Veterinary Clinical Instructor, Emergency & Critical Care

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Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Veterinary Clinical Instructor, Emergency & Critical Care Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position Number 00105358 Work Schedule Based on needs of the service. Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00 Department 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital Department CVM Teaching Hospital Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational 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.

The Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) service at NC State Veterinary Hospital is a busy service that is comprised of ACVECC Diplomates, staff emergency veterinarians, ECC residents, ECC Interns, and over 20 certified veterinary technicians.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an active member of the section, and contribute to our delivery of exceptional patient care and exemplary teaching.

Essential Job Duties

Serve as small animal ECC Clinical Instructor Veterinarian. Receive primary emergencies and referral cases from surrounding veterinary practices and mentor small animal interns, residents and senior veterinary students on service about basic emergency care and procedures.

The incumbent will receive emergency cases during daytime triage duty and will have intern, resident and student supervisor responsibility during swing shifts and weekends. Weekend shift responsibilities include cage-side morning rounds with house officers, as well as supervision and backup for the ICU and Triage services.

Triage (day-time emergency) duties include being a primary daytime emergency receiving clinician and receiving daytime primary/referral emergency cases from surrounding veterinary practices while mentoring and instructing small animal interns, emergency and critical care house officers and senior veterinary students on service about emergency care and procedures.

Responsible for communicating with referring veterinarians regarding cases, and with other services at the teaching hospital including surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, oncology, theriogenology and anesthesia.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Conduct daily didactic and clinical case teaching rounds with students enrolled in VMC 960 (4th-year clinical rotation in emergency medicine). Participate in formal evaluations (“grading”) of 4th-year students rotating through VMC960. Participate in ECC HO and rotating intern didactic training. Engage in pre-clinical student training as opportunities arise.

Assigned administrative duties including committee assignments on communication issues between reception, technicians, and doctors and optimizing student learning on emergency clinical rotation (VMC 960).

Minimum Education/Experience

DVM (or equivalent degree) and eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty licensure) in the State of NC required.

Departmental Required Skills

Extensive experience in emergency/critical care medicine. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 100 with assistance.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Prefer a minimum of three years receiving emergency cases and/or a small animal rotating internship.

Preference will be given to candidates that are residency trained in Emergency and Critical Care.

Required License or Certification

Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certificate) in the State of NC required.

Special Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Job Open Date 02/22/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 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 Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds with assistance?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 2/25/2019
    Application Due: 7/16/2019
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