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Sr. Clinical Veterinarian

Employer
University of Utah
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024


Sr. Clinical Veterinarian

Job Summary

Independently provides clinical care to research animals. The Clinical Veterinarian will be responsible for providing care to research animals in assigned facilities, including the observation of animals, diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions, prescription and monitoring of necessary medications, and maintenance of animal health records. They will also assist researchers in protocol development, animal model selection and optimization, and proper animal care practices. Our veterinarians work with a wide range of species and models for human disease.

Responsibilities
  • Provides care to research animals in assigned areas, including the observation of animals, diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions, prescription and monitoring of necessary medications, and maintenance of animal health records.
  • Provides anesthesia and surgical support as well as postoperative care for clinical and research procedures.
  • Assists researchers in protocol development, animal model selection and optimization, and proper animal care practices.
  • Provides IACUC veterinary review and assists in facility inspections, policy development, and other related activities.
  • Assists the Director in maintaining compliance with animal care regulations.
  • Establishes strong working relationships with departmental personnel, research staff, and institutional administrators.
  • Evening and weekend clinical coverage is required and the ability to respond promptly to emergencies is essential



Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

  • Nearly Continuously: Standard vivarium environment; with typical vivarium environmental hazards and concerns. Standard laboratory environment; Safety shoes are required to be worn by all employees working in animal facilities
  • Seldom: Occasionally handles/works with biohazards or risks for potential job-related injury, rarely coming in contact with hazardous materials.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

  • Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking, walking.
  • Often: Bending, reaching overhead, twisting.
  • Seldom: Lifting - up to 50 pounds, kneeling, squatting.



Minimum Qualifications
  • DVM/VMD degree and a U.S. license to practice veterinary medicine, ability to obtain licensure in the state of Utah, ability to obtain a DEA registration, and completion of a formal postdoctoral Laboratory Animal Medicine residency program required.
  • Four years’ related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).
  • DACLAM



Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the job’s essential functions as outlined in the position description.

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Special Instructions


Requisition Number: PRN37370B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary:
Department: 00717 - Office of Comparative Medicine
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: 117,220 to 202,300
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

To apply, visit https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/160087


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