Clinical Veterinarian – Washington state
Clinical Veterinarian Washington state
The Clinical Veterinarian will examine, diagnose and treat laboratory animals to ensure the health of animals used in scientific research, comply with regulations governing their humane and ethical treatment, and competently perform all tasks relating to caring for animals in a clinical setting.
Our client is known for it’s diverse range of safety assessment services and NHP expertise. Their enthusiasm for customized services that focus on the needs of clients positions the organization as the uncommon CRO; uncommonly accessible, flexible and responsive. The team of experts in Toxicology, Pathology, Exploratory Research and Bioanalysis make the client relationship a top priority. The company philosophy is that experience is as important as the science that drives it and we believe a better future is possible for everyone and nonclinical proficiency is used to support medical science advancements that will lead to pharmaceutical cures. Want to be part of a dynamic team that provides continuous professional development opportunities? Contact us to set your future in motion.
You will contribute by providing routine and/or specialized veterinary medical, dental, imaging and surgical services for various laboratory animal species such as nonhuman primates, rodents, rabbits and canines on site. You will contribute to the team oriented approach and professional leadership in the resolution of complex medical cases, expertise in routine husbandry and care of laboratory animal species and continuous efforts toward improvements upon current practices. You will collaborate with study directors in providing sound scientific and medical advice in support of study designs and objectives. In addition you will assist in the development, review, revision and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS’s) relating to animal issues. You will assist the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, with responsibilities including; reviewing protocols, animal colony issues, management issues and consultations. You will ensure preventive health program execution, quarantine programs, review of vendor health records and oversight of colony animal’s preventative health/medical care. You will ensure preventive health program execution, quarantine programs, review of vendor health records and oversight of colony animal’s preventative health/medical care. You will build business experience in laboratory animal science through client interaction. You will collaborate with other staff across departments in maintenance of AAALAC accreditation and ensuring continued compliance with these standards.
Qualifications include a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 3+ years of experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine, including experience with NHPs, rodents, rabbits and canines, a state license in Veterinary Medicine is required and must acquire licensure in the state of Washington with one year of employment, has a current USDA Accreditation to sign health certificate or will be accredited within one year of employment, read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions; the ability to write routine reports and correspondence; and the ability to speak effectively with clients and staff, preferred experience serving on and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, preferred experience serving on and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, preferred experience working in a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) environment, prefer ACLAM board certification or eligibility.
The opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K with match, life insurance, relaxed dress code, paid holidays, paid time off, on-site cafeteria and gym, company events, including happy hours, team building competitions, lunches and much more.
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