Equine Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Business Fellowship
Performance Equine Veterinary Services
Location: Ocala, Florida
Type: Full Time
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000(year)
We are offering a unique Equine Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Business Mentorship 2-year fellowship. During this time, the fellow will rotate between ambulatory equine medicine, in-house rehabilitation, and Business rotation. During the business rotation, the fellow will be closely mentored by our Director of Administration and Executive Director to acquire vast exposure to the main pillars of a veterinary business: Marketing, Operational effectiveness, Human Resources, Professional Development, and Financial accuracy.
The Sports Medicine fellow is responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating high-performing equine athletes on a daily basis. Successful veterinarians in this position are enhancing equine patients' performance abilities to reach their peak potential and creating rehabilitation plans to set up our athletes for success.
At the end of the fellowship, the veterinarian will have acquired enough knowledge to excel as a business person as well as an Equine Sports medicine.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
We work with horse athletes of all disciplines, to service their sports medicine and rehabilitation needs of our patients. We are located on a beautiful 23 acre facility in Ocala, Florida with a full Sports Medicine, surgery and rehabilitation facility. We are transparent, disciplined, accountable, aligned, results-oriented, and inspirational.
Develop and implement comprehensive diagnostic and treatment plans for all musculoskeletal-related injuries in equine patients.
Provide exceptional customer service by responding to all client inquiries, questions, and concerns regarding their equine patients
Conduct follow-up calls on equine patients to ensure optimal recovery and client satisfaction.
Provide general medical care to equine patients at the practice or refer them to another veterinarian within the practice when necessary.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills by regularly participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations and regulations.
Rotate between ambulatory equine medicine, in-house rehabilitation, and business operations
Actively engage in training to gain exposure to the main pillars of a veterinary business, including marketing, operational effectiveness, human resources, professional development/Leadership, and financial accuracy
Participate in various professional development opportunities within Performance Equine and outside of the organization
Serve as a mentor to interns and students to foster professional growth and development.
Maintain accurate medical records and communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders
Represent the company at various equine events such as horse shows, horse races, and charity events.
Attend and participate in regular meetings with other veterinary professionals, including veterinarians, farriers, trainers, and horse owners
Conduct research and publish scientific papers on equine sports medicine and related topics
Must possess a deep understanding of equine sports medicine and rehabilitation techniques, including diagnosing, treating, and managing the health of high-performing equine athletes.
Proficiency in performing and interpreting imaging, such as Radiographs and Ultrasound
Basic understanding of business concepts, including marketing, operational effectiveness, human resources, professional development, and financial accuracy.
Excellent communication skills that display emotional intelligence, empathy, collaborative problem-solving, and intentionality
Strong organizational and attention to detail skills
Must be able to analyze and diagnose complex problems and develop effective treatment plans for equine athletes.
Proven ability to work collaboratively with other veterinary professionals, including veterinarians, farriers, and trainers, to provide comprehensive care for equine athletes.
Be willing to learn and engage in continuing education to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in equine sports medicine and business operations.
Upholds high ethical standards and demonstrates a professional demeanor in all interactions with clients and colleagues.
Displays the potential to demonstrate leadership qualities and contribute to the growth and development of the equine sports medicine and business team.
Possesses basic research skills, including the ability to design and conduct scientific studies and publish scientific papers on equine sports medicine and related topics.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
DVM, VMD or compatible degree validated in the United States
Minimum, completion of the 1-year equine internship
Board certification or eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) or other relevant specialty board certification (recommended)
ISELP test eligibility or completion (recommended)
Demonstrated expertise in equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
Capable of lifting 50 lbs
Able to stand on feet for long periods of time (3 hrs or more)
Should be able to work 40 hours a week and occasionally more
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce, Performance Equine Veterinary Services recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability, and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with clients, candidates and partners.
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Performance Equine Veterinary Services is proud to serve national and international clients in every equine related need.
Performance Equine Veterinary Services is an equine exclusive veterinary practice dedicated to the comfort of your horse. We focus on diagnosing and treating your horse with the most modern and up to date technology and equipment. There are many reasons for your horse not to be performing at its best. We are here to help you find out whether the problem is due to musculoskeletal disorders (lameness), respiratory or even systemic problems. Performance Equine has vast experience with race horses, sport horses and gaited horses.
Here at PEVS we are all about our clients and their horses. For us, a healthy, comfortable horse and a satisfied client are the top priority. We achieve that goal by educating our clients and keeping an excellent veterinary-client-patient-relationship.