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Actalent Lab Assistant in Worcester, Massachusetts

Description:

Deliverables & Timelines

The Contractor’s Personnel will provide up to 40 hours per week for the following services.

Service Task 1: Animal Husbandry Duties

  1. Tasks: Contractor’s Personnel shall execute animal husbandry tasks, including but not limited

to the following activities:

  1. Cage changes or pen cleaning for any animal housed in the University vivarium

  2. Feed and or provide water for any animal housed in the University vivarium

  3. Perform twice daily animal health checks and report any atypical or abnormal findings

  4. Handle, restrain, and determine sex of animals

  5. Prepare and distribute routine medications as directed, e.g., medicated drinking water or

feed

  1. Deliverables: Contractor’s Personnel shall provide the following Deliverables to UMass

related to Service Task 1.

  1. Complete all tasks within specified times

  2. Promptly report any errors made during the performance of tasks

  3. Follow guidance or instructions from Departmental supervisors or other senior staff

  4. Specifications and Acceptance Criteria:

  5. All work must follow established departmental SOPs

  6. Work will be subject to supervisor oversight and possibly approval 3.

Service Task 2: Sanitation and room maintenance

a. Tasks: Contractor’s Personnel shall perform sanitation tasks including but not limited to the

following activities:

  1. Perform routine maintenance and sanitization of rooms and associated equipment within

the vivarium

  1. Keep assigned work areas stocked with supplies needed for routine operation of the area

  2. Collect and dispose of waste

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  1. Operate commonly used equipment including machines used for washing and sterilizing

items

b. Deliverables: Contractor’s Personnel shall provide the following Deliverables to University

related to Service Task 2.

  1. Complete all tasks within specified times

  2. Promptly report any errors made during the performance of tasks

  3. Follow guidance or instructions from Departmental supervisors or other senior staff

c. Specifications and Acceptance Criteria:

  1. All work must follow established departmental SOPs

  2. Work will be subject to supervisor oversight and possibly approval

Service Task 3: Record keeping, documentation and compliance

a. Tasks: Contractor’s Personnel shall maintain accurate records and documentation of task

performed including but not limited to the following activities

  1. record and report atypical findings of the environment or physical plant, these

observations include but are not limited to sick animals, maintenance problems, safety

hazards, and reporting animal welfare concerns

  1. Maintain animal room records, e.g., census, sanitation, enrichment, feeding, and animal

identification.

  1. Maintain validation records of equipment and room maintenance records of assigned

areas

  1. Record accurate documentation necessary for regulatory compliance

  2. Ensure compliance with all UMMS policies and local, state and federal laws governing

the use of research animals

b. Deliverables: Contractor’ Personnel will provide the following Deliverables to University

related to Service Task 3.

  1. Complete all tasks within specified times

  2. Promptly report any errors made during the performance of tasks

  3. Follow guidance or instructions from Departmental supervisors or other staff

c. Specifications and Acceptance Criteria:

  1. All work must follow established departmental SOPs

  2. Work will be subject to supervisor oversight and possibly approval

Skills:

Laboratory, animal husbandry, sanitization, SOP, Hematology

Top Skills Details:

Laboratory,animal husbandry,sanitization,SOP,Hematology

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

They are open to a high school diploma or GED with someone who has an interest in getting started in the scientific industry.

They can have 0 years' experience

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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