LAMS Ambulatory Staff Vet
Company: University of Georgia
Posted on: September 20, 2023
LAMS Ambulatory Staff Vet
VetMed-Large Animal Medicine
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated
as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified
institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than
235 years of academic and professional achievements and our
continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked
among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report.
The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65
miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta,
Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000
faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's
enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000
undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students.
Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a
medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA
Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
TRS or ORP
Additional Schedule Information
Mon-Fri / 8am-5pm, some evenings and weekends.
Open until filled
Proposed Starting Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or
protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
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Veterinary/Animal Science Professional
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please
contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of
education/experience in lieu of the required minimum
UGA Field Services provides wellness and emergency care in an
ambulatory setting to the surrounding community. The UGA Field
Services Section serves a diverse caseload consisting of horses
(-75%), cattle (-10-15%), small ruminants (-5-10%), camelids and
companion swine (DACVS-LA, DACVSMR, DACVIM, DACT, DACVDC, Cert.
ZWD, DACVPM). Two Field Service clinicians are additionally
certified in acupuncture and spinal manipulation, with one
clinician also being a certified journeyman farrier.
The Staff Veterinarian would help support a busy daytime caseload
approximately 3-4 days per week and would provide daytime and
after-hours emergency coverage. The Staff Veterinarian would cover
approximately 30% of after-hours emergencies in all large animal
species (-60% equine, -15-20% cattle, -15-20% small ruminant, and
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
DVM degree or equivalent
- Completion of at least one large animal internship or 3 years
- Comfort and experience with equine general and emergency
- Preference will be given to applicants who are comfortable
working on all large animal species.
- Stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Lift 30 lbs.
- Work alongside large animals for long periods of time.
- Driving as needed to perform job tasks.
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Is this a Position of Trust?
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the website.
- Participate in clinical teaching of veterinary students,
interns and residents. This will be primarily in the department's
relevant large animal field service rotation.
Percentage of time
- Provide care for animals presented to the Veterinary Teaching
Hospital Farm Practice Service.
Percentage of time
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