Nov 10, 2019

Veterinarian

  • Envigo ++++
  • Alice, TX 78332, USA
Full time Veterinarian

Job Description

Together, we are creating a dynamic products and services company, dedicated to supporting research that makes a real difference to people's lives. Consider joining us as a Veterinarian II in our Veterinary department in Alice, TX! We are committed to providing our customers with exactly what they need, from outsourced single studies and the supply of animal models and services, to managing complex programs and the development of long term strategic partnerships.

To drive our business forward, we pride ourselves in recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for… making a difference in people's lives.

We are evolving to become an outstanding company that will challenge our competitors and be the best company to work with…and for. Come and join us - we have an exciting future ahead!

The Opportunity

  • To provide veterinary health care for laboratory animals, give advice regarding the care and maintenance of laboratory animals, and provide training for technicians. To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with applicable animal welfare regulations and help maintain facilities for AAALAC accreditation.

How you will contribute to make a difference

  • Provide laboratory animal medical and surgical care by examination, treatment and advice to ensure adequate and humane veterinary support, with minimal supervision/mentoring.
  • Assist supervisor to ensure that company policies and practices regarding animal care and welfare are in compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Assist in training of staff including, where applicable, annual externship program.
  • Serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, as needed.
  • Performs physical examinations of laboratory animals as indicated in protocols and SOP.
  • Performs ophthalmic or other veterinary examinations on laboratory animals.
  • Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Participates in client conference calls and visits.
  • Manages projects and complex cases independently.
  • Develops skills related to client-requested veterinary procedures.
  • Learn to provide scientific expertise on animal health, biology, physiology, and research methodology to staff scientists and technicians.

Is this you? If so, apply today!

  • Graduate of AVMA accredited veterinary school or equivalent.
  • DEA registration/ability to obtain within 6 months
  • 3 years of veterinary clinical experience preferred.
  • For USA positions only: must have a veterinary license in at least one state and ability to obtain a license and USDA accreditation in the state in which the position is located (i.e. Wisconsin, Indiana, etc.) within 6 months.
  • Knowledge of small and large animals used in research.
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.
  • Overtime and weekend work as required.


Envigo is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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