We are seeking a Relief Veterinarian to join our dynamic team! This position works as part of our Clinical Services in Cumberland, VA offering coverage for emergencies, time off and high-volume. This role will focus on relief work for a breeding colony of beagles for research. This responsibility extends to promoting animal well-being at all times and during all phases of the animal's life as well as the compliance monitoring, quality management and safety of the animal models.
On a typical day, the Veterinarian will contribute to the Envigo team by:
Assuring timely and accurate reporting of animal health, behaviour and wellbeing issues to the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and between the Institutional Official (IO) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
Providing veterinary guidance to animal caretakers, managers, scientists and other stakeholders within Envigo on the implementation of the three Rs.
Engendering and supporting a “Culture of Care” within Envigo while promoting and demonstrating professional standards.
Providing veterinary clinical services including herd health, biosecurity practices, acclimation, conditioning, sanitation practices, pest control program, adventitious organism prevention, detection, containment and eradication, as well as surgery, anaesthesia and analgesia as needed.
Providing veterinary expertise and guidance for customers and other stakeholders regarding animal transportation, procurement, nutrition, necropsy, behaviour, drug storage, preventative medicine, and animal health and welfare.
Providing expertise and practical guidance with regard to animal health monitoring programs.
Contributing veterinary scientific expertise as needed for education and training programs for animal care employees, supervisors, managers and other Envigo stakeholders.
Providing veterinary oversite, expertise and coverage as indicated for the surgical facilities, including developing new surgical models as well as providing guidance on current best practices in surgical procedures and anaesthesia as assigned.
To be successful in this role, this position requires that the Veterinarian brings:
Maintaining state veterinary licensure, DEA and federal accreditation (category 2) through continuing education credits
Experience carrying out audits or inspections preferred
Fluent in English, spoken and in writing
Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations. As the largest organization that is solely dedicated to providing research models and related products and services, we are committed to helping researchers realize the full potential of their critical R&D projects as we fulfill our mission to work together to build a healthier and safer world. Read more at envigo.com