• Lab Assitant II Animal Ops

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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  • Job Overview

    Lab Assistant II Animal Ops 


    Job Summary:

    • Performs basic tasks in support of blood sample collections conducted on studies, including labeling, preparing of syringes and boxes, routine cleaning/sanitation, and data organization, all in compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines.
    • Monitors animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance
    • Duties and Responsibilities may include the following:
      • Label blood collection tubes and plasma/serum tubes as directed by protocol and Sample Collection Technician
      • Prepare storage boxes and syringes used for collections
      • Maintain equipment including centrifuges, blood collection carts, freezers, and pipettes
      • Organize and file raw data into appropriate Masterbooks
      • Performs general cleaning of laboratories
      • Performs other related duties as assigned
    • Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary
    • Other duties as required

    Competencies Required:

    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrates teamwork skills
    • Documentation and QC (Quality Control) skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks

    Working Conditions

    • Exposure to animal blood and blood by-products. 
    • Work with other potentially hazardous substances not limited to known/potential teratogens or carcinogens and/or radio-labeled test materials
    • Exposure to rodents, rabbits, canines, primates and other common laboratory animals
    • Works within vivarium and common office areas



    High school diploma or equivalent


    None required


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