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Job Title Research Support / Veterinary Technician

JobID 1046188-1852

Location: San Diego, CA

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

To provide direct technical support to partners in Research and Development in the delivery of projects by the completion of experiments, procedures, protocols or studies involving animal models. To support Comparative Medicine's Clinical Veterinarians to deliver high quality clinical and surgical support. Provide veterinary care through consultations on treatments and procedures. To assist in training other colleagues in the efficient conduct of techniques and therefore contribute significantly to the advancement of 3Rs. Perform all regulatory responsibilities in compliance with applicable local and/or global regulatory standards. All duties require minimal supervision.


*Support the project teams in both Research and Development by performing technical procedures in the conduct of experiments and protocols and by collecting, recording, and exporting data in the delivery of studies. *Provide first line veterinary care for all species. First line evaluations of clinical cases. Initiate diagnostics and treatments in consultation with veterinarian and monitor progress in eAHR.*Maintenance of clinical supplies, medicines and equipment.*DEA back-up coordination.*Set a workplace standard through leading by example, showing mastery of all SOP's, regulatory guidelines and Pfizer policies. Exemplify work-place standards, positive habits and behaviors to co-workers.*Assists in the training of colleagues in CM and other Research lines in the efficient and refined conduct of technical procedures and therefore contribute significantly to the 3Rs.*Assists the veterinary staff in identifying and treating of colony animals. This may include identifying adverse outcomes in the course of experimental support or surgery, initiating health records, and performing health checks of colony rooms as requested.*Assists in the operational functions of the vivarium, including providing back up/weekend support as well as serving as a contact for supply inventory and stocking. *Maintains appropriate records in compliance with regulatory and departmental standards, this may include maintaining animal study related records. May be required to work under one of the following: the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Laboratory Practices, Public Health Service Policy and/or AAALAC accreditation standards.


High school degree or GED required; Associates in related field preferredRVT required, AALAS certification at the LATG level preferred

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Research Support / Veterinary Technician*
*San Diego,California*

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