Clinical Veterinarian (Non-human Primates)
Houston, Texas, United States
- 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 in compliance 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.
- 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 Technicians, scheduling activities, and personnel development of veterinary technical team and husbandry staff.
- Perform special projects and assist with administrative 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.
- Experience in a research/lab animal/GLP environment.
The company is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees.