Requisition Number: 03022620 Final Filing Date: 07-19-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: VETERINARIAN 2 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,916.67 - $12,733.33/MO. Starting salary between $5,916.67-$7,000.00/MO. Appointment Type: Contract Appointment Description: 100%; Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. This is a One-Year-Contract position with possibility of extension or converting to career. Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: CA ANIMAL HLTH&FOOD SAFETY LAB - 072200 Department Description: The CAHFS is a comprehensive veterinary diagnostic laboratory system within the academic setting of University of California Davis. It provides a full range of diagnostic procedures and tests for all species of ruminants, poultry, equids, camelids, wildlife and pet and exotic avian with emphasis on disease investigations, herd/flock management, disease trends and control, surveillance, and public health. The CAHFS system consists of 4 labs throughout California; Davis, Turlock, Tulare and San Bernardino, CA. This position is located at the Davis Laboratory.
DEPARTMENT MAY CONSIDER H1-B SPONSORSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES.
THIS POSITION WILL BE POSTED FOR 4 WEEKS; HOWEVER, WE WILL BE SCREENING APPLICATIONS AFTER 2 WEEKS OF POSTING AND MAY FILL THE POSITION PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general direction, responsible for providing timely diagnostic pathology services by performing necropsy and histopathological examinations and following up cases with additional tests and interpretations as required for mammalian and avian specimens
Under general direction of the faculty supervisor, assist with resident, student and staff training and oversight. Provide consultation, advice and guidance to veterinarians and producers regarding equine, livestock, avian and wildlife disease diagnosis, control and prevention.
Department may consider H1-B sponsorship.
Physical Demands: Distinguish between colors.
Handle and restrain animals.
Stoop, bend, twist and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
Work at a computer and microscope for extended periods of time.
Work Environment: This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits and a focus on quality and timeliness are essential.
Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position requires signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information.
Occasional after hours and weekend/holiday coverage as needed.
Occasional travel to other CAHFS branch laboratories, conferences, etc.
All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in Health Surveillance Program.
This position is subject to prophylactic vaccination for rabies, as well as medical surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy.
Tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood products, and to handle/dispose of infectious materials.
May, at times, work with or be in areas where biohazardous and chemical materials and infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position are, but are not limited to Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, Campylobacter, formalin, acids, bases and other chemicals.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: DVM degree with experience in mammalian/avian diseases and pathology.
Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) required. Appointment renewal requires ACVP or ECVP board certification within five years of the date of initial hire.
Knowledge of veterinary medicine; diagnostic veterinary pathology; state and federal regulations applicable to the practice of veterinary medicine and to regulation of livestock, poultry and meat industries; and public relations.
Knowledge and skills to apply existing theory and research findings to define unusual and complex problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions, comprehend an extensive variety of highly complex and technical material, prepare meaningful, accurate and concise reports, handle sensitive inquiries from contacts with animal owners and veterinarians.
Skills to respond appropriately in emergency situations, e.g., suspected foreign animal diseases or diseases that impact public health.
Knowledge and skills to dispose of hazardous and contaminated materials in a safe manner and in accordance with campus and EH&S policies and procedures.
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals including co-workers, clients of CAHFS, and other University units, outside and government agencies.
Preferred Qualifications: Skills in computer data entry and related software applications.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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