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Customer Service Technician

Location:
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18017, United States
Posted:
June 01, 2010

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Professional Profile

I am an Associate Animal Care Technician with 4 years experience in a

Pharmaceutical/ Research environment. I am also ALAT certified, and

pursuing LAT certification. I am skilled in GLP procedures, and have

experience with surgical procedures combined with pre-op and post-op care

of laboratory animals. I am highly motivated, knowledgeable of laboratory

environments, and possess strong leadership ability. My education, a B.S.

in Small Animal Science from Delaware Valley College, provides an excellent

skill set to perform the technical procedures necessary in the Bioscience

field as well as routine animal care.

Skills Summary

Animal Dosing: Report Preparation Trainer

Mice (PO,IP,SC,Topical) Experience with Granite

Leadership Ability software

Canine (PO,SC) Ability to Manage Environmental monitoring

Feline (PO,SC) Multi-faceted tasks and reporting.

Neonatal Rats (PO) IVC rack experience

Guinea Pig (PO) Customer Service Tail Snipping

Ear Tagging Organ/ Tissue

Harvesting

Professional Experience

Pfizer (formerly wyeth) Pharmaceuticals

ASSOCIATE ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN

Performed daily health checks of animals.

Jacket trained canines used in cardiovascular research.

Evaluated animals and separate into study groups.

Performedtechnical procedures.

o Ear tagging and reading toe clips

o Animal dosing by various routes

Continuously monitored needs of the area and resolve issues immediately.

Communicated with vendors and supervisors in efforts to streamline

receiving of resources.

Weekend Team Leader.

o Ensure daily responsibilities are completed

o Maintain dosing schedule of all appropriate animals.

o Assign tasks based on staffing and area needs.

Managed the receiving and shipping of animals.

o Coordinated safe transport of genetically modified animals.

Performed euthanasia according to SOPs.

Maintained inventory of PPE and Chemical supplies in assigned storage

rooms.

Maintained immuno-compromised rodent colony using aseptic technique.

o Perfomed husbandry and technical procedures within a biosafety

cabinet

o Maintained IVC system

o Utilized autoclave

Facilitated record retention of all appropriate logs.

Properly handled and restrain animals for dosing.

Laboratory experience with various animals.

GLAXO SMITH KLINE PHARMACEUTICALS

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN

Performed routine animal care.

Cleaned animal cages according to standard operating procedures.

Identified needs of specific areas and prioritized cages accordingly.

Employment History

PFIZER (FORMERLY WYETH) PHARMACEUTICALS- Collegeville, PA

Associate Animal Care Technician- 2005 to 2010

GLAXO SMITH KLINE- Collegeville, PA

Animal Care Tech- 2005

PHILADELPHIA ZOO

Children's Zoo Intern- 2005

Education

Delaware Valley college- doylestown, PA

B.S. SMALL ANIMAL SCIENCE

Minor Business Administration

.

Charles River short course attendee

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE

ALAT CERTIFICATION

Professional Associations

NATIONAL AALAS MEMBER

DELAWARE VALLEY BRANCH AALAS MEMBER



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