Alpha Genesis Inc.
Alpha Genesis, Inc. (AGI) is an AAALAC accredited breeding and research facility. AGI maintains two facilities in South Carolina including more than 6,000 primates. The Veterinary Technician position will include providing clinical care and may participate in medical research. Veterinary Technicians will assist in the performance of surgical procedures, diagnostic tests, and help to maintain the health of the colony. Veterinarian Technicians work alongside clinical veterinarians, other veterinary technicians and animal care workers. • Must be able to perform daily observations of non-human primates without supervision and in all weather conditions. • Assist veterinary staff in the documentation and triage of all animal health cases noted by technical staff and/or Attending Veterinarian. • Conduct regular clinical rounds and routine health monitoring and examinations in support of studies and in accordance with the requirements of the research program, and assure the implementation of preventive measures such as vaccinations, treatments, etc. • Perform routine veterinary technical and husbandry skills and medical treatments for non-human primates according to established treatment protocols and standard operating procedures, with minimum supervision. • Generate animal treatment records and perform, track and schedule follow-ups. • Work with research behavioral staff when formulating new non-human primate groups. • Assist in providing enrichment to all colony animals. • Assist in keeping inventory and stocking the vet rooms (i.e., drugs and supplies). Assist in organizing and maintaining the vet exam rooms. • Other duties as assigned
We are willing to train applicants to meet the Job Description.
Veterinary research experience or experience with non human primates helpful, but not required
Good oral and written communication skills
Basic Computer skills (Access, Word, Excel)
Salary is commensurate upon education and experience.
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