We have an opportunity for a Facility Veterinarian II at our client site in Baltimore, Maryland. In this role, you will work to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, federal/state/local laws, and NIH regulations governing animal care and use at the prestigious National Institute on Aging. Given the team environment, the Regulatory Veterinarian also contributes in providing support in various areas.
Essential duties and responsibilities include and or not limited to the following:
Acting as delegated Attending Veterinarian on institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. As such, reviewing all submitted proposals and amendments and working with investigators to meet welfare expectations.
Participating in the training and guidance of PI's and their respective staff in technical approaches and ASP support.
Conducting post-approval monitoring on approved protocols.
Performing compliance reviews and inspections for all sites.
Developing and reviewing Animal Care and Use policies and standard operating procedures.
Managing the rodent health surveillance program.
Reviewing all requests for animal imports and exports.
Providing as needed clinical support for all research animal models.
Ensuring that the veterinary heath care program is in compliance with all regulations and guidelines.
Participating in the development and execution of the preventive medicine program.
Working with clients and other veterinarians to establish veterinary and animal care standards.
Developing facility policies and standard operating procedures.
Must be available on call after hours for emergency veterinary care.
Affirming and supporting the Company policy of Equal Opportunity through Affirmative Action.
Performing all other related duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have:
A Doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) from an AVMA accredited program or ECFVG certification.
ACLAM-boarded or board-eligible with 1-2 years of ACUC experience.
Maintained licensure to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state in the USA.
Two years of relevant veterinary experience.
A thorough understanding of Animal Welfare regulations and the AAALAC accreditation process.
Computer literacy is required to use the electronic animal records program and working knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Excel) preferred.
Positive, professional written and verbal communication skills.
A commitment to a team-oriented approach to solving problems and proactively contributing to a positive work atmosphere.
About Charles River
For over 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality 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 people across the globe. When you join our family of more than 14,000 employees, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about!
Charles River is committed to the health and welfare of our employees and has developed a comprehensive, best-in-class benefits program to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees and their families. Our emphasis is on benefit choices to ensure that you have options in a broad range of benefit areas, including but not limited to: Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision and Pharmacy Program), Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and AD&D Insurance, Disability Benefits, and Financial Benefits that include 401(k)with Company Match and Paid Time offings that ensure work life balance.