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Urgent Care Veterinarian

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

Research Professional Position: No

Posting Number: 202101132AP

Position Type: Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title
Prof/Indiv Contrib IV

Number of Vacancies: 1

Work Hours/Week: 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$60,000 - $78,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: &

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

Description of Work Unit

The Urgent Care Service exists to provide medical care and information for small animals with urgent or emergent conditions at a tertiary level specialty teaching hospital; simultaneously provide clinical instruction to professional veterinary students, interns, residents, veterinary technicians, graduate veterinarians, and others; conduct and support clinical support clinical research; and provide referral outreach.

Position Summary

The CSU Small Animal Urgent Care Service is seeking a skilled emergency veterinarian to provide clinical veterinary care for animals with urgent or emergent conditions presenting to a tertiary level specialty teaching hospital. Additionally, this veterinarian would have the opportunity to provide clinical instruction to professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and veterinary technicians.

Required Job Qualifications
  • DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Completion of a rotating internship and/or specialty internship in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, or a minimum of 2 years experience in small animal emergency/critical care.
  • Experience instructing veterinary students, interns or technicians in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.
Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Job Duty Category: Clinical Services


Provides primary veterinary care and case management within the Urgent Care and Emergency Service. Provides leadership to the veterinary care team managing urgent caseload. Utilizes medical knowledge and expertise to provide onsite and/or phone triage/screening for ill or injured animals presenting to the Urgent Care Service. Communicates and coordinates with clients and/or referring/primary veterinarians to obtain relevant history, prior diagnostics, etc... in order to diagnose and treatment, and helps clients assimilate information to guide them through decision making. Communicates and coordinates with other hospital services to facilitate timely, efficient assessment, diagnostics, stabilization, treatment and/or transfer to appropriate hospital services. Provides ongoing updates and initiates follow-up calls to clients, veterinarians, and relevant parties. Practices and promotes prompt, positive, professional interpersonal relations and communications. Problem solves and provides consultation to students, staff, faculty and community.

Percentage Of Time: 75

Job Duty Category: Teaching


Develops knowledge and skills of Professional Veterinary Medical Program students, interns, residents, technicians, and CE participants by providing clinical instruction in the principles and practice of veterinary triage skills and urgent care medicine. Presents staff training by illustrating new or reviewed specialty topics and/or techniques. Provides coaching and feedback.

Percentage Of Time: 25

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses how your knowledge and experience aligns with the qualifications of the position, a resume or CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Essential Services Designation - Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare., Shift Work, On-call Status, Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials - Chemotherapy agents and Radioactive agents (PET Scans)

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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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

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.

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