Covance

Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Jan 23, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Covance , a global contract research organization, worked on all of the top 50 best-selling drugs available today through its full spectrum of nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services. Through our work in Early Development Stage many lifesaving advances in medicine and safety have been drawn from the scientific discoveries made through animal research. Lab Sampling Technician position in our Greenfield IN location is responsible for the timely and accurate receipt, processing and storage of laboratory samples in compliance with GLP guidelines, study protocols and standard operating procedure, as well as managing the inventory of biological samples, duties include but not limited to; Receives and accession incoming samples, learns how to interpret a protocol Processes and packages biological samples for shipment to client ensuring completion of all required documentation for shipment Records and documents on the appropriate data collection system Compiles required documentation and package biological samples for shipping Performs commonly used clinical sampling techniques such as pipette. Learns how to process and package biological samples for shipment to client. Handle all details required for shipment of samples (receiving, storage, inventory and verification) using Study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs. Reviews own data and identifies potential problems. Daytime work hours, typically requires working every 3rd weekend and some holidays, OT may be required. Starting pay rate $15.00, excellent benefits package includes: 24 days of personal time off, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance. Thrive personally and professionally at Covance At Covance, you will use your education as a base and then continue to grow in our learning-based culture. You will know how to expertly respond and adapt as the healthcare industry continues to evolve. Education/Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology with 0-2 years of related experience. AALAS certification at Laboratory Animal Technician level desirable. Experience: No experience is required if you meet the education requirements. 0-2 years of related external experience based on education.
Covance Somerset, Franklin Township, NJ 08873, USA
Jan 21, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Covance is looking for an Associate Director-Toxicology Operations to join our growing team in Somerset, NJ . Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Join us & be a part of this life-saving work! The Associate Director leads operational managers in the pursuit of continued process improvement, procedural compliance, operational efficiency and customer service. Together with the veterinarian, the Associate Director ensures the integrity and upholds the standards of our animal care program and culture of care within Covance. Responsible for enforcin a quality culture by establishing and implementing data driven solutions designed to enhance the on time delivery of quality data, technical proficiency, operational management, staff engagement, productivity and profitability. RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and implements strategic plans to increase efficiency and effectiveness within the organization Ensures the division remains compliant with all regulatory agency requirements. Maintain the highest standards of GLP compliance and animal welfare, including strict conformance to FDA and USDA standards. Drives continuous improvement and refinements. Reviews audits and comments from regulatory bodies and clients; takes proactive steps to eliminate risk, prevent reoccurrence and/or promote best practice. Leads the operational management team and advises on people management and development, problem solving and personal objectives Implements appropriate affirmative action, salary administration and staff communication programs within the division Oversees planning and budgeting for the division. Maintains an effective oversight of the resources necessary to meet prevailing and projected workloads. Strive to continually improve customer service for both internal and external customers Work with the business development team and other key stakeholders to promote services and communicate developments within Toxicology Operations to clients as well as internal customers. Oversees the design, and maintains facilities in full compliance with regulations and AAALAC accreditation. Determines and establishes department organizational structure and supervisory relationships. Provides technical or scientific expertise in facility design, animal welfare regulations, technical training or laboratory animal management. Works on a wide range of problems where causal relationships are difficult to establish and the use of creative thinking is required. Education/Qualifications: BS degree in Life Sciences plus 15 years related experience. Advanced degree (MS, PhD, DVM) is beneficial. At least five (5) years of experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and understanding of animal house operations management principles and practices Demonstrated leadership and project management knowledge Experience: Strategic thinking, keen problem solving skills, and a collaborative approach to working with internal customers Excellent written and oral communication skills, including delivering presentations and leading meetings Ability to successfully manage multiple competing projects and personnel in various departments Outstanding human relations and management skills Ability to perform in a fast paced team environment Ability to anticipate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues, strategize, make recommendations, and ensure timely results Ability to conduct short and long-term planning and budgeting to ensure resources are efficiently and effectively deployed Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals
Covance Somerset, Franklin Township, NJ 08873, USA
