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Location: Weatherford, Texas
Type: Avenues Internship
Internal Number: 2024-2025
Located in Weatherford, Texas, commonly known as the "Quarter Horse Capital of the World", Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery ("ESMS") is currently seeking to fill 4 intern positions with a 12-month term from June 1, 2024 through May 31, 2025.
Our internship program is for veterinarians who have recently graduated from veterinary school. Interns participate in and practice new skills in anesthesia, lameness, surgery, radiology, ultrasound, emergency, critical care, and much more.
ESMS Internship Philosophy:At ESMS, our goal is to expose new graduates to as many facets of equine practice as possible. Close mentorship is available throughout the entire internship. Interns will gain a vast amount of exposure to lameness and advanced diagnostics, high volumes of orthopedic and soft tissue surgery cases, large numbers of both routine and complex internal medicine cases, neonate medicine, and routine mare and foal care. We rely heavily on our intern veterinarians to help facilitate case management. Our interns will gain a great deal of experience throughout the internship and at the end of the year, be well equipped with confidence, knowledge, and skills to enter either private practice or a residency program.
What our Interns Do:Our interns rotate through each of our five rotations on a two week basis. The five rotations are made up of three different surgery rotations, one internal medicine rotation and one emergency/critical care rotation. Intern responsibilities include daily monitoring and evaluation of hospitalized patients, performing diagnostics and treatments, assisting in surgery, assisting with anesthesia and emergency duties. Opportunities are available for exposure to race track medicine. The ESMS interns are a very important and valued part of our team and are essential to the high standard of care and treatment we provide for our patients.
Internship Application Requirements:Applicants must submit a letter of intent, CV and three letters of recommendation to Lynne McCartney, HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: December 31, 2023
Internship Benefits: AVMA Liability Insurance, continuing education stipend, health/dental/ophthalmic insurance, DEA licensing fees, Texas state licensing fees, cell phone stipend
Internship Salary: $55,000 base salary $1,250 Continuing Education Stipend
Internship Period: June 1st, 2024- May 31st, 2025
Successful applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent and eligible for licensure in Texas. We are seeking individuals with a desire to be part of a team of veterinarians working together to provide high quality sports medicine to our clients. We seek team-oriented veterinarians with excellent communication and people skills, strong work ethic, and a keen interest and experience in equine sports medicine and lameness.