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Position: Veterinarian Duration: 6 months Location: Pearl River, NY NOTE: ** experience in handling all lab animal species including non-human primates. Job Description:- There is regular interaction with colleagues fulfilling the key regulatory responsibilities of the applicable local regulations and AAALAC International guidelines. Some aspects of veterinary care will be delegated to R1 to R3 veterinary staff through the consultation on minor treatments and interventions. Primary Duties: Provide high quality veterinary care to diverse species of research animals in support of Clientâ€™s portfolio. Complete duties delegated by the Attending Veterinarian (AV) for all facilities. Maintain the relevant sections of the animal care program, SOPs, and training documents to assure the quality of site operations and regulatory compliance. Interact with in vivo scientists to understand their research needs, engaging them in a flexible and constructive manner to address matters of ethical review with a focus on 3Rs, humane endpoints and adverse effects. Train colleagues in CM and other Research and Development lines in techniques and principles which promote 3Rs, in particular anesthesia and analgesia as well as reported in the literature and communicated at external meetings. May be required to work under one of the following: the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Service Policy and/or AAALAC accreditation standards. QUALIFICATIONS Educational Background: DVM; licensed to practice in the US required Board certified by ACLAM or other relevant certification in the US (or equivalent board certification) preferred What is the minimum education experience required? In general, a colleague at this level will have a minimum 2-4 years of experience. Experience in laboratory animal medicine with demonstrated ability in regulatory requirements, preventive health care, clinical care and anesthesia/analgesia required. All colleagues should have functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, calendar management and Internet Explorer. Colleagues should be able to use on line systems such as time tracking and document management. (e.g. SharePoint, Activity Tracker) Knowledge and use of other systems based upon job function may be required: Experience with analysis software/validated data capture systems. (e.g. Biobook)