The Clinical Sciences faculty (~60) has teaching and clinical responsibilities to the veterinary students and hospital respectively, as well as individual research pursuits and administrative obligations. Approximately 60 residents and interns, matched through the national VIRMP program rotate through the department/hospital on three and one-year cycles, respectively. The administrative staff supports the faculty, residents and interns, the Chair and Department Manager. The department has a large budget and many discretionary and research accounts.
What You'll Do
This is a part time position with a .2FTE equivalent.
The successful applicants will work in a collaborative environment to manage anesthesia cases seen in the hospital. The main responsibilities are to anesthesia cases seen in any other section of the hospital.
The service will have dedicated support staff and may also have fourth years students and/or interns assigned as well. Teamwork is essential as well as the ability to efficiently manage a high caseload. Training will be provided in the use of our electronic medical record system (Stringsoft).
As we are a teaching hospital, the successful applicants will be involved in student mentoring on the clinic floor. The service is intended to provide 7 day-a-week coverage, starting at approximately 11 am - noon and running into the evening. The exact work hours will be determined by caseload requirements and the distribution of assigned working time will be negotiated with the team members, under the guidance of the hospital director. It is expected that this position will work in the hospital 1 day per week. We pride ourselves on providing excellent patient care and client service in a supportive environment and we would welcome the addition of enthusiastic and motivated veterinarians to support our hospital and our vision for the future.
What We're Looking For
- Degree in Veterinary Medicine, DVM, VMD or equivalent.
- A minimum of two years of experience in an anesthesia is required. Five or more years of experience is considered an asset.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts.
- Highly competent and committed to excellence.
- Demonstrated ability to manage minor surgical procedures and cases requiring urgent care is required.
- The ability to work as part of a team and collaboratively in a fast-paced clinical environment.
- A demonstrated interest in clinical mentorship is required.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation.
- Five years or more of practice experience, with demonstrated surgical skills, is preferred.
- Previous experience with clinical mentorship or teaching of DVM students on externships or new graduates is considered an asset.