Emergency Critical Care Clinical Veterinarian

Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00062726

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH), established in 1983, is one of the highest rated academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. The mission of the Veterinary Hospital is three-fold: - Compassionate, state of the art specialty health care - Expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students and house officers from the College of Veterinary Medicine - Ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the VH is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, over 30,000 patients are treated in the VH.

Essential Job Duties: Serve as a small animal emergency clinical veterinarian. Receive after hours primary care and referral cases from surrounding veterinary practices and teach small animal interns and senior veterinary students on service about basic emergency care and procedures. Communicate with referring veterinarians regarding cases and specialty services in the teaching hospital including surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, and anesthesia. Conduct daily didactic teaching rounds and participate in formal evaluations of students. Mentor and instruct small animal rotating interns and emergency and critical care residents who are on duty.

Minimum Education/Experience: Relevant professional degree and licensure in the appropriate clinical field.

Department Required Skills: Considerable experience in emergency/critical care medicine. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds on an occasional basis.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Prefer a minimum of three years receiving emergency cases and or a small animal rotating internship.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: DVM and North Carolina Veterinary faculty certificate or licensure is required.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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