Large Animal Emergency Clinician - Hospital for Large Animals
July 10, 2018
Large Animal Emergency Clinician - Hospital for Large Animals - (18001424)
This is a limited appointment position for one year.
The Hospital for Large Animals is the flagship teaching hospital of the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine of Tufts University, with approximately 2,000 patients per year. The hospital provides advanced veterinary care for large animal patients throughout New England and serves as the primary clinical training environment for the veterinary students, interns and residents. The mission of the Cummings School is to improve and promote the health and well-being of animals, people and ecosystems we share.
This position will work with a team of 3 large animal internal medicine faculty, 4 large animal surgery faculty and 2 large animal ultrasound specialists. Clinical service will include emergency back-up for interns and medical and surgical residents on nights and weekends, as part of a faculty rotation, and approximately 7 weeks of daytime clinic duty in Large Animal Medicine per year, if the clinician has an Internal Medicine background. Medical and surgical cases must be managed afterhours, including all aspects of surgical colic cases, if the clinician has a surgical background. If the clinician has an Internal Medicine background, management of surgical cases excludes the surgical procedure itself. Must have a strong record of communicating effectively with clients, referring veterinarians, and team members. Student teaching and intern and resident training are important components of this position.
DVM degree or equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or American College of Veterinary Surgery residency program. MA veterinary license must be obtained prior to employment. Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. with or without accommodation.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
This position requires working evenings and weekends, with 7 weeks/year of daytime rotations.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
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