Clinical Resident-Vet Med Duties
This is professional veterinary work in the residency program of
the College of Veterinary Medicine. Work involves the
performance of a wide variety of planned clinical oriented
functions and learning experiences with program emphasis on
developing clinical proficiency. Work is performed under
direction of the Medical Residency Committee and is reviewed
through oral examination, case record audits, consultation with
other staff members, and direct observation of the resident's
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the daily activities of the veterinary teaching
hospital, conducts preliminary examinations, admits
out-patients, and makes patient rounds.
Performs diagnostic, therapeutic, and radiologic procedures.
Provides assistance with evening and weekend medical
Studies pertinent literature.
Participates in the hospital companion animal radiology program;
performs radiographic exposure techniques; positions animals for
radiology; interprets micrographs.
Performs selected special procedures on non-client animals.
Participates in the activities of the clinical pathology
programs; performs necropsy and histological techniques;
interprets exfoliative cytological smears, abnormal blood
smears, urine sediments, blood chemistry determinations, and
Conducts and participates in animal clinical and medicine
pathophysiologic conferences; conducts research and literature
Reviews cases of patients with special problems and prepares
Participates in histopathology conferences.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a recognized school or college of veterinary
medicine and completion of an internship program or equivalent.
Possession of a license to practice veterinary medicine in the
State of Georgia.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the concepts and practices of
Considerable knowledge of animal epidemiology and immunology.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations
with faculty and staff.