACUC
  • Conducts follow-up lab/site visits to verify implementation of corrective measures
  • Develops methodology and databases for systematically conducting, analyzing, and reporting results of review of animal research and teaching facilities and laboratories; develops criteria on which research project review will be based and corresponding acceptable standards; evaluates on an ongoing basis research project review methods and recommends and implements new or revised procedures as needed
  • Serves as a resource for investigators and laboratory/site personnel regarding regulatory requirements and University policies and procedures for conducting animal research and teaching
  • Trains or provides training resources to investigators and laboratory personnel on proper animal use techniques
  • Advises IACUC of unresolved discrepancies/non-compliance related to protocol procedures, documentation, and lab/site facilities/equipment
  • Prepares and presents monthly reports, including year to date, to the IACUC regarding recent activities.Prepare semi-annual report to be reviewed with semi-annual program review by IACUC
  • Attends IACUC meetings as ex-officio member
  • Performs other projects or tasks as assigned
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Animal Care Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Gain a working knowledge of the Butterfly house and Butterfly species
  • Work with Entomologist on releasing of butterfly pupae
  • Learn and perform show parts as assigned
  • Assist with insect care, feeding, and training sessions as assigned
  • Retrieve food and supplies from Land Animal Kitchen
  • Maintain cleanliness of offices and locker rooms
  • Minor landscaping inside the exhibit
  • Work with the Explorer Guide (Exhibit Docents) inside the exhibit to engage and educate the Guests
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Preferred applicants working towards a baccalaureate or graduate degree in entomology or related field with at least a 2.5GPA
  • Must have 3 months previous experience in insect care and training and/or completed collegiate level courses in related science
  • Must be comfortable providing/ facilitating discussions and presentation to various groups to include large presentations, educational settings, and small group
  • Must be fluent in English in reading, writing, and speaking
  • Must be willing and able to work 40 hours a week, both indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions
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Animal Care Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Cage Wash
  • Processes and assembles caging and equipment in preparation for sanitizing
  • Functions as final operational control to ensure no live animals remain in caging before sanitizing
  • Sanitizes caging and related equipment with automated cage washing equipment and sterilizers
  • Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on equipment; and
  • Decontaminates and sterilizes required facility items
  • Receives, houses/stores and transports animal, supplies, feed and bedding
  • Logs information pertinent to cage and equipment to ensure proper maintenance
  • Husbandry
  • Identifies and notifies veterinary staff of ill or injured animals
  • Provides approved behavior enrichment
  • Changes cages and racks; and
  • Changes and moves animals throughout the facility
  • Performs census of animals and cages
  • Provide research-specific specialized diets, treated water, and specialized housing arrangements, when needed
  • Records related information as required by approved procedures
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Cleans and sanitizes holding areas and procedure rooms
  • Cleans work area, washes and waxes flooring, walls, ceiling, and lighting fixtures in the animal holding rooms, cage wash areas, and associated corridors
  • Assesses condition of caging equipment, and makes recommendations for equipment replacement or repair
  • Maintains inventory of stock entering and leaving the facility
  • Decontaminates rooms and supplies
  • Logs information pertinent to autoclaves to ensure sanitation and sterilization processes are maintained
  • Ensures eye wash station and fire extinguisher inspections are current and in working order
  • Performs related duties, as required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • Previous experience in laboratory animal care, preferred
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Manager, Animal Care Facility Resume Examples & Samples

  • Scheduling Staff: Establish work hours for employees, assign responsibilities amongst staff, and monitor work
  • Supervision Staff: Evaluates and documents staff performance, records and reports personnel counseling
  • Staff Development: Trains the staff in departmental procedures and encourages staff development
  • Physical Environment: Monitors the animal research housing and support areas for safe environment, conduct of research, and proper/safe disposal of materials involved in research
  • Maintenance of Physical Plant: Monitors and maintains the physical plant for Animal Facilities
  • Inventory Files: Maintains inventory levels for all husbandry supplies in the assigned facility
  • Regulatory Compliance: Oversees the maintenance of documentation for animal maintenance to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies
  • Liaison with principal Investigators: Interacts with Principal Investigators to provide timely support services
  • Animal care, biosecurity and PAM
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Animal Care Worker Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs regularly
  • Ability to be active and on one’s feet up to 8 hours a day
  • Cleans, disinfects and maintains shelter areas as assigned
  • Feeds, waters, bathes, dips and exercises animals. Provides humane sheltering services in compliance with State minimum standards and shelter policies
  • Safely and humanely handles animals, of unknown health and temperament
  • Assists in monitoring the medical/behavioral status of animals and performs related health care activities
  • Contributes to the programs and services that support the shelter’s live outcome goal
  • Loads dead animals onto trucks
  • Ensures the safety of animals and people in the shelter
  • Accurately maintains all required records in the shelter’s database
  • Provides information to the public
  • Assists in unloading trucks, stocking shelter areas and storing materials. Assists in preparation, transport and documentation of specimens for rabies testing
  • Maintains facility and grounds in a clean, neat and organized manner
  • Adherence to disease management and safety protocols
  • Skill in safely handling animals, including those with unknown temperament
  • Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques and principles
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Animal Care Supervisor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Four (4) years of experience in breeding, housing, testing laboratory rodents including one (1) years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience performing complex animal technical procedures with demonstrated ability to train and lead others may be substituted for experience in a supervisory role
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations governing care and use of research animals
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and wear required personal protective equipment
  • Computer/data entry skills
  • AALAS certification