Clinical Associate (Small Animal Surgery)Apply
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
FTE: 1.0 FTE
Status: Permanent; beginning July 1, 2013
Competition No.: 13069-M
Salary Information: The salary range is $58,350 to $91,173 per annum (Specialist/Professional, Phase 2). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Primary Purpose: This position delivers clinical duty in small animal surgery and will participate in case management and supervision of final year veterinary students during clinical rotations. Supervision and introduction of basic skills involving the elective component of the surgical service will be a primary emphasis of this position. The incumbent will not be expected to participate in didactic teaching, but will be required to participate in laboratory instruction of second.
Nature of Work: Reporting to the senior surgeon on duty, the incumbent will be an active team member of the small animal surgical service with specific responsibilities varying with the case load. The incumbent will be required to participate in in-house emergency duty on a rotating basis with other staff. During the non-academic year this position will join the surgical team to have primary case responsibilities.
Accountabilities: The candidate is responsible for:
- Ensuring senior students on the surgical service receive supervision and individual instruction on their surgical technique, psychomotor skills, and patient management.
- Day to day organization, supervision and responsibility for the elective component of the surgical service.
- Providing individual instruction to senior veterinary students in basic surgical skills and procedures
Education: Candidates must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be eligible for licensure within the province of Saskatchewan.
Experience: Advanced training or previous experience in small animal surgery is preferred.
Skills: Strong foundation in small animal veterinary medicine; ability and experience to perform elective surgeries (ovariohysterectomy, castration, dewclaw removal, and minor surgical procedures) in small animals; ability to manage emergency cases presented to the small animal clinic after hours; strong foundation in basic surgical principles and techniques in small animal surgery; communication and organizational skills; strong interest in clinical instruction of senior veterinary students.
This position is in scope of the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association.
will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Cindy Shmon at 306-966-7099.
Be sure to apply online as emailed applications will not be accepted.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.