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Washington University of St. Louis Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian - Comparative Medicine - 49137 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This position requires participation in emergency care after hours, on weekends and holidays on a rotating schedule with other veterinary staff. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Comparative Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This position is for a board-eligible or board-certified laboratory animal veterinary medical specialist, responsible for the preventative, emergency and clinical veterinary medical care of the laboratory animals used in the Washington University research program. Care is given in compliance with all federal, state, University and laboratory animal science-specific regulations. This position assists with medicine and surgery in a wide range of species. Consults with principal investigators regarding research protocols and animal model development and reviews animal study protocols after their submission to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides veterinary medical care to research animals. 2. Maintains regulatory compliance, including but not limited to: protocol review, IACUC participation, and training of investigative staff. 3. Assists with facility management within their assigned facility. 4. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications * DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA Council on Education accredited veterinary college or school. * Board-eligible to be a Diplomat of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) or eligible with one to three years experience. Preferred Qualifications * One to three years of experience serving as a laboratory animal veterinarian. * Eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Missouri. * Diplomat of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM). * Accreditation by the USDA. * Broad knowledge of laboratory animal health/medicine, diagnostics, pathology, treatment, surgical procedures, and clinical care of a wide variety of research animal species. * Demonstrated decision making skills with ability to work meeting goals and deadlines. * Ability to work collaboratively with principal investigators, research staff, veterinary staff, veterinary technicians and husbandry staff. * Strong knowledge of all applicable federal regulations, standards, and guidelines for all vertebrate animals used in teaching and research, including familiarity with AAALAC-International accreditation standards, as demonstrated in work history and credentials. * Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and organization skills. * Proficiency, knowledge and experience with computers and Microsoft Office Suite tools, including Outlook, Excel, Access, etc. Salary Range Base pay commensurate with experience. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian - Comparative Medicine - 49137 Job ID: 49137 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular