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Conservation and wildlife medicine Internships

Posted on November 27, 2017

Waynesboro, VA, USA

Every year the Wildlife Center will be offering a one year-long veterinary internship and a six-month veterinary internship for graduate veterinarians seeking further experience in conservation and wildlife medicine. Each intern will be supervised by the Hospital Director, a veterinary fellow, two licensed veterinary technicians, and two wildlife rehabilitators. Each intern will be involved in all aspects of wildlife medicine including physical exams, diagnostic sample collection, radiography, anesthesia, surgery, medical treatment, necropsy, husbandry, record maintenance, telephone consultations, on-call emergencies, and presentations at rounds. Each intern will also supervise senior veterinary students from various schools, volunteers, and the veterinary technician intern.

Full Internship Information

Applicants must submit:

·       Curriculum Vitae

·       Letter of interest

·       3 reference letters

·       Official veterinary school academic transcript (in English)
Questions regarding the internship should be submitted to:

Dr. Ernesto Dominguez
Hospital Director
Wildlife Center of Virginia
PO Box 1557 Waynesboro, VA 22980
edominguez@wildlifecenter.org

Clinical Track or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Exotic Pets and Zoological Medicine

Posted on September 16, 2017

Stillwater, OK

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a tenure track or clinical track faculty position in exotic pets and zoological medicine. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A DVM degree or equivalent is required. Completion of clinical residency training, or board certification (or eligible) by a Zoological Medicine related board certification (e.g. American College of Zoological Medicine) is required.

For inquiries please contact: Dr. Daniel J Burba, interim Department Head, Veterinary Clinical Sciences at (405) 744-8469 or dburba@okstate.edu. Interested parties may also contact Joao Brandao, LMV, MS with any questions about the position at 405-744-7000 or jbrandao@okstate.edu.

For complete information: AEZ Faculty Position 2017

ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN POSITION AVAILABLE

Posted on July 12, 2017

Mesa, AZ

Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital is a growing exotic pet, zoo, and wildlife exclusive hospital with 2 offices in Arizona. We are looking for a board-certified exotic pet or zoological medicine veterinarian to join us. Non-boarded individuals with significant experience would also be considered. Our team of well-trained doctors and staff provide high quality veterinary medical and surgical care to our unique and diverse patients. We do not see dogs and cats allowing us to focus more on the special individual needs of the variety of species we work with. We maintain a happy work environment where everyone enjoys coming to work and working together to accomplish both personal and professional growth and greatness. Base salary plus additional production based compensation and other bonuses dependent on experience. Paid time off, continuing education, and medical + dental insurance benefits are also provided.

Please send resumes to jjohnson@azeah.com or contact me directly at 602-421-2883 for more information.

Jay Johnson, DVM

www.azeah.com

744 N. Center St. #101,  Mesa, Az. 85201

phone: 480-275-7017  fax:480-284-5045

 

20040 N. 19th Ave. Ste C, Phoenix AZ 85027

Phone: 623-243-5200

 

Avian & Exotics Technician

Posted on June 22, 2017

Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Our new, fast growing Avian & Exotics Service within a modern specialty referral practice is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our team.

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital is located in Tinton Falls, NJ in Monmouth County on the beautiful Jersey Shore just minutes from the beach, cultural activities, and one of the largest antique districts in the state.  We are nestled between the ocean and rolling hills and are one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

Our Avian & Exotics Service provides complete medical and surgical care to a variety of species, as well as medical boarding. We are seeking an individual with previous work or educational experience with birds and other exotic pets, as well as excellent communication skills, the ability to learn and work in a fast paced environment, and a positive attitude. Full time or part time available. Benefit package also available.

  • AAHA-accredited hospital
  • ABVP board certified avian specialist
  • Signing bonus/relocation packages for qualified candidates

Start your new career by submitting your resume to: jana.davidson@compassionfirstpets.com To learn more about our practice visit www.rbvh.net

Registered Veterinary Technician

Posted on May 31, 2017

Norman, Oklahoma

Are you a Registered Veterinary Technician looking for a long-term position to use your skills for quality patient care? Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort is looking for a new team member. Technician experience of two years or more is preferred, but is not required. Our small animal hospital offers premium services including ultrasound, endoscopy, laser surgery, therapeutic laser, video otoscopy, in house lab, digital radiography (including dental radiography), physical rehabilitation, and acupuncture. We are looking for someone experienced with avians and exotics to help one of our associate veterinarians continue to grow that aspect of our hospital. A full-time position is available for someone who is dedicated to giving our patients quality care with compassion. Competitive salary, 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holiday, pet discounts, uniform allowance, dues, and CE.

Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital and Pet Resort is a drug free workplace.

Please see us at www.roserockvethospital.com. To apply, please go to https://roserockvethospital.com/about/vnf_employment.php and click on the online application link.

