Laboratory Animal Technician Resume Samples

Laboratory Animal Technician studies and cares for a variety of animals that are involved in the various research programs. The responsibilities commonly seen on the Laboratory Animal Technician Resume are – providing basic care to lab animals such as rats, mice, dogs, primates and reptiles; cleaning and disinfecting cages, monitoring animal behavior; supplying animals with food and water; maintaining database records; taking samples and compiling results; taking inventory of supplies; writing reports; creating employee work schedules; facilitating detailed information about each animal’s size, diet, behavior, and weight; and executing all other tasks as needed.

Those seeking to work at this level should be able to depict on the resume the following skills – prior work experience, advanced skills in handling a variety of species, administering medications skills; knowledge of operating medical devices; and experience in handling heavy animals. Coursework in animal science, biology, chemistry, or anatomy is the best option that can take students towards this career.

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume example

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Headline : Under direct supervision, provide direct care and maintenance for various species of laboratory animals, including feeding, general husbandry, and cleaning of caging and related equipment housed within the facilities.

Skills : Management, Attention to Detail, Willingness to Work as Part of a Team.

Description :

  • Performed daily health monitoring inspections of an assigned area.
  • Monitored for cages with indicators, such as color-coded cards, of various health-related problems.
  • Visually inspected animals for signs of health-related or other problems.
  • Initiated treatment for common health issues; report unusual or abnormal findings to the Clinical Veterinarian.
  • Maintained treatment records in the appropriate electronic system.
  • Sent e-mails to investigator staff reporting treatments, euthanasia.
  • Entered the treatment charges into an appropriate electronic system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Headline : As a Laboratory Animal Technician, provide the basic needs of large laboratory animals by performing animal husbandry tasks such as feeding, weighing, and preventive health maintenance activities, by providing social interaction with the animals, and by maintaining a clean living environment according to company SOPs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Analytical Skills, Time Management Skills.

Description :

  • Cleaned and disinfected animal enclosures; ordered animal care supplies; inspected newly arrived animals; maintained records; treated diseased animals.
  • Observed each cage of animals on a daily basis to assure occupants are healthy and have an adequate supply of feed, water, and clean bedding.
  • Observed and recorded environmental conditions within each animal room to assure compliance with established standards.
  • Operated and/or used rack wash and autoclaves to sanitize and/or sterilize animal cages, racks, and other related equipment.
  • Conducted bacteriological monitoring of racks, cages, and supplies to assure it is sterile.
  • Conducted insect and rodent monitoring procedures.
  • Assured animals are identified by appropriate methods to Implement established quarantine and conditioning procedures for incoming animals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Headline : Talented laboratory animal technician with 9 years solid background in laboratory animal care with 5 or more years performing veterinary technical procedures. Work well alone and as part of a team. An effective communicator with strong technical skills, excellent record keeping, and dedicated, committed work ethic.

Skills : Meticulous Attention to Detail, Excellent Written, and Oral Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Maintained the sentinel animal program. Maintained accurate and detailed records.
  • Maintained animal health records.
  • Performed prescribed treatments on animals.
  • Read and understand technical requirements stated in Animal Study Protocols.
  • Responsible for the health, maintenance, and the routine care of rodents, and rabbits.
  • Took proper care of all animals according to USDA, AAALAC, iacuc, and other local and state governing agencies.
  • Provided husbandry and care for lab research animals including mice, rats, and frogs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS Diploma In General

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Over 10 years' experience as a Laboratory Animal Technologist, a determined, ambitious, and amiable professional. Desires employment that offers opportunities for growth and allows for the expansion of professional skills.

Skills : Clinical Observations, Management, Attention to Detail.

Description :

  • Restrained, handled, and manipulated various animal species.
  • Performed daily animal health surveillance checks and reported any abnormal conditions of either the animals or the animal room environment to the appropriate person.
  • Prepared and used disinfecting and sanitizing solutions.
  • Assured the animal census in each cage conforms to Federal Guidelines. Performed preventive maintenance on racks and caging equipment.
  • Experienced with both dirty and clean side of cage wash, wherein proper sanitization and sterilization techniques were employed to keep up with the high turnover rate of chambers.
  • Ensured all procedures meet with the protocol of IACUC, and the Primary Investigator(s) in order to maintain the integrity and not compromise the research or institution.
  • Responsible for the feeding and care of the animal housed in the barrier facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Objective : Highly organized, driven individual with the expressed concern of the enhancement of the professional world through research and development. Complex problem solving, enjoy being technical but have become competent in leadership/administrative work.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Time Management.

