Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (EMC) is a premier full-service equine hospital in Leesburg, Virginia. As part of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, the EMC offers advanced specialty care, 24-hour emergency and critical care, and an array of diagnostic services for all ages and breeds of horses. Located in affluent Northern Virginia, the EMC is in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region’s horse country, close to an abundant variety of cultural and outdoor activities.
Our team of board-certified specialists in ACVIM, ACVS, ACVSMR, ACT and ABVP is committed to providing exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care, being a valuable educational resource for referring veterinarians, future veterinarians and clients, and contributing to the advancement of new knowledge through innovative scholarship and clinical discovery. Our caseload of approximately 2,400 cases annually consists of horses of all breeds, ages and disciplines, and involves a diverse mix of surgical and medical cases. We are extremely fortunate to serve conscientious clients and dedicated referring veterinarians.
The clinical activities of the EMC are supported by a 24-stall hospital, a separate sports medicine clinic, ICU stalls for neonates and adults, a separate 7-stall biosafety level 2 isolation unit, 2 OR suites, a comprehensive clinical laboratory, digital radiography and ultrasonography, standing MRI (Hallmarq), computed tomography, nuclear scintigraphy, video gastroscopy, a comprehensive regenerative medicine laboratory, a certified journeyman farrier and a large technical staff including many licensed veterinary technicians.
Intern responsibilities will include assisting as needed in the anesthesia, nursing/patient care and imaging departments as well as rotating between the internal medicine, sports medicine and surgery services. The intern will participate in hospital rounds and case discussions. In addition, the intern will rotate in the after-hours emergency and critical care schedule. The hospital director will coordinate the intern’s schedule and a designated faculty member will advise and mentor the intern to set professional goals and achieve clinical proficiency in a broad range of disciplines.
The position will last for one year with an anticipated annual salary of $30,000. No employee benefits will be offered and applicants will be required to provide their own health insurance coverage. Interns will have 3 weeks (15 business days) of paid annual leave. A professional development stipend, expected to be $1,200 per annum, will be provided.
In person interviews will be held during the AAEP Convention in San Francisco, CA, December 1-5, 2018. Video conference interviews will be conducted beginning December 10, 2018. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Michael Erskine, EMC Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should send a letter of intent, a resume or curriculum vita and the names of three professional references who can be contacted by the search committee chair to:
Assistant to the Director
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
17690 Old Waterford Road
Leesburg, Virginia 20176