JOB NO.: 95236-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: VET M/ADMIN-DEAN'S OFFICE
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Instructional
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 95236-AS
Working Title: WisCARES Veterinarian
Official Title: CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR(D54NN)
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 13, 2018
Term: This position will end on AUGUST 12, 2020.
Minimum $85,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of three years clinical experience or internship/residency training preferred. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students and interns are expected.
License or certificate:
Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice veterinary medicine.
WisCARES is a program that works with low-income pet owners in Dane County and is currently in the process of building out a low-income veterinary medical clinic. We are seeking a Veterinarian to add to the team. A minimum of three years clinical experience or internship/residency training preferred. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students and interns are expected. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments with respect to both instructional and technical responsibilities. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
1) Receiving cases and providing care for WisCARES clients.
2) Direct oversight of cases received by students/interns, mentoring of student-client communication, teaching clinical skills to veterinary students/interns.
3) Perform surgical procedures including spays, neuters, cystotomies, enterotomies, and other non-specialty surgeries.
4) Perform dental procedures, including dental extractions.
5) Assists supervisor and WisCARES team in problem solving.
6) Works with interdisciplinary team of veterinary medicine, social work, pharmacy and human medicine to facilitate interprofessional learning opportunities for students.
7) Participates and understands the importance of working as an interdisciplinary team member to maximize clinical efficacy.
8) Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.
The work is performed under general direction.
Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments with respect to both instructional and technical responsibilities. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.
Knowledge and Skills:
1. Surgical experience with variety of procedures
2. Urgent care and case management in restricted resource environment
3. Understanding and respect of Human-Animal Bond
4. Prioritizes cultural humility
5. Experience with instruction of veterinary medical students preferred
6. Experience with WisCARES preferred
No on call
This position will start at 50% FTE (part-time) with the expectation that it could be increased to a 100% position as revenue allows.
If additional funding is available, the position may be extended for an additional year, or converted to a renewable appointment.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Now". You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at [email protected] or 608-262-1158.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Jul 6 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Aug 4 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time