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Clinical Veterinarian (Cedar Valley Vet Tech Program)

Employer
Dallas College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023
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Weekly Work Hours

19.5

Compensation Range

H69

Hourly Rate

$69.00 Hourly

FLSA

United States of America (Exempt)

Position Type

Staff
Position Summary

The clinical veterinarian is responsible for supervising patient care during clinical labs in which veterinary technology students perform tasks expected of an LVT in clinical practice. Primarily responsible for performing veterinary anesthetic and surgical procedures (spay/neuter, dental prophylaxis) and supervising veterinary technology students assisting with anesthetic induction and monitoring, surgical assisting and dental prophylaxis.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Knowledge of veterinary anesthetic protocols and ability to perform small animal soft tissues surgeries.

  • Familiarity with common livestock procedures such as castration and dehorning are a plus.

  • Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College.

  • Demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Key Responsibilities
  • Examine patients presenting for veterinary care, diagnose and order appropriate treatments, and supervise students providing patient care as directed.

  • Perform veterinary surgeries- primarily spays and neuters on small animal patients in clinical labs.

  • Maintain veterinary medical records for care provided to patients.

  • Mentors, assists, and provides positive interaction with students.

  • Assumes responsibility for diagnostic, prescriptive, surgical, consultative, and referral services.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Standing for extended periods during anesthetic/surgical procedures. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Maintains current veterinary liability insurance

  • Current, valid, and unencumbered Texas State Veterinary license

  • Must have a current valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Official transcripts will be required.

*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Applications DeadlineFebruary 15, 2024

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