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Location3045 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-10-07
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Valid Through2023-02-05

Job Description:

Job ID348999 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyAnimal Health Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9752LM Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin About the Job Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinarian Location: Twin Cities Job Family: Animal Health Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Code: 9752LM Employee Class: Acad Prof and Admin Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30. Some weekends, nights, and holidays will be required. POSITION OVERVIEW Research Animal Resources (RAR) veterinarians provide medical care to research animals, regulatory oversight through various committees (e.g. IACUC and IBC), and consult with research faculty on the implementation and refinement of their research protocols. RAR veterinarians also have the opportunity to conduct independent and/or collaborative research, provide training and expertise to laboratory personnel, and teach veterinary students at the CVM. The University of Minnesota is part of the Minnesota LAM Residency Consortium and veterinary faculty are expected to teach, mentor, and support residents within the program. Additionally, the clinical veterinary team has responsibility and the latitude to identify areas for process improvement, develop plans to achieve identified improvements and to initiate the steps for implementation and completion. Clinical duties require case by case management as many standard treatment options are not compatible with research goals/objectives. This requires the development of unique treatment strategies that vary on a case to case basis depending on the specifics of the research and clinical problem. In the research environment there is the potential for exposure to hazardous and infectious materials including, (but not limited to) chemotherapeutic agents, radioactive substances, allergens, excessive noise, and/or zoonotic pathogens. Ability to move / lift / restrain animals. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical Care (50%): * Provide clinical care to research animals owned by the University or by outside organizations that have contracted to house animals at the University. * As indicated by the medical condition of the individual animal(s): Examine, diagnose, prescribe medication, perform surgery, and providing methods for humane euthanasia if necessary * Perform rounds of all animals in the assigned clinical areas on a regular basis. * Provide services after-hours, holidays and weekends on a rotating basis, including the provision of emergency veterinary care and responding to housing facility issues, such as alarmed entries and ventilation/heating/plumbing emergencies in concert with police or facilities maintenance staff as applicable. * Review and provide recommendations for new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Standards of Care (SOC) and updates to current SOPs/SOC Implementation of Regulatory Compliance Programs (15%): * Participate in design/review of research protocols, either through direct participation on committees such as the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee or the Institutional Biosafety Committee or by request directly from principal investigators and/or their staff. * Advise Investigators on appropriate medications, procedures, and model design. * Ensure that animal transportation, housing, and use complies with all applicable federal and state laws, as well as University policy, RAR policy, and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. * Ensure that purchase, use, recording, and disposal of veterinary medical substances (including DEA controlled substances) are carried out in accordance with federal and state law. * If federally accredited, responsible for the review, approval, and signing of interstate as well as international health certificates. Teaching/Training (10%): * Create and offer lectures, labs, and seminars for veterinary students, animal care staff, veterinary technicians, area supervisors, and research staff and/or faculty. * Provide training for gra

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