Jan 21, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: INTERESTED IN ANIMAL SCIENCE? ANIMAL CARE & OBSERVATION? PRECLINICAL RESEARCH? DRUG DEVELOPMENT? *We are offering a sign on bonus of $500 upon hire and another $500 after 12 months. As a Study Technician in our Somerset, New Jersey In-Life department, you will part of a division that supports preclinical work- in vivo toxicology, PK, metabolism, and safety studies as part of the drug development process. Pay starting at $17.00/hr . Job Responsibilities: Conduct of animal studies including dosing of both large and small animal species (mice, rats, rabbits, dogs and non-human primates via various routes including but not limited to iv, po, dermal, subq and inhalation) and sample collections (blood, urine, etc.). Maintain clear and timely observations and health monitoring on all study animals. Record accurately and timely study-related data in computer databases. Complete work in a timely fashion and according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety directives and follow written and verbal instructions related to the scope of the job. The employee must be able to exert moderate physical effort and have high standards of cleanliness and organization. Education/Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Life Sciences including Biology, Animal Science or Veterinary Sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education. AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required. Experience: Previous Animal Care or Veterinary experience preferred *Offer only available to New Hires
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Jan 19, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Interested in Cleaning? Maintenance? Monitoring? Ensuring a Safe Environment? Covance's Lab Cleaner/Assistant in Madison, WI will not only look after your immediate needs but also help you with your future career goals. Are you looking for an entry-level job that provides a starting hourly rate of $15.00 AND offers full medical/dental/vision benefits ? Are you looking for a position that does not require previous directly related experience? We want you to succeed so we will provide you with excellent on-the-job training and mentoring. We also want you to take time off for yourself, so Covance offers 24 days of paid-time-off (PTO) annually (pro-rated depending on start date). Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the washroom area by prioritizing workload and equipment to be washed Organizes and maintains clean equipment in appropriate locations Maintains well documented laboratory records according to SOP's & GLPs. Reviews other equipment service technician data and identifies potential problems Pull reports and utilize information to assist with workload projections Monitors environmental conditions and reports deviations to supervisor Provides and maintains inventory of equipment and supplies Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary Reviews own data and identifies potential problems Maintain safe work environment Education/Qualifications: High school diploma or GED Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information Ability to demonstrate teamwork skills Experience: No experience required Working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) preferred
Covance San Carlos, CA, USA
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. Join Covance as a Surgical Specialist in San Carlos, CA, be a part of our work in developing new therapeutics having an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Join us in this life-saving work! The Surgical Specialist will assist in the operation of endovascular-based devices for the coronary, peripheral and intra-cardiac application in various large animal species Intermittent consultation/coordination with clients and employees on model development, device performance assessment, study design, and problem solving Identify coronary and peripheral vascular anatomy via angiography Identify cardiac and vascular structures via ultrasound Recognize and understand EKG readings/ complexes Utilize multiple angles and equipment settings on interventional based systems like the fluoroscopy unit and intravascular ultrasound to obtain the most appropriate anatomical views Perform image analysis such as QCA and Ventricular Analysis during and after procedures with assistance/oversight Maintaining comprehensive procedural records, including but not limited to device assessment, anatomical placement, and those required by facility standard operating procedures Participate as needed in cleaning, maintenance and validation of imaging equipment Supporting training of all new-hires on interventional techniques including handling and functions of cardiac/ interventional equipment and systems Maintain working knowledge in hemodynamics as well as coronary and peripheral vascular histopathology Oversight of surgery data collection, including anesthetic records and surgery flow sheets, Works directly with veterinary/medical staff to insure successful surgical outcomes, adherence to protocols and regulatory guidelines Provides ongoing training to technical staff as directed by veterinary staff Spotlight Job/Animal Education/Qualifications: We are open to a variety of backgrounds including Veterinary Technicians with strong background in Animal Surgeries, Radiology Technologist with Heart Catheterization Lab experince, Surgical Nurses and Scrub Technicians. The position requires a strong knowledge in anesthetic management, pre-op and post care, and familiarity with imaging equipment such as fluoroscopy, x-ray, intravascular and transesophageal ultrasound. Experience: Course work in biology, physiology or veterinary technology preferred or equivalent experience. Knowledgeable in anatomy and interventional techniques within the cardio, peripheral and neuro vascular areas. Experience with assisting in general surgery, cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures preferred. Must have strong command of anesthetic management, pre-op and post case and familiarity with imaging equipment including fluoroscopy, x-ray, intravascular, and transesophageal ultrasound. Experience using fluoroscopy and ultrasound equipment (IVUS, ICE, TEE, TTE, Vascular). Knowledge of interventional radiology techniques a plus.
