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Veterinarian II

Company: Labcorp
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Labcorp Drug Development is looking for a Veterinarian II to provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and provide training for technicians. To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation. - Duties and Responsibilities: -

  • Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring.
  • Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations
  • Assist in training of staff including, where applicable, annual externship program.
  • Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
  • Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP.
  • Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals. Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Participates in client conference calls and visits.
  • Manages projects and complex cases independently.
  • Develops skills related to client-requested veterinary procedures (e.g., skin biopsies, bone marrow samples, CSF collection, anesthesia techniques).
  • Mentors veterinarian I and veterinary and animal operations staff.
  • Learn to provide scientific expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians. Requirements:
    • Graduate of AVMA accredited veeterinary school or equivalent -or equivalent training with ECFVG certification, is required. -
    • 3 years of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
    • Must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in the state in which the position is located (i.e. Wisconsin, Indiana, etc.) within 6 months.
    • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research.
    • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals. Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our - -

Keywords: Labcorp, Madison , Veterinarian II, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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