The University of Missouri invites applications for a Clinical Instructor in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC). Interested candidates should go to http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php Job ID 22609, Key words: Small Animal, to view complete posting.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:
- Insure timely and accurate triage and care for all cases arriving on emergency primarily during evening and weekend shifts.
- Communicate with clients and referring veterinarians in a timely manner for emergency case management, in both written and verbal formats.
- Supervise and direct interns with all aspects of case management, including financial updates for pet owners.
- Work with Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC) faculty, residents, and technicians for case transfers and ongoing management and oversight of inpatients.
- Work with all small animal services during case transfer and management of inpatients in the intensive care unit.
- Provide input to be used in evaluation of all personnel working in support of the SAECC service, including licensed veterinary technicians and student employees.
- Participate with SAECC faculty and house officers to improve knowledge of the discipline and management of the section.
The position is a 1.0 FTE/12 month appointment.
These positions are eligible for University benefits, a comprehensive package including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. See: http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.
- Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree;
- Must be eligible for professional licensure (faculty or regular license) to practice as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri;
- Eligibility for BNDD and DEA certification in the State of Missouri.
- Must have experience in emergency medicine;
- Should have excellent communication and organizational skills;
- Completion of a small animal internship, or equivalent practice experience is desirable;
- Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Care is NOT required, but such individuals are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Clinical experience, communication skills, organizational skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. Potential to work within the framework of the SAECC service will be assessed. Contact Dr. Elizabeth Easley EasleyE@missouri.edu with questions about this position. Review of applications will continue until suitable candidate is identified.
Interested candidates should go to http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php to apply online for Job ID 22609, Key words: Small Animal. Please be prepared to submit a letter stating professional interests and career goals, a curriculum vitae, professional transcript(s) and contact information including email addresses for three references. After applying on this website, send an e-mail to Dr. Elizabeth Easley at EasleyE@missouri.edu.
Questions regarding the online application process are best directed to HR: (573)882-7976.
Our Campus and Our Community
MU’s Veterinary Health Center is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia, MO is an ideal location for such a teaching hospital. The population of central Missouri and reasonable proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City provide for a robust small animal emergency and referral caseload. For more about this special place and our impact on Missouri, the nation and the world, see complete posting online http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php, Job ID 22609, Key words: Small Animal.
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.