Employment Opportunities

Australia

VETERINARY SPECIALIST OR SEINIOR REGISTRAR IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE & CRITICAL CARE

Sydney, New South Wales

VETERINARY SPECIALIST OR SEINIOR REGISTRAR IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE & CRITICAL CARE UNIVERSITY VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL SYDNEY
FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE REFERENCE NO. 032/0114


• State-of-the-art hospital with an interesting mix of clinical, teaching and research activities
• Take on leadership of the Sydney Afterhours Veterinary Emergency Service (SAVES)
• Full-time fixed term, competitive remuneration package

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney (UVTHS) is a primary accession veterinary hospital, a specialist veterinary centre and a teaching facility all in one. It conducts a range of routine and specialist veterinary services to the wider Sydney community. The UVTHS boasts state-of-the-art equipment and newly renovated facilities.

We currently have an opportunity available for a qualified Specialist or Senior Registrar who has completed an ACVECC/EVECCS accredited residency training program to take on leadership of the Sydney Afterhours Veterinary Emergency Service (SAVES). In this role, you will:

• Provide best-practice veterinary specialist services in emergency medicine & critical care
• Teach and mentor undergraduate and post-graduate veterinarians rotating through the SAVES service
• Have a leadership role in operation of the SAVES service.

To qualify for this position, you will need to demonstrate:
• Fellowship of The Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists OR Diplomate of ACVECC or EVECCS, enabling registration as a specialist in NSW, or have completed an accredited residency training program in emergency medicine and critical care.
• Leadership skills in managing staff and finances, developing relationships with referring veterinarians and growing the client base.
• Excellent clinical skills.
• Experience in provision of clinical instruction to veterinary students.

Do not miss this opportunity to take on a leadership role in an interesting clinical, teaching and research environment within a leading international university

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with an appointment.

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Clinician (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer)

Murdoch, Western Australia

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Clinician (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer)
School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Australia

• Full-Time Fixed Term till September 2015
• Remuneration package (Australian Dollars):
o Senior Lecturer $107k – $123k p.a. (base salary)
o Lecturer $87k - $103k p.a. (base salary)
o plus 9.5% superannuation (retirement fund), leave loading and the opportunity to salary package

• Ref: 0949J03 / 201153

Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia is striving to make a difference to the way we live, think and understand each other and the world around us. Over the past two years Murdoch has undergone significant restructure to boost the quality of research and teaching and is today amongst one of the best universities in the world opened less than fifty years ago.

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences at Murdoch University has core research and teaching strengths in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Sciences and Environmental and Conservation Sciences. The School has an international reputation for the quality of its AVMA-accredited Veterinary Science Program.

We are looking for an enthusiastic veterinarian skilled in veterinary emergency and critical care. The appointee will be expected to provide teaching and clinical duties related to veterinary emergency and critical care. The position is available from October 2014.

The successful candidate will have a degree in Veterinary Science registrable in Western Australia and a professional specialist qualification (Dip ACVECC is preferred for our residency training program). A PhD or evidence of near completion of a doctoral degree, or other relevant postgraduate qualifications is desirable. A high level of written and oral communication skills and recent experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level are also essential.

The successful candidate will also be required to conduct shift work (e.g. one Saturday shift per month) at the Veterinary Hospital as part of their clinical workload.

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description, alternatively please contact Professor Peter Irwin, on (+61) 8 9360 2590 or email P.Irwin@murdoch.edu.au

To Apply:
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description). Application procedures and the position description can be found at http://jobs.murdoch.edu.au/, as well as the link to the online form to submit your application. For queries relating to the application process, please contact recruitment@murdoch.edu.au.

Canada

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE(QC)

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE
FULL OR PART-TIME SHORT TERM POSITION (2 YEARS)

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Centre hospitalier universitaire vétérinaire (CHUV)

Position: The CHUV of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire of the Université de Montréal is recruiting a Clinical Instructor in Emergency and Critical Care for a full or part-time two years position.

Duties: The candidate will join the Emergency and Critical Care Service. Clinical tasks will include participation in daily activities of the Emergency and Critical Care Service and after hours duty. The candidate will be expected to participate in teaching of undergraduate and graduate students as well as supervision of technical staff. The candidate may also participate to collaborative clinical research activities. Workload is divided as follows: 80% on clinics, 20% off clinics.

