The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Medical Center at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for two full-time faculty (practice-track) positions in small animal emergency medicine and hospitalized care. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates that are internship trained and/or have previous experience as an emergency practitioner. It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in patient management; service to clients and referring veterinarians; and teaching/mentoring of professional students and small animal rotating interns.
The successful candidates will join a program with four board-certified specialists, four residents, and ten small animal rotating interns in the Section of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (ECC). The ECC service is also staffed with registered veterinary technicians (several with VTS E/CC certification) with a mission for excellence in patient care. In addition, the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of over 70 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students.
The successful candidates will work in a comprehensive academic veterinary medical center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including digital radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, 3 Tesla MRI, 128 Slice CT, Interventional Radiology/Medicine suite, mechanical ventilation, hemodialysis, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring and dark field microcirculatory imaging. Primary responsibilities include patient care activities related to evening and overnight emergency receiving, as well as support for hospitalized patients in the small animal ICU. In addition, clinical teaching of professional students and rotating interns on the emergency service will be expected. Participation in Emergency and Critical Care journal club and topical reviews will also be available. The successful candidates will contribute to a busy 24/7 emergency receiving service (which sees approximately 8,500-9,000 cases/year), as well as a full service, 24-hour, 40-cage intensive care unit. The ICU is currently managed in an open style with all specialty services providing primary patient care of the patients in the unit.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine aspires to be the model comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Rooted in the foundational principles of health and wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, advancing partnerships, resource stewardship and alignment with The Ohio State University's strategic plan, the College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to make a difference through six key goals outlined in the Be The Model? Strategic Plan (https://vet.osu.edu/about-college/strategic-plan). Our highly ranked DVM degree program has a prestigious history of outstanding graduates and leaders. The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it’s a city that invites exploration (https://visit.osu.edu/experience).
Additional Information for Applicants::
Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors. The appointee should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Start dates are negotiable. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vita (or resume) and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Richard Bednarski, Chair, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon L Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210 or via e-mail (Bednarski.email@example.com). Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to the Section Head of SAECC, Dr. Edward Cooper, by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), telephone (614-514-9143), or fax (614-292-0895). Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and promotes a tobacco-free campus.
Physical Requirements: Standing for long periods of time; Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds; Exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases; Exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste. Requires weekend, nights, and/or holiday hours. Requires licensure in Ohio.
Internship trained and/or have previous experience as an emergency practitioner; demonstrate a commitment to excellence in patient management, service to clients and referring veterinarians, and teaching/mentoring of professional students and small animal rotating interns.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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