Full-Time Associate Veterinarian in Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Practice
Front Range Equine Performance
Location: Berthoud, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Are you looking for an opportunity to bring your equine sports medicine veterinary passion to a supportive team that prioritizes employee job satisfaction and personal growth in a professional environment? Welcome to Front Range Equine Performance (FREP)!
FREP is a growing Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Practice based in Berthoud, Colorado, with monthly visits to Steamboat Springs, CO and twice monthly visits to Laramie, WY alternating between associate veterinrians. We are seeking a third veterinarian to join and grow with us as we expand into our new clinic and rehabilitation center. We have patients and clients of all disciplines, from high end english and western performance horses to the companion mini donkey. We pride ourselves in offering our patients the best in chiropractic care and state-of-the-art sports medicine to empower them to realize their peak performance.
We are a team that genuinely enjoys each others’ company and are proud of our unique, supportive culture (including monthly staff happy hour). We believe this environment allows us to better communicate with each other and our clients to create a work culture that is hard to find in equine medicine.
About the Position
We are seeking a THIRD Veterinarian to grow with us. The successful candidate will have or be mentored to develop strong lameness, diagnostic imaging, and sports injury rehabilitation skills. Additionally, he or she must believe in, learn and perform complementary therapy (chiropractic & acupuncture) as this is a large part of our practice. We seek a teammember who takes pride in their work and has initiative to go above and beyondrequired duties to exceed customer expectations and to be a partner in growing the business.We seek someone who has a drive to learn and develop themselves professionally with a long-term career goal of equine veterinary sports medicine.
Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM; Offices closed for appointments on all major holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day. Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Half day on New Year’s Eve).
2 full time veterinarians, 1 practice manager, 1 rehabilitation/facility manager, 4 full time veterinary technicians, 1 part time veterinary technician, 1 full time and 1 part time receptionist/office assistant
4 stall rehabilitation facility with indoor arena on 35 acres, expected to expand to 10 stall patient capacity with water treadmill within 12 months.
Heated garage for veterinary trucks
On site offices
Digital X-Ray systems (VetRocket), Digital Ultrasounds, 3.5 meter MAI Gastroscope, IRAP/PRP systems, Pro-Stride systems, Neo-Vet 2.0 Shockwaves, Rapid Release Technology, Class 4 Lasers
Medical Record Software: eVetPractice
Practice cell-phone, laptop and hot-spot provided
Vehicle with a stocked vet box and automobile insurance is provided
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will be a personable, reliable professional with outstanding client development and communication skills. The candidate will want to expand their professional expertise as a member of a skilled team that provides its clients with state-of-the-art Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation that empowers patients to realize their peak performance. We strive to get the diagnosis correct so that we are treating the root cause of the problem, not symptoms.
In addition to excellent “people skills”, our future team member will possess exceptional veterinary skills, and be a “horse person”, comfortable working with all types of horses. The successful applicant will be hard working, responsible, and work well in a team setting. We seek a team member who takes pride in themselves, their work, their client relationships, and has initiative to go above and beyond required duties to exceed customer expectations in providing excellent patient care.
Because a large component of our practice is complementary medicine utilizing chiropractic,massage, acupuncture, and laser therapy to aid in injury rehabilitation, the successful candidate will have a strong interest and belief in these modalities.
For more information about our practice, please visit www.frequine.com.
We are located in Berthoud, CO - less than an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park and 15 minutes from amazing hiking, mountain biking, fishing, 4 wheeling, camping, boating, and playgrounds for all of the outdoor activities. We are a 45 minute drive from Denver and 25 minutes from Fort Collins, and 35 minutes from Boulder which makes our location the perfect jumping off point to enjoy Colorado sporting events (GO BRONCOS!), concerts, and top tier restraunds and night life. We LOVE living and working here, and as an associate, we want you to embrace the Colorado lifestyle and enjoy all this beautiful state has to offer!
To apply please email your cover letter and resume,including 3 references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Must have completed 1 year general practice internship with strong lameness and diagnostic imaging component.
Desired: 1 year general practice internship with 1+ additional years with strong lameness and diagnostic imaging experience.
Acupuncture and chiropractic certification desired, but not required. If not possessed, must obtain these certifications within 6 months of starting, with financial burden covered by FREP, and will be mentored by our Veterinarians.
Must be willing to travel (away from home base 3-5 days at a time every other month) and work well with other Veterinarians.
Must be a team player anda great communicator.
Veterinarians and employees will alternate holiday and weekend on-call for rehabilitation patients.
We do not provide primary on-call services, however may respond to a rare emergency if a good client’s primary veterinarian is unavailable.
Must be eligible to obtain CO, WY and SD veterinary licenses and USDA accreditation.
A background check and on-site interview required.
Excellent driving record required.
Salary paid twice-monthly
$2,500 Annual Stipend toward Continuing Education
AVMA, AAEP, AVCA (if applicable) membership dues
CO and WY license fees
Long Term Disability insurance
AVMA Professional Liability Insurance
SIMPLE IRA plan with up to 3% salary employer matching program
Paid time off consists of 15 business days the first 12 months and 6 sick days