Includes sign on bonus plus 3 anniversary bonuses.
DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 213509
We are seeking a Clinical Veterinarian for our Safety Assessment site located in Houston, Texas.
This role will be responsible for providing professional veterinary services and assisting with the management of all phases of health care for the animal colony.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Provide clinical care for the animal colony.
Perform veterinary rounds as scheduled and provide clinical care and preventive medicine support.
Perform surgical support and provide anesthesia, surgical and analgesic technical expertise/advice to facilitate protocol development.
Assist in the development and deliver training for staff. training may include veterinary diagnostics, techniques, and minor surgical procedures.
Provide animal health care guidance for veterinary services personnel as required.
Ensure that reports and other materials are prepared and submitted as required.
May participate in the response to internal/external inspections and quality assurance audits of veterinary or animal welfare type content.
Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program review and facility inspections.
May serve on the IACUC committee.
Write, review, and update veterinary care and/or necropsy SOPs as required.
Perform literature searches relating to veterinary subject matters.
Ensure facility is compliant with all applicable regulations, guidelines and standards that relate to animal care and use (e.g., USDA, FDA, AAALAC).
Make recommendations and assist in establishing and enhancing veterinary and animal care standards. Technicians, scheduling activities, and personnel development of veterinary technical team and husbandry staff.
Perform special projects and assist with administrative
Use controlled substances and be responsible for maintaining appropriate records.
May assist in management of the activities of assigned section, including providing direction to Veterinary efforts as needed.
Veterinary degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.)
Related experience with animal care and surgical techniques.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one U.S. state.
Ability to practice veterinary medicine in the work state highly desirable. USDA accreditation or application submitted within 1 month of hire.
Proficient in Computers (MS Office Suite).
Must be organized, can prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
Must have strong communication skills.
Must be available to be on call on a rotating weekend shift.
For more than 75 years, Charles River has delivered solutions to accelerate the development of drugs, chemicals, and medical devices for the people and patients who need them. Our products and services support clients from basic research, discovery, and safety assessment, to manufacturing and commercialization. With this expansive end-to-end portfolio, global capacity, and proven scientific and regulatory advisors, our integrated approach enables maximum speed and confidence on the drive to market.