Associate Surgeon - Blue Ridge Equine - Earlysville, VA
Blue Ridge Equine Clinic
Location: Earlysville, Virginia
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Blue Ridge Equine Clinic is located on the outskirts of Charlottesville in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a great small city with all the benefits of a college town. Home to the University of Virginia, there is a vibrant and eclectic community with lots of opportunities for entertainment and interaction. There are plenty of great restaurants and music venues nearby as well as Shenandoah National park for hiking and camping. Wine, beer, and spirits are all produced locally and have received national recognition for their quality. Charlottesville has a well-established horse community with beautiful farms dotting the countryside in the surrounding counties making it an ideal place for anyone with equestrian interests to settle down. All these things combine to provide the perfect environment for anyone who loves the outdoors, the arts, great food or just being part of a connected community.
We take great pride in offering the highest quality medicine and a wide range of services to a very diverse clientele. Blue Ridge Equine is well-equipped to deliver excellent service with multiple digital radiography and ultrasound systems, shockwave machines, nuclear medicine, recumbent MRI, biological therapies (PRP, IRAP, Pro-Stride, stem cell therapy), 1-meter and 3-meter video endoscopy, diode laser, laparoscopy, and on-site lab services. We have a 15-stall main barn and a 4-stall isolation barn. We utilize HVMS practice management software to help us communicate and schedule as efficiently as possible.
The staff at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic is excellent. We have cultivated a culture of support and cooperation that leads to a great team effort to provide the best care for our patients and each other. The team consists of 3 Licensed technicians, 2 interns, 2 veterinary assistants, and 5 office support staff members. In addition to the current surgeon, there are four ambulatory veterinarians in the home office and another 3 veterinarians at our satellite clinic that also refer cases to the clinic.
This position would be perfect for someone with an interest in all aspects of equine sports medicine and is looking for an opportunity to develop an established clientele in a competitive equine market. We are seeking an ambitious, professional, and dedicated candidate with exceptional time management and communication skills. The candidate is required to be board-certified or eligible to sit for the ACVS certifying examination.
We offer an excellent benefits package including paid time off, student loan reimbursement programs, a 401k retirement package, group health insurance, professional association dues, professional liability insurance, and license fees. Additionally, there is an annual allowance for CE and employee discounts. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Daytime responsibilities will primarily be devoted to sports medicine and lameness both in ambulatory and hospital settings. There is the opportunity to work with advanced imaging (nuclear medicine and MRI) to facilitate lameness diagnoses and treatments. The candidate will also be encouraged to grow and participate in the elective surgical caseload as well as share on-call responsibilities with the current surgeon. These include all surgical and medical emergencies referred to the hospital.
Skills & Qualifications
The candidate is required to be board-certified or eligible to sit for the ACVS certifying examination.