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Criticalist and ER Doctor needed in San Diego(CA)

San Diego, California

Your work will be as appealing as our city!

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) of San Diego is seeking a full-time board-certified Criticalist and ER Doctor to join our well established, 24-hour, emergency and specialty referral hospital with two locations in San Diego. Our focus is to provide the ultimate client experience to every client, every visit and to provide outstanding medical service with the highest standards of care.

We are a highly collaborative group that strives for a personalized medicine approach to our cases. A strong emphasis is placed on teaching with current ECC residents, an internship program in it’s 25th year and a strong externship program for veterinary students. VSH is active in clinical research and provides extensive continuing education opportunities. Our staff includes 30 board-certified specialists that provide the most comprehensive veterinary medicine available in the region. Our technical staff is highly skilled and motivated.

Our services include: • State of the art ICU • In-house blood bank with Sorvall RC-4 Refrigerated Centrifuge • Invasive monitoring • In-house blood gas/electrolytes • Ultrasound • Endoscopy • 2 Digital Radiography Suites • CT/MRI • Digital Fluoroscopy • Nuclear Scintigraphy.

VSH is proud to be the home of STAT Veterinary Lab, a full service, in-house reference diagnostic laboratory that provides unquestioned reliability with rapid turnaround on tests. UC Davis also has nephrology/ urology/hemodialysis, cardiology, and pharmacy programs on premises.

The qualified Criticalist will have several responsibilities including management of critical cases/oversight of the ICU, receiving emergencies, and the mentoring and teaching of ECC residents, interns and rotating extern veterinary students.

We offer a competitive benefits packages, compensation and desirable work schedules. Interested applicants should be highly motivated to provide the highest quality patient and client care in a seamless environment. For more information on our hospital, visit our website at www.vshsd.com. If interested in becoming part of this team, please contact Blaise Burke, DVM, DACVR, Associate Medical Director at blaise.burke@vshsd.com or Stephanie Istvan, VMD, DACVECC, at stephanie.istvan@vshsd.com.

Criticalist Needed(CA)

Santa Barbara, California

Advanced Veterinary Specialists is seeking a board-certified Criticalist, or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program, to join our 24-hour emergency/critical care and multi-specialty practice in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA. This individual will be working with specialists in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Cardiology, and Dentistry as well as a team of dedicated emergency clinicians and friendly support staff. Our hospital offers full service in-house lab, ultrasound, CT scanner, digital radiography, laparoscopy, endoscopy, and more. We are a privately owned practice and have a successful referral base. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a service that is supported by the area’s referring veterinarians. Must be comfortable in an environment where all are encouraged to collaborate on patient care, and where referring veterinarians and pet owners receive personal and attentive service. Santa Barbara is a unique coastal town, known for breath-taking views of both mountains and the Pacific Ocean. People are also drawn to the community for its lively culture, farm-to-table cuisine, outdoor adventure, shopping & sightseeing. Visit our website for more info: www.avs4pets.com . Please submit CV to Dr.Wells@avs4pets.com


New Castle, Delaware

VETERINARY CRITICALIST: ACVECC Diplomate or Individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in ECC, FT or PT

Delaware/Greater Philadelphia Region
Seeking Full-Time and/or Part-Time Critical Care Specialist for
Progressive Specialty & Emergency Small Animal Hospital

The Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware (VSCD) invites board-certified critical care specialist(s) or individual(s) who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, to join our progressive team of 24/7 emergency, critical care, surgery, rehabilitation, cardiology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, radiology/ultrasound/CT, oncology and anesthesiology doctors.

VSCD is an AAHA-accredited regional referral hospital drawing clients from Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. We are located in New Castle, DE off of the I-95 corridor – one hour south of Greater Philadelphia, PA, and one hour north of Baltimore, MD, with close proximity to Southern New Jersey and the entire state of Delaware. We see 25,000 cases hospital-wide annually.

