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Laboratory Animal Caretaker

Kelly Services
Fontana, CA 92331
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**Job Title** : Laboratory Animal Caretaker

**Location** : Fontana, CA


**Pay:** $20/hour DOE


**Shift** : Monday-Friday: 7am-4pm


**Laboratory Animal Caretaker/Surgical Assistant - Fontana, CA**


**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** :


+ Observe laboratory animals for general health and overall well-being.

+ Provide food, water and treats for laboratory animals.

+ Inspect feeder, water bottles and cages to ensure all equipment is functioning properly.

+ Follow procedures to properly clean and sanitize cages, bedding pans, and enrichment devices.

+ Clean, sanitize or sterilize equipment such as water bottles, feeders, bowls, etc.

+ Clean and sanitize animal rooms, animal supplies storage room and all fixtures in the rooms.

+ Maintain proper records on animal room environments, animal census information, animal health information and tasks completed.

+ Provide basic veterinary care according to approved procedures or direction of Vivarium Supervisor,

+ Receive animals, perform basic exams, sexing, and identification.

+ Perform clinical observations.

+ Monitor fluid consumption, urine and fecal output.

+ Handle and restrain laboratory animals.

+ Collect blood samples from laboratory animals and perform blood tests using on-site blood analyzer(s) or prepare samples for analysis at off-site diagnostic laboratories.

+ Administer medications, supplements, or test substances intramuscularly, intravenously, subcutaneously, or orally according to approved protocols and procedures.

+ Accurately record treatments, procedures and data as required.

+ Prepare surgical suite prior to surgery,

+ Prepare animals for surgery and induce surgical anesthesia

+ Observe depth of surgical and local anesthesia

+ Assist with laparotomy, nephrectomy, renal flush, renal transplant, surgical closure and rabbit oversight during inter-operative periods.

+ Provide postoperative acute and chronic animal monitoring,


**QUALIFICATIONS:**


+ Associates degree or equivalent in Animal Science, Life Science, or related discipline with 1-3 years of directly related experience and/or training; or High School diploma with 3-5 years of directly related lab animal care experience

+ Certification/Licensure: LAT, LATg or RVT preferred

+ Basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite


**For immediate consideration email your resume to Maji; mahr892@kellyservices.com**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-26

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