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Orthopedic Surgery Veterinary Locum

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Health and Medical Services
Classification Title
Temporary Hourly

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Work Hours/Week: 0-40

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Position Location
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

The CSU Veterinary Medical Center is located in Fort Collins, CO. Fort Collins is a vibrant college town and one of America's most livable communities. Fort Collins is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. Its location, 5000' elevation and 300+ days of sunshine a year make it a recreational paradise. Scores of restaurants, craft breweries and art & music venues make Fort Collins an idyllic place to live and work.

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Position Summary

CSU/Orthopedic Surgery Service at Colorado State University is seeking veterinary locum coverage for our Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Service between December 2021 through March 2022 at our Fort Collins, CO teaching hospital.

Successful candidates will supervise the clinical service, consisting of residents, house officers, and students. The service has 2 dedicated orthopedic floor technicians and is supported by Orthopedic Medicine and Mobility, Rehabilitation, Anesthesia, ECC, Imaging, and other ancillary services. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment including arthroscopy, fluoroscopy, various locking plate systems, ESF, ILOC, etc. are available. No after-hours emergency duties will be required.

Position Minimum Qualifications

  • DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree.

* Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).

Preferred Qualifications

** Experience instructing veterinary students, interns, and residents in the diagnosis and management of small animal orthopedic surgery cases in the clinical setting.

Posting Number: 202100585T

Clinical Sciences

Salary Range
$40-$50/hour commensurate with experience

Employee Benefits

Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit areas:

Close Date: 10/31/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant.

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.

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.

Diversity Statement

Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

Job Duty Category: Teaching


** Clinical - clinical effort to the VTH to include active instruction to junior and senior Veterinary Medical students and participate in the clinical training of interns and residents rotating through the Orthopedic Surgery service.

Percentage Of Time: 50

Job Duty Category: Clinical Service


Clinical Assignment - Provide clinical supervision to the VTH to include participation in the Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery services and backup support for residents, house officers, and students.

Percentage Of Time: 50
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