Surgical Technician I in Coon Rapids, MN at Aerotek

Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Posting ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $19.00 - $21.00/Hour

Job Summary

Provides care for laboratory animals during surgical preparation and surgical procedures. Facilitates the execution of client sponsored preclinical research from pre-initiation to study completion by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties, and GLP regulations as they apply to the preclinical research environment and individual protocols.
  • Prepares animals for surgery including anesthetic calculations, sedation and induction, intubation, IV catheter placement, specimen collections and surgical site preparation.
  • Performs necessary lab work such as blood, fecal and urine collection and processing, etc.
  • Prepares surgical and cath. lab suites for procedures, including setting up instruments and stocking study-specific supplies.
  • Monitors anesthesia and animal vitals during surgical, interim and terminal procedures.
  • Assists during interventional procedures by performing QCA or QVA measurements, and producing and maintaining accurate records of those measurements in CD, DVD or paper format.
  • Operates specialized software-driven equipment, fluoroscopy and 3D imaging, etc. in support of procedures.
  • Provides customer service to clients through professional interactions and by responding to client requests.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and maintains surgical instruments through washing, drying and proper storage.
  • Assembles surgical packs and processes sterile packs via autoclave or ethylene oxide.
  • Operates, cleans and maintains gas anesthesia machines, autoclave and other surgical equipment routinely utilized.
  • Maintains an efficient and clean work area by organizing and re-stocking cath. labs, operating rooms, prep areas and the general storeroom as needed.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

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.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Contact Information

Morgan Finch