Non-Clinical Veterinary Technologist
MED Institute - West Lafayette, IN
Become familiar with surgical supplies and equipment needed for surgical and interventional procedures; Clean and prepare surgical supplies for sterilization; Assist with sterile and non-sterile surgical and interventional procedures; Perform standard surgical pre- and post-operative procedures (e.g. intubation, anesthesia induction and maintenance, pain management, injections, blood draws, post-surgical recovery); Assist with the use of basic lab equipment (e.g., X-ray, MRI, Fluoroscopy, Endoscopy); Assist with animal necropsies and tissue collection; Assist off-site personnel with receiving, examining, and transferring incoming and ongoing study animals; Provide routine animal husbandry, health care, monitoring with documentation; Inventory and order laboratory supplies as needed for animal studies; Perform general lab tasks as required, in support of animal studies; Become familiar with study protocols and the execution of study protocols according to GLP regulations; Communicate scheduling to help coordinate functions of MED and off-site personnel for animal studies; Provide clerical and administrative support for Study Directors in the preparation of study reports; Seek future opportunities to provide increased contribution and responsibility; Exemplify a positive, helpful, team-oriented attitude to prepare, execute, and complete laboratory studies.
Associates or Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology, Biology or Animal Science is required; LVT, RVT, or CVT license required; AALAS certification (ALAT, LAT or LATG level) preferred; Experience with animal testing for research and development preferred; Knowledge of research animal physiology, anatomy, anesthesia, and general care; Excellent verbal communication; Professional, goal oriented, self-motivated, and responsible; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Flexibility and ability to work within time constraints; Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-team environment.

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MedVance Institute, formerly known as Cumberland School of Medical Technology, was established in June 1970 in Cookeville, Tennessee with a...