Established in 2000, VSCD operates a 10,000 square foot building with cutting edge diagnostic, surgical and inventory equipment, allowing the tools and resources you need to provide progressive care. Our new Rehabilitation Center offers a heated therapy pool, water treadmill and exercise area, staffed by veterinarians and hydrotherapists. We also operate a satellite location for specific specialties an hour south of our main hospital. Several of our 50+ team of nurses are VTS. We have an exceptional, established reputation with our referring community and promote a friendly environment in a comfortable community. Directions to VSCD and more information about the hospital can be found at www.vscdel.com.

VSCD provides a complete benefit package including, but not limited to, a continued education allowance, disability insurance, life insurance, health insurance with prescription and vision, a dental plan, 401 K retirement plan, vacation, personal and sick time. Salary is dependent on experience.

Contact Information: Applicants can send Curriculum Vitae to Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware, 290 Churchmans Road, New Castle, DE 19720, attention Dr. Art Jankowski, VMD, DACVS, or by e-mail to AJankowski@vscdel.com. You can also fax your information to Dr. Jankowski at 302-322-6883. If you have questions or need further information about this position, please contact Shirley Lockhart, MBA @ 302-322-6933 or by e-mail – Slockhart@vscdel.com.

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in Emergency and Critical Care(FL)

Gainesville, Florida

Want to work in a busy, progressive practice? Enjoy the challenge of high caseload and providing top-notch patient care and client service? Would you be interested in combining all of these things with vet student/resident teaching and some clinical research? Then University of Florida may have the job for you! We are looking for (3) additional ACVECC board-certified specialists, or individuals who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, to join our existing (6) faculty members in ECC. This is a fast growing clinical service encompassing intensive care, emergency services and hemodialysis/nephrology at our VECCS Level 1 and AAHA certified referral center in Gainesville, Florida as well as our state-of-the-art emergency practice in Ocala, Florida.

We have developed a unique, specialist heavy model to provide emergency and intensive care services. If you have considered academia before but never made the jump then call us – we love what we do and would be excited to share our experiences with you.

A successful applicant would be involved in primary patient care, instruction and supervision of ECC residents, rotating interns and veterinary students at both of our locations. There is ample opportunity for writing and clinical research. Qualified applicants must hold a DVM degree or equivalent and be American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care board certified, or have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in ECC. Rank and salary would be commensurate with experience.

Gainesville is a busy college town in north central Florida, there are lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation including close proximity to beautiful beaches, gulf coast fishing towns, crystal clear warm water springs and unique wildlife.

All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. If you would like to discuss informally please contact the ECC service chiefs, Travis Lanaux (lanaux@ufl.edu, 352-278-4776) or Gareth Buckley (buckleyg@ufl.edu , 352 278-4789). For formal applications, a curriculum vitae, letter of application, and names of three individuals willing to write letters in support of the applicant for job number 493594 should be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/#/job/493594/clinical-astaso-prof. Review of applications will begin in October 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Board Certified Emergency & Critical Care Veterinarian(FL)

Coral Springs, Florida

Full Time Board Certified Emergency & Critical Care Veterinarian Needed. Established in 1977, we are a General and Specialty Hospital with 24 hour emergency/critical care services near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We have board certified specialists in internal medicine (2), Oncology (1), Surgery (2), Cardiology (1), Radiology (4), Ophthalmology (1), Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation (1), Dermatology (1), And Behavior (2).. We have one Residency Trained Emergency/Critical Care Clinician plus five FT E/CC clinicians

We have an excellent support staff of 120+ individuals with very low turnover.

Our caseload continues to grow with over 600 veterinarians referring. Additionally, our progressive primary care practice provides a consistent caseload of affluent, educated, and committed clients.

We moved into a new 38,000 square foot building in November 2008. In the March 2012 issue, Veterinary Economics featured our building as “Hospital of the Year”. In 2015, we were awarded the AAHA Referral Practice of the Year as well as PetPlan’s Practice of the year.

