Veterinary Student Extern – Little Animal Hospital – Longview, TX

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

We are wild about people that share a love for animals! Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as an Extern in Longview, TX! 

Little Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Longview, TX. Longview is located on the U.S. Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 80 corridor that stretches from Dallas/Fort Worth through Shreveport/Bossier City, Louisiana, and is proud to be the hub of East Texas outdoor recreation and leisure travel, and is famous for its fine dining and historic downtown. The Great Texas Balloon Race is a competitive event attracting world class hot air balloon pilots from around the world who compete for points toward national and international titles. There are 25 lakes, within 75 miles of Longview, providing many outdoor activities.

At the Little Animal Hospital, we have an amazing state-of-the-art facility to help our team deliver outstanding care. We believe in nurturing the human-animal bond and creating a harmonious relationship between people and their pets.  We are seeking technicians who love to educate clients on how to best care for their pets and develop the skills and abilities of their supporting team.

As a Veterinary Student Extern you will be actively mentored (and depending on your year of school) as you develop technical skills while participating in rounds, surgery, treatments, and consultations with clients. Our industry standard mentorship resource guide will help you and your mentor intentionally identify objectives to focus on to ensure your experience is customized for what you want to achieve.  Your experience could include gathering histories, performing physical examinations, developing diagnostic and therapeutic plans or building case management plans depending on what you are hoping to experience. We are here to help you become the doctor you want to be!

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in DVM/VMD program at an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Invested in building trusting relationships with clients, colleagues, and community
  • Motivated for continuous personal and professional growth
  • Team player, go-getter, willing to jump-in when needed
  • Positive attitude and the desire to learn
  • Mindset and drive to grow skillset and the desire to be mentored

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • We can provide Pet-friendly Housing or a Housing Stipend
  • 2-8 week externships
  • Structured mentoring experience designed to help you learn best practices
  • Broad menu of developmental opportunities available
  • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship
  • Access to an amazing network of professionals excited to mentor you

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999845026111

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