Woodside Equine Clinic offers two internships at our equine practice located in Ashland Virginia. Internship duration is June-June. We are looking for dedicated individuals who have the desire to advance in all aspects of equine medicine and the enthusiasm to perform intern duties with a positive attitude.
The Internship program at Woodside Equine Clinic offers an environment which allows for hands on experience while growing at the rate that suits you best. Our interns play an integral role at Woodside Equine Clinic and the clinicians largely depend on the assistance of our interns to receive and assess in-house emergencies and manage intensive in-house cases. The volume and diversity of cases seen at the clinic will provide you an opportunity for substantial advancement of skill set and knowledge base. You will gain experience becoming competent and proficient with a multitude of different emergency, surgery, sports medicine, imaging, and internal medicine skills. You will be exposed to our ambulatory practice and hospital surgical or internal medicine cases on a rotating basis.
Primary duties will include routine clinical and intensive care, patient management, anesthesia, and surgical assistance. Interns are also responsible for assisting the primary clinicians with emergency, imaging, sports medicine, and lameness cases. The interns will gain invaluable hands-on experience while acquiring decision making and client communication skills. The first several months direct supervision will be provided. As the year progresses, the amount of direct supervision will decrease based on primary clinician comfort and intern experience. As skills progress our interns will handle primary ambulatory on-call responsibility and will receive 100% of any ambulatory emergency fees they generate.
Additional Salary Information: •Onsite housing
•1-week vacation plus 1 weekend per month
•1-week sick leave
•Subsidized Health Insurance
•Licensing Fee and DEA Permit
•Professional dues to AAEP, AVMA, VAEP
•100% of emergency fees
About Woodside Equine Clinic
Woodside Equine Clinic is an ambulatory and referral hospital located in Ashland, Virginia. We also have an ambulatory practice one hour north in the Fredericksburg area. Our surgeon and theriogenologist are board certified and we consult with an internist. Our dental specialist is currently seeking board certification. There are veterinarians on staff specializing in sports medicine and practicing acupuncture and chiropractic as well as general practice. The majority of horses we work with are English sport horses with a little bit of everything else.
Woodside Equine Clinic is a well managed practice and member of a Veterinary Management Group. We strive to have an enjoyable practice culture and encourage professional growth of our employees.