Animal Research Technician

Coon Rapids, MN

Contract-to-Hire opportunity for Animal Research Technicians with Medtronic!!!

Medtronic's Physiological Research Laboratory is looking for multiple Animal Research Technicians in Animal Care!! There is currently contract to hire opportunities!!

Qualified candidates will have the following skills and abilities:

Know and maintain compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Association for Assessment and accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and all other applicable regulations and guidelines as they apply to the non-clinical research environment.

Perform general housekeeping duties such as cleaning, stocking and organizing which includes:

  • Check expiration and equipment calibration dates
  • Pull supplies for upcoming studies
  • Stock supplies

Perform the role of OR circulator and anesthesia technician including but not limited to:
  • Prepare an operating room for chronic procedures Operate a fluoroscopy machine
  • Perform drug calculations
  • Blood collections
  • Anesthesia induction and intubation of pigs, sheep, dogs and rabbits
  • Operate anesthesia machine, anesthesia monitoring equipment, fluid/drug pumps.
  • Place IV, Arterial and urinary catheters.

May partner with pre-clinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing, post-op care and monitoring of animal studies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Veterinary Science
  • Minimum of 2yrs of relevant experience

  • Additional requirements:
    • Certified Veterinary Technician
    • AALAS Certification at ALAT, LAT or LATG level
    • Experience working in a(n) animal/human surgical environment with medical equipment


    You will be providing support Monday - Friday from 7:00am - 3:30pm with the occasional late night and weekend support.

    Post Date: 01.20.2020

    Salary: $20.38 /hr - $29.52 /hr

    Shift: 1st

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