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Animal Care Technicians are found in clinical and research settings and are responsible for caring for laboratory animals. Essential responsibilities seen on an Animal Care Technician resume sample are cleaning cages, feeding animals, providing drinking water, administering medicine, maintaining required environment conditions, and collecting data. Those interested in this type of work should be able to demonstrate in their resumes skills like animal management, willingness to care for animals, confidentiality, effective communication, and teamwork. An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree for veterinary technicians is usually required.

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Animal Care Technician

  • Maintained levels of care consistent with standards for cleaning and feeding.
  • Provided and maintained animal feeding consistent with applied standards and guidelines.
  • Monitored the health of animals; worked closely with medical and behavior staff to coordinate care of animals.
  • Assisted with general agricultural operations on a 500 acre farm.
  • Assisted with maintenance of farmhouses and barns.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Animal Care Technology
2

Animal Care Technician

Attended animals, such as mice, guinea pigs, dogs and monkeys.

  • Fed and watered animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Provided treatment to sick and injured animals, and contacted veterinarians in order to secure treatment.
  • Installed, maintained, and repaired animal care facility equipment such as infrared lights, feeding devices, and cages.
  • Cleaned, organized, and disinfected animal quarters such as pens, stables, cages.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3

Animal Care Technician

  • Responsible for training and supervision of new animal care staff, maintained inventories of pharmacy drugs and medical supplies, prepared and maintained surgery suites and equipment in ready condition.
  • Collected blood samples for clinical pathology via tail vein, cardiac puncture, and the orbital sinus.
  • Performed routine medical treatments on mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, dogs and monkeys.
  • Initiated work requests for the repair/maintenance of animal care related equipment.
  • Conducted AM and PM room checks that include mortality/morbidity observations and colony room environmental conditions.
  • Completed health reports as required, and performed humane euthanasia of animals, maintained and monitored animal feed and bedding rooms.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Animal Care Technician

  • Interacted with clients, assisted with the drop-off and pick-up of animals; answered client inquiries and provided information on facility policies.
  • Cared for both canines and felines by providing food and water, giving walks, etc.
  • Observed animals, checking for possible signs of illness or injury.
  • Cleaned, organized, and disinfected animal quarters.
  • Performed labor intensive tasks such as handling animals, moving supplies, etc.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Lead Animal Care Technician

  • Complied with regulatory guidelines and SOPs while handling and monitoring animals at the College of Health Professions Animal Vivarium.
  • Collected and processed blood, urine, tissue and fecal samples of mice and rats.
  • Monitored facilities after hours.
  • Instructed and mentored new students and individuals being trained in animal handling techniques.
  • Assisted in organizing, guiding, and directing tours and field trips through the animal facility. Events included behavioral testing demonstrations and animal handling techniques.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Neuroscience & Psychology
6

Animal Care Technician

Monitoring and maintaining animal health under the department's care, managing record systems and assisting in related animal research and procedures.

  • Managed the record systems of animals for 10+ Principal Investigators daily.
  • Familiar with Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Report data to managers and Principal Investigators.
  • Assisted with special diet, procedures and enrichment programs.
  • Maintained sanitation programs for animal equipment and housing systems.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Healthcare Management
MA
Management
7

Animal Care Technician

  • Wrote “Laboratory Mice – Care and Handling” booklet to be distributed to new technicians
  • Created a weekly care schedule for approximately 3000 lab mice
  • Tested facility for contamination by inoculating culture plates with samples
  • Diagnosed and isolated sick and injured animals
  • Maintained sterile laboratory environment
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology: Ecology, Evolution, And Population Genetics
8

Animal Care Technician

Responsible for rendering daily animal care in accordance with state and corporate animal husbandry laws and regulations.

  • Cleaned habitats; distributed food, water and administered medications.
  • Implemented quarantine protocols of unhealthy animals.
  • Maintenance and sanitized hazardous waste events.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Information Management
9

Animal Care Technician

  • Daily processing and evaluation of health conditions of one to two thousand laboratory mice.
  • Display knowledge and ability to conduct various standard operating procedures to maintain high level of cleanliness, thoroughness, and effectiveness.
  • Expanded personal responsibilities by taking on extra tasks after completed daily requirements.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BS
Integrative Biology
10

Animal Care Technician

  • Maintained physical appearance and cleanliness of hospital rooms, kennels and building
  • Administered daily medications and feeding to boarding animals
  • Bathed and trimmed nails of cats and dogs
  • Monitored behavior of animals during boarding and daycare sessions
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication

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