• Attending Veterinarian

    Job ID 2019-31326
    Area of Interest
    Research & Development
    Location Name
    Jack R MacDonald Building
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Core Svcs Ops - Animal Care
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    For more than a decade, we at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have been asking ourselves “What if?” every day. And thanks to remarkable discoveries from dedicated researchers, hundreds of “What ifs” have become realities. We are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. At the forefront of pediatric medical research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is working to cure childhood disease in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital and Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation. The institute consists of nine major centers, and is internationally recognized for its work in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and bioethics.

     

    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is seeking an Attending Veterinarian to oversee the training and support of the Animal Care Use Program.

     

    In this role you will…..

     

    • Providing veterinary care, in conjunction with the clinical veterinarian and veterinary technicians, to research animals including laboratory mice and rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine, wild rodents, and zebrafish
    • Interact with colleagues (IACUC) and representatives of outside regulatory agencies (USDA) fulfilling key regulatory responsibilities
    • Ensure the condition and care of the animal facility is in compliance with instutional standards and policies; local, state, and federal regulations; and AAALAC guidelines.
    • Provide recommendations and training on, animal handling, laboratory techniques, sedation, analgesia, anesthesia, surgical and post-surgical care, and other procedures
    • Provide diagnostic necropsy and coordinate pathological analysis of animals as needed
    • Oversee animal imports/exports and the sentinel program

     

    What you come with……

     

    • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited College of Veterinary Medicine
    • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Washington State
    • ACLAM Certification required
    • Minimum five (5) years training and experience in laboratory animal medicine
    • Familiarity with electronic animal management systems
    • Experience with electronic protocol review systems
    • Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills

     

    What we offer…….

     

    • Competitive salary
    • Health, Dental and Vision
    • PTO, Holiday, Sick days, Personal Days and Bonding leave
    • 401(a) or 403(b) with company match
    • Excellent commuter bonus program
    • Student Loan refinancing through SoFi
    • Free Health Coaching
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Fun and fulfilling work environment…and much more!

     

     

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.
    - At least five (5) years training and experience in laboratory animal medicine.

    Required Credentials:
    - Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Washington State.

    Preferred:
    - ACLAM board eligible or certified.

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