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Licensed Animal Technician
London, London

Our client is seeking a surgeon to provide surgical expertise and proficiency to contribute to the advancement of the client’s mission, vision, goals and objectives. A team-member who will provide surgical services to external and in-house customers as part of an integrated solution, and collaborate with internal colleagues to assist in the development of new products and surgical techniques. Someone committed to continuous improvement who will work to develop a comprehensive understanding of surgical best practices to support customers and drive internal innovation. A flexible and open-minded individual who wants to use their skills and experience both within client’s Surgical Services department and throughout the entire organization. During all activities, the surgeon must maintain the highest standards of animal welfare

Duties will include

  • Ability to perform macro and micro surgery on animals used in the pre-clinical field
  • Use of dissecting microscope
  • Anesthetic patient monitoring
  • Peri-operative animal care
  • Basic animal handling experience
  • Prepares all testing/test article and animals according to written instructions and protocols
  • Performs routine calculations, interprets results, and can route all positive results or unusual testing occurrences to Management
  • Maintain ancillary records (logbooks, worksheets)
  • Independently conducts routine studies according to written instructions and protocol
  • Conducts daily health observations
  • Conducts necropsies
  • Provides suitable care for the welfare of the animals according to written instructions and protocols
  • Responsible for client contact with regards to unexpected testing results, project updates, deliverables, and advises assigned clients on routine technical issues
  • Mentors and trains staff in general laboratory testing as well as more complex instrumentation training

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biosciences and at least five years of related laboratory experience
  • ASPA Personal Licence (current or previous)
  • Experience with some surgical techniques
  • Experience working with large laboratory animals
  • Preferably 1-2 years of supervisory, quality assurance or project management experience
  • Can write technical documents and communications (SOPs, protocols)
  • Ability to work in GLP environment

Do not miss this opportunity, apply today.

If you would like to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and a member of our recruitment team will contact you. To enable us to recruit the very best individuals we will conduct a thorough pre-employment security screening check as a part of the recruitment process.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Salary: 28,000 - £30,000
Date Posted: 02/10/2018
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