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Are you ready to redefine what's possible, and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance? A career here provides the unique chance to create a lasting impact and difference in our patient's lives. Joining our team will offer you a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. Your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move. Covance is currently seeking a Veterinarian to join their team based in Madison, WI. Reporting to the Director, Animal Welfare and Veterinary Services, the incumbent will provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and provide training for technicians. To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation. Primary responsibilities include: Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring. Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations. Assist in training of staff including, where applicable, annual externship program. Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed. Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP. Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals. Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary. Participates in client conference calls and visits. Manages projects and complex cases independently. Develops skills related to client-requested veterinary procedures (e.g., skin biopsies, bone marrow samples, CSF collection, anesthesia techniques). Mentors veterinarian I and veterinary and animal operations staff. Learn to provide scientific expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians. Education/Qualifications: Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent Experience: 3 years of veterinary clinical experience preferred. For USA positions only: must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in the state in which the position is located (i.e. Wisconsin, Indiana, etc.) within 6 months. For UK positions: membership in the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Knowledge of small and large animals used in research. Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals. Previous experience in a people leadership role Overtime, weekend work, and travel as required
Covance Somerset, Franklin Township, NJ 08873, USA
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. We have a great opportunity for a Clinical Veterinarian to join our team in Somerset, NJ . This role provides laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support. Covance's work in developing new therapeutics has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. This role: Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring. Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations. Assist in training of staff including Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed. Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP. Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary. Participates in client conference calls and visits. Manages projects and complex cases independently. Develops skills related to client-requested veterinary procedures (e.g., skin biopsies, bone marrow samples, CSF collection, anesthesia techniques). Mentors veterinary technical and animal operations staff. Learn to provide scientific expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians. Education/Qualifications: Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent. For USA positions only: must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in New Jersey within 6 months. Experience: Minimum 1 year of veterinary clinical experience preferred. Knowledge of small and large animals used in research. Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Jan 14, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Company Overview: If you've ever taken a medicine, received a vaccine or had blood drawn for a lab test, you've already benefited from the powerful work of 57,000+ exceptional employees across Covance and LabCorp. By supporting leading pharmaceuticals and 600+ biotech companies through our contract research organization (CRO), Covance employees help improve health, improve lives and bring new medicines to market. Along with our parent company, LabCorp, the world's leading health care diagnostics company, we offer dynamic career opportunities in more than 97 countries. Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential. Global Internship Program: Exciting Opportunity to be part of the LabCorp/Covance 2020 Global Internship Program supporting our Flow Cytometry work in Greenfield, IN ! We offer real work assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Healthcare disciplines, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry. In addition to departmental and professional development work, our interns have the opportunity: To showcase their work to senior management, their supervisor and mentors Participate in a group philanthropic project as part of our dedication to the community Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering scientific work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world. Incumbent is responsible for assisting in the experimental work required for the development and biological validation of new flow cytometry assays. Incumbent has knowledge in flow cytometry methods and generates clear technical reports. Incumbent has knowledge of laboratory procedures and assays in accordance with Covance quality principles. Incumbent maintains high standards in all aspects of departmental and laboratory functions Education/Qualifications: Working towards a degree in Biology, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Immunology, or related field Experience: Individual should have one or two years bench-level laboratory experience in biological science including some hands-on experience in flow cytometry. Cell Culture experience would be ideal.
Covance Denver, PA, USA
Jan 13, 2020
Full time
Job Overview: Laboratory/Animal Care Tech Part time, daytime hours, some weekends required Work hours will vary based upon work need, typically will work 15-20 hours per week, College Students working toward degrees in Biology, Chemistry and other life sciences are encourage to apply as this position will provide hands on experience toward your career! Earn while you learn! We are seeking a part time position to work in our Denver PA location, position will be Covance , a global contract research organization, worked on all of the top 50 best-selling drugs available today through its full spectrum of nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services. Through our work in Early Development Stage many lifesaving advances in medicine and safety have been drawn from the scientific discoveries made through animal research. In this role you may function as Animal Technician and Laboratory Assistant depending on work volume, duties include but not limited to; Animal Technician focused on the animal's welfare , duties include but not limited to; Daily observations of animal health status, assist in with receiving of animals into animal facility Perform daily care of animals including watching for signs of stress or illness, assist with administration of medications, blood collections and care of animals Perform cleaning and sanitation of building, cages, walls, floors, and daily clean-up of designated areas Assist in preparing and crating of animal for incoming and outgoing shipment Laboratory Assistant Duties include but not limited to; Assist in the preparation of inoculations Aid in the processing of serum Help with the preparation of the blood tubes Assist in the shipping of products, using Fed Ex, UPS Sanitation of the entire Poly lab with good documentation Conduct some weekend/holiday feeding Shipping and receiving products assist, test articles Work hours will vary based upon work need, typically will work 15-20 hours per week, College Students working toward degrees in Biology, Chemistry and other life sciences are encourage to apply as this position will provide hands on experience toward your career! Education/Qualifications: High school diploma AALAS certified or pursuing AALAS certification a plus but not required You should be very detail oriented and organized Experience in the Animal Care industries would be useful but not required Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, ability to work in laboratory environment, familiarity with protective equipment helpful but not required. Experience: Experience in a lab environment preferred but not required Familiarity with computer, able to enter data and navigate through multiple screens