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Animal Care Assistant II

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Shift hours: Thursday - Monday 7:00am - 4:00pm (Tuesday and Wednesday off)


About this Role:
Responsible for maintenance of research animal health, as directed by the attending veterinarian, through animal care duties.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Observe PCSB safety practices.
  • Clean all animal housing.  Rinse the exercise area at the end of each day.  Properly dispose of all waste.
  • Disinfect each housing area once daily according to PCSB SOPs--to include floors, walls, and troughs.  Rinse thoroughly following disinfection.  Squeegee all housing areas after rinsing or disinfection to ensure rapid drying.  Scrub floor hallways once daily.
  • Feed each animal before noon daily, ensure that water is available free choice.
  • Exercise animals in groups known to be compatible without commingling sexes
  • Communicate all animal health status issues to attending DVM and full-time veterinary technician.
  • Follow all PCSB and Boston Scientific security policies during shifts.  Stay current on and comply with SOPs, GLP regulations and other internal requirements.
  • Restrain animals for Veterinary technicians during treatments and diagnostic testing.
  • May provide limited work direction to other Animal Care Assistants.


Required  Qualification:

  • 2 Years with high school diploma/degree/equivalent, or An equivalent combination of education/work experience 
  • Certification in assigned area preferred


Requisition ID: 540339


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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