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SoBran is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian II (Floater) to serve at the National Institutes of Health.
OVERVIEW: This is a general summary of the responsibilities associated with the position of Floater Clinical Veterinarian II for the NIH, Laboratory Animal Research Contract (LARC). This description is not inclusive of all duties required to successfully complete the job each day. It is intended to reflect SoBran’s contractual obligations to the LARC. Employees are expected to complete all assigned duties each day.
DUTY HOURS & LOCATION ASSIGNMENT:
Employees are expected to arrive to work at the time and location specified for the position to which they are assigned. Work hours typically occur between 6:00 am and 8:30 pm M-F, and include coverage outside of core hours when required. These assignments will include working on weekends and holidays on a rotational basis. Weekend/Holiday hours range from 6:00 am – 6:30 pm. Duty hours and location assignments may be modified at the discretion of the Program Management Staff or at the request of the Government with or without prior notice.
This position is designated as “essential personnel” requiring attendance during emergency situations, such as inclement weather, mechanical/facility failures or other scheduled or unscheduled Government closures as directed by Program or Government Management.
This position will support all NIH/DVR worksites to include locations in Bethesda and Poolesville, MD, or any other locations as designated or required by the SoBran or the Government.
DESCRIPTION of DUTIES:
The Clinical Veterinarian II ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and standard operating procedures. They participate in and direct the application of veterinary care and medical oversight for the animal colony to include preventative medicine, health surveillance, medical treatment, research support, anesthesia, survival and non-survival surgical manipulations, the use of biological, radiological and chemical hazards and animal transfers within and between institutions. The Clinical Veterinarian also participates in site visits and routine inspections by internal and external oversight organizations and acts as a liaison between DVR and the NIH Intramural research staff.
Duties (non-inclusive list):
Understands and follows all SOP’s and Quality Assurance Standards.
Provides veterinary care consistent with state, Federal and NIH/DVR institutional practices, guidelines, and policies.
Provides regular and timely monitoring and evaluation of the large and small animal colonies including non-human primates.Tasks include recommending, directing and applying appropriate corrective measures to maintain colony health or in response to adverse complications resulting from unanticipated medical conditions or research manipulations.
Directs the application of therapeutic treatment to include the initiation, administration, alteration, and termination of treatment regimens.
Follows and directs the application of all NIH/DVR preventive medicine, quarantine, conditioning, and isolation procedures.
Assists in the development and application of animal health surveillance and environmental sanitation programs.
Performs routine, emergency and research related surgical manipulations and sample collections.
Participates in animal study proposal review and procedure scheduling.
Participates in new investigator orientation programs.
Assists with staff training and skill evaluation.
Participates in required training and continuing educational activities to maintain certification and licensure requirements.
Communicates with various parties including NIH/DVR staff, IC Veterinarians, Investigative Staff, and other internal and external contacts.
Generation and maintenance of various reports and NIH/DVR databases.
Provides scheduled and emergency after-hours veterinary care as required.
Participates in weekend and holiday veterinary care assignments and duty rotations.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM/VMD) from an accredited program.If degree not attained in the U.S., a certificate (ECFVG or similar) of equivalent training accepted by the American Veterinary Medical Association is required.
Completion of an accredited training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine; or a minimum of 6 years equivalent experience that qualifies the candidate to be eligible for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) Boards examination.
License & Certification Requirements:
Candidate appointed to the position of Clinical Veterinarian II must hold a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in Maryland or reciprocal state within the U.S...
Candidate must hold a current Diplomate certification in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine; or be eligible to sit for and successfully complete the board examination within 1 year of appointment to the position.
3-6 years of experience as a Clinical Veterinarian in the Laboratory Animal field working with multiple species including non-human primates, canines, swine, sheep, and rodents.
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
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About SoBran Inc.
SoBran, Inc. is a rapidly growing technical and professional services company, serving government and industry for 20 years. We partner with customers to solve problems affecting critical missions such as biomedical research, defense, homeland security, environmental protection, and national energy policy. Core SoBran strengths include biomedical research support, engineering, logistics and supply chain management, mail sanitation and screening, and program management support. Our biomedical services professionals support world class research that impacts the health of people around the world.