Requirements:
- DVM or equivalent degree
- Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or board eligibility.
- Candidates must be able to communicate in French.
- The selected candidate must obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec.

Salary: Salary will be based on academic credentials and experience. Out of hours work is compensated in accordance with the rules at the CHUV of the Université de Montréal.

Starting date: October 1st, 2014 or according to the candidate’s availability.

Applications: Priority will be given to applications received by September 15th, 2014 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Candidates are invited to send a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae including diplomas, name, address, telephone, fax numbers and email of 3 references to:

Dr Pascal Dubreuil, vice-doyen aux affaires cliniques et professionnelles
Université de Montréal
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
C.P. 5000
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec), J2S 7C6
Phone: (450) 773-8521, ext. 8266
Fax: (450) 778-8101
Email: pascal.dubreuil@umontreal.ca
Web site: www.medvet.umontreal.ca

In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities.

Hong Kong

Board-certified Criticalist, Peace Avenue Veterinary Clinic, Hong Kong

Kowloon, Hong Kong,

Peace Avenue Veterinary Clinic (PAVC) operates in Hong Kong, China and is seeking Board-certified Criticalist to supplement our existing team of well qualified surgeons for an expansion of clinic activities.

Our current staff includes four specialists and 20 other veterinarians. PAVC is conducting 2 American board certified residency program in the last year of its running.

The clinic is equipped with the state of the art diagnostic, monitoring and surgical equipment such as CT scan, MRI, digital x-ray machine, C-arm Fluoroscopy, Vivid E9, Logig E9 Ultrasound Machine, IDEXX system including istat, gas analyzer, procyte and biochemistry unit, Olympus endoscopy, Kyon TTA and THR, Biometric universal THR system, Synthes TPLO system and equipment, Linvatec Arthroscopy System, Force Triad surgery unit, Alcon Infiniti and AMO Signature Phacoemulsification Unit, Zeiss OPMI Visu 150 Special operating microscope and many others.

The clinic is a first opinion operator in the local veterinary profession and also serves as a referral centre for the local area. Last year the clinic performed over 150 phacoemulsification surgery, over 100 A cell, conjunctival pedicle graft, or corneoscleral transposition graft, over 300 ventral slot and intervertebral/fenestration surgery, 420 orthopaedic surgery including TTA, TPLO, THR and 50 oncological surgery. The clinic also provides professional opinions and advices to the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Ocean Park, Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden.

Hong Kong is a metropolis with a population over 7 million. Despite its dense urban environment, more than 70% of Hong Kong's total area is rural, including about 40% designated as protected country parks and nature reserves.

Interested candidates should possess strong communication skills and have energetic attitude, empathy, compassion and enthusiasm. Travel expenses for an interview will be provided by PAVC.

Please contact:
Dr Phillip Mak
Shop B 1/F, 7 Liberty Avenue
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tel: 852-36503000
Fax: 852-81481881
Email: job.pavc@peaceavevet.com.hk
Website: www.peaceavevet.com.hk

New Zealand

Clinical Track Position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui

Clinical Track position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine/Critical Care (Tenured Position)

The Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences at Massey University, Palmerston North, invites applications for a tenured position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine/Critical Care. This is a new position in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and is intended to support the continued growth and expansion of intensive patient care and emergency care. The VTH created a new, purpose built, 24/7 emergency facility and service in 2013 which is supported by a team of dedicated nurses and interns and overseen by a board certified specialist in emergency medicine/critical care. The successful candidate will be expected to support and promote opportunities for improved patient care in the emergency and intensive care setting, and to nuture a climate which ensures veterinary students and veterinary technical students are involved in ‘best practice’ in emergency and intensive care.

The VTH is staffed by board certified specialists in anesthesiology, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, emergency medicine/critical care, soft-tissue and orthopaedic surgery. The VTH offers an array of imaging modalities including ultrasonography, fluoroscopy and a 16-slice CT scanner. Ready access to off-site MRI and PET-CT is available. Diagnostic facilities are provided by an on-site commercial laboratory (New Zealand Veterinary Pathology [NZVP]); an inhouse suite of IDEXX laboratory equipment is also available.

