Do you enjoy the variety and excitement of emergency medicine – or the possibility to start working in emergency for the first time? Do you want to practice quality medicine while meeting the financial needs of your clients? Are you the type of individual that enjoys giving back to the community? Would you like to have close collaboration with specialists in the area without the added stresses of working in a specialty hospital?
If you answered yes to most of these questions, then you should look no further than VCA Northwood, located in Anderson, IN, just north of Carmel and Fishers. If you don't have experience in emergency medicine, our mentorship program will set you up for success. If you are ready to jump right in, we are ready for you! Our practice has been part of the local community for almost 50 years, serving both the general and emergency needs of our clientele, which is dependent on our ability to provide 24-hour care.
A little about our hospital:
VCA Northwood Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24 hour General and Emergency Veterinary Practice in the greater Indianapolis area that also offers advanced surgical soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures.
Our facility features ultrasound, scopes, state-of-the-art surgical equipment, digital dental radiography, digital radiography, oxygen cages and a variety of monitoring equipment. We are well-known in the community and take pride in our smaller family environment. Our caseload is steady and interesting, yet very manageable. In addition, our facility has a close knit relationship with our sister specialty hospital that is available 24/7 for consultation and transfer of patients when necessary.
Our practice offers ER positions that work 12 shifts a month at a competitive salary. Due to our relationship with our sister specialty hospital, our strong veterinary doctors and support staff, we also have the resources available to mentor veterinarians (experienced and/or non-experienced) in emergency medicine.
The successful candidate should have the skills or desire to gain proficiency in treating emergencies and triaging patients. Strong communication skills are vital, as we promote client education. We are searching for someone with a desire to advocate for and strive to deliver the highest quality medical and surgical diagnostics and treatment to companion animals.
Other Skills and Qualifications- A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Licensure and good standing to practice in Indiana, and upholding the veterinary code of ethics. 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 their pets.
Internal Number: R-32485
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.