American Preclinical Services (APS) is a preclinical research organization focused on helping clients find the medical solutions that benefit both humans and animals. We have veterinary technician openings for three different positions - surgical technician, large animal research technician, and preparation/recovery technician.
The Surgical Technician position provides care for laboratory animals during surgical procedures, and provides assistance to clients as needed in support of interventional and surgical studies.
The Large Animal Research Technician position provides care for laboratory animals before and after surgical procedures, including ongoing monitoring, data collection and providing for their basic needs.
The Preparation/Recovery Technician position provides care for laboratory animals during surgical preparation and surgical recovery in support of interventional and surgical studies.
• Associate or Bachelor’s degree in related veterinary field (Animal Science, Veterinary Technology or Biology), or the LAT certification is required, and a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) certification is preferred.
• Experience working with and handling large animals is required. Experience prepping and monitoring animals before and during surgery is strongly preferred for the prep/recovery technician and surgical technician roles.
• Experience in a laboratory setting is preferred, however knowledge of research animal physiology, pharmacology, and general animal care required.
About American Preclinical Services
We are a state of the art Contract Research Organization specializing in medical device and pharmaceutical research and testing. We offer opportunities in biocompatibility and toxicology, analytical chemistry, interventional and surgical, pathology, veterinary, regulatory and management careers.