Associate - Animal Enrichment and Clinical Care Technician

Amgen Inc.

3.6

(9)

Thousand Oaks, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Amgen Inc.:

  • 67% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work models that empower staff members to work where and when they are most productive
  • Award-winning PTO plan and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • With 11 Employee Resource Groups, 60 chapters & 11000 members everyone has opportunity to connect, network & foster a culture of belonging
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    Position summary

    ing the highest standards of animal care and welfare, championing the "3 Rs" principles (Replacement, Reduction, and Refinement). This position requires collaboration with scientific and care management teams, mentoring colleagues, managing clinical cases, and contributing to the development and implementation of innovative techniques.

    • Champion the "3 Rs" principles to ensure flawless animal care and welfare.
    • Implement and manage comprehensive animal enrichment and behavioral programs.
    • Collaborate effectively with Amgen scientific and care management teams to establish methodical approaches for enrichment and behavior management.
    • Mentor colleagues and volunteers in animal wellbeing, enrichment, behavior, and humane handling techniques.
    • Triage clinical cases, provide clinical care, and maintain meticulous clinical records for a variety of species, including USDA regulated species, under the direction of the site veterinarian.
    • Communicate effectively with investigators regarding animal health and behavior.
    • Innovate by providing opportunities for technique refinement and developing new techniques for rodent and non-rodent species.
    • Contribute to the development, adherence, and revision of internal guidance documents related to animal care.
    • Ensure compliance by implementing laboratory animal care guidelines and regulations.
    • Actively participate in group, departmental, and Amgen teams to improve processes and contribute to organizational initiatives.
    • Produce detailed reports, posters, presentations, and other project communications, and contribute to scientific manuscripts.

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    What we expect of you

    We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a creative problem-solver with these qualifications.
    Basic Qualifications:

    • 2+ years with relevant AS or equivalent
    • 4+ years with relevant HS
    • Open to learn new skills and adaptable
    • Excellent organization and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • AALAS certification at the ALAT level and/or other laboratory animal certifications
    • Previous clinical experience conducting animal research
    • Strong leadership, written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with basic and advanced in vivo techniques for multiple animal species
    • Working knowledge of The Guide, USDA regulations, AAALAC and veterinary best practices

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    What you can expect of us

    As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.

    The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

    Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
    • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
    • Stock-based long-term incentives
    • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
    • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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    Application deadline

    Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

    Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Salary Range
    75,383.00 USD - 93,523.00 USD

    Why you should apply for a job to Amgen Inc.:

  • 67% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work models that empower staff members to work where and when they are most productive
  • Award-winning PTO plan and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • With 11 Employee Resource Groups, 60 chapters & 11000 members everyone has opportunity to connect, network & foster a culture of belonging