Emergency Veterinarian Needed to join our AAHA-accredited, emergency, multi-specialty referral and general practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Are you getting anxious about your first year out of veterinary school? Spend your first year learning to practice solid emergency medicine/urgent care alongside experienced clinicians and boarded specialists in Emergency/Critical Care; Internal Medicine; Surgery; and Zoo Medicine.
Make a very good salary, get a mentored experience, and continue to learn all at the same time.
We are offering a six month Mentoring Program for new graduates joining our ER/Urgent Care Service
During the first six months of employment you will have:
Access to a boarded Criticalist.
Bi-weekly educational meetings with the Criticalist.
You will begin by shadowing another clinician. After the first month of shadowing, the following month you will have primary case responsibility but will work with another doctor on the service.
You will rotate with our Zoo Medicine Department to increase your comfort level with the avian and exotic species that we see.
Our Urgent Care Service provides experience in the treatment of a wide variety of ailments and builds a very solid medical foundation. It also provides:
A supportive DVM and Technical Staff.
Monthly morbidity and mortality rounds.
Monthly Journal Club Meetings.
Monthly Doctor Meetings.
On-call surgical staff – with opportunities to learn emergency surgeries if interested.
Successful candidate must demonstrate:
Knowledge of handling both minor and complex emergency cases as well as providing excellent ongoing medical care. to hospitalized intensive care, medicine and surgical patients.
A strong desire to learn.
Excellent ability to work with a team, and must possess good team management skills.
Compassion in the care given to patients; toward clients, and co-workers.
This position allows you to practice high quality medicine and gives ample opportunity for continued growth by working alongside our team of specialists in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency & Critical Care, Zoo Medicine and Acupuncture/Integrative medicine. Our well-equipped facility offers ultrasound, digital radiography, CT imaging, endoscopy, and bronchoscopy. Our intensive care unit offers the ability to deliver oxygen by cage or nasal cannula at cage side; I-STAT and in house chemistry, CBC and coagulation profile. We also have patient monitoring to include; multi-parameter monitors (oscillimetric BP, pulse oximetry, end tidal CO2, and ECG). Doppler BP is also available. We stock a complete in house E/CC pharmacy and a full line of blood products for both dogs and cats.
Skills and Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in Pennsylvania.
Professional comportment and appearance with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive friendly attitude.
The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members.
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and pets.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Additionally, VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:
Generous competitive salary plus bonus potential.
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance.
Generous CE allowance.
Opportunity to teach and mentor.
Life and Long Term Disability insurance.
Professional Liability coverage.
This position will include daytime, weekend and possible overnight emergency/urgent care shifts
Please direct questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply at https://vca.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Pittsburgh-PA/Emergency-Veterinarian_R-02302
About VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center
VCA Northview Animal Hospital offers the best of everything – including general practice, specialty and emergency care. We are large enough to offer state of the art services such as CT, laparoscopy, ultrasound, and therapeutic laser yet still small enough that none of our doctors get “lost” in the shadows of specialty care, which includes Internal Medicine, Surgery, Avian & Exotics, Critical Care, and Integrative Medicine. Our doctors practice high quality medicine and have ample opportunity for continued growth by working alongside our team of specialists. We have a community centered, friendly culture.