Lab Assistant
Covance - Alice, TX

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Job Posting
Covance is currently seeking a Lab Assistant for the Alice Texas site.

As a Lab Assistant you will:
•Assist in diagnosis of a possible disease using blood workups, including sera processing and shipping for viral studies.
•Assist with surgery and sterile harvest of tissues for clients.
•Prepare surgical packs; know instruments for surgery, clean instruments, sterilize packs and maintain date inventory
•Prepare animals for surgery- including scrubbing (aseptic) IVs, setting up surgical suite.
•Assist in pharmaceuticals – make up antibiotics (oral) at proper concentrations, injectable parasite medication and formulating proper concentrations to be put in vials in sterile environment.
•Learn and assist with dose prep procedures.
•Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies
•Conduct maintenance of general lab equipment and document accordingly
•Participate in PK studies as needed
•Perform serology separations, alloquotings, as needed
•Must develop good communication and working relationship with internal clients to share lab results and capabilities.
Education/Qualifications
Required:
•High school or GED required. Prefer some college level work in biology, chemistry or animal science field .
•Surgical training preferred
•AALAS certification at Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level desirable
•Must be proficient with computers
Experience
Required:
•Animal technician experience preferred.
•Must have documented work experience that reflects ability to accurately read, record and communicate detailed information
•Must have documented work experience that reflects ability to effectively perform multiple assignments
•Must have experience to adapt techniques to new procedures or particular needs as directed
EEO Employer
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. (M/F/D/V). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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Covance Inc. is a drug development services company providing a range of early-stage and late-stage product development services on a...