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We are seeking for an Veterinarian for our department of Veterinary for our site located in Sherbrooke.

The following are Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional expertise within a multidisciplinary team in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices and organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • To provide optimal medical care as per accepted veterinary practices, and to remain current with diagnostic procedures/tests and medical treatments, as applicable to laboratory animal medicine.
  • To review and optimize the health monitoring and surveillance program to protect the health and welfare of animals and personnel.
  • Involvement in the occupational health and safety program for vivarium staff.
  • To provide technical expertise and veterinary oversight for a/l procedures related to surgery in live animals.
  • To perform Veterinary examinations on study for data collection.
  • To participate to animal ethical use and to the elaboration of animal welfare program. May serve as clinical veterinarian on local Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
  • To participate and elaborate training sessions for technical staff (e.g. zoonoses, aseptic technique, biocontainment level practices) sessions for technical staff. May provide practical training for technical staff, as necessary.
  • To provide professional expertise for guidance on procedures and techniques used on live animals.
  • To help train and mentor new clinical veterinarians.
  • To provide input on adequacy of physical facilities, environmental enrichment, competency of personnel and equipment used on live animals.
  • To review and optimize all SOPs related to experimental animal care and use, and to create when necessary, SOPs to optimize practices for animal health and welfare.
  • May provide veterinary oversight (including management of controlled substances) to act as Alternate Qualified Person in Charge (AQPIC) for controlled drugs.

The following are minimum qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine diploma (DVM) and member in good standing with the Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec.
  • The candidate should be analytical, have an excellent sense of organization, be able to multitask
  • Be able to work within a team and possess excellent communications skills in both French and English.
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Requested skills

Requirements:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine diploma (DVM) and member in good standing with the Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec.
  • The candidate should be analytical, have an excellent sense of organization, be able to multitask
  • Be able to work within a team and possess excellent communications skills in both French and English.

Requirements

Level of education

University

Diploma

PH. D.
Completed

Work experience (years)

0-2 years

Written languages

Fr : Intermediate
En : Intermediate

Spoken languages

Fr : Intermediate
En : Intermediate

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