Clinical Veterinary Instructor - Orthopedic Service

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Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Clinical Veterinary Instructor - Orthopedic Service Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $75,000 - $80,000 Position Number 00102750 Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8 - 5pm; with on call responsibilities Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Department 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital Department CVM Teaching Hospital Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The NC State Veterinary Hospital is an integrated health care center for companion, equine and farm animals. We exist to further the teaching mission of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and to provide state-of-the-art patient care. More than 30,000 patients are diagnosed and treated annually by the Veterinary Hospital. Established in 1983, the Veterinary Hospital is one of the highest rated regional 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 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 Veterinary Hospital 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. For more information about the NC State Veterinary Hospital go to

Essential Job Duties

This position will serve as a senior clinician on the Orthopedic Surgery Service. They will assume primary case management responsibilities, and will oversee the residents, interns, students and technicians that contribute to the team. The selected candidate will provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for a variety of cases. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, surgery, post-operative care, development of a home care plan, and adherence to hospital fiscal policies). Consultation will be provided to other services within the CVM, and to referring veterinarians. Managerial responsibilities will include developing schedules, evaluation of team members, equipment assessment, and new team member training.

Individual will be expected to lead daily case rounds and mentor and instruct interns, residents, and senior veterinary students on the Orthopedic Surgery. They will provide resident training opportunities through orthopedic topic and case-based rounds and skills labs.

This position has an expected duration of 1 year.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Active contribution to the knowledge base through collaboration with other clinical specialists and/or basic scientists or through independent research and board preparation is encouraged but not specifically required.

Minimum Education/Experience

DVM or equivalent degree and completion of a residency training program in small animal surgery.

Departmental Required Skills

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected.

Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification

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

Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter, CV and contact information for at least three professional references.

Job Open Date 04/19/2019 Anticipated Closing Date 05/02/2019 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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] 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 equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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)

Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 4/20/2019
    Application Due: 5/2/2019
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