Facility/Clinic Information

Address 709 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, United States
Contact Name Laurie Hess, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian)
Contact Phone cell: (914) 450-4281, office: (914) 864-1414
Contact Email Lhess@avianexoticsvet.com
Website http://www.avianexoticsvet.com
Type and Size of Practice (# of Vets)  Practice has 3 licensed techs, 2 receptionists, 1 assistant, and full-time practice manager and is very social-media savvy
Number of Exotic DVM’s AAHA-accredited, paperless, 3-vet practice in beautiful suburb in Westchester County, NY, approx 40 mi north of NYC
Board Certified DVM’s 3
Small Mammal Caseload  40%
Avian Caseload  30%
Reptile/Amphibian Caseload  30%
Dog/Cat Caseload
Other Details  2–year residency (or 1-year internship) in all-avian/exotics,
Full medical/surgical/boarding care for birds and exotics. Very active, busy caseload with a lot of hands-on training.
Practice has digital x-ray, CT, cold laser, ultrasound, endoscopy.
We work with several board-certified specialist including radiologist, internist, ophthalmologist, dermatologist, and oncologist, as well as 24-hr ER facility 1/2 mi away that monitors critical cases overnight and handles avian/exotic emergencies under our supervision. Practice has 3 licensed techs, 2 receptionists, 1 assistant, and full-time practice manager and is very social-media savvy.
Internship may progress to residency.
Resident may sit for ABVP (Avian) boards at end of 2-year residency.
Resident will be expected to complete one avian-related publishable project.

Internship/Externship Information

Length of Time Position starts 7/17
Application Deadline
Thesis or Final Project Required? Full-time One-year internship or Two-year ABVP (Avian) residency
Open to Any Year Vet Student?
Must Applicant Be Associated with AVMA Accredited School?
Vaccines, Health Insurance, TB Testing Required?
Housing Provided? No
Compensation Provided?

Internship pays $30,000

Residency pays $35,000

Both positions have paid healthcare (70%), 2 weeks paid vacation annually, 1 paid CE conference, as well as local CE.

Candidate must interview in person.

Must Applicant Provide Own Transportation?  Yes

 

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