The Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks to fill Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care internship positions. The positions are available immediately and will end on June 30, 2021. The goal of the internship is to provide extensive clinical training in preparation for a subsequent residency or clinical practice position. Shifts include day, swing, overnight, weekend, and holiday responsibilities. Excellent clinical problem-solving skills and outstanding interpersonal communication skills are required. Washington State licensure is not required for participation in this program. This is an administrative/professional position with a generous benefits package.
The Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service is currently staffed by 2 boarded criticalists, 1 boarded surgeon, 2 emergency veterinarians, 2 ECC residents, 4 ECC interns, licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary technician assistants, and patient service coordinators. State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for long term mechanical ventilation, point-of-care ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring system, in-house laboratories, thromboelastography (TEG), on-site blood bank, digital radiography, 3T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment.
About Veterinary Teaching Hospital, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine
AREA OVERVIEW: The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, neuroscience, and pharmacogenomics. These areas provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant.
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athlet...ic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
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