Ross University - Internship in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
February 02, 2013 - May 03, 2013

Contact Information: Apply by submitting your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and letter of intent in a single document (MS Word or PDF) online www.rossu.edu/careers.

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Internship in Diagnostic Imaging

Founded in 1982 and located in St. Kitts, the School of Veterinary Medicine is affiliated with 22 AVMA-accredited US veterinary schools where students complete their clinical year. The University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is AAHA accredited and the Veterinary School recently received AVMA accreditation. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is committed to improving the well-being of people and animals in the St. Kitts and Nevis community through service, education and research, and in providing a high quality education to professional veterinary students.

The diagnostic imaging position is an advanced training position appointed at the instructor level. The position is a traditional work/study training position in the Diagnostic Imaging Section of the Clinical Science Department. Individuals will be mentored and trained by 2 board certified radiologists (1 ACVR, 1 ECVDI) and 1 ACVR board-eligible radiologist. The position will also include training and limited participation in internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia, pathology, general practice and emergency medicine

The intern will be expected to interact with and contribute to the education of veterinary students. Most of this instruction will occur in laboratory settings. They will participate in the clinical services provided in the Ross Veterinary Teaching Hospital (diagnostic radiology and diagnostic ultrasound) and be responsible for generating imaging reports in these areas. The intern will receive instruction in the principles of all subspecialty areas of veterinary imaging (diagnostic radiography, sonography, nuclear scintigraphy, radiation biology/protection, CT and MRI). Involvement in a research project is expected. The main objective of this position is to increase the skill level of the trainee as a diagnostic radiologist to improve their suitability for a radiology residency.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
  • Veterinary degree and interest in advanced training in diagnostic imaging.
  • Completed general internship in small or large animal medicine or surgery is recommended but not required.

Salary Range: $40,000 USD Annual salary and benefits, including medical and emergency evacuation insurance. U.S citizens may qualify for the earned income tax exclusion. Position starts July 1, 2013 and is a 1 year appointment.

Apply by submitting your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and letter of intent in a single document (MS Word or PDF) online www.rossu.edu/careers.