Job Opportunity: Veterinary Externship, Califon, NJ

Aug 30, 2019 / Alumni Job Board

Running ‘S’ Equine Veterinary Services – Externship

Type of Practice: We are a full service, client-oriented exclusively equine hospital and ambulatory practice in rural Hunterdon County, NJ.

Veterinarians: Gregory S. Staller, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS; Nicole C. Jochec, DVM; Travis M. Bowers

Staffing: Office, laboratory, pharmacy and technical staff consists of approximately 10 full time individuals.

Facilities: Our hospital facility is located on ten acres. The building includes a surgical suite with two padded induction and recovery stalls, a large clinical treatment hall, a radiology room with digital radiography and a high frequency 650MA, 150KVP radiology machine, an eight stall barn and turn out paddocks. We offer digital ultrasound with color flow doppler, digital radiology, extracorporeal shockwave treatment, endoscopy, gastroscopy as well as in-house hematology, clinical chemistry and basic microbiology capabilities.

Case Load: The ambulatory practice services approximately 3,000 horses. Outpatients are seen on a daily basis by a board certified surgeon. In addition, the modern hospital houses up to 8 patients at a time. The practice provides emergency referral service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The work load varies by the time of the year and day of the week. The case load is rising and is expected to continue to increase as we expand our referral hospital services.

Prerequisites for Externship: Externs should be enrolled as a third or fourth year veterinary student.

Goals of Externship: To provide a high quality clinical learning experience for students interested in pursuing a career in equine veterinary medicine.

Application for Externship: There is no application deadline. Please send a letter of intent, resume and references to Amy Gregonis, amy.gregonis@runningsequine.com. Externships are available year round with a minimum stay of two weeks required.

Externship Responsibilities to the Practice: Student responsibilities include in-hospital treatments, patient monitoring and assisting doctors with farm calls, clinical cases and surgeries.

Insurance Requirements: Externs are covered under our liability insurance during their visit. We do not provide any other insurance coverage.

Living Quarters: Accommodations are available at the clinic and include a room with bedding, laundry, shower, refrigerator and cooking implements.

Is the Externship a Prerequisite for Internship: No, but recommended.

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