Surgery Support Technician

Are you looking to develop your career in the veterinary medicine field? A Surgery Support Technician position is available in Livermore, CA, courtesy of Adecco Medical and Science!

Job Description:

As a Surgery Support Technician you will perform IACUC approved aseptic surgical procedures under veterinarian supervision, administor post-operative analgesia, and monitor post-operative recovery.

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 Protocols .
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.


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).
Demonstrated experience to function in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.
Ability to understand the written company standards and verbal instructions in English.
Able to use surgical equipment and administer pharmaceuticals.
Work in a standing position that requires bending and stretching of arms and legs.
Lift and move objects as necessary to complete assigned duties.
Average or better math skills.
Respect for animal welfare.
Ability to work in a team atmosphere.
Adherence to the company domestic pet policy and biosecurity.

If you are interested in the Surgery Support Technician position, please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions or would like additional information please contact Tiffannie Mckenzie at

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