Current facilities include:
• Ventilators available on all anesthesia machines
• Respironics V200 Ventilator
• Fluoroscopy
• Telemetry, Doppler echocardiography, ECG
• Snyder Intensive and Critical Care units (2)
• In-House Laboratory
• IDEXX Reference Laboratory (in-house)
• Digital Radiology
• CT (8 slice) – brand new
• Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Arthroscopy
• Central Pharmacy that is accurately inventoried
• Full endoscopy suite with gastroendoscopy, cystoscopy and bronchoscopy
• Ultrasound Units (4)

If you are passionate, motivated, and principled in your approach to Emergency and CC Veterinary Medicine, have the personality to work comfortably with colleagues in a collaborative, respectful, professional environment, and are skilled in communicating with rDVMS and pet owners (or are willing and have the capability to learn), please send your CV with the names of three (3) professional references to Lloyd S. Meisels, DVM or by e-mail: LMeisels@coralspringsanimalhosp.com

Please visit us on the web @ www.coralspringsanimalhosp.com or https://www.facebook.com/CoralSpringsAnimalHosp

Board-certified E/CC Specialist or Individual who has completed an ACVECC residency training program(FL)

Fort Myers, Florida

We are currently looking for a board-certified emergency and critical care specialist or individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care to join our team, which includes three boarded surgeons, two internists, a cardiologist, a neurologist and five emergency doctors. Our team of specialists is supported by a skilled and passionate group of technicians and support staff.

Specialized Veterinary Services is a privately owned specialty hospital in Fort Myers, FL that is quickly growing. We have a high case volume in ER and ICU. We are looking for an individual that has great leadership, communication skills and a team player. You would be expected to create and implement protocols and oversee the Emergency Department. We are in the planning stage of our expansion that will begin 2016. This is a Full-time position consisting of a 4 day work week. We offer competitive compensation with salary, benefits, 401k, CE and more. For more information please email Valerie Webb at vwebb@svsfl.com.

Full-time Criticalist(FL)

Miami, Florida

Miami Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Full-time Criticalist to join our team of specialists.

MVS is a modern, multi-specialty hospital that is open 24/7. It was established with the goal of providing a hospital to meet the specialty needs of the veterinary community in Miami and the Florida Keys. Our role is to strengthen and maximize the relationship between people and their beloved pets by providing the best specialty veterinary care possible. We are committed to our standards of service excellence and are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of those we serve. We strive to provide the latest and most advanced techniques to maintain Miami Veterinary Specialists on the "cutting edge" of veterinary medicine. This is accomplished through teamwork, respect, compassion, and a strong continuing education program. The person should be committed to developing a successful service by fostering a good working relationship with referring veterinarians.

MVS hospital is staffed and equipped with advanced diagnostic equipment, in-house MRI and CT scanners, ultrasound, digital x-ray, noninvasive imaging and extensive surgical armamentarium. Serving as a regional referral, emergency and critical care center, MVS is equipped and staffed to handle most secondary and tertiary care problems and provide 24-hour management of its critical patients.

Miami Veterinary Specialists is located in the heart of Miami. Miami is a vibrant, multicultural city. Few places in the world have it all but Miami and its beaches definitely do. Its excellent weather, schools, and world-renowned shopping and entertainment districts make it a desirable city to live and play. Miami is rich in outdoor activities. It is the only city in the USA with two national parks-the Florida Everglades and Biscayne National Park.

Applications from individuals who are board-certified in emergency and critical care, or who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care are welcome. A 4-day work-week, generous salary and benefits package is offered. Benefits include: medical insurance, 401K plan, vacation, continuing education, professional fees and relocation fees.

Interested applicants please contact Mabi Preval at 305-665-2820 or by Email: mpreval@mvshospital.com


Buffalo Grove, Illinois


The Veterinary Specialty Center is one of the largest and most advanced multi-specialty referral hospitals in the Midwest. Our main hospital is a 27,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility located in the Chicagoland/Southern Wisconsin region. Our Suburban location provides an excellent quality of life with the excitement and culture of Chicago only a short drive away.

