Veterinary Laboratory Animal Medicine Clinician

Location: Evansville, IN

Job Description

Veterinary Laboratory Animal Medicine Clinician

We are hiring a full-time Clinical Veterinarian specializing in Laboratory Animal Medicine to oversee the health, well-being, and regulatory compliance of animals housed within our facility. The ideal candidate should possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), or Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), or a foreign equivalent degree, along with at least 1-3 years of relevant experience in a laboratory animal setting.

Our facility spans over 100,000 square feet and is located on a 50+ acre campus. We provide non-clinical in vivo services for GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) regulatory enabling studies. We work with various species of laboratory animals.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. General Duties:
  • Ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by conducting periodic reviews and participating in SOP writing, reviews, and revisions as needed.
  • Complete assigned training requirements and maintain accurate training documentation.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures to maintain regulatory compliance with GLPs, USDA, AAALAC, OLAW, and other applicable regulations.
  1. Conduct clinical evaluations and provide veterinary treatment coordination, diagnostic procedures, and appropriate documentation for animals requesting health care.
  2. Monitor and address the health and welfare of study and colony animals.
    • Perform health checks on newly received animals and update individual health records.
    • Perform pre-screening activities for study animals, including physical and ocular examinations.
    • Collect and record monthly bodyweight measurements and body condition scores while monitoring the overall health status of animals.
    • Conduct semi-annual physical exams, blood work, and vaccinations according to the USDA Program of Veterinary Care.
  3. Maintain an inventory of necessary veterinary supplies to ensure the health and welfare of animals.
  4. Collaborate with Study Directors to ensure study protocols and conduct meet animal welfare requirements.
  5. Review and edit study and ACUC (Animal Care and Use Committee) protocols for compliance with animal welfare standards.
  6. Develop and review procedures and technologies as required.
  7. Participate in study conduct, ensuring compliance with protocols and SOPs.
  8. Perform surgical procedures as directed in respective protocols or as necessary for injured animals.
  9. Develop new surgical techniques and models when needed.

This is a full-time, in-person position that includes the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Stock options
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation Allowance
  • License Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Allowance

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