Clinical Veterinarian- Mixed Lab Animal Species (Companion Vets Welcome)
RPM ReSearch Solutions
Location: Mount Vernon, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Salary: 130,000 minimum
DVM or equivalent
7 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Clinical Veterinarian- mixed Laboratory Animal Species (Companion Animal Veterinarians welcome)
Ever thought about Laboratory Animal Medicine but thought you needed to go through a Residency Program? This is not the case. You can contribute to life-saving therapeutics for both Humans and Animals.
We are seeking a full-time Clinical Veterinarian in Lab Animal Medicine to maintain the health, welfare, and regulatory responsibilities of the animals housed within our facility. This position requires a DVM, VMD, or foreign equivalent and a minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience in a clinical hands-on animal environment. Prior Laboratory Animal Medicine Experience is not required - we will train you!
Our site is a 100,000 sq ft facility on a 50+ acre campus providing non-clinical in vivo services for GLP, regulatory enabling studies. We work with a variety of lab animal species.
Perform periodic reviews of all applicable SOPs to ensure accuracy and confirm procedures are being performed according to SOPs. Participate in SOP writing, reviews, and revisions, as needed
Complete training requirements as assigned and maintain appropriate training documentation
Maintain compliance with all policies and procedures
Ensure compliance with GLPs, USDA, AAALAC, OLAW, and other applicable regulations
Perform clinical evaluations and attend to all animals as requested for health issues and determine appropriate veterinary treatment coordination, diagnostic procedures, and documentation as appropriate.
Monitor and address animal health and welfare of study and colony animals
Perform incoming health checks on animals when received and add to individual health records
Perform pre-screening activities for study animals, including physical and ocular examinations
Perform or review monthly bodyweight collection and body condition scoring, and monitor the animal status
Perform or review semi-annual physical exams and blood work, as well as vaccinations, according to the USDA Program of Veterinary Care
Monitor working inventory of veterinary supplies needed to maintain the health and welfare of animals
Work with Study Directors to ensure study protocols and conduct meet all animal welfare requirements
Review and edit study and ACUC protocols for animal welfare compliance
Develop and review procedures and technologies as required
Participate in study conduct, ensuring protocol and SOP compliance
Perform surgical procedures on animals as directed in respective protocols or as appropriate for injured animals
Develop new surgical techniques and models as needed
This is a full-time in-person position and is eligible for full benefits:
Paid Relocation Allowance
State Veterinary License Reimbursement
State DEA License Reimbursement
Continuing Education Allowance (Live conferences and webinars)
Veterinary Student Loan Payment Matching Program ( up to $18,000 a year)
Salary is commensurate with experience but starts at $130,000
Reach out, and let's connect!
Contact Rachel Frost
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US Veterinary Degree
Interest in working with Laboratory Animal Species (Primates, Mice, Pigs, Ferrets, Guinea Pigs, Mice, Rats, Sheep
RPM ReSearch works within the Preclinical Druge Development industry and more specifically Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Our clients are Contract Research Organisations, Biotechnology, and Biopharmaceutical Companies across the United States. Laboratory Animal Medicine does not require a Laboratory Animal Medicine Degree or Internship program.
We work with existing Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinarians who are looking to take their next step, Developing leaders in the Industry, Laboratory Animal Welfare Officers, and also Companion Animal Veterinarians, and Zoological Veterinarians who are interested in gaining knowledge or transitioning into Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Interesting in finding out more before connecting? Listen to our Podcast "Clinical Veterinary Recruiting Insights" with the host Brad McMillan - Owner and founder of RPM ReSearch