Emergency Doctor, Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (Clinical Instructor)
University of Missouri - Columbia
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 5009397
The College of Veterinary Medicineat MU is on a mission to educate and train outstanding clinicians and scientists from diverse backgrounds, generate new knowledge, engage stakeholders, and foster economic growth, all of which promote and protect the health and welfare of animals and people. Our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine professional program boasts a unique curricular structure, which provides nearly two years of hands-on training in the college's general and specialty clinics. Additionally, the College is a leader in the training Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students in the areas of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Pathobiology. Simply put, our mission is to Teach, Heal, Discover, and Serve.
The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery is dedicated to developing and disseminating knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people through instruction, innovative research, service, and leadership. The department is home to the college's Veterinary Health Center where our faculty provide clinical care, teach, and develop innovative treatments and therapies.
Ensure timely and accurate triage and care for all cases arriving on emergency during daytime, swing, weekend, and overnight shifts. Schedules will be based upon the needs of the service. Holiday shifts will be divided equitably amongst clinicians.
Communicate with clients and referring veterinarians in a timely manner for emergency case management, in both written and verbal formats.
Supervise, direct, and teach students and interns in all aspects of case management, including financial updates for pet owners.
Work with Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC) faculty, residents, interns, technicians, and students for case transfers and ongoing management and oversight of inpatients.
Work with all small animal services during case transfer and management of inpatients in the intensive care unit.
Provide input to be used in evaluation of all personnel working in support of the SAECC service, including licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and student employees.
Participate with SAECC faculty and house officers to improve knowledge of the discipline and management of the section.
Participate in departmental and hospital governance.
These positions are 1.0 FTE / 12-month appointment.
Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree (such as VMD, BVSc) by time of appointment.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Missouri.
Eligibility to obtain and maintain DEA and BNDD.
Prior experience in veterinary emergency medicine.
Prior experience teaching and mentoring students.
Interested candidates should be prepared to attach:
Letter stating professional interests and career goals
Contact information (including email addresses) for three references
Applications will be reviewed until a well-qualified candidate is identified and hired. If you have specific questions about these positions, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Easley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.
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