The Piedmont Equine Practice in The Plains, Virginia is seeking an intern to join our team as soon as possible. Due to the growth of our practice it has become apparent that we need an additional intern to assist in managing our busy caseload. Piedmont Equine is a strictly equine practice and our internship is designed for a recent graduate of veterinary school. The position will be 50-65% in-hospital duty, including but not limited to assisting with lameness exams, radiographs as well as managing the in-hospital caseload (both medical and surgical) and some nursing duties as needed. A board-certified ophthalmologist uses our clinic for both outpatient and in-house cases (medical and surgical) on a regular basis as well. The remaining 35-50% of the position will be ambulatory based, during which the intern is paired with a senior clinician for the day to assist and participate in all facets of on-the-farm clinical practice. Our practice employs around the clock technicians/veterinary assistants to care for our hospitalized patients, though there are times when a veterinarian is also needed to assist. Interns are expected to be available to participate in emergency duty both in-house and in the ambulatory setting. Interns are provided a 4 day weekend off every 4-6 weeks. All Piedmont Equine veterinarians pride themselves on their enthusiasm to teach both veterinary students and new veterinarians, which provides the cornerstone for a strongly mentored, progressive program. Preference will be given to those that can interview on site.
Located in The Plains, Virginia, The Piedmont Equine Practice provides in-house and ambulatory medical and surgical care for horses in the surrounding counties of Northern Virginia and some adjacent counties in Maryland and West Virginia. This area is known as Virginia Horse Country, and it is the center of foxhunting and three-day eventing in the United States. It is also home to an eclectic mix... of show hunters, jumpers, dressage horses, flat and steeplechase race horses, and western performance horses. We have a vibrant staff with over 15 veterinarians including interns.