Covance

Attending Veterinarian

US-VA-Cumberland
Job Number
2017-13100
Job Category
Scientific Advanced Degree
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

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 commercial 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.

 

Education/Qualifications

Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent.

Experience

  • 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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