Veterinarian

Covance Inc Located in: Alice,  Texas
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JOB DESCRIPTION

We currently have an opening for a Veterinarian at our Alice, TX facility. Some of the duties/responsibilities include:
• Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring.
• 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 including, where applicable, annual externship program.
• Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
• Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP.
• Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals.
• Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
• Participates in client conference calls and visits.
• Manages projects and complex cases independently.

Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent. Able to obtain licensure in the state of TX within 6 months as well as DEA licensure and USDA accreditation.

  • Some prior work with nhp species is needed.  This could be through a resisdency or prior employment.
  • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research.
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.
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CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

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: