Apex Systems, Inc. Animal Care Tech 949915 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Animal Care Technician Arden Hills, MN The purpose of the Animal Care Technician is to provide animal care for preclinical animals. Key Responsibilities: - Responsible for daily maintenance of animal health and husbandry - Follow all SOPs and observe safety practices - Clean all animal housing areas daily - Provide enrichment to animals daily including exercise, toys and social housing - Disinfect each housing area weekly to include walls, flooring and feed bins - Feed all animals according to department SOPs - Maintain cleanliness and organization in all areas of the lab - Responsible for receipt of department deliveries - Communicate all health status issues immediately to Veterinary Staff - Document all activities in animal records and forms daily using Good Documentation Practices - May assist Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians as assigned by Manager - Communicate any facility maintenance required to Manager **Please note: Animal Care activities include weekends** Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities: Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements. Qualifications: ** High school diploma or GED ** A CVT is not required and industry experience is a plus!