Employment Opportunities

Canada

Tenure-track faculty position in Emergency and Critical Care at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor(SK)

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan
Emergency and Critical Care
Dept of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Emergency and Critical Care at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. This position is available July 1, 2019 but the start date is negotiable. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include: high quality didactic and clinical instruction in Emergency and Critical Care to undergraduate and postgraduate veterinarians, residents, interns and veterinary technicians; supervisory and organizational oversight for the full service Emergency Service and Intensive Care Unit; supervisory case management and consultation
for emergency and critical care cases presenting to the Veterinary Medical Centre, and research and scholarship in the field of Emergency and Critical Care. Contributions to the continuing education of practicing veterinarians will be encouraged and expected. A strong primary and referral emergency caseload which is enhanced by the newly opened Bev Hughes Clinical Skills Centre provide a strong foundation for specialists with a passion for teaching.

The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the PET-CT, Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, and College of Kinesiology), as well as the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

The Veterinary Medical Centre is currently a state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre for all species with a primary care practice. Available on site are well-appointed operating rooms, 320 slice CT, 1.5T MRI, ICU and linear accelerator (with SRT and IMRT). We currently provide sedation and anesthesia services for small and large animal medicine and surgery, ophthalmology, dentistry, neurology, oncology, medical imaging, elective surgery and for exotic/zoo animals. We also provide support to the ICU with a Datex-Ohmeda Centiva and a GE Healthcare R860 ICU ventilators. Research equipment includes lithium dilution and thermodilution cardiac output monitors and nociceptive threshold devices. For more information, please visit http://www.usask.ca/vmc/medical centre/index.php.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in
teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a DVM degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. The successful candidate should be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or have credentials acceptable to the ACVECC at the time the appointment becomes
effective. Diplomate status in the ACVECC is required for tenure. Possession of an advanced research degree is desirable.

Salary bands for this position are as follows:
Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent outlining special interests, experience and career goals, and a curriculum vitae including the names and addresses and email addresses of three referees, and copies of credentials to:
Dr. Cindy Shmon 52 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4 Telephone: (306) 966-7099 Email: cindy.shmon@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

United Kingdom

Langford Vets, University of Bristol, U.K. - Clinician in Emergency and Critical Care

Langford, England

Langford Vets’ Small Animal Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a boarded specialist or an individual who has completed an ACVECC/ECVECC approved residency training program in Emergency and Critical Care to join our ICU team.

This opportunity offers the benefit of working within a large modern multi-disciplinary referral hospital with state-of-the-art equipment and enthusiastic and forward-thinking colleagues in a beautiful area of the UK. Our Emergency and Critical Care Service is well established with a broad and interesting caseload. We work closely with other services within the hospital to provide exceptional patient care. The ICU nursing team are highly motivated, and we are lucky to have two VTS ECC qualified technicians.

Teaching and research opportunities are also encouraged, and off clinics time is offered to support this. Remuneration package and working schedule is competitive with private practice.

The clinic is located in North Somerset, an area of exceptional beauty with easy access to climbing, walking, mountain biking and water sports. We are 20 minutes outside cosmopolitan Bristol for city lovers.

A veterinary qualification that can be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is essential. The ideal candidate must have experience of and enthusiasm for teaching, and be a diplomat of the European or American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care or has completed an ACVECC/ECVECC approved residency training program.

Closing date: Monday 17 December 2018.

For informal enquiries please contact Caroline Smith: (caroline.smith@bristol.ac.uk).

Early applications are encouraged. Langford Vets reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate

Please send completed application forms to Tina Pierson (tp17354@bristol.ac.uk)

For more information and to apply, please visit our website: www.langfordvets.co.uk/vacancies

United States

ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals ~ Open Positions: Emergency Doctors(CA)

Culver City and San Fernando Valley Hospitals, California

We are looking for adrenaline rush seeking, energetic, and compassionate ER doctors to join the team at our privately owned Culver City and San Fernando Valley Hospitals. If you love emergency medicine as much as we do, join one of the largest, most advanced, compassionate, and progressive veterinary multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California. We have relief, part-time and full-time positions available so if you are interested in working with us, please reach out!

We’re different. We don’t do the corporate red tape. Instead, we do pumpkin carving contests, potlucks, staff support, and innovation in our medical care and management. Does this sound like something you might like? Read on to learn more about what we value.

Our emergency and critical care departments have a busy and varied caseload with a high number of referral emergencies seen in addition to primary care. We have a highly trained and dedicated support staff to ensure the success of the service, which works closely with the other specialties within the hospital.

We encourage growth, innovation, and additional training (through in-house RACE-approved continuing education courses as well as a competitive conference compensation package). Our Culver City Hospital is part of the VETCOT trauma initiative and has a strong residency program, so we emphasize continuous learning and staying current with the best treatment options and techniques. Our ER doctors work closely with the Criticalist as well as the other specialists in the hospital to provide close collaboration on cases.

