Description: The Animal Center invites applications for a full-time internship position in mixed animal general practice. The individual selected will participate in all phases of mixed animal clinical practice with both large and small animals as seen in our practice in rural Western Nebraska. The successful candidate will be expected to work and learn in all areas related to general mixed practice and develop all skills necessary to work in, or operate their own veterinary practice at the end of the internship.
Qualifications:A DVM degree from an AVMA accredited school. Eligibility for Licensure in the State of Nebraska is also required. The successful candidate will be scheduled to begin and continue to work for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are highly desirable, but also part of the mentor program.
Responsibilities: The duties of this position are mainly clinical in nature and listed on the following pages. These clinical responsibilities will be shared with two other veterinarians in the practice. Close and comprehensive mentorship and support will be offered to the successful candidate in the areas of small animal medicine and surgery, as well as large animal medicine, surgery, herd health management, disease investigation, and risk management.
The Animal Center offers the highest standards of care in mixed animal medicine with state of the art equipment and an immaculate facility in a rural but very progressive setting. The clinic also houses a complete boarding and grooming facility.
The scope of practice will include domestic pets, exotic pets, equine, beef cattle, and an occasional other food animal species. Aspects of small animal practice at the clinic are very broad in nature and can range from, but not limited to, advanced medicine cases, dermatology, orthopedics, routine wellness, advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. A board certified small animal internist is also available for consultation and mentorship as needed. Aspects of equine practice will include, but not limited to, modern techniques in oral powerfloat procedures, trauma surgery, lameness evaluation, pregnancy diagnosis, etc. Aspects of food animal practice will include, but not limited to, individual medicine and surgical procedures as well as herd health management and consultation in cow/calf and feedlot settings.
Additional Salary Information: Salary$40,000.00/12 mo.
Livingone bedroom apt
Memberships pd.AVMA & NVMA
On call (after hours and weekends) 50% of time
Liability insurance Paid thru AVMA
Life insurance if qualify$100,000.00
Paid time off (after each 6 month) one week (two total)