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Veterinary Technician

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
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Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as a **Veterinary Technician** located in **Cambridge, MA.**

**Shift: Full time, M-F 7am-4pm while training, then will change to either Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat**

**Pay: $28/hr - $31/hr**

**Description:** Maintains and monitors the health and physical environment of animals involving complex instructions and requiring technical expertise. Assists veterinary staff in the documentation and triage of all laboratory animal health cases, and in administering treatment to animals. May also perform anesthesia, surgery, enrichment and behavioral tasks and technical in-life procedures. May also support IACUC/Ethics Committee including animal welfare regulatory compliance and related government/external funding agency requirements.

**Key Responsibilities:**

-Assists in overseeing and maintaining quality performance of client objectives inclusive of: meeting/exceeding company standards with respect to animal health and welfare, facility and equipment condition, housekeeping, sanitation levels and environmental health, safety and security within the vivarium by compliance of state, federal and Cambridge Health department requirements as well as quality assurance standards.

-Monitors daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health and clinical observations. Performs animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: observation and provision of daily water bottle and feed; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.

-Completes veterinary services activities for research animals inclusive of: performing dosing injections, pre-operative animal procedures and post-operative animal monitoring, environmental and social observation review and follow-up with veterinarian and response to emergency cases.

-Presents training on basic husbandry and technical procedures to staff.

-Interacts with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to be a technical resource for matters pertaining to the vivarium. Channels non-vivarium and significant concerns or issues to the facility supervisor or project manager resolution.

-Participates in the development, revision, implementation, and training of site-specific SOPs, in compliance with all state, federal and industry requirements. Oversee adherence to site SOP's and all required documents related to department.


-BS Animal Science, Veterinary Technician or related field required or equivalent of Associate of Veterinary Technology with 5 years of directly related experience to the technical duties listed above.


12-18 months of rodent/veterinary experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the requirements as listed above.

**Certification/Licensure:** AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) is preferred. Veterinary Technician licensure of CVT or LVT is preferred.

**Additional Requirements:**

-Respirator Fit Test

-PFT Test, Tetanus shot (if you have not had one in the past 10years)


**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. (


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Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-10-25

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