The Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES) provides state-of-the-art surgical, medical, imaging, diagnostic, Emergency care, and short-term rehabilitation services to enhance equine health. The hospital is located within walking distance to Belmont Park, the world’s premier Thoroughbred horse-racing facility and at the western edge of Long Island where sport horses are plentiful. At CRES, veterinarians aspire to assimilate knowledge gained on all fronts – at the track, in the show ring, at the research bench, and in the hospital – to deliver paradigm-shifting veterinary medical care. The hospital offers a full complement of advanced orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, regenerative therapies, critical care, lameness as well as advanced imaging (Standing MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, dynamic and high-definition video endoscopy).
What you will do:
We are looking for an Emergency Care Clinician to be an integral part of the team and provide the highest quality of veterinary care, exceptional client service and the optimal engagement of the veterinary medical team to maximize productivity, profitability, and growth. The Emergency clinician would participate in continuing education for trainers, owners and referring veterinarians, while taking a lead role in intern training and education. Specific responsibilities include: provide excellent medical and critical care; be confident and experienced with most equine surgical cases, as well as being able to manage equine emergencies, including colics, fractures, and wounds; participate in the delivery of a high quality clinical service in equine surgery, with emphasis on lameness, imaging, and soft tissue surgery; provide prompt and informative client communications regarding hospitalized and emergency cases; provide clinical expertise in the areas of colic surgeries, infectious diseases, respiratory issues, neonatology, biosecurity, ultrasonography, and emergency and critical care; provide emergency (including after hours) service on a rotational basis and support daytime clinic needs with internal medicine/soft tissue/ophthalmology/dentistry/lameness emphasis with appropriate consultation with local specialists; serve as a role model and mentor to cultivate and motivate a high performing, highly communicative culture where a service oriented approach, continuous improvement, and team orientation are valued;
What is in it for you?
We provide great benefits that include professional development, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation leave, health and personal leave; 12 holidays (including end of year winter break) and superior retirement contributions with multiple investment opportunities.
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Working at the College of Veterinary Medicine also comes with additional benefits, including access to exercise classes during business hours, an active Staff Council dedicated to improving the work environment, and an overall welcoming community interested in helping its members be
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What are the qualifications?
The Emergency care clinician must have:
A DVM (or equivalent);
3-5 years of experience in equine surgery, internal medicine and/or critical care; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Board certification by American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS) or by American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). If the candidate is not board certified by the ACVS then they must have additional board certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (ACVECC);
Possess outstanding clinical skills, communication skills, experience in referral practice, and some prior leadership responsibility.
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