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Anesthesia Associate Veterinarian

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Health and Medical Services
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position: No

Posting Number: 202100767AP

Position Type: Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title
Prof/Indiv Contrib IV

Number of Vacancies: 1

Work Hours/Week: 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$75,000 to $85,000

Employee Benefits

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

Description of Work Unit

This work unit exists to provide anesthesia, sedation and analgesia to all animal patients coming to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and upcoming new equine hospital, Johnson Family Equine Hospital (JFEH) that will open August 2021. The unit teaches and trains veterinary students, interns and residents as required by the curricula.

Position Summary

The individual in this position will have a clinical appointment dedicated to provide clinical anesthesia, sedation and analgesia service to small, large, exotic animals throughout the VTH, Translational Medicine Institute (TMI) and JFEH.

Required Job Qualifications

Degree of Veterinary Medicine recognized by AVMA.
Board eligible for Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Diploma (DACVAA)

Preferred Job Qualifications

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia diplomate with board certification (DACVAA).

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Job Duty Category: Clinical Service


Provide primary veterinary care and case management for anesthesia service during business hours. The individual will manage VTH, TMI and JFEH cases as part of the anesthesia service team faculty and clinician rotation. The individual will supervise and oversee all anesthetized and sedated cases with expert guidance and advice. The individual will supervise and oversee anesthesia staff (Veterinary Technician Anesthetists), students, interns and residents. The individual in this position will be the specialist expert responsible for case management and success in the VTH, TMI and JFEH as shared duty with other faculty and clinicians. Case management includes small animals, livestock, exotic, equine, large animals and all emergencies presented for anesthesia, sedation or analgesia to VTH, TMI and JFEH.

Percentage Of Time: 70

Job Duty Category: Teaching


Teach and train veterinary students, interns and residents as they rotate through the anesthesia clinical service. Veterinary students, interns and residents learn and train veterinary anesthesia knowledge and skills by managing clinical cases. The individual in this position will teach and mentor trainees during business hours and while managing after-hour cases. The individual will provide small group "rounds" clinical teaching and training for trainees rotating through the anesthesia service. The individual in this position will assess and evaluate students, interns and residents as part of their training curricula.

Percentage Of Time: 20

Job Duty Category: Clinical Service After-Hours


Provide primary veterinary care and case management for anesthesia service after-hours. The individual may be required to manage case emergencies that arrive to VTH or JFEH that require anesthesia, sedation or specialized analgesia for diagnoses, surgery or to treat the disease process.

Percentage Of Time: 10

Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents required: Cover Letter, CV, and 3 professional references with contact information. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Please address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the cover letter.
For full consideration please apply by 08/09/21 11:59 p.m. MT. Position open until filled.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Essential Services Designation, Shift Work, On-call Status, Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials

Search Contact
Dr. Pedro Boscan,

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Minimum References Requested

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