Clinical Veterinary Instructor, Emergency Critical Care

North Carolina, United States
08 May 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty }
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Clinical Veterinary Instructor - Emergency Critical Care
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Position Number 00062726
Work Schedule Second shift/some weekends, rotating on/off weeks.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital
Job City & State Raleigh, NC

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH), established in 1983, is one of the highest rated academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. The mission of the Veterinary Hospital is three-fold:
– Compassionate, state of the art specialty health care
– Expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students and house officers from the College of Veterinary Medicine
– Ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine
With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the VH is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, over 30,000 patients are treated in the VH.

Essential Job Duties

  • Serve as a small animal emergency clinical veterinarian instructor.
  • Receive after hours primary care and referral cases from surrounding veterinary practices and teach small animal interns and senior veterinary students on service about basic emergency care and procedures.
  • Communicate with referring veterinarians regarding cases and specialty services in the teaching hospital including surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, and anesthesia.
  • Conduct daily didactic teaching rounds and participate in formal evaluations of students.
  • Mentor and instruct small animal rotating interns and emergency and critical care residents who are on duty.

Other Work/Responsibilities

  • Assigned administrative duties including committee assignments on communication issues between reception, technicians, and doctors.
  • Conduct daily didactic teaching rounds with students rotating enrolled in VMC 960 (4th-year course in emergency medicine). Participate in formal evaluations (“grading”) of 4th-year students rotating through VMC 960.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • Considerable experience in emergency/critical care medicine.

Departmental Required Skills

  • Skilled in emergency/critical care medicine.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds on an occasional basis with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
  • Prefer a minimum of three years receiving emergency cases and or a small animal rotating internship.

Required License or Certification

North Carolina Veterinary license or faculty certificate is required prior to start.

Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter, CV/resume and contact information for at least three professional references.

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