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Location: Simpsonville, Kentucky
Type: Avenues Internship
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Kentucky Equine Hospital is seeking motivated interns who are excited to experience a well-rounded internship experience in all facets of equine surgery/sports medicine and ambulatory practice. Our services range from routine ambulatory practice to high quality surgical and sports medicine cases including advanced imaging and cutting-edge treatments.
Internship Philosophy: We believe that an internship should allow our new veterinarians the opportunity to increase their skill level, case knowledge and have continued exposure to all areas of equine practice in order to prepare them to continue onto a successful ambulatory career or become a successful resident applicant. As we assess your skills and provide additional training, our interns will become responsible for more independent hospital case management, ambulatory and emergency cases. Our interns will always have a senior clinician as back up when they start taking cases independently. We have 24-7 veterinary technician coverage; our technicians are responsible for anesthetic duties and advanced imaging studies.
Internship Duties: Our interns will provide daily examinations and maintain medical records for hospitalized cases. Dr. Sutter has an active surgical case load and intern doctors’ scrub into surgical procedures and perform post-surgical care to patients. You will assist our practitioners with radiology, anesthesiology, surgery, lameness, reproduction, advanced imaging, pre-purchase exams, video endoscopy/gastroscopy, ambulatory medical examinations, referral cases, emergency cases, and laboratory testing.
Practice Information: Our case load consists of 70% Lameness/Sports Medicine/Surgery and 30% ambulatory/reproductive. Our services include but are not limited to: Digital Radiography, Digital Ultrasonography, Video Endoscopy/Gastroscopy, Nuclear Scintigraphy, MRI, Surgery (Emergency and Routine), Shock Wave Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy, IRAP, Reproduction- full range of mare and stallion services, Embryo Transfer, Foaling Assistance, dentistry, full range of ambulatory and emergency services and in house Laboratory Services. Dr Erica Tolar, DACVO also maintains her equine ophthalmologic patients out of KEH and provides advanced ophthalmologic procedures and care.
Our internship duration is for one year and typically start in June and go to the following June. We have two internship positions available. Housing, CE allowance, membership dues, liability insurance, and health insurance are provided.
Interested applicants should send Resume, letter of intent, and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Mason at email@example.com
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