Clinical Veterinarian - Center for Comparative Medicine - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7071927 (Ref:5186-en_US)

Posted: November 6, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Clinical Veterinarian will be responsible for providing care to research animals in assigned facilities, including the observation of animals, diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions, prescription and monitoring of necessary medications, and maintenance of animal health records.

Job Duties
  • Provide veterinary clinical care for the animals at BCM.
  • Perform veterinary rounds as scheduled, and provide clinical care and preventive medicine support.
  • Perform surgical support and provide anesthesia, surgical and analgesic technical expertise/advice to facilitate protocol development.
  • Assist in training for laboratory animal residents, veterinary technicians, and research staff. Training may include veterinary diagnostics, techniques and minor surgical procedures.
  • Provide animal health care guidance for veterinary services personnel as required.
  • Ensure that reports and other materials are prepared and submitted as required.
  • Provide support for activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including protocol review, program review and facility inspections.
  • Serve on the IACUC as voting member or alternate member.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, guidelines and standards that relate to animal care and use.
  • Make recommendations and assist in establishing and enhancing veterinary and animal care standards.
  • Use controlled substances and be responsible for maintaining appropriate records.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Education Preferred: Completion of an American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) approved residency training program in Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Experience Preferred: Specialized knowledge or experience with rodent health monitoring and/or aquatic species.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration Preferred: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board certification.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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