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Associate Veterinarian

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY Full-time
Posted on August 4, 2019
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital seeks Associate Veterinarian in (Lexington, KY) to perform primary equine veterinary ambulatory duties in Lexington, KY & surrounding area. Requires a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Requires 1 year of veterinary practice experience, which must include experience with the following with Thoroughbred & Standardbred Racehorses: Radiology, including obtaining standard & advanced views of the limbs, vertebral spine, skull, & pelvis & interpretation of radiographs for pre-sale evaluations, lameness diagnosis, & screening for common areas of OCD lesions; Ultrasonography focused on the musculoskeletal system, diagnosing & treatment of soft tissue injuries, ultrasound guided injections of dorsal spinal process, & sacro-iliac & lumbo-sacral regions, & ultrasound guided treatment of tendon & ligaments; Lameness Evaluation & Treatment, including diagnosis & treatment of acute & chronic cases of lameness; regional and local nerve blocks as well as joint blocks; systemic, local, & intra articular treatments with conventional medications & autogenous sources (PRP, Prostride, IRAP, Stem cells, bone marrow); rehabilitation protocol design & implementation for orthopedic & soft tissue injuries; regenerative laser treatment; & shockwave therapy. Requires experience with the following field services: Upper airway endoscopy; Conformation evaluations of foals, yearlings, & racehorses; Pre-purchase examinations in the racehorse and show horse industries; Vaccinations, deworming, and general herd health; Field castrations; Routine dental work; Emergency evaluation & treatment, including colic & lacerations. Must be an AVMA accredited veterinarian with a Kentucky license.Requirements Applicants preferred to have at least a Bachelors degree or equivalent Applicants are preferred to have had at least 1 years experience . To apply, send resume to ssmith@roodandriddle.com