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Professional Services Veterinarian - Illinois

Trans Ova Genetics, LC Wilmington, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Purpose: Multiply the success of client breeding programs by producing embryos from their donor cows and pregnancies in their recipient cows. Ensure disease and trauma are minimized when embryos are harvested from donors and transferred into recipients. Monitor the general health and reproductive fertility in resident cows while contributing to a positive working environment, delivering services which exceed customer expectations, and providing positive return to the shareholders of Trans Ova by ensuring profitability. Key Responsibilities: Service beef and dairy clients on farm and at satellite centers in the Great Lakes Region, primarily the Southern portion (IL, IN). Perform ultrasound guided transvaginal ovum pickup procedures for bovine IVF embryo production. Transfer IVF embryos. Flush and transfer bovine in vivo embryos. Review and design superovulation and synchronization protocols for donors and recipients. Evaluate pregnancy status and fetal gender in recipients post-implant using ultrasonography. Monitor and implement the preventative medicine, nutrition, and reproductive programs and overall herd health of animals at satellite centers as needed. Monitor compliance of herd health and SOP documents relative to the export of bovine embryos. Participate as a service team and supervise the embryologist for that region. Cooperate with and provide backup for Wisconsin and Eastern Iowa teams. Maintains a professional image reflective of Trans Ova’s industry position. Follows Trans Ova’s policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Education Requirements: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent. Full current accreditation with the USDA – APHIS. Licensure in necessary states or the ability to acquire a license. American Embryo Transfer Association certification or ability to acquire. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Ability to travel including occasional overnight stays with seasonal spikes (Apr-June, Nov-Dec). Ability to put in long days (up to 14 hours) during seasonal periods. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to remain on feet for long periods of time. Strong and reliable back, shoulder, arm, hand and ability to manipulate the bovine reproductive tract multiple times. Excellent hand coordination and finger sensation. Other Skills/Experience: Passion for bovine reproduction with a desire for continual learning and improvement. Strong sense for connecting with customers and identifying and fulfilling their needs. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). High degree of professionalism. Proficiency in computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Valid driver’s license and ability to operate a company vehicle. Employment Type: Full Time

Trans Ova Genetics, LC


Wilmington, IL
60481 USA