STAFF VETERINARIAN

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



STAFF VETERINARIAN
Lab Animal Resources

Occupational Summary

Provide professional medical assistance in the health care and maintenance of research animals at Duke University.

Work Performed
  • Diagnose, treat and control diseases and injuries among research being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. animals maintained in facilities at Duke University; perform surgery on sick and injured animals and prescribe and administer drugs, medicines and vaccines as appropriate.
  • Confer with principal investigators and their staff regarding type and number of research animals needed and provide instruction and assistance in the special care and treatment of animals.
  • Conduct post-mortem examination of animals including the performance of hematology, parasitology, microbiology and clinical pathology laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Prepare grant applications relating to laboratory animal care; advise faculty and research staff regarding U.S.D.A. and N.I.H. guidelines on the care of research animals and facilities.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and operational reports concerning consultations and diagnostic decisions ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Keep abreast of new technological advances in the care and treatment of laboratory animals and provide in- service training and orientation programs to staff and other research personnel.
  • Assist in the establishment and implementation of an effective quality control system for laboratory work; revise techniques and procedures as required to obtain desired standards.



Requisition Number
401286528

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1664 STAFF VETERINARIAN

Job Family Level
98

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires completion of an accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program or a certificate of equivalent training accepted by the AVMA. Licensure to practice veterinary medicine in a state or territory of the United States is also required.

Experience

Three years of experience in laboratory animal medicine or completion of a training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine with eligibility for certification in this field may be substituted for the three year experience requirement noted above. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

91552BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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