Clinical track candidates will spend approximately 80% of their time providing clinical services to clients, instruction to veterinary and veterinary technology students, supervising residents and interns, and supporting clinical research. You must possess a veterinary degree immediately registerable with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand. You will have a strong service focus, both towards clients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and towards our undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, you will show initiative, flexibility, and excellent communication and team skills.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a busy emergency/critical care facility. Completion of a residency or other training programme, with attainment of additional qualifications in ER medicine or critical care, would be highly desired.

All applicants must demonstrate a strong track record in the clinical practice of small animal emergency medicine and critical care.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Associate Professor Jonathan Bray, J.P.Bray@massey.ac.nz (telephone 64 6 3569099 ext 85166).

Please apply online through the Massey University employment website at: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz (Academic Vacancies/Palmerston North)

Reference number:
A136-14CF

Closing Date: The deadline for applications will be August 10, 2014 or until a successful candidate has been found.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Clinical Track position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine/Critical Care (Tenured Position)

Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences

Location: Palmerston North

Purpose Statement:

Responsible for the clinical delivery of small animal emergency medicine and critical care within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Helping to promote and develop the ER and CC services within the VTH
Responsible for teaching small animal emergency medicine and critical care and related topics to veterinary science students, veterinary technology students, interns and residents.
Supporting the research activities/scholarship of others within the wider management group.

Responsible To:

To the Head of Institute through the Management Group Leader, Companion animals

Key Accountability Areas:

1. Providing client-focused clinical service in small animal animal emergency medicine and critical care and related fields on behalf of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Ensuring that his/her cases are appropriately charged and that client communication is exemplary.

2. Contribute to the after-hours on-call roster of the hospital on a shared basis with other members of the companion animal service.

3. Support and guide the clinical activities of the students (veterinary and BVT), nurses and interns who are working on the emergency service; and in the ICU.

4. Preparing and presenting lectures, laboratory sessions, seminars, tutorials and clinical instruction for undergraduate students, postgraduate students, interns and residents.

5. Contributing to the advanced academic functions of the Institute by:
•preparing and publishing clinical reviews and case reports in refereed journals
•actively contributing and supporting the collaborative research ventures of the management group

6. Acting to minimise threats to health and safety of staff and students.

7. Ensuring that all her/his teaching, research and other activities which involve the use of animals or their tissues are conducted according to the law and conform with requirements of the Massey University Code of Ethical Conduct for the use of Live Animals for Teaching and Research.

8. Contributing to meeting the administrative needs of the University, internally and externally, by participating in Institute, College and University functions as carried out by Boards, Committees, working parties, groups and offices as may be required or approved from time to time by the Institute Head.

9. Promoting University academic and professional interests by serving government community, professional, educational or other organisations in external capacities which utilise and promulgate specialist academic and technical knowledge, skills and other expertise, as approved from time to time by the Institute Head.

10. Contributing to continuing education and professional development for veterinarians.

11. Other reasonable duties as specified by the Institute Head.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications: For all applicants ~ A veterinary degree which can be registered with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand is essential.

Experience:

For all applicants ~ Broad clinical teaching experience is essential.
A strong track record in the clinical practice of small animal emergency medicine and critical care is essential.
Completion of an internship, residency or other training programme, with attainment of additional qualifications in ER medicine or critical care, would be
highly desired.

Attributes and Skills:

The candidate should be passionate about clinical service and teaching.
The candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and be willing and able to foster high-class working relationships with students, interns, staff, clients and referring veterinarians.
The usual hours of the Hospital are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. While on clinical rotations, the candidate must be available during this time and be flexible outside these hours, depending on workload.
The candidate must be willing to be on-call for the Emergency/Critical Care service.

United States

Board-certified Criticalist or Residency-Trained in Emergency & Critical Care(CA)

San Francisco, California

Expanding, independently-owned specialty hospital in the heart of San Francisco with busy ER and ICU services seeks a 4th board-certified Criticalist or an ECC residency-trained individual wishing to work in a highly collaborative, personalized medicine-based group. Our current specialties include critical care and emergency medicine, radiology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology and surgery.

