GVMP Clinical Veterinarian

General Dynamics Information Technology
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Jun 07, 2018
Jun 20, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
The APHC's mission is to promote health and prevent disease, injury, and disability of Soldiers and military retirees, their families, and the Department of the Army civilian employees; and assure effective execution of full spectrum veterinary service for Army and Department of Defense Veterinary missions. Find out more hereJoin our TalentNetwork GDIT is seeking a Clinical Veterinarian to perform the following tasks and responsibilities:Relief Veterinary Care and Treatment of Government, Privately Owned, and Indigenous Animals: Provides Military Working Dogs (MWDs) and other government-owned animals direct full service veterinary care and treatment. Veterinary care and treatment are provided to privately owned animals as part of a program to promote health and well-being among the eligible population and their privately owned animals. This program will be designed to prevent privately owned animals from contributing to economic or environmental problems. Veterinary care of government-owned animals varies from limited/emergency care to definitive veterinary care, hospitalization, and surgery. The level of veterinary care depends upon mission requirements, the size of the area of responsibility, and the type of veterinary facilities available. Provides emergency treatment to government animals as necessary. Supervises both military and civilian personnel. Provides training and guidance to both civilian and military personnel. Serves as consultant to Medical Treatment Facility Commander and Garrison Commander on animal bites, rabies control, and zoonotic disease control within established regulation and guidelines. Provides medical treatment and services in the DOD facilities to authorized personnel. Examines, vaccinates, and treats animals within the scope of veterinary service guidelines. Interprets laboratory, radiological, and diagnostic procedures. Performs necropsies as necessary. Ensures medical test samples are properly prepared and shipped. Explains medical findings to clients, maintains proper SOAP format and legible animal health records. Conducts physical examinations prior to issuance of Health Certifications and release of rabies quarantine suspects. Must be familiar with the requirements to ship animals anywhere in the world. Informs the local and state public health officials, immediate supervisor, District Veterinary Commander upon diagnosis of reportable zoonotic and/or public health diseases.Veterinary Preventive Medicine: Provides professional guidance and support to help prevent and control those animal diseases or conditions that may be transmissible to humans and animals or may constitute a community health problem. Prevention and control programs may include, but are not limited to: surveys for the detection of disease in domestic and wild animals; confinement of stray animals and rabies suspects; diagnostic tests, examinations, and treatment for zoonotic diseases; vaccination programs, isolation and/or eradication of suspect or diseased animals, disease reservoirs, and disease vectors; and continuing education programs. The stray animal program will include sterilization of adopted animals and euthanasia of those animals that are not adoptable. Provides technical advice concerning food safety and quality assurance issues; identifies and provides technical information on microbiological, chemical, physical deterioration, and security of subsistence. Operational Veterinary Care Advisor to the Global Veterinary Medical Practice Chief of Operations. Provide professional advice, guidance recommendations, and support to develop or assist in developing policies, guidance, standard operating procedures, training, and work instructions related to the veterinary care business operations such as improvements, efficient and effective utilization of the remote online veterinary medical record (ROVR) during veterinary care appointments; standardization of treatment room furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies; US Department of Agriculture certification process, and other related topics.8-10 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.Secret ClearanceFor more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.#DICE#HCSDCJ#HS