Residency (MSc) in Veterinary Science – Zoological Medicine

Posted on May 31, 2017

North Somerset , United Kingdom

For the residency we seek a veterinary surgeon, ideally with at least 2 years post-graduate exotic/zoo animal experience, which may include a suitable internship. The resident will study towards a taught Masters in Veterinary Science and the European Diploma in Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management speciality). The resident will be involved in clinical work and clinical research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the programme.

The MSc in Veterinary Science will develop your clinical research skills and enhance universally important skills such as scientific writing, critical reading and statistical analysis of data. The programme is open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

How to apply:

Please make an online application for this studentship at http://www.bris.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply. Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page.

If assistance is needed when completing the application form please email fohs-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk or call on 0117 331 6824

Interviews will take place w/c 5th June 2017

For more information: University of Bristol Residency

Avian and Exotics doctors

Posted on May 26, 2017

Culver City, Woodland Hills and South Bay, California

We are looking for passionate, detailed, and outgoing Avian and Exotics doctors to join our team at our privately owned Culver City, Woodland Hills and South Bay Hospitals. ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital is one of the largest, most advanced, compassionate, and progressive veterinary multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California.

ACCESS is currently comprised of emergency/critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, interventional radiology/endoscopy, surgery, nephrology, neurology, urology, and zoological medicine (avian and exotics). Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in dentistry, dermatology, oncology, ophthalmology, and radiation oncology. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous.  This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.

Full employment information here: ACCESS Avian and Exotics 2016 SB Edits

Please send your CV attention to our Chief of Staff, Richard Mills, DVM, DACVECC at rmills@accessvets.com.

 

Associate Veterinarian

Posted on May 11, 2017

Pasadena, CA

Exotic Animal Care Center just keeps growing! We have 3 full time and 2 part-time vets, and we are still booked solid. We are finally moving into a larger building this summer, and we are looking to hire another associate. We see 100% avian and exotic pets, approximately 40% rabbits, 40% birds, and 20% reptiles and other animals. We practice high quality, highly compassionate veterinary medicine and our clients frequently allow thorough work ups and opt for progressive treatments. We have digital radiology, ultrasound, rigid endoscopy, in house laboratory, therapy laser, and incubators, and referral for CT scans is a short drive away. We have a fun work environment and a highly talented support staff.  We offer a competitive salary, bonus plan based on production, paid vacation, paid time off, health insurance, discounted pet care, and continuing education. Experience preferred, internship trained ideal, willing to consider new graduate. 

Interested people can contact Dr. Sari Kanfer at bunnyvet@yahoo.com

Veterinarian

Posted on May 5, 2017

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Our Veterinary “Team” is looking for a veterinarian who fits the mission and unique environment of our young, progressive, and compassionate full service hospital.   We have an excellent clientele who demand only the best medicine and surgery for their pets.  The right addition to our team will thrive on building great RELATIONSHIPS with our clients, be energetic, motivated, and dedicated to improving the human-animal bond. Our unique management system involves all staff members in decision-making and allows them to influence and  improve the quality of the workplace and the practice.  We have a complete in-house lab, digital full body and dental radiology, ultrasound, tonovet, and more.  We have enthusiastic, dedicated, well-trained members to support you.  Experience is preferred but we would consider a well qualified new graduate.   River Oaks Animal Hospital is 90% small animal but exotics veterinarians are encouraged to apply as this is a needed speciality in our area. We are located in Myrtle Beach, minutes away from lunch by the ocean!  Why save money all year for a beach vacation when you could live it everyday?  If you want to build a long-term career in a progressive, fast-growing hospital, and build a client base with us, then this position is for you.  We offer excellent compensation and benefits package, with increased salary as the practice grows.  Submit resume and cover letter to Heather Duncan, DVM at vet@riveroakspets.com

Experienced Clinician

Posted on May 5, 2017

Wakefield, Massachusetts

VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital seeks an experienced clinician to join our highly collaborative, growing, AAHA-accredited, paperless, nine-doctor practice 15 minutes north of Boston.  Avian/reptile/exotics specialist or board-eligibility preferred. We see 17% birds/reptiles/small mammals, and we are growing quickly. Equipment includes ultrasound, rigid endoscope, digital rads, and (soon) sevoflurane. Our 15+ happy CVTs are skilled with exotics, and we have a lake you can walk or run around (3 miles) across the street. Call or email christine.pelletier@vca.com 781-245-0045, and meet the team at http://vcawakefield.com.

 

 

Associate Veterinarian position

Posted on May 5, 2017

Cottonwood Heights, Utah

Wasatch Exotic Pet Care, established in 2004, is the only exotic-exclusive practice in the Intermountain region.

We are looking for an energetic individual with at least two years experience, preferably  exclusively or very heavily exotic, who will thrive in a very busy practice, though all are welcome to apply.  Salary and benefits are competitive within the exotics industry and negotiable based on experience and capabilities.  We require an in-person, “working” interview, and will provide financial assistance with this.