Full-time preferred, but part-time considered. Competitive compensation with salary, profit share, and benefits for full-time or per diem for part-time. Please contact Dr. Jill Williamson, DACVECC, for more information at drwilliamson@aimss-sf.com or call (415) 566-0540.

EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE CLINICIAN(CT)

Windsor, Connecticut

The New England Veterinary Center & Cancer Care (www.nevccc.com) is seeking a
full-time specialist in Emergency and Critical Care.

NEVCCC is a rapidly growing multi-specialty practice in north central Connecticut. Our 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes onsite digital radiography, a 16 slice helical CT, ultrasound, video endoscopy, and a linear accelerator. The Emergency and Critical Care Service is staffed 24/7/365. Our team of specialists currently includes: Internal Medicine (1), Surgery (1), and Oncology (1).

The Hartford area is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US. Whether you prefer urban, suburban, or rural living, they can all be found within a short drive. In downtown Hartford, you can find art museums, the Connecticut Science Center, sports arenas and concert halls, such as the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts. It is two hours from both Boston and New York City.

Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, have strong interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and want to be a member of a dynamic team focused on providing superior patient care. Emphasis is placed on excellent patient and customer care, and development of a rewarding career.

Compensation and benefits are excellent. Please contact Dr. Mohan Sachdev at: msac817437@aol.com

Criticalist(CT)

West Hartford, Connecticut

Criticalist, experienced, boarded for 24 Hour / 7 Day Advanced Diagnostics, Surgical, Emergency and Critical Care Referral Center for small animals. Will start earning $200k with benefit package that includes 401k, insurance coverage, paid CE, paid vacations, professional memberships and relocation assistance possible. Interesting cases, a well trained support staff and clients willing to work up cases.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine said West Hartford is one of the “10 Great Cities for Raising Families” – as well awarding it a top ranking on its “One of the 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade” list. CNN Money ranked West Hartford as the 55th best small city in America. Online magazine travelandleisure.com named West Hartford as one of the nation’s “Top 10 Coolest” suburbs.

All inquires will be confidential. Contact Felix827@Hotmail.com

Staff Veterinarian: Criticalist(DC)

Washington, District of Columbia

Friendship Hospital for Animals provides high quality, compassionate veterinary care to the dogs and cats of the Washington D.C. metro area. We are a large and growing practice providing wellness care, urgent and emergency care, and hospitalization. We are currently undergoing a large expansion that will provide for a state of the art ICU and more. Friendship has several specialty departments including critical care, radiology, anesthesiology, oncology, neurology, cardiology, internal medicine, rehab therapy, and surgery. We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition to providing clients and their pets the highest quality of medicine and service, Friendship Hospital is also a fun and rewarding place to work and grow. Excellent compensation and generous benefits are offered.

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a full-time Criticalist in the expanding Emergency and Critical Care Department. Schedule will be a four day workweek including one weekend day. We are expanding our coverage to have four criticalists on staff and currently have one day-time ICU-focused position and two evening ICU/emergency receiving positions available. The applicant should possess effective communication skills and an interest in building client relationships.

Benefits include: relocation assistance, compensated continuing education, professional memberships (VIN, AVMA, AAHA), AVMAPLIT, 401(k), health insurance, commuter benefits, discounted health club membership, vacation, and community service leave. District of Columbia veterinary license is not initially required. Approved application must be on file with D.C. prior to beginning employment.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply via our website at https://jobs-friendshiphospital.icims.com or contact:

Kieran Mara
Hospital Administrator
kmara@friendshiphospital.com
www.friendshiphospital.com
(202) 363-7300

Board-certified CRITICALIST or an Emergency/Critical Care residency-trained individual(NH)

Newington, New Hampshire

Veterinary Emergency, Critical Care & Referral Center of NH (VECC) is currently seeking a board certified CRITICALIST or an Emergency/Critical Care residency-trained individual to join our growing specialty hospital team. We are an independently-owned specialty hospital in the heart of New England with a busy ER and ICU. VECC is part of our three hospital system, which has state-of- the-art facilities located in the Lakes Region and Seacoast of NH. Our departments presently include critical care and emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, surgery, dermatology, cardiology, radiology, ophthalmology and more. We also offer a wide range of diagnostics including in-house MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound and endoscopy, and we offer all of the newest high-tech “toys” needed for these procedures.

If you are a board certified Critical Care Specialist looking to join a well-respected emergency practice, we would like to meet you to discuss your long term goals. Our hospitals operate with our doctors and clients in mind, so our facilities foster an environment of calm and flexibility, while also providing the advantages of a high-tech environment.

Located on the Seacoast of NH, and centrally located just 30 minutes north of Boston, VECC provides employees the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of beaches, lakes and mountains as well as close proximity to several airports and cities. This is your opportunity to create your own position and a solid future at an established hospital in one of the most beautiful areas of the country.

This position offers a competitive full-time salary with full-time benefits on a flexible short week schedule. Quality of life and flexibility is one of our best offers! All equipment is provided along with an exceptionally skilled and certified technician to assist you on a daily basis. Profit sharing, percentage of production and relocation assistance are all available to the right candidate. Vacation, Health & Dental Plans, CE and Retirement Plan are also offered and are the best available. Please send us an email for full benefit details.

If a high-tech facility, successful team and the beautiful coastal New England area interests you, please send inquiries to Dr. Lee Garrod, Diplomate ACVECC at: lgarrod@comcast.net. Visit our website at www.veccnh.com for more information. All inquiries are confidential.

Criticalist(OH)

Cincinnati, Ohio

MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is currently seeking a Criticalist with an interest in emergency medicine to join our Cincinnati location. Our collaborative culture and focus on continuous quality improvement present the opportunity to be part of a distinctly satisfying organization. We are seeking an individual that is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, staff, and the referral community. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of emergency medicine and critical care. The recruited candidate will join the MedVet Cincinnati Emergency Medicine group of 11 doctors treating over 8,000 patients annually. Additionally, the Cincinnati Criticalist will collaborate with the MedVet critical care specialists working in our other locations to move the specialty of critical care forward in our organization and nationally.

MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned multispecialty and emergency practices in the country. Founded in 1988, we celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2013. The MedVet Cincinnati facility has state-of-the-art equipment and contains an advanced intensive care unit that is staffed 24 hours a day with excellent technical support and monitoring equipment. Additionally, MedVet has access to an IDEXX reference laboratory located within or near all four Ohio locations, enabling rapid return of diagnostics and providing access to both clinical and anatomical pathologists.

Currently, the MedVet Cincinnati Emergency Team consists of experienced Emergency Medicine Veterinarians, three Critical Care-Certified Technicians and an excellent technical staff including two clinical managers. In keeping with MedVet’s collaborative approach to patient care, the emergency medicine group is supported by on-site specialists including: avian and exotics, cardiologists, dermatologists, internists, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, ophthalmologists, medical and radiation oncologists, neurologists, and anesthesiologists.

Three of MedVet’s Ohio medical centers (Columbus, Cincinnati & Dayton) are the only AAHA Accredited Specialty Referral hospitals in the state of Ohio. MedVet Columbus was named the AAHA Accredited Referral Practice of the Year for 2014.

Please visit our website at www.medvetforpets.com and check out our Facebook page for additional information.

Please submit CV and letter of interest to:

Julie Brown
Director of Human Resources
300 East Wilson Bridge Road
Worthington, Ohio 43085
Direct phone: (614)431-6591
employment@medvetforpets.com
All inquiries are confidential.

Board-certified Criticalist or Resident trained in Emergency and Critical Care(SC)

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Veterinary Specialty Care is seeking a Board-certified Criticalist or a Resident trained in Emergency and Critical Care to join our specialty team. VSC has (2) multi-specialty hospitals that serve the Charleston area of South Carolina. We are looking for a criticalist who wants to practice emergency medicine at the highest level in an environment of collaboration with our specialty doctors and referring veterinarians. The primary position would be at our state-of-the-art facility in Mount Pleasant where MRI, CT, ultrasound, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, digital radiography and in house laboratory equipment are available. Besides an excellent support staff VSC has specialists in internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, neurology and surgery.

VSC is not only a great place to work but the Charleston area is a great place to live. Charleston is consistently rated one of the top vacation cities in the world with its historic downtown, unbeatable restaurants and endless beaches. Surfing, paddle boarding, fishing, and boating are a few things our doctors enjoy on their free time. This year we have also been ranked as one of the top cities for dogs in the Southeast.

If you are interested please forward your curriculum vitae and references to our Hospital Administrator, Donna Recupido at DRecupido@veterinaryspecialtycare.com and visit our website at www.veterinaryspecialtycare.com.

Full-time Criticalist(TX)

Houston, Texas

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) of Houston, Texas is currently seeking a full time Criticalist, to join our team. GCVS is an organization composed of dedicated specialists, providing high quality, comprehensive specialized care to companion animals. As one of the first veterinary specialty hospitals in Texas, we have flourished over the past twenty-five years to become internationally respected with a collaborative and supportive culture. In addition to critical care, GCVS provides outstanding veterinary care in the specialties of diagnostic imaging, cardiology, avian and exotics, acupuncture, dentistry and oral surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, medical and radiation oncology, ophthalmology, rehabilitation and fitness, and soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Our facility has state-of-the-art equipment and contains an advanced intensive care unit that is staffed 24 hours a day with excellent technical support and monitoring equipment.

Establishing a good rapport with our referring veterinarians and your fellow specialists is paramount in order to continue to develop a positive and successful working relationship at our busy referral practice. Working alongside our other Criticalists, you will have responsibility for receiving emergencies, managing critical care cases, and providing guidance so that the intensive care unit runs smoothly. Intern training and teaching within the hospital is the responsibility of all our specialists. Interns are an integral part of the critical care team and assist the Criticalists in receiving patients, with a solid team approach on the urgent care service. You will have the opportunity to teach an eager group of interns with direct oversight and mentorship responsibility for them during their daytime and overnight shifts.

Houston, as the fourth largest city in the United States, is home to a wide variety of activities, with something for just about everyone. Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is located in the heart of the city, adjacent to the Houston Galleria, a world renowned shopping destination. Houston boasts the largest medical center in the world, impressive art, museum, and theatre districts, and over 7000 restaurants for your enjoyment. With an average winter temperature in the 50’s, Houston is an ideal place to enjoy the outdoors year round. We are a short drive from Galveston Island, the Gulf of Mexico, the Piney Woods of East Texas, and the Hill Country of Central Texas. Houston is home to numerous professional sports teams including the Astros, Rockets, Dynamo, and the Texans.

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary with production based bonus, and full benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401K, long-term disability, and relocation benefits. An annual allowance is also provided to cover license fees, dues and continuing education. Applicants should be board certified or have completed residency training in emergency & critical care, should possess a strong work ethic, exceptional interpersonal skills, and be dedicated to personalized and compassionate care. If you are interested in becoming an integral part of our exceptional team please submit your curriculum vitae to David Welch at davidw@gcvs.com

Small Animal Emergency Doctor(TX)

Austin, Texas

Austin Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center is seeking a Small Animal Emergency Doctor for its new emergency and specialty hospital in Austin, TX. This practice was founded by owners of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (Houston, TX) and Mission Veterinary Specialists (San Antonio, TX) as well as Dr. Don Hulse, DACVS, DECVS and Dr. Lindsay Vaughn, DACVECC. The emergency portion of the hospital will open in early 2015. We are seeking an emergency veterinarian that is self-motivated with excellent multi-tasking skills that can contribute to our high standard of patient care, client service, and comprehensive communication. The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to grow professionally with the hospital and build and sustain strong relationships with referring colleagues, clients, and support staff. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401k.

Austin is the 11th largest city in the United States, the capital of Texas, and the home of the University of Texas and the Texas Longhorns. This incredible city sits at the top of the Forbes’ annual list of the best cities for jobs and is the fastest-growing city in the nation. It is considered the “live music capital of the world” and is the hub for many film/music/multimedia festivals throughout the year including Austin City Limits Music Festival, South by Southwest, Austin Film Festival and many more. Austin boasts about its world-renowned chefs and restaurants while supporting local cuisine and a city full of food trailers. Austinites enjoy the preserved natural landscape of the city, 229 days per year of sunshine, and the mean annual temperature of 80 F. The Colorado River runs through town creating three main bodies of water including Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and Town Lake. Austinites thrive on outdoor activities including the 10-mile long hike and bike trail surrounding Town Lake, water activities (boating, stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, etc), exploring the vast Barton Creek Greenbelt, and swimming in the natural spring fed Barton Springs Pool. Austinites strive to uphold the local motto, “Keep Austin Weird” by continuing to be a city of eccentricity and diversity.

All applicants are required to complete the Wonderlic test to be considered for this position. Please use the URL below to begin the application process.

https://testing.wonderliconline.com/WebPages/Links.aspx?lid=8a51af39-a234-4e26-a0c8-6d15efb9e880
You will be prompted to log in or register, please select the register option. Your computer will then conduct a "system check." If your system is compatible, then you will be prompted to fill in your personal information, upload your resume (using a separate window), and complete the assessment tests. If it is not compatible, please follow the instructions on how to remedy the identified issues. Please email info@gcvs.com if you are having difficulty accessing the assessments.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a team of top notch emergency doctors and specialists and help build a new comprehensive specialty and emergency practice (one ownership group for both) in a great location with significant growth potential. Please direct all inquiries to Lindsay Vaughn, Emergency and Critical Care Medical Director, at DrVaughn@austinvets.com or 512-656-6072 for immediate consideration.

Criticalist(TX)

Lewisville, Texas

Dear Colleague:

When the time comes to make a serious career move, consider it an opportunity to have an exceptional life too. But why choose Center for Veterinary Specialty + Emergency Care (CVSEC)?

Work:
• A brand new facility welcomes you with modern design and functionality, including 4 modern surgical suites
• Board-certified team members in Neurology (3), Internal Medicine (2), Radiology (2), Emergency and Critical Care (1), and Emergency doctors that staff the overnight emergency service are your colleagues and are accustomed to working as your partner and ally
• Specialty Interns assist in the admission and care of critical patients. The training of the interns is shared between internal medicine and critical care
• Solid, responsive, and supportive management team ensures a strong business foundation
• We offer a truly collaborative environment with a compensation model that supports our culture
• Credentialed and highly skilled RVTs are the norm (more RVTs than any practice in North Texas)
• Personal and professional advancement are encouraged
• We have built a positive culture of happy people who are proud to be part of our team

Nuts and bolts include:
Prismaflex CRRT unit, Siemens Mechanical Ventilator, ultrasound, full in house laboratory equipment with blood gasses, digital x-ray, endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery unit, helical CT and 3T MRI, four surgery suites, state-of-the-art ICU support 7 days a week, leading-edge technology, rehabilitation service, and full time, in-house IT support.

Life:
• #1 on Forbes’ “Best Cities for Good Jobs” list
• Dallas and the North Texas region is one of the fastest growing areas in the country
• Growing population and educated consumers who support advanced animal health care
• Low to moderate cost of living
• Great weather and recreational options (no winter to worry about)
• Amazing cultural offerings with the largest art district in the US
• More shopping and restaurant opportunities per capita than anywhere else in the US
• Five professional sports teams!
• Abundance of superior educational offerings
• Easy access through DFW International Airport and newly renovated Dallas Love Field

Balance:
We’re well-rounded, huge supporters of our local community, engaged business leaders, and long-time patrons of many charitable causes. CVSEC lets you feel good about what you can offer your clients and patients. We are committed to both human and animal care by also offering a veterinary social work program that includes two certified pet bereavement counselors and a client liaison on staff.

For a Confidential Conversation: Individuals with a strong work ethic, good sense of humor, and an appreciation for diversity are strongly encouraged to apply at HR@cvscvet.com or you may contact Lisa Thompson 972-820-7099.

Board Certified Criticalist(UT)

Salt Lake City, Utah

Board Certified Criticalist needed

Come join a progressive veterinary specialty referral practice in Salt Lake City! Advanced Veterinary Care is part of the Veterinary Specialty Center of Utah, a dynamic multi-specialty group which includes emergency, critical care, oncology, surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology and dermatology.

Board certification in critical care is ideal but for the right candidate, residency trained will be considered. Interested candidates should have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, compassion and enthusiasm for helping client and patient alike. An excellent salary and benefit package is being offered.

Please visit our website to learn more about us www.avcslc.net. Please send CV to acordts@avcslc.net