Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 1 year of successful completion of accredited DVM Internship or 3 years of Veterinary Medicine practice. License to practice in the State of Iowa
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at
Iowa State University is now accepting applications for a Veterinarian in the hospitalâs
Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care(ECC)/ICU section. LVMC provides specialized
care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion, equine, and food
animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns,
technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work in teams to provide 24-hour, state
of the art care.Â
This position will provide coverage for swing shifts, including night/day shift and weekends, along with required holiday coverage.Â Â Â
The successful candidate will join a team of board certified specialists, ER doctors, residents, interns
and technicians and will participate in the delivery of professional clinical service
specifically practicing progressive evidence-based medicine in the care of emergency
and critical care. The ECC service considers the responsibility of training house officer
and students a priority. While clinical faculty will be engaged in academic success of the
students and house officers, the ECC veterinarian will focus efforts in day-to-day service
delivery. The ECC veterinarian will support house officers in being the primary doctor on
cases and will provide oversight on cases as needed. The ECC veterinarian is expected
to review cases with house officers and students to ensure that plans and patient care
are appropriate, often facilitated through daily service rounds, which includes: examining
patients, listening to student case presentations, reviewing diagnostics performed, and
reviewing treatment plans/sheets. This position will also assist house officers in their
cases by facilitating diagnostic and treatment plans and allowing the house officers to
directly work with patients. The ER veterinarian will function as primary veterinarian on
cases as necessary.
The incumbent will strive to practice medicine using the highest standard of care
possible and in accordance with current evidence and practice whenever possible. The
successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, able to work
independently or with a team, maintain confidentiality, and be detail oriented. They should also have a desire to learn and grow their skills related to emergency and critical care. Excellent
interpersonal skills, organizational qualities, and effective oral and written
communications are necessary to be successful in this position. The successful
candidate will possess the ability to work with and supervise the work of others. Lastly,
maintaining a professional, positive, compassionate, and empathetic nature towards the
clients and patients of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center is essential for success in
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
1 year of successful completion of accredited DVM Internship or 3 years of Veterinary Medicine practice.Â
License to practice in the State of IowaÂ
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
Pay Rate Type:
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Original Posting Date:
July 29, 2020
Posting Close Time:
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.