Research Technician I

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Research Technician I for our Safety Assessment site in Horsham, PA.

BASIC SUMMARY:

Generate and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Administer test substances by various basic methods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing).
  • Administer test substances by various basic methods (e.g., oral gavage).
  • Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation).
  • Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies.
  • Observe animals for general health and overall well being.
  • Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information.
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
  • Retrieve and view Standard Operating Procedures using appropriate database.
  • Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions.
  • Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site.
  • Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup.
  • Maintain clean work areas (e.g: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam ares).
  • Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  High school diploma or General Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.). Bachelor’s preferred (B.S) or equivalent in animal or life science or related discipline.
  • Experience:  6 months to 1 year related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level..
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  ALAT preferred
  • Other:  Ability to handle common laboratory species.  Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLP’s and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Basic understanding of study design and protocols.

Veterinary Technician

We are a small animal (canine and feline) mobile practice in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, dependable, team-oriented, attentive to detail, veterinary technician who wishes to join us in our mission to provide proactive, progressive, compassionate health care to our patients in our La Boit mobile facility.
Technicians are responsible for mobile hospital maintenance, assisting the doctor, laboratory procedures, radiology, client communication, medical procedures such as venipuncture and I.V. catheter placement, pharmacy and inventory duties, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, assisting in outpatient treatments and maintenance of the OSHA and Hazardous Materials programs.
Okay, sounds like the same old same old, right? Nope!
We welcome the veterinary technician who wants to use the aforementioned skills, continue learning new ones through a robust CE allowance AND would thrive on the variety and pace of mobile companion animal primary care practice. If you would enjoy being part of a team, having respected input, building something new, helping clients understand the WHY behind recommendations, are Fear Free (or willing to become) Certified and have a seriously good sense of humor while being a technical superstar with a genuine interest in small animal veterinary medicine, please contact us. We are not only willing, but would be thrilled, to compensate the right candidate generously.

Apply here.

Veterinary Tech

We are a family owned animal practice looking for a part-time (experienced preferred) veterinary technician in the Blue Bell area.

Duties include but are not limited to: animal restraint, assisting the doctor with procedures and treatments, filling prescriptions, surgical assistance, maintaining & monitoring anesthetized patients, client education along with various other responsibilities.

Not open for summer job positions***

Email compassionad@gmail.com for more information.

Certified Veterinary Technician or experienced technical assistant

Hopewell Veterinary Hospital is a busy, full-service small animal practice located less than a mile from Manor College. We are an AAHA-accredited small animal hospital dedicated to providing the finest veterinary care and to treating our clients and patients with kindness, respect and compassion. We are looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician or experienced technical assistant who is confident and compassionate at handling animals and able to perform a variety of tasks accurately and independently.  Come and join our friendly, experienced, service-oriented team where we value long-term relationships with our clients and their pets.

Please submit your resume to Lisa Rutkowski at LTRutkowski@comcast.net, or visit our office to fill out an application.

Hopewell Veterinary Hospital
640 Cedar Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Veterinary Technician

Due to our exceptional reputation, our small animal, AAHA, practice is growing. We are seeking certified, and/or experienced Veterinary Technicians to join our 14 doctor hospital. The candidate needs to bring strong attention to detail, be self-motivated, have high energy and be able to work in a team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will have well rounded technical skills in veterinary medicine including, radiology, surgery, critical animal care, and catheter placement.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, including medical insurance, profit sharing plan, personal pet discounts and CE.

Hours: Two shifts available-2PM to Close (approx. 9PM) M-F includes two Saturdays mornings a month. 3rd Shift 7pm-7am three nights a week. Harleysville Veterinary Hospital, 391 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438

Internal Medicine Technician

The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) is a 24/7/365 emergency and referral hospital located in Clarks Summit, PA. VREC is currently seeking an Internal Medicine Technician to join our great family.

An ideal candidate is a motivated, good humored, compassionate technician with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the desire to practice advanced medicine. Candidates must be able to follow the guidelines, structure, and established policies of the hospital while working with experienced clinicians, licensed technicians, and a dedicated support staff.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Obtaining a thorough history of prior veterinary visits, current medications and bloodwork
  • Assisting with examinations and procedures such as ultrasounds and endoscopy.
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Giving intravenous, intramuscular, and subcutaneous injections
  • Drawing blood from multiple sites
  • Running blood work on a variety of equipment
  • Updating patient charts/ record keeping
  • Performing treatments and administering a variety of medications
  • Placing a variety of catheters (urinary catheters, central venous catheters, peripheral indwelling central catheters) as well as nasal oxygen and nasal feeding tubes
  • Anesthetic monitoring during procedures
  • Client education and communication
  • Administering chemotherapy under the guidance of a veterinarian
  • Cleaning endoscopes and other specialty equipment
  • Advanced nursing care and CPR experience

Internal medicine technicians may be required to work nights or weekends depending on the schedules of the clinic. Prior veterinary experience is required. Technicians may receive on the job training to tailor skills and knowledge to this specialty.

We offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. If you want a challenging and rewarding career, we want to hear from you.

Anesthesia/Surgery Technician

The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) is a 24/7/365 emergency and referral hospital located in Clarks Summit, PA. VREC is currently seeking an Anesthesia/Surgery Technician to join our great family.

An ideal candidate is a motivated, good humored, compassionate technician with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the desire to practice advanced medicine. Candidates must be able to follow the guidelines, structure, and established policies of the hospital while working with experienced clinicians, licensed technicians, and a dedicated support staff.

Veterinary surgical technicians are specially trained and certified to assist veterinarians with a variety of surgical procedures.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Performing pre-surgical diagnostic lab tests
  • Preparing and scrubbing surgical sites for sterile procedures
  • Assisting the veterinarian during surgeries
  • Bandaging wounds
  • Changing wound dressings as needed
  • Placing catheters
  • Obtaining radiographs and anesthetic monitoring during surgical procedures
  • Operating and maintaining surgical equipment
  • Administering fluids
  • Giving intravenous or intramuscular injections
  • Drawing blood
  • Updating patient charts
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Assisting with regular exams/rechecks when there are no surgeries scheduled
  • Advising pet owners on post-operative care and medication dosages.

Surgical technicians may be required to work nights or weekends depending on the schedules of the clinic. Prior veterinary experience is required. Preference will be given to an applicant with prior surgery experience.

We offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. If you want a challenging and rewarding career, we want to hear from you.

Assistant Lab Animal Tech

Full-time, typically 9-5; some weekend hours

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. 

Duties

In support of a research project working with non-human primates, the technician will assist with experiment set-up and clean-up; provide animal care including enrichment and weekend activities perform cleaning and maintenance of animal implants. Assist with animal training.

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED with at least 1 year of experience in a lab animal facility or AALAS certification at the ALAT level or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Learn more here.

ER Tech – The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) 

The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) is a 24/7/365 emergency and referral hospital located in Clarks Summit, PA. VREC is currently seeking a Technician to join our emergency department. This position requires a driven individual who can work both as a member of a team and on their own, is able to quickly and accurately complete tasks while balancing multiple other duties in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be able to follow the guidelines, structure, and established policies of the hospital while working with experienced clinicians, licensed technicians, and a dedicated support staff. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Quickly and accurately assessing patients’ status while working along side doctors to provide care
  • Performing anesthesia for minor procedures
  • Performing in-patient treatments and administering a variety of medications
  • Appropriately taking radiographs and submitting them to a radiologist for review
  • Running blood work on a variety of equipment
  • Placing a variety of catheters (urinary catheters, central venous catheters, peripheral indwelling central catheters) as well as nasal oxygen and nasal feeding tubes

Candidates must have a willingness to learn, not all skills are required on hire but are able to be learned while on the job.  

We offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. If you want a challenging and rewarding career, we want to hear from you.

