Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 4:24 PM
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well:being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Under the direction of the Manager, Animal Care, this position provides direction and leadership for the daily operations of BCH veterinary program. Maintains performance levels consistent with and according to Children's Hospital Animal Resources (ARCH) standards and requirements. Collaborates with the husbandry staff to insure that the health and welfare of laboratory animals are maintained in compliance with local, state, federal and institutional guidelines and regulations. Responsible for providing back up and assistance for the Manager, Animal Care. Serves as a role model for staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
:Responsible for the training of veterinary technicians in the following; animal health rounds, techniques, such as injections, asepsis, and equipment monitoring and maintenance, and veterinary duties as required.
:Coordinates and assists in ensuring that there is adequate coverage for the animal health reports checks and rechecks.
:Provides support to veterinary technicians to help cover areas that are lacking coverage.
:Responsible for ensuring and maintaining veterinary records such as, sentinel health reports, drug log audits, inventory supply as well as ordering supplies for the veterinary group.
:Assists the assistant veterinary technician with sentinel health monitoring program.
:Ensures that all animal rooms are rounded on a consistent schedule, meeting with veterinary technicians weekly to discuss and ensure complete rounds are being performed.
:Maintains quality performance of departmental and client objectives : including meeting/exceeding departmental standards with respect to animal health and welfare.
:Support and affirm the company policy of Equal Opportunity through Affirmative Action.
:Conduct routine inspection of all animal holding rooms to ensure all health issues are addressed in a timely manner, post:operative analgesia is being documented, and special logbooks are updated per protocol.
:Participate in the implementation and training of site:specific standard operating procedures (SOPs), in compliance with all state, federal and industry requirements. Oversee adherence to site SOPs and all required documentation related to department. Coordinate operations with the assistance of staff support departments and personnel.
:Inspect and ensure procedural space where animal work is being conducted is being maintained by veterinary technicians through investigator communications in area of responsibility.
:Actively interact with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance. Act as liaison between scientific staff and support personnel.
:Practices, trains and assists in ensuring that consistent practices of general company and safety policies and procedures, including those related to biohazards, chemical hazards and radioactive substances. Supervise in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
:Maintains required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that a
• Location: Boston
• Post ID: 56299202 boston