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Clinical Veterinarian
Evansville, IN

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$120,000 - $135,000 / yr


Job Description 

Clinical Veterinarian

We are seeking a full-time Veterinarian in Lab Animal Medicine to maintain the health, welfare, and regulatory responsibilities of the animals housed within our facility. This position requires a DVM, VMD, or foreign equivalent and a minimum of 1-3 years relevant experience in a laboratory animal environment.

Our site is a 100,000 sq ft facility on a 50+ acre campus providing non-clinical in vivo services for GLP, regulatory enabling studies. We work with a variety of lab animal species 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. General Duties:
  • Perform periodic review of all applicable SOPs to ensure accuracy and confirm procedures are being performed according to SOPs. Participate in SOP writing, reviews, and revisions, as needed
  • Complete training requirements as assigned and maintain appropriate training documentation 
  • Maintain compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with GLPs, USDA, AAALAC, OLAW, and other applicable regulations
  1. Perform clinical evaluations and attend to all animals as requested for health issues and determine appropriate veterinary treatment coordination, diagnostic procedures, and documentation as appropriate.
  2. Monitor and address animal health and welfare of study and colony animals
    • Perform incoming health checks on animals when received and add to individual health records
    • Perform pre-screening activities for study animals including physical and ocular examinations
    • Perform or review monthly bodyweight collection and body condition scoring, and monitor the animal status
    • Perform or review semi-annual physical exams and blood work, as well as vaccinations, according to the USDA Program of Veterinary Care 
  3. Monitor working inventory of veterinary supplies needed to maintain the health and welfare of animals 
  4. Work with Study Directors to ensure study protocols and conduct meet all animal welfare requirements
  5. Review and edit study and ACUC protocols for animal welfare compliance
  6. Develop and review procedures and technologies as required
  7. Participate in study conduct ensuring protocol and SOP compliance
  8. Perform surgical procedures on animals as directed in respective protocols or as appropriate for injured animals
  9. Develop new surgical techniques and models as needed

 

This is a full-time in-person position and is eligible for full benefits: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation Allowance
  • License Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Allowance

 



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