We are currently searching for talented, caring veterinarians for our Emergency & Critical Care Department. VSC provides a fast-paced environment with the support of specialists in Anesthesiology, Behavior, Cardiology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Emergency, Holistic Medicine/Acupuncture, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Radiology & Imaging, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitative Therapy, and Surgery.

We are equipped with all the standard equipment and accouterments you would expect to find at a tertiary referral facility. In addition, we have advanced diagnostic & treatment modalities, such as in-house MRI & CT, nuclear scintigraphy, digital & computed radiology, linear accelerator/radiation therapy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. We are also one of only a few veterinary hospitals in the country to offer Hemodialysis & CRRT for companion animals through our Nephrology Department.

Our team-oriented approach to patient care combined with a state-of-the-art facility offers the highest possible quality of care to our patients. The ER/ICU is supervised by a residency-trained Criticalist.

This position provides an outstanding work environment with excellent compensation and benefits. The ideal candidate should be internship-trained or have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in emergency medicine.

Inquires about this dynamic and challenging opportunity should be directed to:

Carrie Gerdes
Veterinary Specialty Center
1515 Busch Parkway
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
E-mail: cgerdes@vetspecialty.com

New Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency and Critical Care(MA)

North Grafton, Massachusetts

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a new clinical-track faculty position in emergency and critical care. Anticipated percentage time allocations for this position are 75% clinical service and 25% academic time. Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) residency. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVECC board certified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Strengths are required in clinical service.

This new position has been created to allow the service to adopt a swing shift schedule to enhance resident mentoring and case management. The selected candidate will join five other faculty members on the Emergency Critical Care Service within the Foster Hospital for Small Animals in North Grafton, MA. Faculty in ECC provide coverage 7 days a week, overseeing the clinical and academic services, with the majority of the shifts during the daytime and early evening. Ample time exists to take advantage of the collaborative environment for clinical and basic research. Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include instruction of residents and interns in all aspects of emergency and critical care, clinical teaching, and primary case management and oversight of patients admitted to the emergency and ICU services.

This position is available immediately. An initial review of applications will be take place after October 15th, but the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should send a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience, and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to Dr. Nicholas Frank, Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 200 Westboro Rd, North Grafton, MA 01536. Applications can also be submitted electronically (nicholas.frank@tufts.edu). Inquiries can be directed to the ECC section heads, Dr. Armelle de Laforcade (Armelle.DeLaforcade@tufts.edu) and Dr. Liz Rozanski (Elizabeth.Rozanski@tufts.edu).

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CRITICALIST or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program(NH)

Newington, New Hampshire

Veterinary Emergency, Critical Care & Referral Center of NH (VECC) is currently seeking a board certified CRITICALIST or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program to take over the role and step into the shoes of our current DACVECC who is stepping aside to further manage our privately owned multiple hospital system.

VECC is an independently-owned specialty hospital located in coastal 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 central NH and in the Lakes Region and Seacoast of NH. Our departments presently include critical care and emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, surgery, cardiology, ophthalmology and more. We also offer a wide range of diagnostics including in-house MRI, CT, 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! 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 with your resume for full benefit details.

If a high-tech facility, successful team and the beautiful coastal New England area interests you, please send inquiries to our CEO, Timothy Hunt, DVM, at: thunt@vetcriticalcare.com . All inquiries are confidential.

Locum Criticalist(OR)

Portland, Oregon

DoveLewis is currently seeking a Locum Critical Care Specialist to join our exceptional team of highly skilled professionals committed to providing the best emergency and critical care available. This position will be covering a leave of absence from May 2016 through August 2016.

The Critical Care Specialist is responsible for ICU case in a busy environment as well the emergency receiving of referrals, phone consultations with referring veterinarians, and clinical intern oversight in the ICU and ER.

The successful candidate will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and be a board certified critical care specialist or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care. We require a candidate to have strong communication skills and a commitment to working with primary care veterinarians. Hours for this locum position will be midweek and daytime only. No overnight or weekend hours are anticipated.

