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Small Animal & Exotics Private Practice Externship

Windmill Animal Hospital
Posted On: November 24, 2021


Position Details

Job Type: Externship
Work Type: Small Animal Only
Business Name: Windmill Animal Hospital
City: Abilene
State: Texas
Contact Name: Management Team
Contact Phone: (325) 698-8387


• In-depth experience in an AAHA-accredited Small Animal & Exotic general practice practicing an exemplary level of care
• FREE HOUSING AVAILABLE during your externship with one of the on-site DVMs if desired
• Become versed in practice management and efficient work-flow techniques
Treatment plan/estimate Design and Approval
Medical records input and management
Accurate & thorough patient history acquisition
Practice client communication in the real world
• Learn and utilize humane patient restraint of a variety of species for exam, diagnostic imaging, venipuncture, and husbandry care
• Assist in medical case work ups and treatment
• Assist in all aspects of Anesthesia, Dentistry & Surgery:
Receiving surgical patients, approving estimates, acquiring pre-anesthetic lab samples, running pre-anesthetic lab work
Exposure to multiple forms of anesthetic pre-medications and gas anesthesia
Practice with all parts of the anesthetic process: setting catheters, inducing, and being the anesthetist
Assisting in surgical procedures, dentistry, dental extractions, oral surgeries, & dental radiography
• Assist and learn about all aspects of Small Animal & Exotic diagnostic imaging: digital radiography (dental and whole body), ultrasound
• Gain familiarity with in-house laboratory work: CBC’s, chemistry panels, specialty blood testing, cytology, urinalysis, & aspirates

Who We Are
Windmill Animal Hospital, opened in September 2011, is a small animal and companion exotics practice sited in a clean, bright, modern facility, with plenty of room for expansion. AAHA-accredited since March 2012, Windmill is a fully integrated Idexx digital practice, with Cornerstone electronic medical records, full Idexx in-house laboratory suite, and CR digital radiography. CO2 surgical laser, 12-watt therapeutic laser and ultrasound are included in our diagnostic and treatment arsenal. Offering grooming and boarding services, Windmill provides an exceptionally high level of patient care and client service, in a well-organized, smooth-running environment.

We are located in friendly Abilene, Texas, we have the best of all worlds: big city conveniences, small town charm, and NO rush hour traffic! Home to Dyess AFB, and 3 universities, Abilene boasts a low cost of living, and easy access to area lakes and recreational areas. With 2 Exemplary school districts (Wylie I.S.D. and Jim Ned I.S.D.), your kids can receive a top-quality education, too. Housing in the area is also affordable and purchasing is within your grasp with local buying incentives for veterinarians.
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