Animal Care Technician

Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Requisition Number: 2248
# of openings: 1


NAMSA is a global medical device research organization providing a comprehensive range of services to prove efficacy, non-clinical and clinical safety of medical devices, IVDs, HCT/P and combination products. NAMSA has breadth and depth in consulting, non-clinical and clinical services with expertise in cardiovascular, orthopedic, ocular, neurologic, gastroenterologic, urologic, combination product and related medical devices.   For more than 50 years, NAMSA clients utilize its testing and consulting services to bring safe and effective products to market.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primarily involved in the welfare and husbandry activities of animals, including sanitation of equipment and the vivarium.
  • Receives, identifies, and acclimates laboratory animals.
  • Follows the Quality Manual, all NAMSA SOPs, and Process documents.
  • Documents all required tasks.
  • May administer treatments as directed by staff veterinarian.
  • May conduct training on husbandry tasks for other Associates and update training records.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 0-2 years of related experience.

Technical Competencies

  • Awareness of applicable federal guidelines and regulations including but not limited to USP, ISO, CTFA, FSA, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the Animal Welfare Act.
  • Knowledge of metric system, NAMSA GLP testing, scientific applications, experimental design, and data evaluation.
  • Ability to use applicable NAMSA applications.

NAMSA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) and treatment for every person seeking employment with or employed by our company.   The Company will not fail or refuse to hire any individual, discharge any individual, or otherwise discriminate against any individual by reason of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic, status, or condition protected by law.   Employment decisions are based solely upon qualifications and merit.  We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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