ACCESS is currently comprised of Emergency, Critical care, Cardiology, Internal medicine, Interventional radiology/endoscopy, Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, Urology, and Avian and Exotics. Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in Dentistry, Dermatology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, and Radiation Oncology. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous. This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.

To provide the best care possible, we stay apprised of new innovations and utilize an extensive array of cutting-edge diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring equipment. These include a complete laboratory (CBC/Chemistry/ Nova Prime/Istat/SCA2000, SnapDx, VetTest), monitoring devices (Cardell Max 12/Telemetry/NIBP/ Invasive BP/telemetry), digital radiography, color flow Doppler ultrasound (GE Logiq S7, P6, Sonoscape portable ultrasound and Phillips CX50 cardiac ultrasound), OEC 9800 & 9900 fluoroscopy with neurovascular package, 16 slice helical CT, and 1.5T MRI. We have pulmonetics critical care ventilator at each hospital and an additional Espirit ventilator at the Culver City hospital. We are also equipped with complete endoscopic, laparoscopic, and thoracoscopic instrumentation. We are always willing to expand in different directions and explore new therapies.

An ideal candidate will exemplify our guiding principles of Quality, Integrity, Compassion, and Service. They will have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients alike. Essential job functions will be provided during the selection process. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Travel compensation for your interview will be provided by ACCESS.

Please send your CV attention to our Medical Director Dr. Kathryn Gates BVSc, DACVECC at kgates@accessvets.com.

ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals ~ Open Positions: Board-Certified Criticalists(CA)

Culver City, San Fernando Valley & South Bay, California

We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and inventive Critical Care specialists to join our team at our privately owned Culver City, San Fernando Valley, and South Bay Hospitals. Are you a leader and want to contribute to a hospital with a great culture that has Critical Care as its core? Come to join one of the largest, most advanced, compassionate, and progressive veterinary multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California.

We’re different. We don’t do the corporate red tape. Instead, we do pumpkin carving contests, potlucks, staff support, and innovation in our medical care and management. Does this sound like something you might like? Read on to learn about what we value.

Our emergency and critical care departments are well-staffed and equipped to handle a busy and varied caseload. We encourage growth, innovation, and additional training (through in-house RACE-approved continuing education courses as well as a competitive conference compensation package).

Our Culver City Hospital has a strong ECC residency program with five residents which is fully supported and integrated into the hospital. In conjunction with the residency program, we have weekly topic rounds, journal club, hospital-wide mortality, and morbidity rounds and frequent doctor and technician lectures. We emphasize continuous learning and staying current with the best treatment options and techniques.

ACCESS is currently comprised of emergency, critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, interventional radiology/endoscopy, surgery, nephrology, neurology, urology, and avian and exotics. Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in dentistry, dermatology, oncology, ophthalmology, and radiation oncology. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous. This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.

To provide the best care possible, we stay apprised of new innovations and utilize an extensive array of cutting-edge diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring equipment. These include a complete laboratory (CBC/Chemistry/ NOVA prime/Istat/SCA2000, SnapDx, VetTest), monitoring devices (Cardell Max 12/Telemetry/NIBP/ Invasive BP/telemetry), digital radiography, color flow Doppler ultrasound (GE Logiq S7, P6, Sonoscape portable ultrasound and Phillips CX50 cardiac ultrasound), OEC 9800 & 9900 fluoroscopy with neurovascular package, 16 slice helical CT, and 1.5T MRI. We have pulmonetics critical care ventilator at each hospital. We are also equipped with complete endoscopic, laparoscopic, and thoracoscopic instrumentation. We are always willing to expand in different directions and explore new therapies.

An ideal candidate will exemplify our guiding principles of Quality, Integrity, Compassion, and Service. They will have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients alike. They will excel at collaborating with their co-workers, our referring veterinarians, and our clients.

Essential job functions will be provided during the selection process. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Travel compensation for your interview will be provided by ACCESS.

Please send your CV attention to our Medical Director Dr. Kathryn Gates, BVSc, DACVECC at kgates@accessvets.com.

Michigan State University Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care Faculty Position(MI)

East Lansing, Michigan

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a faculty appointment in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (ECCM). The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, in our Health Programs appointment system. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team to become the 4th Emergency and Critical Care Medicine faculty member and an integral member of the service, which includes 3 Diplomates of ACVECC (and two more large animal Diplomates of ACVECC), 6 residents, and 31 service-dedicated (ICU) licensed veterinary technicians. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences comprises over 30 faculty and has an onsite, state-of-the art Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). The VMC provides outstanding patient care and is staffed with highly qualified veterinary technicians, social workers, and other care providers to support the specialty services.

