Research/Surgical Veterinarian

Senior Veterinarian/Surgeon

NAMSA the world’s only global Medical Research Organization is looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join us! NAMSA is a growing company focused on medical devices. If you want to join a dynamic company whose mission is to make a scientific contribution to every medical device in the world and help our clients develop and deliver innovative medical products to improve patience health, we would be grateful to talk with you. Below you will find a list of common surgeries conducted along with the responsibilities and qualifications for the role:

  • Thoractomies, lung resections, lung sealants
  • Gastric resections
  • Intestinal resections and anastomosis
  • Splenectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Vascular grafts
  • Cranioplasty
  • Dural repair
  • Laminectomies
  • Various hemostasis models
  • SQ and muscle implants
  • Bone implants
  • Ocular implants

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the coordination, conduct and aftercare of animals involved in surgical studies in the laboratory.
  • Participates in veterinary health program for the facility.
  • Maintains the facility’s USDA license, NIH Animal Welfare Assurance and AAALAC accreditation by assuring compliance with the Federal Animal Welfare Regulations, the Public Health Service policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and recommendations in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
  • Performs surgical procedures and participate in projects where surgical/clinical expertise, postmortem examination, diagnostic expertise, and/or veterinary care are required.
  • Participates in surgical study design, planning, and evaluations.
  • Brings his/her strong expertise & significant added value for solving all technical, medical, surgical problems.
  • May act as Study Director/MRM for pilot studies, feasibilities, and all studies requiring specific surgical knowledge
  • Trains and supervises personnel in areas such as veterinary care, aseptic surgery, animal welfare and special techniques.
  • Participates in audits/inspections as needed.
  • Serves as non-GLP project coordinator as assigned.
  • May serve as member of the IACUC.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum DVM and a state license.
  • 5-10 years of related experience or an advanced degree, board certification and 3-5 years of experience.
  • Technical Competencies
  • Working knowledge of animal surgery
  • Understanding of applicable guidelines and regulations including, not limited to NIH/PHS, USDA, AAALAC, ISO, GLP, USP, FHSA, Tripartite, and FDA.
  • Working knowledge of scientific applications, experimental design, and data evaluation.