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UGA/Tuskegee Contract Internship Position Jan-July

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The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Job Details

Posting Number:

S07473P

Working Title:

UGA/Tuskegee Contract Internship Position Jan-July

Department:

VetMed-Small Animal Med & Surg

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

As scheduled per clinic coverage

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date:

11/24/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

01/01/2022

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Resident

FTE:

1.0

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The surgery internship at the University of Georgia is a certificate program designed to provide an immersive experience in small animal orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. The program’s goals are to develop the intern’s expertise in small animal surgery, expose the intern to instructional experiences in teaching laboratories, develop the intern’s research acumen by mentoring them on a research project, and prepare the intern to be competitive for application to an ACVS residency program after the internship. Training is under the direction of seven supervising and two supporting Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Interns will spend the majority of their time in the clinics rotating between soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Interns will have primary case responsibility for hospitalized cases under supervision of faculty surgeons and surgical residents. While the intern may assist with surgical treatment of emergent cases, they will not have primary emergency duty; however, they will be assigned certain days to be on call when on clinical service to assist residents with after-hours cases. Interns will be expected to assist in teaching surgical laboratories in the fall and spring for second- and third-year veterinary students. Interns are required to complete a research project during their internship. Faculty members take pride in their active involvement in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital when on duty. Clinical rotations are assigned in three-week blocks.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Will establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with faculty and technical staff. Will communicate effectively with professionals and veterinary students. Motivation to be an active and integral part of busy veterinary teaching hospital service.

Physical Demands:

Will assist in lifting up to 60 pounds. May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Clinical training in the veterinary teaching hospital.

Percentage of time:

90

Duties/Responsibilities:

Research endeavors, writing publications and case reports, attending and participating in continuing education, and participating in didactic and laboratory teaching of pre-clinical veterinary students.

Percentage of time:

10

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below. For assistance with your application or login, please email [email protected]

Recruitment Contact Name:

Spencer Johnston

Recruitment Contact Email:

[email protected]

Recruitment Contact Phone:

706-542-6484

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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