NHP / Animal Caretaker

  • Location: Philadelphia metro area
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #36407

Animal Caretaker / NHP (Non Human Primate) 

Worked for a premier facility in the Philadelphia area providing  animal care in their Department of Veterinary Resources. 

Seeking individuals with a great attitude and self starters who possess excellent work habits.  Must have  1 year working with non-human primates.
Assist with the care, feeding and psychological wellbeing of the non-human primate colony.

Perform daily animal health checks and report any abnormal animal conditions to the veterinary medical or technical team as designated.

Feed all Non-human Primates the appropriate number of biscuits twice a day unless otherwise directed by the veterinarian.

Assist clinical veterinary and technical teams with animal manipulation and holding.

Receive and transfer non-human primates.

Clean and disinfect animal holding rooms according to established SOPs daily.

Sanitize all cage/rack units via the facility cage washer.

Maintain written records, logs, charts.


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