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Veterinary Wellness Externship



United States
Posted on Friday, December 9, 2022
<div>PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country. We are advocates for pet parents, because we believe that all pet parents should be able to provide necessary care that enhances the lives of their pets. </div><div><br></div><div><b style="font-size:10.5pt;">Why join the PetIQ Team?</b></div><div> <span style="font-size:10pt;">·</span><span style="font-size:7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;">Great company culture</span> </div><div> <span style="font-size:10pt;">·</span><span style="font-size:7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;">Company is in growth mode, come be a part of our exciting growth</span> </div><div><br></div><div>*PetIQ believes that all pet parents should be able to provide necessary care for their pets. Our goal is to reach more pets that have not had access to care, so we meet pet parents with the preventive veterinary care they need for their pets where and when they need it. In this externship you will be conducting physical exams, managing minor illness case workup and treatment plans, and educating pet parents on the importance of preventive veterinary care. We believe in transparent, honest communication and doing what’s right for pets, pet parents, our colleagues and partners.</div><div><br></div><div>We are looking for dedicated and compassionate veterinary students to gain hands-on experience in preventive and wellness care at our Wellness Centers under the mentorship and supervision of our employee veterinarians.</div><div><br></div><div>Our Wellness Center Teams provide high quality preventive and wellness pet care services including minor medical case management including GI, Urinary, Skin, Eye and Ear minor illness case workup and treatment plans, wellness exams, diagnostic testing, vaccinations, preventive care education and treatments, microchipping and nail trims. </div><div><br></div><div>Externships are 2 weeks in duration. Externs must be currently enrolled in a veterinary degree program during their scheduled externships. Work hours are typically Tuesday-Friday 10:30am – 7:30pm and Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm but may vary. Students should provide their own transportation to and from the clinic. We follow all local and federal regulations as well as CDC-recommended COVID 19 guidelines. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Externship goals</b></div><div> <span style="font-size:7pt;"> </span><b><u style="font-size:10.5pt;">Under the supervision of the employee veterinarian:</u></b> </div><div> <span style="font-size:10.5pt;">·</span><span style="font-size:7pt;"> </span> Evaluation and management of minor illnesses in cats and dogs: physical exam, diagnostics and treatment for GI, Urinary, Skin, Eye and Ear minor medical conditions</div><div><br></div><div>· Perform physical and wellness examinations, blood draws for diagnostic tests, administer vaccinations, nail trims and place microchips</div><div><br></div><div>· Consult with pet owners on specific nutrition, preventive healthcare and general care recommendations based on individual needs.</div><div><br></div><div>· Demonstrate the ability to design appropriate pet care recommendations for each patient including referral communications and procedures</div><div><br></div><div>· Develop and demonstrate positive clinic team communication and working relationships</div><div><br></div><div>· Maintain relevant, comprehensive medical records </div><div><br></div><div>· Learn and understand PetIQ medical standards and ethical practices</div><div><br></div><div>· Understand clinic operations standards and inspection requirements</div><div><br></div><div>· Attend staff training meetings</div><div><br></div><div>· Other duties or functions as assigned </div><div> </div><div> </div><div><b>Preferred Qualifications</b></div><div>Knowledge of physical exam components for dogs and cats</div><div>Understanding of minor medical conditions (GI, Urinary, Skin, Eye and Ear)</div><div>Understanding of vaccine protocols, heartworm disease and prevention in both cats and dogs, flea and tick risks and control</div><div>Good record keeping skills and ability to manage patient records according to relevant guidelines.</div><div>Strong interpersonal skills</div><div>Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills </div>
PetIQ is an equal opportunity employer.
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