The Staff Veterinarian is responsible for animal health care issues at SRC and assists the Principal Investigator(s)/Study Director in the conduct of studies. They will participate in the collection of samples, tissue, and raw data; prepare test article for administration, and performs surgery and other medical procedures. The Staff Veterinarian I will supervise and participate in the diagnosis and treatment of sick animals, and may oversee quarantine and animal acquisition procedures.
Major responsibilities include:
Must be knowledgeable of the Animal Welfare Act, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and other related references and ensure that SRC and its employees comply with them in a practical and appropriate manner.
Will contribute to the elaboration and revision of the Animal Care and Use program of SRC.
Must follow all SOP's pertaining to the area of work, insure that other employees follow the SOP's and contribute to the generation of new SOP's.
Is responsible for supervising maintenance of surgical facilities and related equipment.
Supervises and participates in the anesthesia and recovery of animals during surgical procedures. Ensures that all necessary supplies and materials for current procedures are available and that sterility in the surgical quarters is maintained.
Will conduct surgical and other medical procedures and treatments.
Supervises and participates in the detection and treatment of sick animals.
Participates in the training of technicians.
Supervises and participates in the performance of routine herd health surveillance laboratory tests, such as fecal examination, blood collection, necropsy, and tissue collection.
Participates in the monitoring and calibration of scientific equipment.
Assists in researching scientific methods and contributes to model development.
Participates in research activities by conducting procedures, sample collection, and preparing and administering test articles.
Sinclair Research offers specialty biomedical research services in a large range of species encompassing most categories of applied human and veterinary medicine. Our uniqueness includes our broad experience, the availability of multiple animal models, and the largest herds of miniature swine in the United States. We strive to retain our customers through competitive cost, strong communication, timeliness, and responsive programs.
We are dedicated to our employees and treat our staff like family. We offer competitive benefits including a bonus program and educational assistance. If you love to be greeted when you walk down the halls, enjoy time with your coworkers socially, and want to get comfy in some scrubs we are the company for you.
Education Requirements: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (D.V.M.) or equivalent.
Certification: A valid Missouri veterinary license and accreditation certificate is required to sign animal health papers. Otherwise, no license is required to perform the other veterinary duties at SRC.
About Sinclair Research Center
Sinclair Research Center is a fast growing biomedical research facility located near Columbia, Missouri.