Small Animal Research Technician
at Medix

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Description

Small Animal Research Technician

Coon Rapids, MN

6 month contract to hire

Monday-Friday 1st Shift

Pay: $18/hr


  • Experience working with mice, rats, guinea pigs, etc
  • Experience with various forms of dosing
  • Has to be comfortable with euthanasia


  • Maintains knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties, and GLP regulations in order to implement appropriate regulations as they apply to the non-clinical research environment and individual protocols.
  • Performs dosing of test agents in small animals through a variety of dosing methods, including intraperitoneal, intraveneous, epicutaneous, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and oral. Applies topical test agents as required.
  • Performs scoring of test agents, assessing the subject's reaction to the agent.
  • Performs post-procedure small animal euthanasia following established protocols.
  • Performs and documents a variety of activities, including but not limited to, routine clinical observations, charting of physiological data and animal health status, taking study-required animal weights, etc.
  • Performs behavioral testing as directed by protocol for pharmacology studies.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Coon Rapids, MN
  • Job Type: Research
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/16/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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