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DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 220074
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 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.
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quali...ty of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.