Send resumes to Rhiannon Penkala at hr@vrecpa.com 

Full-Time Veterinary Technicians – The Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services (CARES) 

CARES, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia (Langhorne, PA) is looking for full-time veterinary technicians for the following positions:

  • Emergency/ICU Team Leaders
  • Emergency/ICU – Overnight Technician and Weekend Technician
  • Emergency/ICU Overnight Assistants
  • Oncology/Internal Medicine Technician
  • Anesthesia Technician
  • Surgical Orderly

Weekend shifts have a positive twist- You work 36 hours, but get paid for 40 hours!

We are currently offering a $500 sign-on bonus for qualified technicians.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Increased applicants should contact:

Jessica Kerr, BA, CVT, VTS (ECC)

Sr. Vet Tech Specialist – University Laboratory Animal Resources at University of Pennsylvania 

Sr. Vet Tech Specialist: Provide veterinary clinical care to rodents  housed in ULAR managed facilities. Under minimal supervision, triage and assess animal health, provide immediate care to emergency cases.  Administer medications by oral, topical and injectable routes of administration. Maintain animal health records. Utilize knowledge of pharmacology and drug calculations. Prepare  bills for treatments and medications using the computer.

High school diploma or equivalent is required.   Graduation(or soon to graduate) from an accredited Animal Health Technology program.  Experience as a veterinary technician in a clinical setting . Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word  and Excel. Ability to lift 50lbs.

This position is temporary, and the work hours are Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 7:30am-4:30pm with some overtime potential.

Interested parties should contact:

Bethanne Walters A.S., CVT, VTS(Anesthesia), RLATG
Veterinary Technician Manager
ULAR/ Univ. of Pa.
3800 Spruce St., Ste. 177E, OVQ
Phila., PA 19104
215-573-9296(office)
267-278-7584(cell)
bethanne@pobox.upenn.edu

Veterinary Technicians – Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services 

The Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services is looking fofor a Emergency/ICU Critical Care  – Overnight Technician & Weekend Mid-Shirt Technician.  They currently are offering a $500 sign-on bonus. Interested applicants should contact Jessica Kerr by emailing jkerr@vetcares.com 

Veterinary Technician

Township Line Animal Hospital in Upper Darby is seeking an experienced part-time veterinary technician to join our team.  We are looking for someone with experience in the following areas: venipuncture, IV catheter placement, pharmacy duties, lab work, radiology, handling medical records and proper restraint techniques. Ideal candidate should have experience in surgical assistance, maintaining and monitoring anesthetized patients, and Excellent communication and customer service skills

Duties:

  • Assisting the doctors with appointments
  • Preparing animals for surgery, assisting doctors with surgery. including monitoring anesthesia, recovering surgery patients, performing dental cleanings
  • Performing in house laboratory tests and x-rays
  • Interacting with clients on the phone and in person

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3pm to 8pm
  • Alternating Wednesdays and Saturdays 8am to 12pm

Please send your Resume to tlahcontact@gmail.com

Veterinary Technician – Indian Walk Veterinary Center 

Indian Walk Veterinary Center is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our growing multi-doctor, small animal and exotic practice.  We are proud to be named “Best of Bucks 2017”. We are dedicated to active learning to offer the best in modern veterinary medicine with a lot of old-fashioned TLC along the way.  Our Veterinary Technicians play an integral role in providing personalized care and attention to our patients and knowledgeable and friendly customer service to our clients. We are looking for an individual with at least two years of experience in a small animal or emergency veterinary practice.  This position involves strong technical skills in all areas of a veterinary hospital including, but not limited to, appointments, treatments/hospitalized patient care, monitor patient’s under anesthesia and patient discharges.

Our ideal veterinary technician believes and understands the importance of annual adult wellness and senior labwork in order to catch disease in its earliest, most treatable stages.  Understands the importance of dental care and prevention.  Is compassionate and able to communicate well with our pet parents and team members.  Is detail-oriented, open-minded, and willing to continue to learn and grow as an individual.  Able to multi-task in a fast-paced hospital and work with integrity within a team environment.  Is dedicated to providing personalized care to every pet and devoted to client education to help their pets enjoy a long and happy life.  Must have accurate medical record keeping skills.  Must have ability to interpret animal behavior to promote a fear-free environment and positive experience for everyone involved.

This full-time position includes evenings, weekends and holiday rotations. Candidates must be PROFICIENT in the following areas:

  • Utilize a computer to –  access patient records, dispense medication, prepare estimates and create invoices.
  • General Hospital Cleaning – keep all areas clean and presentable
  • Administer SQ, IV & IM injections
  • Client education – confident in speaking to clients
  • Pharmacy duties – accurate dispensing of medication
  • Phlebotomy – obtain a blood sample from jugular, cephalic and saphenous veins
  • Animal Handling for exam and diagnostics
  • Digital radiology – properly position for LL/RL/DV and VD views
  • COHAT – positioning for dental radiographs a PLUS
  • IV catheter placement, patient intubation and operate common equipment
  • Administer Anesthesia – familiar with appropriate drug doses
  • Monitor surgery patients –  planes of anesthesia, follow vital sign trends and communicate this to the surgeon.  Understand the benefits and limitations of the monitoring equipment.
  • Follow doctor in-patient orders and medical records

Benefit package includes a competitive hourly rate, medical insurance, vacation/sick time, paid holidays, generous personal pet care discounts, continuing education, uniform allowance and more.

Why Us? – We have very low turnover.  Our newest technician on the staff has been with us for 3 years with the majority of our staff 8 or more years. We are family oriented and try to be flexible with your schedule understanding the balance between work and home.   We strive to provide the best medical care while equally focusing on exceptional customer service.  We believe in the importance of continuing to monitor our patients after their visits and follow up with personal calls.

If you think you are a good fit for our family, we look forward to meeting you.  You can apply email your resume to jmaniscola@indianwalkvet.com or Fax to 215-598-9877  Attn:  Jennifer Maniscola.

Veterinary Assistant – Karen Collins, VMD, LLC,Holistic Pet Healing

Karen Collins, VMD, LLC,Holistic Pet Healing, is seeking a veterinary assistant to work part time in her Langhorne office. Dr. Collins is a licensed veterinarian who has limited her practice to holistic medicine, mainly acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine. Although she no longer practices conventional Western medicine, she does work closely with many veterinarians who do. Her website www.holisticpethealing.net provides a good overview of the practice. Dr. Collins and her assistant strive to create a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere for both clients and patients.  The duties and responsibilities include client interactions, both on the telephone and in person, appointment scheduling, inventory management, and assisting during acupuncture appointments. These appointments generally last 45 to 60 minutes. The ideal candidate would be capable of and comfortable with animal handling techniques and restraint, if necessary.  In addition the ideal candidate has an interest in Holistic veterinary care and demonstrates compassion toward animals and their people. The hours in our Langhorne location are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 AM till 8 PM. We would be willing to share the shifts between two people. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Dr. Collins may be reached by email at KarenCollinsvmd@verizon.net or by phone at 2156876-245 four additional information.

Veterinary Technician – Indian Valley Animal Hospital 

Indian Valley Animal Hospital in Souderton, PA is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician, or recent veterinary technician graduate, to join their growing two doctor family oriented, small animal practice.  This position offers a flexible schedule that will include a mix of days, nights and rotating Saturdays.  The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas: venipuncture, IV catheter placement, pharmacy duties, lab work, radiology, handling medical records and proper restraint techniques.  Additional experience in surgical assistance, maintaining & monitoring anesthetized patients is a plus! The position entails a great hourly rate, career growth potential, health insurance, 401 (k), vacation, paid sick time, training and more! Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to cwhitehurst@vetcor.com

Veterinary Technician – Washington Crossing Animal Hospital 

Washington Crossing Animal hospital is seeking a CVT for a progressive small animal hospital to work between 30 and 40 hours per week.  We are a 2 doctor companion animal hospital that emphasizes patient care and service.  Duties will include patient restraint, catheter placement, vaccine and medication preparation, surgical assistance, anesthesia monitoring, radiology, and client education.  We will consider applicants who have or are in the process of completing their training to become a certified technician.  No overnight responsibilities.  Health insurance for 401L plan in place.  If you are interested in joining our team please provide a resume and call to set up an interview.  1-3 years of experience required.