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Large Animal Research Veterinary Technician - Surgical Prep and Recovery

Kelly Services
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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**Large Animal Research Veterinary Technician - Surgical Prep and Recovery**

Kelly Services has an opening for a Large Animal Research Technician ( Surgical prep and recovery) at an outstanding client in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Temp to hire

Day shift role 40 hours a week

**Summary:** Performs surgical preparation, and provides care for laboratory animals during surgical preparation and surgical recovery in support of interventional and surgical studies in accordance with SOPs and study protocols while adhering to GLP and non-GLP study guidelines as required.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Maintains knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties, and GLP regulations as they apply to the preclinical research environment and individual protocols.

+ Monitors animals during the initial post-operative critical recovery phase during the first day immediately following surgery, including performing TPRs (temp, pulse, respiration), auscultation of the heart and lungs, assessing pain of animals at incision sites, changing wound dressings, and administering medications.

+ Prepares animals for surgery including anesthetic calculations, performing sedation and induction, intubation, IV catheter placement, monitoring anesthesia, specimen collections, and surgical site preparation.

+ Performs and documents a variety of activities, including but not limited to monitoring and charting of physiological data during surgical prep and recovery, documentation of medication administration, etc.

+ Dispenses medications as prescribed by veterinarian and/or protocol specifications.

+ Collects necessary lab work such as blood, fecal and urine collection and processing, etc.

+ Communicates with veterinary staff, supervisor, and study directors regarding medical status of animals and recovery process.

**Additional Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Operates, cleans, and maintains gas anesthesia machines, autoclave and other surgical equipment routinely utilized.

+ Maintains an efficient and clean work area by organizing surgical prep and recovery areas.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associates or Bachelors degree in a veterinary, biology or other animal science-related field is required, and a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or ALAT certification is preferred.

Knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required.

**Work Environment:**

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to, and must handle and come in contact with, a variety of large and small livestock, domestic and laboratory animals, as well as their blood and body fluids. The employee is frequently exposed to sharps, and gasses such as CO2 and isoflurane. The employee is occasionally exposed to fluoroscopy,

required to work with in a Bio-Safety-Level 2 (BSL2) environment, wet conditions (non-weather),

toxic or caustic chemicals, and zoonotic diseases, and on rare occasions is exposed to faxitron x-ray imaging. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance.

+ I **mportant information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


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Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

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