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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Veterinarian
Working Title Staff Veterinarian-Phys Rehab
Department Veterinary Hospital
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 430629
Summary of Duties

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is currently looking for a full time veterinarian who is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (or is board eligible) or is a certified Veterinary Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT or CCRP) to join our practice in Columbus, Ohio. We are seeking an individual that is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, clients, and the referral community. The primary role of this position will be as a staff veterinarian providing clinical care to patients and collaborating with faculty veterinarians of other services (primarily Neurology and Orthopedic Surgery), residents, students, and physical rehabilitation staff. This position will support the teaching mission by participating in student and resident teaching under the guidance of the Chief, Small Animal Physical Rehabilitation Services. The ideal candidate has previous experience running a physical rehabilitation service, enjoys clinical research, and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of rehabilitative services. She/He will be charged to expand the rehabilitation services by providing exemplary care, while leading community outreach and marketing efforts to referring practices. In addition to exercise and manual therapy, our rehabilitation service utilizes underwater and land treadmill, therapeutic ultrasound, NMES, Class III lasers, shockwave, and regenerative medicine. This position will be responsible for servicing out of hospital referrals as well as in hospital cases. Certification in canine rehabilitation (ACVSMR or CCRT or CCRP) is required. Certification in acupuncture and chiropractic is preferred. Ability to be licensed in the State of Ohio and subject to a successful background check.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

DVM with certification in canine rehabilitation (CCRT or CCRP, or ACVSMR); excellent communication skills to interface with the RDVM community and to interact with internal sections within the hospital and with elective 4th year veterinary students; exposure to zoonotic diseases and animal inflicted injury; requires lifting and long hours standing, bending and/or reaching for long periods of time; potential exposure to zoonotic illness and physical harm caused by animals; exposure to animal dander; ability to push or pull 50 lbs.

Desired Qualifications

Certification in acupuncture and chiropractic.

Target Salary Negotiable
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 07/22/2017
Posting End Date 10/01/2017
Dept Contact Name Parkins,Lauren Mary Elizabeth
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-0656
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a DVM with certification in canine rehabilitation (CCRT, CCRP, or ACVSMR) ?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you hold a certification in acupuncture and chiropractic?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other