Small Animal Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Position Summary

Department of Clinical Sciences – is seeking an additional RAI to aid with clinical studies performed at the VTH within the Small Animal Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation and Neurology services. This role will provide technical and administrative support in the field of small animal sports medicine, orthopedics, rehabilitation and neurology.

Required Job Qualifications

  • 1+ year relevant experience gained as a veterinary research associate in a Small Animal Sports Med & Rehab section
  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the animal sciences
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and other similar software and organizational programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service
  • Ability to make decisions and to work independently, as well as, work as a member of a team
  • Exemplary organizational and time management skills

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • CCCRP or CCRT certification
  • CVT certification
  • Experience and/or a strong interest in the field of small animal rehabilitation and lameness diagnosis/treatment

Diversity Statement

Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Clinical Case Client Handler Duty/Responsibility

  • Animal handling, blood draws, performing sedation (under the guidance of DVM)
  • Performing rehabilitation treatments (including range of motion, LLLT, TENS, etc.)
  • Scheduling and organizational tasks (such as contacting owners interested in enrolling in a clinical trial, coordinating the recheck schedule etc.)

Percentage Of Time 60 Job Duty Category Clinical Trial Data Acquisition Duty/Responsibility

  • Assistance with data acquisition for multiple clinical studies including gait analysis, joint injections, rehabilitation exercises, owner questionnaires etc.

Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category Administrative Duties Duty/Responsibility

  • Communication with veterinary faculty and staff involved in clinical studies/cases
  • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Duerr

Percentage Of Time 10

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names of three references along with their contact information. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Applications must be received by 11:59 pm (MT) February 26, 2018 to receive full consideration.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Cheryl Webb;

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.