This position will schedule emergency duty and participate in duty roster 3-5 days/nights per week, with some flexibility in scheduling based on clinician availability. The emergency service is responsible for coverage on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights 4:30 pm-8am, and Friday evening 4:30 pm until Monday morning 8am for 40-50 weeks of the year. The clinician admits and is responsible for all emergency cases while on duty.
Teaches students and residents emergency procedures while on the emergency service. Attends and contributes to daily student and resident rounds.
Assists with team-taught courses such as Equine Primary Care, Equine Lameness and Imaging, and Equine Field Skills.
The candidate will have primary case responsibility for cases presented to the Equine Emergency Service. They will be responsible for student and house officer training and will oversee transfers of these cases to the appropriate specialty services as needed.
Requires DVM or equivalent degree. Completion of a residency in large animal or equine surgery is required. Candidates must meet requirements for a North Carolina Faculty License, or regular North Carolina veterinary licensure.
Candidates must be enthusiastic about emergency medicine and have a DVM and prior relevant equine referral emergency medicine and surgery experience. In addition, experience managing large animals independently on an emergency basis, including medical, intraoperative, and postoperative care is required.