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Veterinarian, Animal Welfare Officer - PEI Canada,  

Posted on : 07 May 2017

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AutoReqId 33299 Title Veterinarian, Animal Welfare Officer - PEI City Victoria State / Province Prince Edward Island Country Canada Company Overview Elanco is the Animal Health Division of Eli Lilly. Elanco is a global, innovation-driven company that develops and markets products to improve animal health and protein production in more than 75 countries. Responsibilities As site veterinarian: ensure the proper care and husbandry of all animals on the PEI site, this includes all R&D as well as quality control animals. As local animal welfare officer: ensure the PEI site is in compliance with corporate and local regulatory animal welfare (AW) expectations. Support global AW third party audit program by completing North American AW audits and global aqua audits, as assigned. Site attending veterinarian duties:Ensure the good health and proper care of all animals on site by providing veterinary service as needed and oversight of animal care operationsManage site veterinary pharmacyTeaching and coaching of animal care staff on husbandry and clinical practicesLocal AW officer duties:Ensure compliance to local/federal authorities for all animal work performed on siteRepresent the site and region on the Elanco IACUC, as assigned.Ensure AW training for animal care staff as well as all site staffAW trainer for Canada: providing training for study sponsors, clinical investigators, animal care staff (internal and third party), as assignedAW subject matter expert for all new internal aqua animal facility capital projects.Other responsibilities:Primary third party auditor for global aqua third partiesSupports all species third party audit program in the North America region. Animal research news and animal rights extremism risk activity monitoring in Canada; works with Director on risk reduction/remediation when indicated. 3Rs aqua expert, promoting such activities to management AW subject matter expert for all aqua incident reports  internal and external sites 33299BR Basic Requirements: Education and Experience Education: minimum educational requirement to perform the position Doctorate in Veterinarian Medicine or equivalent as a Fish Health SpecialistExperience: minimum specific experience required to perform the position.>3 years in a senior clinical research role/site veterinarian position or>2 years in an animal welfare officer role Professional Certification/License: the professional certification/license required to perform the position.Licensed Veterinarian registered in Prince Edward Island Additional Skills/Preferences Strong interpersonal skills and ability to identify and collaborate with internal and external key stakeholders.Very good training and coaching skills.Excellent oral and verbal communication and information management skills.Excellent analytical, problem solving, planning and organization skills. Proven ability to work under pressure.Prepared to work flexible hours.Ability to undertake regular local, international business travel (up to 30% of time) Additional Information Lilly will conduct, at its own expense, a background search (including verification of educational credentials, contacting three of your personal references) of the successful candidate. Eli Lilly Canada is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Please do not contact us via phone. We appreciate all who apply; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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