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Associate Surgeon

Req ID #:  39737
Location: 

Kingston, NY, US, 12401

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.

Job Summary

We are seeking an Associate Surgeon for our Research Models and Services site located in Kingston, NY

 

The Associate Surgeon will perform basic surgical procedures, related animal care and administrative duties in fulfillment of customer orders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Perform basic surgical procedures as assigned.
  • Perform health monitoring and genetic monitoring sample collection.
  • Provide pre- and post- operative animal care.
  • Perform all duties following prescribed safety procedures.
  • Maintain workstation and equipment in clean, healthful and safe environment.
  • Complete paperwork as required.
  • Pack and ship surgical orders.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

The following are minimum requirements related to the Associate Surgeon position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)
  • Experience:  One to two years related experience in small animal surgery.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and use a microscope. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

About Research Models & Services
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


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