Tufts University Large Animal Emergency Clinician - Hospital for Large Animals in Grafton, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Large Animal Emergency Clinician - Hospital for Large Animals - 17001302

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine has four academic departments that are responsible for delivery of our DVM, graduate and combined degree curriculums, the function of our various hospitals and clinics, and the research in our clinical and basic science research programs. The mission of the Department of Clinical Sciences is to serve animals, the public and the veterinary profession through excellence and innovation in the equally important missions of research, teaching and clinical service.

The Department of Clinical Sciences has approximately 60 faculty responsible for courses in the second and third years of the DVM program, and clinical teaching in the Foster Hospital for Small Animals and Hospital for Large Animals. All clinicians from these two hospitals are within the Clinical Sciences department. In FY18 there will be approximately 23 interns and 44 residents being trained in the hospitals. The department is also home to the Accelerated Clinical Excellence and Shelter Medicine programs, Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, the Clinical Trials Office (CTO), and the Residents Enhanced Veterinary Education and Academic Learning (REVEAL) program. Several faculty members contribute to programs offered by the Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP).

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. Medical and surgical cases must be managed afterhours, including all aspects of surgical colic cases, with the exception of 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.


Basic Requirements:

• DVM degree or equivalent, and
• Completion of an American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 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.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Job: Clinical
Organization: Clinical Sciences-Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 16, 2017, 3:49:18 PM