Description :

  • Provided a sanitized and sterilized environment for all lab animals cared for by husbandry staff in the facility.
  • Assigned specimens when investigators no longer require use for lab purposes or the conclusion of the research.
  • Performed daily, weekly, monthly duties required of husbandry staff to maintain animal suites.
  • Acquired appropriate training to handle and provided care to mammals (rodents).
  • Cleaned and sanitized animal housing Fed animals. Sorted animals into proper housing units.
  • Responsible for the humane treatment of laboratory animals while adhering to strict protocols in a barrier containment facility.
  • Maintained and followed breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Summary : As a Laboratory Animal Technician responsible for duties related to the care and feeding of laboratory animals, the processing of dirty and clean caging and maintenance of the Animal Facility.

Skills : Meticulous Attention to Detail, Excellent Written, and Oral Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Restrained, handled, and manipulated various animal species.
  • Prepared and used disinfecting and sanitizing solutions.
  • Responsible for the feeding and care of the animal housed in the barrier facility.
  • Daily health assessment of lab animals.
  • Provided adequate food and water to animals.
  • Treated sick animals with appropriate methods as needed.
  • Record all daily tasks and animal health. Sanitized animal cages.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Headline : Seeking a Laboratory Animal Technician position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Attention to Detail, Willingness to Work as Part of a Team, Animal Identification.

Description :

  • Performed whole body necropsy, organ dissection, and tissue trimming.
  • Drafted and/or wrote SOPs. Prepared biohazardous waste for shipment and coordinated waste pickup with an approved vendor.
  • Operated, maintained, serviced, animal facility laboratory machinery, and equipment (such as caging, shelving, carts, water systems, washers, autoclaves, scrubbers, vacuums).
  • Performed daily rounds to triage new animal health reports and monitored ongoing clinical cases.
  • Communicated with veterinary staff and laboratory personnel to notify and update regarding the status of clinical cases.
  • Performed physical examinations, made treatment recommendations, performed treatments, and consulted with clinical veterinarians regarding health reports.
  • Monitored AHTs and interns while they perform the activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Talented and dependable Behavioral Laboratory Animal Scientist experienced in diverse laboratory animal technologies and techniques. Disciplined, with a proven ability to implement various assays and test findings. Motivated to learn the skills needed to help the organization to be more efficient.

Skills : Animal Husbandry, Management Skills Genotyping.

Description :

  • Maintained and supervised a large colony of transgenic and mutant mouse strains within the school's satellite vivarium in accordance with federal regulatory standards.
  • Performed DNA extractions to determine the presence or absence of specific genes in transgenic and mutant mice by PCR genotyping.
  • Provided hands-on training to lab personnel and students on animal handling and related colony management procedures including DNA extractions and genotyping protocols.
  • Conducted behavioral assays such as Digital, Dynamic weight-bearing, open field, and grip strength.
  • Compiled and analyzed research data using various computer software applications.
  • Provided assistance with surgical procedures.
  • Assisted with literature research and manuscript review.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED In Business Management

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Headline : Highly experienced Laboratory Animal Support professional with background in, In-vivo and In-vitro studies in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Extensive knowledge of Radiation Safety as well as Environmental Safety. Strong organizational abilities, interpersonal skills, and communication skills that allow me to work effectively with other people at all levels.

Skills : Administrative Support, Surgical Expertise.

Description :

  • Performed all aspects of animal husbandry, sanitation, autoclave, and cage wash.
  • Processed tissue and blood samples generated from in-vivo studies.
  • Responsible for body weights, cannula maintenance, excreta collection, and surgical preparation.
  • Detailed clinical observations on study animals.
  • Monitored, Prepared equipment, and procedure room setup in preparation for studies.
  • Induced and monitored inhalation and injectable anesthetics in rodents.
  • Received, stored, and distributed supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Laboratory Animal Technician Resume

Objective : Seeking a Laboratory Animal Technician position in a field allowing continuous skills to learn and grow, a position that requires attention to detail and dedication, a place to advance and make a career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Phylogenetic Analysis, DNA and RNA Extractions, Sequencing Reactions.

Description :

  • Provided advanced animal care.
  • Maintained sanitation and animal care equipment of the facility, such as: removing excreta and debris from cages, animal rooms, and related areas.
  • Used detergents and disinfectants to clean and sanitize cages, animal rooms, and related areas and/or items.
  • Assisted in training or instructing lower-level animal caretakers or student employees.
  • Received, stored, rotated, and kept records of feed, bedding, and other animal care supplies.
  • Maintained scientific control, care, and management of primates.
  • Administered medications following treatments. Documented animal's well-being.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma