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Veterinary Surgeon - Senior

Medtronic
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
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Veterinary Surgeon - Senior

Location:

Coon Rapids, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:

20000IPD

Post Date:

Nov 03, 2020


Careers That Change Lives


Engineers and Scientists create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.


The Senior Veterinary Surgeon will provide expertise to assure humane care and treatment of the animal population used in the development of implantable devices, biomaterials, and/or biotherapeutic treatments at an AAALAC-accredited research facility. This will include recommendations and implementation of accepted standards pertaining to: animal husbandry, preventative medicine, experimental surgery, anesthesia, analgesia, diagnosis and treatment of health problems. The position reports to the Sr Medical Group Manager at Medtronic Physiological Research Laboratories (PRL).


A Day in the Life:


Veterinary Medicine and Surgery: Provide direct veterinary care, conduct surgical procedures, and serve as consultant for animals housed at PRL and satellite boarding facilities.


Executing programs of veterinary care and research including: husbandry and medical care of diverse animal species, surgical procedures and/or biotherapeutic treatments, diagnostic medicine, imaging modalities, epidemiological investigations, animal acquisitions, environmental monitoring.


Provides leadership to professional and technical staff. Provides medical guidance to animal care professionals as dictated by study protocol or by animal welfare issues including: housing, quarantine, vaccination, analgesia, and treatment programs.


Sustain accreditation and regulatory compliance. Provide input into interpretation and implementation of regulations (GLP, USDA Animal Welfare Act, AAALAC), policies, and guidelines affecting animal care programs. Support aspects of regulatory inspections. Implement applicable SOPs. May serve on the IACUC, facilitating protocol review and facility inspections.


Provide rotating on call responsibilities that require 24-hour availability for animal care issues.


Imaging Capabilities: Provide knowledge and experience in the areas of image capture and analysis for CT, MRI, ultrasound, and other imaging modalities.


Animal Model Development: Consult on and review protocols for the acquisition and optimization of data. Research comparative anatomy and pathophysiology to determine the most appropriate animal model and test methods to achieve study objectives for device / biotherapeutic applications. Make surgical and medical care recommendations to investigators.


Collaboration: Serve as spokesperson for Medtronic on care and use of laboratory animals and establishing global guidelines and regulations for industry. Facilitate collaborative research efforts and best practices.


Education: Maintain substantive leading-edge knowledge of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery


Participate in professional meetings, read current materials, and network with key opinion leaders.


Benchmark outside research facilities for seeking best practices and forging strategic working relationships


Provide educational and training programs for surgical and animal care technicians to maintain current best practices.


Required:


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM / VMD


Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine or DACLAM


Current license (or ability to attain within 90 days) to practice veterinary medicine in MN


Experience working in a research environment.


Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Nice to Have:


Diplomate American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DACLAM)


Animal Care experience in a biomedical research industry, especially related to cardiac, neuro, and spine devices and therapies.


Surgical experience or surgical interest in a biomedical research industry, especially related to cardiac, neuro, and spine devices and therapies.


Experience and knowledge of imaging modalities including, but not limited to, CT, MRI, and Ultrasound.


Preclinical research experience


Clinical experience


**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


Physical Job Requirements


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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