If interested,  please submit a resume with brief personal statement and three professional references. Please direct any questions to Drlaurel@wasatchexotic.com

For more information:Associate Veterinarian position ad 2017

Veterinary Technician

Posted on April 12, 2017

San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Zoological Society is seeking applicants for the position of Veterinary Technician. This position will report to the Veterinary Hospital Manager and work cooperatively with one other full time Veterinary Technician.   The San Francisco Zoo is within a 100 acre park on the Southwest corner of San Francisco. The current vertebrate collection consists of 864 animals within 194 species.   This is a full time position that offers benefits.

Salary: DOE

Apply at: www.sfzoo.org

Deadline is April 25, 2017

For full job description and information: Vet Tech – 3 2017

 

PhD positions available – Amphibian occupancy patterns, population genetics, and disease dynamics

Posted on March 22, 2017

Ontario, Canada

PhD positions available – Amphibian occupancy patterns, population genetics, and disease dynamics

 

Funded by a Strategic NSERC grant, we are seeking a PhD students to complete our team on research related to the detection and monitoring of amphibians and their pathogens (chytrid fungus, ranavirus) in Canada. Using environmental DNA as a basis for the research, the team will conduct: 1) Habitat occupancy modeling for amphibians and their pathogens; 2) Analysis of the evolutionary dynamics of pathogens and amphibian hosts; 3) Assessment of potential synergistic interactions between pathogens and aquatic contaminants; and 4) Modeling the drivers of amphibian population decline. Students will develop research projects that fit within the context of the broader program, such as: Validation of eDNA for detecting amphibians; Assessment of ranavirus pathogenicity; Chytrid fungus evolutionary dynamics; and Modeling drivers of amphibian occupancy.  We are seeking students to initiate their research in Spring or Fall 2017, with the research to be conducted across southern Ontario. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts and names of 3 references to: Dennis Murray, Trent University, dennismurray@trentu.ca (www.dennismurray@trentu.ca) or David Lesbarreres, Laurentian University dlesbarreres@laurentian.ca (http://gearg.jimdo.com/people/head/).

Medical Director – Zoo

Posted on February 16, 2017

San Francisco, CA

The Medical Director is charged with leading the San Francisco Zoological Society’s Veterinary Team.

Salary: DOE

San Francisco Zoo

Apply at: www.sfzoo.org

Deadline is March 15, 2017

For more information: Medical Director Final 2-17

Licensed/license-eligible technician

Posted on January 13, 2017

Bedford Hills, NY

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics

Bedford Hills, NY 10507

www.avianexoticsvet.com

Contact: Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Lhess@avianexoticsvet.com, cell: (914) 450-4281, office: (914) 864-1414, www.avianexoticsvet.com

I am also seeking a licensed/license-eligible technician with previous exotics experience for a full-time position. Looking for long-term relationship for someone to grow with our team.

Salary is $20-24/hr with paid health care (70%) and 1 week of paid vacation after 6 months, 2 weeks in the second year.

This position starts immediately for the right candidate, and candidate must interview in person.

 

Full-time One-year internship or Two-year ABVP (Avian) residency

Posted on January 13, 2017

Bedford Hills, NY

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics

Bedford Hills, NY 10507

www.avianexoticsvet.com

Position: Full-time One-year internship or Two-year ABVP (Avian) residency

Contact: Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Lhess@avianexoticsvet.com, cell: (914) 450-4281, office: (914) 864-1414, www.avianexoticsvet.com

Position starts 7/17

2-year residency (or 1-year internship) in all-avian/exotics, AAHA-accredited, paperless, 3-vet practice in beautiful suburb in Westchester County, NY, approx 40 mi north of NYC. Very safe area to live, and practice will guide new employee in where to obtain housing.

Full medical/surgical/boarding care for birds and exotics. Very active, busy caseload with a lot of hands-on training. Caseload is 30% avian, 30% reptile/amphib, 40% small mammal.

Practice has digital x-ray, CT, cold laser, ultrasound, endoscopy.

 

We work with several board-certified specialist including  radiologist, internist, ophthalmologist, dermatologist,  and oncologist, as well as 24-hr ER facility 1/2 mi away that monitors critical cases overnight and handles avian/exotic emergencies under our supervision. Practice has 3 licensed techs, 2 receptionists, 1 assistant, and full-time practice manager and is very social-media savvy.

Internship may progress to residency.

Resident may sit for ABVP (Avian) boards at end of 2-year residency.

Resident will be expected to complete one avian-related publishable project.

Internship pays $30,000

Residency pays $35,000

Both positions have paid healthcare (70%), 2 weeks paid vacation annually, 1 paid CE conference, as well as local CE.

Candidate must interview in person.

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