The ideal candidate: Someone with an interest in all aspects of equine sports medicine and is looking for an opportunity to develop an established clientele in a competitive equine market. We are seeking an ambitious, professional, and dedicated candidate with exceptional time management and communication skills. Candidate is required to be board-certified or eligible to sit for the ACVS certifying examination.
Responsibilities: Daytime responsibilities will primarily be devoted to sports medicine and lameness both in ambulatory and hospital settings. There is the opportunity to work with advanced imaging (nuclear medicine and MRI) to facilitate lameness diagnoses and treatments. The candidate will also be encouraged togrow and participate in the elective surgical caseload as well as sharing on-call responsibilities with the current surgeon. These include all surgical and medical emergencies referred into the hospital.
Our practice: We take great pride in offering the highest quality medicine and a wide range of services to a very diverse clientele. Blue Ridge Equine is well-equipped to deliver excellent service with multiple digital radiography and ultrasound systems, shockwave machines, nuclear medicine, recumbent MRI, biological therapies (PRP, IRAP, Pro-Stride, stem cell therapy), 1-meter and 3-meter video endoscopy, diode laser, laparoscopy, and on-site lab services. We have a 15-stall main barn and 4-stall isolation barn. We utilize HVMS practice management software to help us communicate and schedule as efficiently as possible.
Our staff: The staff at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic is excellent. We have cultivated a culture of support and cooperation that leads to a great team effort to provide the best care for our patients and each other. The team consists of 3 Licensed technicians, 2 interns, 2 veterinary assistants, 5 office support staff members. In addition to the current surgeon there are four ambulatory veterinarians in the home office and another 3 veterinarians at our satellite clinic that also refer cases into the clinic.
Salary and Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package including paid time off, 401k retirement package, group health insurance, professional association dues, professional liability insurance, and license fees. Additionally, there is an annual allowance for CE and employee discounts. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Charlottesville: Blue Ridge Equine Clinic is located on the outskirts of Charlottesville in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a great small city with all the benefits of a college town. Home to the University of Virginia, there is a vibrant and eclectic community with lots of opportunity for entertainment and interaction. There are plenty of great restaurants and music venues nearby as well as Shenandoah National park for hiking and camping. Wine, beer, and spirits are all produced locally and have received national recognition for their quality. Charlottesville has a well-established horse community with beautiful farms dotting the countryside in the surrounding counties making it an ideal place for anyone with equestrian interests to settle down. All these things combine to provide the perfect environment for anyone who loves the outdoors, the arts, great food or just being part of a connected community.
Please feel free to contact our clinic directly regarding the position.
About Blue Ridge Equine Clinic
Established in 1979, Blue Ridge Equine Clinic is a full service equine veterinary clinic serving Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. The main office and hospital are located in Albemarle County between Free Union and Earlysville with a second location in Staunton, just 28 miles from the Virginia Horse Center. Our ambulatory veterinarians serve Albemarle and its surrounding counties, as well as the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. Blue Ridge Equine Clinic clientele come from all over the Mid-Atlantic region and range from cherished pets to top performance horses in all disciplines
For over 40 years our team of experienced veterinarians has made Blue Ridge Equine Clinic the obvious choice for discerning horse owners in Virginia and beyond. Whether the need is for surgery, diagnostic imaging, a challenging lameness work up, or simply prompt and thorough care for your everyday needs, your horse’s wellness will be our top priority. Blue Ridge Equine Clinic combines experience and compassion with cutting edge technology to provide you and your horse state of the art service with a personal touch. We have boarded specialists in surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and inte...rnal medicine and six ambulatory doctors make up our veterinary team at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic. Our services cover everything from routine equine health care to many types of equine surgery, lameness diagnosis and treatment. Equipment includes MRI , bone scan, digital radiography, digital ultrasound videoendoscopy, diode laser, onsite lab, arthroscopy, laparoscopy and more.