Clinical Veterinarian

External Description

Serve as a Clinical Veterinarian in the Office of Animal Care (OAC) and support the animal care and use program by providing veterinary care, in conjunction with the veterinary technicians, to research animals including laboratory mice and rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine, wild rodents, and zebrafish. Provide assistance with, and recommendations and training on, animal handling, laboratory techniques, sedation, analgesia, anesthesia, surgical and post-surgical care, and euthanasia. Provide diagnostic necropsy and coordinate pathological analysis of animals as needed. Oversee animal imports/exports.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Minimum three (3) years training and experience in laboratory animal medicine.

Required Credentials:
- Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Washington State.

Preferred:
- ACLAM board eligible or certified.


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