Exciting Externship Opportunity in Southern Illinois
RIVER'S EDGE VETERINARY HOSPITAL, INC
Location: Metropolis, Illinois
Salary: $300-$650 stipend
4 Year Degree
River’s Edge Veterinary Hospital is thrilled to offer a two or four week externship opportunity for veterinary students!
We are located in Metropolis, Illinois, which is in southern IL, right of I-24. We are ~ 6 hours drive S of Chicago.
We are a busy, but laid back, small animal exclusive practice with a high standard of care and provide top notch, quality medicine and surgery.
Services we provide/offer/recommend
Fear Free Practice (not certified, but practice by the fear-free mantra)
Surgical Cutting Laser
Cold Therapy Laser
Digital Oral Radiographs
In-house Idexx Laboratory
Paper-lite Record Keeping
What you can expect as an extern at River’s Edge
Lots of hands-on experience with quality mentorship and direction
We excel at internal medicine, dentistry, and soft-tissue surgery
Daily rounds (Discussion of case management, diagnostic, and treatment recommendations)
Surgical experience based on comfort level and demonstrated ability
Learning how to navigate and merge “Gold Standard” University medicine with real-world clients on a budget
River’s Edge is happy to offer complimentary housing at a local hotel or Airbnb.
We are also happy to offer a $300 stipend for a two week externship and $650 for a 4 week externship
We’re also looking for a new doctor to add to our team and students with interest in employment will receive preferred status as well as a generous sign-on bonus
River’s Edge is located near Shawnee National Forest with hundreds of miles of trails (including horseback and ATV) and hiking opportunities, as well as 30 minutes from Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area with tons of outdoor activities for those who like the outdoors.
We are also located 5 minutes from Paducah, Kentucky with a progressive downtown area, shopping mall, theater, and many locally owned restaurants and shops.
Current veterinary student in an United States accredited Veterinary College
For over 15 years, River's Edge Veterinary Hospital, INC, an independently, woman owned practice has met the needs of pet owners and their dogs and cats in Massac County, Illinois and the greater Paducah, Kentucky area. Our purpose is to improve the quality of every patients life, every time. Our mission is to provide education and life-long relationships with our clients while striving to provide quality medicine, thoroughness and compassion to our patients. Our practice continues to grow and we are on the cusp of expanding our facilities to increase the number of exam rooms and enlarge our surgical and dental suites.
River's Edge has the reputation of being one of the best veterinary practices in the region. The most extraordinary part of River's Edge VH is our team. There are only 10 employees, including Dr. Karla and our three senior team members have been with the practice for over 10 years each! We enjoy very low employee turnover simply because we treat each other and our clients the way we would want to be treated. Our clients are very loyal and most of our new clients come from recommendations from our current clients.
River’s Edge is located near Shawnee National ...Forest with hundreds of miles of trails and hiking opportunities, as well as 30 minutes from Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area with tons of outdoor activities for those who like the outdoors. We are also located 5 minutes from Paducah, Kentucky with a progressive downtown area, shopping
mall, theater, and many locally owned restaurants and shops.