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Submitted by pknox101@gmail.com on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:43
Practice Name
Idaho Equine Hospital
AAEP Member Name
Dr. Pete Knox
Address
16080 Equine Dr.
City
Nampa
State
Idaho
Country
USA
Zip Code
83687
Telephone
208-466-4613
Fax
208-466-7859
Positions Filled
Off
Practice Type
Equine Exclusive
Number of Veterinarians
4 - 8
Board Specialty
Emergency & Critical Care
Internal Medicine
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Other
Number of Support Staff/Veterinarian
1-2
Annual Caseload
5000+
Average Caseload per Veterinarian
25-50/week
% In-Hospital
50
% Out-Patient
35
% Ambulatory
10
% Horse Show
5
% General Practice/Preventative Care
10
% Surgical
10
% Internal Medicine
10
% Reproduction
20
% Lameness/Sports Medicine (pre-sale films)
30
% Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
10
% Complementary Medicine
0
% Regulatory Care (horse show testing, racetrack)
0
% Pre-Purchase Exam
10
Facilities
Advanced Imaging Diagnostics (Nuclear Scintigraphy, MRI, CT)
Farrier on site/Podiatry Center
Rehabilitation Facility
Breeding/Semen Collection
Other
Type of Internship
Combination
Applications will be accepted up to
Notifications will be made no later than
Internship Established
2000
Number of Internships Available
2
Philosophy of Internship
To provide quality training and experience in a supportive and instructive team setting. To allow for the development of knowledge and skills in the areas of equine medicine, surgery and health management by offering a diverse caseload in a high-quality equine practice. This will be in exchange for insight into new procedures and protocols. To experience dealing with a range of clients and patients and develop confidence and good communication skills. The intern should become comfortable at critically assessing patients and developing a diagnostic and treatment plan, with the support of experienced veterinarians. Active research into cases is encouraged and weekly rounds presentations are geared toward answering questions and furthering the interns knowledge base. This year should provide further experience and training to assist the intern in achieving their goals of entering a residency program or a high quality equine practice. Please contact internship coordinator Dr. Pete Knox (pknox101@gmail.com/ (208)-899-2361) with questions regarding the internship.
Internship Duties
The interns rotate between medicine and surgery every two weeks. This allows the opportunity for exposure to the health management section as well as surgery, allowing for the opportunity to work with each senior veterinarian. Interns will have opportunities for training in dentistry, anesthesia, podiatry and opthalmology. While on medicine or surgery rotation, the interns will work closely with the senior veterinarian on referral and primary care cases. They will assist in the work-up of all cases, as well as being primarily responsible for overseeing the assessment and treatment of all hospitalized patients, under the supervision of senior veterinarians. They will also be responsible for assisting in maintaining the medical records and ensuring that hospital orders are complete and correct on any cases that they tend to. As the surgery intern, they will scrub into all surgeries, and work closely with the senior clinician on lameness examinations and other surgical cases. Each of the two interns is on call every other night and every other weekend. There are no secondary call obligations such that when they are not on call they are free to leave the hospital and do not need to be available at those times. After an initial period of supervision interns receive emergencies independently with the on call veterinarian available for in person or phone consultation. There is technical support to assist with overnight treatment and monitoring of in house patients.
Direct Supervision
9-12 months
Estimated Work Load
8-12 hours daily workload
Emergency Duties Nights / Week
2
Emergency Duties Weekends / Month
2
Terms of Employment
One-year contract from June 1, 2019-May 31, 2020
Salary
24,000
Housing
Onsite
Time off
Stipend & Time Off
Insurance
All
Professional Dues
AAEP
Other
Work Cell Phone
Internship Employment Contract
Yes
Pre-Req. and Application Process
Completion of a DVM or VMD degree from an accredited (or equivalent) university. The applicant should posses and interest in equine practice, a good work ethic, and professional conduct. They must be eligible for a veterinary license and accreditation to practice in the state of Idaho. Although not a prerequisite for an internship position, preference may be given to those who have completed an externship. Send a letter of intent with a resume, 3 letters of reference, as well as veterinary school transcripts. A telephone interview will then be set up if performing an externship prior to the selection date is not possible.
More Information
The daily workload is highly variable based on the time of year. On average 8-12 clinic hours daily can be expected. After-hour emergencies and weekend duties are shared on a rotating basis between the interns. Interns will also be asked to provide anesthesia for emergency cases as required. Currently after a period of introduction, the interns are scheduled to alternate primary emergency duty. There is also a scheduled senior veterinarian, for both surgical and medical cases for emergency back-up consultation.
Contact Previous Intern References
Shane Smith DVM; shanesmithdvm@gmail.com
Jake Jensen DVM; jake.jensen.dvm@gmail.com
Lisanne Gallant DVM; gallant.lisanne@gmail.com
Ryan Lee DVM; ryan@south40equine.com
John Brinkerhoff DVM; jmbrinkerhoffdvm@gmail.com
Jared Sharp; jaredjsharp@gmail.com:
Naomi Crabtree DVM
Internship Coordinator
Pete Knox DVM, DACVS
Internship Coordinator Email
pknox101@gmail.com
Number of Interns Currently
2
Maximum Number of Externs
2
Estimated Externship Workload
The daily workload is highly variable based on the time of year. On average 8-12 clinic hours daily can be expected. After-hour emergencies and weekend duties are shared on a rotating basis between the interns which rely heavily on externs for assistance with treatments and exams. Externs are expected to reside at the clinic during their stay.
Goals of the Externship
To gain knowledge of equine veterinary practice. Exposure to the internship program.
Application Process
Contact Wendy Olson (wolson@idahoequinehospital.com)
Prerequisites
3rd or 4th year veterinary students are given priority for scheduling externships.
Availability
Please contact Wendy Olson (208)466-4613 or wolson@idahoequinehospital.com
Insurance Requirements
None
Living Quarters
Housing provided on site
Internship Available
Yes
Externship Responsibilities
Work with veterinarians on lameness workups, medicine cases and surgeries. Assist with after hours emergencies and treatments.
IMIS ID
64933
Housing
Off
Vacation
On
CE
On
Licensing Checkbox
On
On Call Compensation
Off
Professional Dues
On
Active
On
Renew
Off
Renewed Last
Payment Hash
b8d7398534818951630e4bc1877e23e4
Listing Type
Both
Contact
Pete Knox DVM
Externship Dates/Duration
Year round
Vacation Info
5 days of paid vacation in addition to time for continuing education.
Insurance
On
Internship Intern Name
Kate Wilkinson DVM, Haileigh Stainbrook DVM
Payment Made
On
Payment Amount
250.00
URL
www.idahoequinehospital.com
Expiration Date
Number of Externships Available
2