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Veterinarian to support our Department of State Explosive Detection Canine teams.
Caliburn is currently seeking Veterinarian to support our Department of State Explosive Detection Canine teams.
Location: Deploying to Afghanistan
The primary responsibilities of the Position include the following:
Veterinarian is a member of a field veterinarian and veterinarian technician team that is responsible for the overall health of canines supporting the contract.
Examine animals to detect nature of diseases or injuries.
Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery.
Perform exploratory surgery to include gastrotomy, enterotomy, and resection/anastomosis.
Perform Splenectomy Surgeries
Perform Traumatic Amputation
Perform Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) – re-position and pexying of the stomach.
Cystotomy – major soft tissue lacerations.
Perform Tooth Extractions.
Spay and Neuter and Scrotal Ablation.
Inoculate animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.
Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Operate diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment and interpret the resulting images.
Medical Management of the following: Heat Stroke, Severe enteritis/pancreatitis, severe dehydration.
Advise handlers regarding sanitary, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of animals. Advise handlers and monitor diet and exercise.
Educate handlers/trainers about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
Train and supervise workers who handle and care for animals.
Euthanize animals at the direction of the COR.
Establish and conduct quarantine and testing procedures that prevent the spread of diseases to other animals or to humans, and that comply with applicable government regulations.
Conduct postmortem studies and analyses to determine the cause of animals’ deaths.
Perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointment and maintaining records.
Inspect and test animals to detect the presence of communicable diseases.
Research diseases to which animals could be susceptible.
Inspect animal housing to determine cleanliness and adequacy.
Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new surgical techniques by testing them on animals.
Work effectively independently, however, be capable to give medical advice telephonically to a staff of Veterinarian Technicians that are operating at remote locations.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Shall hold a degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited veterinary institution.
Hold and maintain an active and unrestricted Doctor of Veterinary Medicine license, free from any pending adverse actions and the ability to be favorability credentialed by Caliburn policy.
Minimum of 2 years recent experience as Veterinarian in a private practice or US Military is required.
Shall have knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo (this includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods).
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, inter-dependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
USDA Accreditation and issuing international health certificates preferred.
Experience in a maintaining canine health records and canine international health certification.
Shall have experience with a microchip program that scans, reads, and tracks canines.
Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment.
Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
Must have a current U.S. passport.
Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Clearance.
Favorable background check.
Required to attend extensive specialized training
Additional Salary Information: Uplifts while deployed to Afghanistan and paid leave.
$5,483.99 biweekly while on vacation.
$9,322.77 biweekly while deployed.
About Caliburn International
Caliburn is a global, end-to-end government services provider. We trace our roots back to these four industry-leading companies: Comprehensive Health Services, Janus Global Operations, Project Time & Cost, LLC (PT&C), and Sallyport. Together as One Caliburn, we provide synergistic, world-class solutions to support national defense, international diplomacy, healthcare, and homeland security.