Laboratory Animal Technician

San Francisco, CA 94158

Posted: 08/02/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 13615

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Laboratory Animal Technician to be a part of our Client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team of business professionals focused on providing novel drugs to help significantly improve the lives of patients with various disorders and rare diseases. 

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Laboratory Animal Technician

Summary of Responsibilities:  
  • The primary responsibility for this position is to conduct PK experiments for small molecule drug discovery projects in laboratory animals
  • Dosing, sample collection and laboratory operations to process biological specimens.
  • Additional responsibilities will include study documentation, planning, and preparation of data collection forms.

Required Qualifications:  
  • Strong animal handling skills. Must be dedicated to providing humane animal care in accordance with all relevant regulations & current practice standards.
  • Ability to dose drugs to rats and mice by multiple delivery routes, including oral gavage, intravenous injection and intraperitoneal injection.
  • Blood collection from cannulated rats.
  • Blood collection from rats/mice by retro-orbital or tail vein bleeding or cardiac puncture.
  • Harvesting of different tissues/organs from mice and rats.
  • At least 3 years vivarium experience and familiarity with working within an animal research facility.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communications skills; able to work effectively with variety of people; high degree of professional integrity; strong work ethic.
  • LAT certification or equivalent is preferred

Aqsa Khan

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career, Bayside Solutions is the right place. As a scientific recruiter at Bayside, I take pride in building strong relationships with my candidates as I help them find their dream job. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities, I am just a phone call away. I hope I get the pleasure to learn more about you and the opportunities that interest you.
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