The McConnell Group, Inc
  • 11-May-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Ridgefield, CT, USA
  • Full Time

The McConnell Group, www.themccgroup.com, a health science company, has an opening for a full-time Animal Health Technologist II to support our contract with Boehringer Ingelheim. The basic responsibility of this position is to provide veterinary health care services to laboratory animal populations under indirect supervision of Animal Resources Veterinarian or Senior Animal Health Technologist. The incumbent will serve as a contract employee working for The McConnell Group, Inc., a leading provider of research support services.


Position Requirements:

  1. Assists in preventive medicine program (in processing physical examinations, disease control and surveillance programs, dental prophylaxis)
  2. Maintains and operates aseptic surgical suite, including provision of peri-operative care of surgical patients, including induction and maintenance of anesthesia, pain management, fluid and antibiotic administration and wound management
  3. Conducts periodic animal health rounds and communicates all abnormalities to an Animal Resources veterinarian
  4. Collects specimen and submission of samples to diagnostic laboratory for analysis
  5. Participates in-service training and directed workshops to enhance technical skills and knowledge base
  6. Assists in the development of standard operating procedures and work processes
  7. Complies with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; Maintains proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies
  8. Perform other duties as assigned
  9. Work on scheduled weekends and holidays

Qualifications:

  1. Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in veterinary animal health technology or equivalent program
  2. 3 years experience performing animal health duties
  3. AALAS certification at LAT Level
  4. Working knowledge of animal welfare regulations
  5. Proficient in veterinary anesthesia and dental hygiene procedures
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills
  7. Excellent written and verbal communications

Compensation / Benefits: TMG offers comprehensive pay and benefits packages including health insurance; paid holidays and time off; EAP; Education Assistance, and 401(k).

The McConnell Group is an equal opportunity employer EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

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