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Toxicology Technician II

Posted on: Monday, August 5, 2019
Organization: iuvo BioScience
Location: Rush, NY
Description:

Responsible for general department evaluations, testing and data entry

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The responsibilities with respect to performing tests and/or calibrations:

  • Performs biocompatibility and quality control testing. Supports research and development.

The responsibilities with respect to the planning of tests and evaluation of results:

  • Compares results to specifications
  • Responsible for reporting out of specification results to leadership

The responsibilities for reporting opinions and interpretations:

  • None

The responsibilities with respect to method modification and development and validation of new methods:

  • Participates in the performance of qualifications and validations.

Managerial duties:

  • None

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Biocompatibility testing
  • Small animal surgery and necropsy
  • Responsible for procedures such as observation, injection, weighing, rectal temperatures, identification, blood collection, extract preparation and animal handling
  • Immunogenicity Testing
  • In vitro (bench) evaluations
  • Documentation via reports, data sheets, work instructions and notebooks
  • Order supplies
  • Monitor animal health
  • Report animal welfare concerns to management
  • Notify veterinary staff as needed and administer necessary treatments
  • Oversee inventory and prepare purchase requisitions as needed
  • Recognize non-conforming product and report to management\
  • Inspect department purchases
  • Works within a GLP/GMP compliant environment
  • All other tasks as assigned by management
Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education

  • AS in biological sciences, with experience or entry level Bachelor’s Degree

Expertise and experience required

  • Entry level position for BS level, or 3 years of experience with AS, or a combination of experience and education.

Qualifications and training program

  • Trained in laboratory techniques
  • Experience in a regulatory environment helpful
  • Experience in animal handling
  • AAALAS certification or Veterinary technologist license a plus

COMPUTER SKILLS

Word processing and spreadsheet skills helpful.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to understand oral and written instructions, procedures and SOP's, as well as ability to give professional presentations in report format.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Geometry, algebra, metric, and computer spreadsheet experience

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks and solve non routine problems.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Must be able to effectively plan and organize.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands to manipulate objects or controls, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, color, and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Laboratory and vivarium settings with potential for regular exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, animals, or biological hazards. Moderate noise levels exist.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

For more information, or to apply, please contact us at HR@iuvobioscience.com.

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