The Clinical Veterinarian will examine, diagnose and treat laboratory animals at Altasciences Preclinical Services, to ensure the health of animals used in scientific research, comply with regulations governing their humane and ethical treatment, and competently perform all tasks relating to caring for animals in a clinical setting.
About Altasciences Preclinical Services:
Altasciences Preclinical Services is renowned for its diverse range of safety assessment services and NHP expertise. Our enthusiasm for customized services that focus on the needs of our clients positions us as the uncommon CRO: uncommonly accessible, flexible and responsive. Located just north of Seattle, WA, our team of experts in Toxicology, Pathology, Exploratory Research and Bioanalysis make the client relationship a top priority. We believe the experience is as important as the science that drives it. We believe a better future is possible for everyone and we're using our nonclinical proficiency to support medical science advancements that will lead to pharmaceutical cures. Want to be a part of a dynamic team that provides continuous professional development opportunities? Work for Altasciences Preclinical Services and set your future in motion!
How You'll Contribute:
Provide routine and/or specialized veterinary medical, dental, imaging, and surgical services for various laboratory animal species such as nonhuman primates (NHPs), rodents, rabbits, and canines on site
Team oriented approach and professional leadership in the resolution of complex medical cases, expertise in routine husbandry and care of laboratory animal species and continuous efforts toward improvements upon current practices
Collaborate with study directors in providing sound scientific and medical advice in support of study designs and objectives
Assist in maintaining compliance with Federal regulations governing the humane care and use of laboratory animals
Assist in the development, review, revision and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to animal issues
Assist the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, with responsibilities including; reviewing protocols, animal colony issues, management issues and consultations
Ensure preventive health program execution, quarantine programs, review of vendor health records and oversight of colony animal's preventative health/medical care
Build business experience in laboratory animal science through client interaction
Collaborate with other staff across departments in maintenance of AAALAC accreditation and ensuring continued compliance with these standards
What We Are Looking For:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1+ years experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine
A State License in Veterinary Medicine;ability to acquire licensure in state of Washington within one year of employment
Current USDA Accreditation or ability to become accredited within one year of employment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred experience serving on an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Preferred experience working in a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) environment
What We Offer:
Relaxed dress code
Paid Time Off
On-site cafeteria and gym
Company events, including happy hours, team building competitions, lunches and much more.
Altasciences Preclinical Services, Seattle LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status.
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