Veterinary Technician Laboratory Animal Medicine and Surgery

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Location: Montreal, QC
Posted: August 13, 2019
Ends: September 13, 2019

Job description:

The Veterinary Technician Specialist of the Laboratory Animal Medicine & Surgery Department has the technical responsibility of the veterinary care program and of the study specific veterinary activities. He(she) is a reference on basic care of the animals covered by the program and on specialized techniques of the department. He(she)works closely with all the members of his(her) department, study directors, research associates, coordinators and technicians. He(she) must:

  • Evaluate and follow the health status of animals under veterinary supervision.
  • Perform medical treatments/interventions and diagnostic tests under veterinary supervision.
  • Perform study specific veterinary activities or of veterinary standard operating procedures.

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

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