Equine Ambulatory Intership/Mentorship to Associates Position
Location: Newtown, Connecticut
Type: Avenues Internship
Salary: $45,000 negotiable
Emergency fees, housing allowance.
Dunbarton Equine is seeking an intern with the potential for mentorship to an associate's position. New graduates, as well as recent graduates will all be considered. Dunbarton Equine is a 4 doctor, 100% equine ambulatory practice located in Newtown, Connecticut serving sport and pleasure horses in western Connecticut, Westchester County, New York and Long Island. Our practice consists primarily of hunters, jumpers, dressage & western pleasure of all levels. The successful candidate will work alongside each of the doctors to become proficient in all areas of preventative care, sports medicine, purchase exams, dentistry, gastroscopy, intra-articular & ultrasound guided injections, as well as diagnostic radiology and ultrasound. Dunbarton Equine has a full complement of the latest digital radiography, endoscopy & ultrasound equipment. We utilize most regenerative therapies including PRP, IRAP, ProStride, stem cells & A2M, as well as ARTHRAMID & shock wave therapy. Dunbarton Equine also offers a full range of alternative care including acupuncture, chiropractic and kineseotaping. Our practice owner is a 3* FEI Veterinary Delegate & 2 of our associates are FEI PTVs, if you have an interest in learning more about international competition. Dunbarton Equine works closely with a referral center in our area and has quick access to MRI, scintigraphy and both emergency and elective surgery. We also consult with 3 boarded internal medicine specialists in our area when needed for difficult medicine cases. At Dunbarton Equine we believe in a good quality of life and adequate free time. As such, we will only require our intern to be on call one night per week and every other weekend. Our program will entail close mentorship, as well as journal club and case discussions.
Benefits include membership in AVMA, CVMA, NAEP & AAEP, licenses in CT & NY, professional liability and license defense insurance, fully paid health & disability insurance and emergency fees once you start on call. Participation in our 401K with a practice match of 3% of yearly compensation. Paid CE to one major meeting per year. 10 days paid vacation and 7 days paid sick leave to start.
DVM from an accredited university, successful completion of the NAVLE or CCT/NBE, 2 letters of recommendation.
Dunbarton Equine is a progressive, well established equine ambulatory practice specializing in the care of sport and pleasure horses in western Connecticut (Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven counties), Long Island and Westchester County, NY. Dunbarton Equine employs the most advanced diagnostics and therapeutics to offer the finest care for our patients available in an ambulatory setting. We also have more advances diagnostics (MRI, CT, scintigraphy) available locally by referral.
New York City and Boston are easily accessible by car or train, and Long Island Sound is a short 20 minute drive away.