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Small Animal Surgery Technician

Indianapolis, Indiana
$24.00 Per Hour
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
$24.00 per hour
Monday - Friday with 1 weekend a month - day time hours
190 hours PTO first year

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations. We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for making a difference in people's lives. We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as a Small Animal Surgeon - we have an exciting future ahead!

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality surgically-modified animals. As a Surgery Technician you will perform IACUC approved aseptic surgical procedures under veterinarian supervision, administrator post-operative analgesia, and monitor post-operative recovery.


How you will contribute to make a difference

Perform all surgical procedures as scheduled using aseptic technique
Assure that animal shipments are timely and accurate.
Schedule work assignments and coordinate efficient movement of supplies in and out of work area.
Complete the weekly reporting in an accurate and timely manner.
Comply with all relevant Animal Use Protocol's.
Assist supervisor in employee training, as needed.
Actively participate in the determination of root causes of a surgical complaint.
Actively participate in resolving surgical complaints by recommending corrective and/or preventative actions.
Suggest improvements to work instructions in accordance with the 3 Rs (Refine, Replace and Reduce).
Ensure animal welfare, IACUC, and quality standards are met within area of responsibility, which includes compliance to work procedures.
Other duties as assigned.

We are looking for the following from a Small Animal Surgeon:

Prefer LAT/LVT certification and at least 2 years of related experience as a surgery technician, senior animal technician, or surgery assistant.
Minimum, 2 year degree in animal science; pertinent work experience (such as laboratory, veterinary, or surgical experience).
Ability to read, speak, and understand English.
Basic math skills.
Strong communication skills.
Able to use surgical equipment and administer pharmaceuticals.
Accurately perform arithmetic calculations and record results.
Work in a standing position that requires bending and stretching of arms and legs.
Lift and move objects as necessary to complete assigned duties.

Envigo offers benefits including:

Generous paid time off
Paid holidays
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Health savings account
Flexible spending account

Envigo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.
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  • Job Reference: 703029351-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Envigo RMS
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary: $24.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent