Covance

  • Veterinarian I

    Job Location(s) US-CA-San Carlos
    Job Number
    2018-25149
    Job Category
    Scientific Advanced
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

     

    We have a great opportunity for a Clinical Veterinarian to join our team in San Carlos, CA.  This role provides laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support.

    Covance's work in developing new therapeutics has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work.

     

    This role:

    • Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations.
    • Assist in writing study reports as needed.

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      Ability to learn and participate in surgical procedures.

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      Interacts with clients during meetings to offer support and direction based off of specific client needs.

    • Assist in training of staff including 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.

     What we’re looking for in you:

    • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent.
    • 1 year of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
    • For USA positions only: must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in California within 6 months.
    • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research.
    • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

     

    Why People choose to work at Covance

    At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond.  We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends.

     

     

     

     

    Education/Qualifications

    II.   Education/Qualifications:

    Required:

     

    • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent.

    Experience

    III. Experience:

    Required:

     

    • 1 year of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
    • For USA positions only: must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in the state where the position is located (i.e. Wisconsin, Indiana, etc.) within 6 months.

    ▪           For UK positions: membership in the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

    • 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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