Attending Veterinarian

Covance Inc Located in: Cumberland,  Virginia
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JOB DESCRIPTION

We currently have an opening for a Veterinarian at our commercial breeding facillity at our Cumberland, VA site. Some of the duties include:

  • Provide medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support of the commericial breeding and holding population at this site.
  • Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Assist in training of staff.
  • Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
  • Performs physical examinations of animals as indicated in protocols and SOP’s .
  • Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on animals.
  • Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.

 

Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent.

  • 1 year of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
  • Must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in Virginia within 6 months.
  • Knowledge of amimals used in research.
  • Must be able to work in a commercial breeding setting with laboratory animals.
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COMPANY INFORMATION

Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
Function:
 
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: