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Field Service Clinician - Tufts Veterinary Field Service
Tufts University

Date Posted May 13, 2021
Title Field Service Clinician - Tufts Veterinary Field Service
University Tufts University
Woodstock, CT, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Veterinary Medicine - General

Field Service Clinician – Tufts Veterinary Field Service – (21001346)

Tufts Veterinary Field Service is part of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Cummings School is located on a 585-acre campus in North Grafton, MA. It includes teaching hospitals for large and small animals and wildlife, excellent facilities to conduct state-of-the-art biomedical research and to train veterinary and graduate students, and a 250-acre working farm. The school also maintains the Tufts Veterinary Field Service in Woodstock, Connecticut. Tufts Veterinary Field Service provides clinical care for farm animals in the region. Cummings School has four academic departments with a total of ~110 faculty members. Academic programs support 400 DVM students and approximately 50 graduate students, as well as nearly 100 advanced clinical trainees and postdoctoral scholars.

Tufts Veterinary Field Service (TVFS) at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a staff veterinarian. TVFS is the primary livestock and equine field service clinical and teaching unit of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA. The Tufts Veterinary Field Service is located in Woodstock, CT. This position will be responsible for providing clinical service providing independent on-farm primary medical and surgical care for cattle, horses, small ruminants, camelids, and pigs. Clinical instruction of 4th year veterinary students during clinical rotations is expected. After hours emergency service will be shared with other faculty. Four weeks of vacation per year as well as at least two weeks of continuing education/professional development time per year will be provided.


Basic Requirements:

DVM degree.
Minimum of 1 year multispecies practice experience, with demonstrated expertise in the common farm animal species, and aptitude with dairy cattle and small ruminants.
Holding or eligible for licensure in CT and MA (individual license or on Tufts’ I-100.
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), database software, Internet and Web proficiency.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
High attention to detail.
Valid US Driver’s License.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. with or without accommodation.
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with DVM students in clinical rotations or externships is considered an asset.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is primarily an office-based position. However, flexibility to work as needed beyond the typical work week during occasional periods of critical deadline pressure or special events, (for example, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Accreditation Site Visit).

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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