In addition to emergency and critical care medicine, the VMC is well represented in specialty areas including highly active soft tissue and orthopedic surgery services, internal medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, neurology, cardiology, anesthesiology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, dentistry, primary care, interventional radiology, behavior medicine, ophthalmology and dermatology. Support from the specialty services for the ICU is robust and includes but is not limited to daily 7:00AM -10:00PM full clinical laboratory coverage, a dedicated emergency surgery resident, and advanced cross-sectional imaging modalities available after hours.

The ER/ICU was recently (2016) remodeled to create a large, open-concept ICU with a dedicated quiet (feline} room, isolation ward, and four treatment stations, all with a centralized work station allowing the team to monitor patients closely and communicate effectively. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCLQOho0wtE for a brief view of the facility at the time of its dedication. The ICU currently utilizes advanced treatment capabilities including Draeger Evita Infinity and Respironics Esprit long term ventilators and the Prismaflex CRRT system. In addition, the hospital boasts an interventional radiology suite, a wound management suite, 10 operating rooms, Storz HD video laparoscopy/thoracoscopy towers, Zeiss operating microscope, GE Revolution 64-slice helical CT, OEC mobile C-arm, Siemens 1.5 Tesla MRI, Scintron nuclear medicine suite, Varian linear accelerator, Olympus and Storz videoendoscopy.

The ECCM service has a highly successful resident training program with a busy caseload (>11,000 cases annually) and experienced, supportive faculty. Our service philosophy focuses on active case management by all members of our team. The service sees 30-70 new cases daily and manages an average of 10-15 as inpatients. We seek a fourth faculty member with a commitment to active case management, student and house officer instruction, student teaching and scholarly activity. The CVM Professional Curriculum has been recently restructured to emphasize learner-centered, active learning experiences in both the pre-clinical and clinical phases of training. Ample opportunity exists for interested individuals to become involved in scholarly activity related to veterinary medical education and curriculum development.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include management of ECCM cases, clinical instruction of house officers and students, and a commitment to scholarly contributions in the candidate's areas of interest and expertise. Participation in the pre-clinical teaching curriculum and committee assignments is also expected. Assignments of clinical service, teaching and scholarly activity are negotiable with the Department Chairperson, Evaluations and promotions are based on the faculty member's performance within the agreed assignments.

In addition to the two human medical schools on MSU campus, we have several regional research institutes, cancer centers and major human hospital complexes, providing unique and exciting opportunities for collaborative activities. Such activities are encouraged at both the Departmental and College level, and support is available for grant writing, acquiring external funding and processing grant submissions. Internal funding opportunities are also available through the CVM endowed research funds. Interdisciplinary collaborative opportunities also exist within the college with active clinical and basic researchers. The College and Department have active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression.

Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan. ACVECC specialty board certification or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training in ECC medicine is required. An advanced research degree will also be favorably considered but not required. The ECCM Service has significant needs in both teaching, clinical service and research that can be tailored to meet applicant needs. Our service is very cohesive and maintaining this relationship is vital. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively within a team. Michigan State University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Michigan State University is a pioneer land-grant school and one of the top research universities in the world. Located on one of the nation's largest and most beautiful campuses, East Lansing's college-town atmosphere is complemented by a low cost of living and convenient access to other culturally-rich communities such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit and Chicago. East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lakes State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses and four distinct seasons, offers a broad variety of outdoor recreational activities. Additional information about Michigan attractions is available through the Pure Michigan® website: http://www.michigan.org

Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address) of 4 individuals acting as references to http://careers.msu.edu, referencing posting number 536925. Interested individuals wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact
Dr. Matthew Beal, Search Committee Chair, at bealmatt@cvm.msu.edu .

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is an inclusive community, committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Application review will begin on 10/1/2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Emergency Room Doctors(PA)

McMurray, Pennsylvania

University Veterinary Specialists is seeking Emergency Room Doctors to join our exciting, young multi-specialty veterinary practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are a friendly, collaborative group looking for others who are interested in practicing university-level medicine in a supportive environment. ER is the hub of this hospital.

Our 25,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility features a Logiq ultrasound, Olympus endoscopy tower, 16-slice helical GE optima CT Scanner, MRI, full in-house lab, blood bank, underwater treadmill, surgical and critical care ventilators, 3 generously sized ORs, a pet transport/ambulance, advanced wound management techniques including VAC therapy, and a separate feline ward. We utilize the latest technology while providing highly interactive, superior customer service. Tour our entire hospital at UVSCares.com/Tour.

The ER service is supported by a Boarded Criticalist who is available around the clock. We have a very busy ER service and we are continuing to rapidly grow! We are looking for internship-trained or equally experienced emergency doctors, but would also consider the right new grad who wants to quickly grow.

Pittsburgh is an excellent place to live, with easy access to both the city and countryside. Since 2000, Pittsburgh has been voted the “Most Livable City in America” six times, the fourth best city for foodies, the third safest city in the USA, is among one of the best cities for outdoor recreation, and is home to championship sports teams!

Please send your resume to apryle@uvscares.com