Associate Attending Veterinarian

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Associate Attending Veterinarian
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Part Time
Position Summary Information
Maintains the veterinary care program relationship between NEOMED and its academic and hospital partners. Performs the duties of the Attending Veterinarian (AV) for NEOMED consortium partners and acts as the AV for NEOMED in the absence of the NEOMED AV.

This is a part-time position working an average of 20 hours per week.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 11
Location: Rootstown, OH

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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Serve as the Attending Veterinarian (AV) and clinician for academic and hospital partners of NEOMED that maintain animal care programs.
2) Serve as AV member of partner Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees, including providing veterinary review of animal use protocols at partner institutions.
3) Coordinate interactions between the NEOMED CMU and partner animal care programs.
4) Represents partner institutions animal care programs to NEOMED
5) Participates in design and development of physical and virtual space suitable for partnership agreements on the NEOMED campus
6) Provides after hours, weekend, and holiday veterinary coverage for NEOMED and partner institutions animal populations in consultation with Director / Executive Director, CMU
7) Perform other duties as assigned
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited college of veterinary medicine.
  • Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine;
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Ohio;
  • Valid licensure to acquire, prescribe and use controlled substances by the Drug Enforcement Administration of the Department of Justice, including Practitioner license for prescription of formulated compounds;
  • Accredited in Category II of the National Veterinary Accreditation Program.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience:
    • a) as a director, associate director or equivalent leadership role in a comprehensive research animal related venture;
    • b) consulting and advising entrepreneurs and startup companies with a focus in pre-clinical animal studies;
    • c) designing, costing, planning, and execution of animal-based studies; and
    • d) as a clinical research animal veterinary practitioner.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a university setting.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Highly motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Creative individual with an aptitude for critical reasoning
  • Ability to work productively both independently and with others
  • Familiarity with research regulatory environment and regulations
  • Proficiency with contemporary office software packages.
Core Competencies:
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds and handle a broad variety of research animals.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

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If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

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