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Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The NC State Veterinary Health Complex (VHC), established in 1983, is one of the highest rated regional academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. The mission of the Veterinary Health Complex is three-fold:
Compassionate, state of the art specialty health care.
Expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.
With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board-certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the VHC is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VHC.
The Neurology Service within the VHC is a busy state-of-the-art referral practice that provides medical and surgical specialty care to dogs and cats with neurological disease. The service consists of ACVMI board-certified faculty members, neurology residents, and clinical technicians.
Essential Job Duties
This position will serve as a clinician on the Neurology Service working alongside a faculty neurologist. They will assume primary case management responsibilities and will oversee the residents, interns, students, and technicians that contribute to the team. The selected candidate will provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for a variety of cases. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, surgery, post-operative care, development of a home care plan, and adherence to hospital fiscal policies). Consultation will be provided to other services within the CVM, and to referring veterinarians. They will be expected to support and to perform clinical research to advance clinically relevant knowledge.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in formal rounds and journal clubs that are a part of house officer training, as well as sharing responsibility for providing teaching rounds to fourth-year veterinary students on the neurology rotation.
DVM or equivalent degree and completion of an ACVIM approved neurology/neurosurgery residency program.
Departmental Required Skills
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor senior veterinary students, house officers, and residents is required.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 100 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Prefer an ACVIM neurology board certified candidate.
Required License or Certification
Eligibility for a North Carolina Veterinary license or faculty certificate is required.
In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and the contact information for three or more references.
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