The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University has an opening for a position as an Equine Field Service Veterinarian. Equine Field Service provides general medical care, preventive health, herd health, lameness, dentistry and other services to clientele in northern Colorado. This position will service existing clients and develop new clientele in the region. The successful candidate must be able to provide a hands-on learning experience for 4th year veterinary students while providing excellent equine care and strong communication with clients.
Responsibilities/Duties: Conduct equine ambulatory appointments with clients in the Northern Colorado region Teach 4th year veterinary students about the fundamentals of equine primary care and provide hands-on learning experience Participate in the instruction and mentoring of the equine ambulatory intern 25% - 30% emergency/after- hours coverage Minimum 40 weeks on clinic Option to perform didactic teaching and laboratory exercises for veterinary students and clients Education/ Work Experience:
Required; DVM or equivalent degree is required. In addition, it is highly preferred that the individual possess two to five years of experience in equine practice. A valid drivers license is required. Qualified individuals must demonstrate an ability to provide excellent equine veterinary care. The candidates must obtain an active academic veterinary license in the State of Colorado. This position requires strong interpersonal skills with daily use of clinical systems, equipment and data management tools. The selected individual must have good communication skills, organizational skills, professional integrity, a solid work ethic and a desire to teach veterinary medical students.
Reporting Relationship: The Equine Field Service Veterinarian reports directly to the Hospital Director but is expected to work closely with the faculty of the Equine service.
Send application via email to Joelle.Johnson@colostate.edu and include cover letter explaining how your experience fits the job description/duties, resume, and names and email/phone information for 3 work references. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 10, 2014. The proposed starting date is June 15, 2014 to July 1st, 2014. Position will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification of applicants.
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