Clinical Intern Duties
This is professional Veterinary work in the intern 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 of all aspects of medicine rather than on a
particular system. Work is performed under the direction of
staff and faculty members and is reviewed through oral
examination, case record audits, consultation with other staff
members, and direct observation of the intern performance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the daily activities of the medical and surgical
services of the veterinary teaching hospital, conducts
preliminary examinations, admits out-patients, and makes patient
Provides assistance in the instruction and supervision of
veterinary students assigned to hospital duty.
Performs special diagnostic procedures such as biopsy,
endoscopy, special system examinations, and special therapy.
Assists with routine and advanced surgical procedures on clinic
Participates in staff and student oriented medical rounds.
Participates in staff and student oriented surgery rounds.
Participates in student oriented anesthesia rounds.
Reviews cases of patients with special problems and prepares
Participates in the hospital companion animal radiology program;
performs radiographic exposure techniques; positions animals for
radiology; interprets micrographs.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a recognized school or college of veterinary
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.