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is Portland’s premier non-profit emergency and critical care animal hospital. DoveLewis is an AAHA-certified teaching hospital with a two-story, 22,000 square foot facility fully equipped for endoscopy, laparoscopy, digital radiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT scan, and long-term ventilator support. As a teaching hospital, we offer unique learning opportunities in addition to a significant (about 14,000 patients/year) and diverse case load. Our DVM staff of 22 includes three boarded criticalists, two boarded surgeons, a boarded radiologist, cardiologist, and internist. Our medical services and community programs are known around the world thanks to the passion and expertise of all of our employees.

DoveLewis is situated in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Portland is known for its down–to–earth, friendly people, and has earned a reputation as one of the most animal–friendly cities in the country.

To apply, please go to http://www.dovelewis.org/about-us/open-positions-applications/ to submit your resume, cover letter, and complete the online application.

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Clinical Assistant Professor in Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care Position (TN)

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, is seeking applications for a non-tenure track, clinical assistant professor. The person in this position must have a DVM from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and must be board certified in the American College of Veterinary Surgery, large animal specialty, or an individual who has successfully completed an ACVS residency training program in Large Animal veterinary surgery, including all requirements for submission of credentials to sit the ACVS exam. A minimum of three years’ experience in the area of large animal surgery, emergency medicine and intensive care is preferred. The faculty in this position will provide clinical emergency service and intensive care for all hospitalized large animal patients and clinical supervision and teaching of veterinary students, technicians, and house officers assigned to emergency services. The ECC clinician will consult with referring veterinarians and clients and oversee all aspects of emergency case management including diagnostic evaluations, medical or surgical therapy, intensive care and monitoring, client communications, and necessary follow-up procedures for large animal emergency cases. The faculty in this position will coordinate the Emergency and Critical Care rotation for senior students, and work closely with all faculty in providing continuity of service to clients. The faculty in this position will be responsible for administration of the Emergency and Critical Care Service and coordinating the emergency schedules for the service. The ECC service receives cases from 5 pm to 7 am each week night and 24 hour coverage on weekends and holidays. The emergency clinician would be assigned to clinical duties 65% of their time. Time off-clinics is assigned to didactic and laboratory teaching, scholarly activity, governance, and outreach activities. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in either self-initiated discovery or as part of a collaborative effort with other investigators. Participation in scholarship will be essential for progression towards promotion. This appointment includes benefits, vacation, and sick leave. Support for career development and travel to scientific or specialty meetings is also available. Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae and names with contact information of three references to: Dr. Carla Sommardahl, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-4545, Telephone number: 865-974-5703, Fax number: 865-974-5773. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.

Faculty Position Emergency Medicine (VA)

Blacksburg, Virginia

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Emergency Medicine. This is a full-time clinical track position.

• The primary job responsibility will be management of the emergency service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital over the weekend.
• Provide consultation to clients and referring veterinarians seeking emergency care for their animals.
• Provide primary case management of emergency and ICU patients.
• Applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
• Teaching will primarily be focused on clinical instruction to fourth year students assigned to the emergency weekend shifts but will also include teaching and supervision of interns working the weekend emergency shifts as well as opportunities to participate in didactic and laboratory sessions for students in the third year curriculum.
• Participation in general departmental service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds will be encouraged.
• There will also be opportunities to participate in continuing education programs of the College.

Required Qualifications:
• DVM or equivalent degree.
• Five year experience in emergency medicine or completion of an ACVECC approved residency.
• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal interactions.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced Training Experience (internship or residency).
• Advanced Clinical Experience.
• Experience in Teaching.
• Track Record of Scholarly Activity.
Rank and Salary:
• Clinical Instructor.
• Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

• Blacksburg, Virginia http://www.maps.vt.edu
• Virginia Tech http://www.vt.edu/
• VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/

Starting Date:
• Review of applications will begin on Oct 19, 2015 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

• Interested candidates should apply on-line at http://www.hr.vt.edu/employment/index.html(click on Job Seekers, Current Job Openings, Search by Department (Small Animal Clinical Sciences)
• If you experience difficulties applying on-line, please contact Angela Duncan at 540/231-7288.

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.