Career Opportunities

Medanex is a fast growing company and continuously looking for talent. Please let us know if you’re interested to join our team!

Veterinary clinician
Surgery nurse
Veterinary intensive care nurse for night duty

Job Opportunity

Veterinary clinician

About Medanex Clinic:

Medanex Clinic is a global leader in surgical preclinical research in large animals for human applications. As CRO, we provide services, expertise and facilities to international R&D companies and universities for research, development and training on innovative human medical devices & therapies. Our capabilities are unique and appreciated by our clients worldwide. Compliance with the highest international quality standards is crucial in our work and therefore Medanex Clinic is fully GLP-accredited.

Medanex runs advanced surgical models like heart valve (surgical and transcatheter), total artificial heart and cardiac assist device implantations that require high level intensive care and postoperative follow-up. The most frequently used species are sheep and (mini)pig. Please visit www.medanex.com for more information on our activities.

We currently have a team of 17 skilled professionals, of whom 4 veterinary clinicians.

We seek:

The team of clinicians is looking for a colleague to support the fast growing activities in the clinic.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Screening and purchase of animals
  • Provide pre- and postoperative care of operated animals
  • Anesthesia
  • Intensive care of sheep that have had invasive surgery, mainly implantation of cardiac devices (assist devices, total artificial heart, valves, ECMO,…)
  • Participate in the follow-up program of the animals (echocardiography, clinical follow-up, angiography, pressure measurements,…)
  • Medical imaging
  • Acquisition of data from the medical devices, data management and analysis under supervision of the Study Director and involved Scientists
  • Participate in the rotation scheme of evening- and weekend duties (only programmed work, no emergencies)
  • Active participation in Test Facility Meetings
  • Detailed documentation of findings
  • Adherence to GLP standards

Profile:

  • You hold a Veterinary Degree and preferably hold a certificate in laboratory animal science (e.g. FELASA) or are willing to obtain it
  • Experience/interest in one or more of the following fields is an asset: anesthesia, intensive care, postoperative care, sheep/pig medicine, laboratory animal science, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • You have excellent time management skills.
  • You are dedicated to your tasks, precise and perfectionist, eager to learn and willing to invest time in your learning process
  • You are collaborative and respectful towards colleagues in any role
  • You are communicatively skilled to interact with animal caretakers, biotechnicians, study directors and management
  • You are proficient in English
  • MS Office has no secrets to you

We offer:

  • A challenging and inspiring job opportunity, in Belgium (Diest), in daily contact with multinationals & start-ups, near the Leuven life science and bio-technology scene.
  • The opportunity to participate in the development of game-changing technology in a company environment.
  • Employment with planned attendance and activities, relying on an administrative backbone.
  • Opportunities for self-development, in a well-organized facility structure.
  • A pleasant, diverse and supportive work environment with the entrepreneurial can-do attitude of an SME.

Triggered? Apply Now!

  • Go to medanex.com and send your cv and motivational letter via e-mail to Info@medanex.com before August 15th 2021.
  • Do not hesitate to contact +32 13 67 35 00 in case you have further queries.

Job Opportunity

Surgery nurse

About Medanex Clinic:

Medanex Clinic is a global leader in surgical preclinical research in large animals for human applications. As CRO, we provide services, expertise and facilities to international R&D companies and universities for research, development and training on innovative human medical devices & therapies. Our capabilities are unique and appreciated by our clients worldwide. Compliance with the highest international quality standards is crucial in our work and therefore Medanex Clinic is fully GLP-accredited.

We have a fully equipped animal clinic with state-of-the-art facilities for cardiovascular surgery and intensive care in sheep and (mini)pigs. Please visit www.medanex.com for more information on our activities.

Medanex Clinic provides, as SME, a pleasant and supportive working environment.

We seek:

A dedicated (veterinary) surgery nurse to support surgeries in preclinical cardiac medical device studies in sheep and (mini)pigs.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • To instrument and assist surgery, mainly implantation of cardiac devices (assist devices, total artificial heart, valves, ECMO,…) in sheep and pig.
  • You will be responsible for the management of the operating room, surgical instruments and surgical equipment
  • Adherence to GLP standards
  • Support of the team of veterinarians and biotechnicians by preparation of medication, treatment schedules and facilities

Profile:

  • You have substantial (minimum 5 years) experience as a surgery nurse, preferably in cardiovascular surgery
  • You must be able to work independently
  • You’re accurate and precise
  • You’re eager to learn, as the work is very specific and you will need to be trained on site
  • Substantial knowledge of English is important
  • MS Office has little secrets to you

We offer:

  • An innovative and inspiring job opportunity in the attractive Medanex Clinic facilities in Diest (Belgium)
  • An attractive remuneration
  • Opportunities for self-development, in a well-organized facility structure
  • A supportive and diverse work environment with the entrepreneurial can-do attitude of an SME

Triggered? Apply Now!

  • Go to medanex.com and send your cv and tailored letter via e-mail to Info@medanex.com before August 15th 2021.
  • Do not hesitate to contact +32 13 67 35 00 in case you have further queries.

Job Opportunity

Veterinary intensive care nurse for night duty

About Medanex Clinic:

Medanex Clinic is a global leader in surgical preclinical research in large animals for human applications. As CRO, we provide services, expertise and facilities to international R&D companies and universities for research, development and training on innovative human medical devices & therapies. Our capabilities are unique and appreciated by our clients worldwide. Compliance with the highest international quality standards is crucial in our work and therefore Medanex Clinic is fully GLP-accredited.

We have a fully equipped animal clinic with state-of-the-art facilities for cardiovascular surgery and intensive care in sheep and (mini)pigs. Please visit www.medanex.com for more information.

Medanex Clinic provides, as SME, a pleasant and supportive working environment.

We seek:

A dedicated veterinary nurse  for intensive care and clinical follow-up of operated sheep in preclinical cardiac medical device studies.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Intensive care of sheep that have had invasive surgery, mainly implantation of cardiac devices (assist devices, total artificial heart, valves, ECMO,…)
  • Clinical examination and administration of medication
  • Acquisition of data from the medical devices
  • Detailed documentation of findings
  • Adherence to GLP standards
  • Support of the daytime team by preparation of medication, treatment schedules and facilities

Profile:

  • You have one of the following training backgrounds:
    • Diploma in animal care
    • BSc in agro- and biotechnology, option animal care
    • Veterinarians or veterinary students seeking to sharpen their intensive care knowledge and skills are also encouraged to apply
    • Nurse
  • You must be able to work independently
  • You’re accurate and precise
  • You’re eager to learn, as the work is very specific and you will need to be trained on site
  • Substantial knowledge of English is important
  • MS Office has little secrets to you

We offer:

  • An innovative and inspiring job opportunity in the attractive Medanex Clinic facilities in Diest (Belgium)
  • A 75% FTE position with an attractive compensation
  • 3 – 3 schedule (3 nights work, 3 night off, weekends included), working hours from 22h00 till 06h00
  • Opportunities for self-development, in a well-organized facility structure
  • A supportive and diverse work environment with the entrepreneurial can-do attitude of an SME

Triggered? Apply Now!

  • Go to medanex.com and send your cv and tailored letter via e-mail to Info@medanex.com before August 15th 2021.
  • Do not hesitate to contact +32 13 67 35 00 in case you have further queries.