Employment Opportunities

Australia

Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care - Sydney, Australia

Sydney, New South Wales

An opportunity has become available for a Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care at a large, multi-disciplinary referral hospital in Sydney, Australia.

On offer is an attractive salary package commensurate with experience, plus a relocation allowance. Sponsorship (work permit) is available for the right candidate, and the practice is willing to assist with the costs involved.

This position is to work within a friendly and dedicated team who are committed to providing the highest quality of care to their patients.

The hospital offers a wide range of specialist services including a 24 hour emergency service, specialist emergency and critical care, anaesthesia, internal medicine, neurology, surgery, oncology and radiation oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, radiology and avian and exotics.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, have exceptional communication skills, strong problem solving skills, and demonstrate a good work ethic and effective time management skills.

To be successful in this position the applicant must have completed an ANZCVS/ ACVECC/ ECVECC approved residency program in veterinary emergency and critical care. Vets who are yet to complete their examinations are also encouraged to apply and the successful candidate will be supported in their study and exams.

The role of the ECC Specialist will involve managing critical care cases, collaborating with departments on critical cases, educating clients and referring vets, managing emergency and critical care consultations, delivering the highest quality care, and providing training and mentoring to students and residents.

The hospital offers a progressive work environment, which encourages continuing education and training.

In-house equipment includes IDEXX laboratory, CT, endoscopy, laparoscopy, ventilators, digital radiology, fluoroscopy, High-Field MRI, ultrasound and a linear accelerator with stereotactic capability as well as a dedicated ICU.

The hospital is located in beautiful, vibrant Sydney. Its stunning harbour, amazing beaches and temperate climate are matched by an array of world-class museums and art galleries, relaxed lifestyle and rich architectural heritage.

To find out more about this position, or for a confidential discussion about your employment options, please contact Emma-Lee Dunn at Vetlink Employment Service.
Email: emma@vetlink.com.au Phone: +61 2 9518 7336 Website: www.vetlink.com.au

Vetlink is a free service to job seekers.

Canada

Locum Opportunity - Emergency/Critical Care(ON)

Guelph, Ontario

Locum Opportunity – Emergency/Critical Care
Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking Locums in Emergency/Critical Care (ECC) for the period of Oct 1st 2018 – Sep 30th, 2019. Scheduling is flexible, but we encourage blocks of approximately two consecutive weeks, and will be in consultation with the Chair, Clinical Studies. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, and must be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency/Critical Care (DACVECC). A protective rabies titre is required. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The locum will be expected to be available for all aspects of clinical service, including supervising ECC case management and patient care (provided by interns, residents, students, technicians), consulting and seeking the input of other clinical services as required for optimal patient care, and providing internal consultations to other services as required. Primary on call responsibilities are covered by residents under supervision of the ECC clinician on duty. Other duties include editing/approval of resident/intern medical record discharge reports, fielding ECC advice calls from referring veterinarians and mentoring and grading student veterinarians.

The E&CC Service is a fully staffed 24/7 Intensive Care Unit with a well-established resident/graduate E&CC program (4 residents), 8 rotating interns, and 13 animal health technicians, 6 of whom are veterinary technician specialists (ECC). The ICU is well equipped with two ICU ventilators (Drager), a continuous renal replacement machine (Gambro), and oxygen availability to all cages. The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) has a full spectrum of specialists available for consultation or support. The veterinary hospital and research laboratories offer state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to videoendoscopy (gastroduodendoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy), point-of-care hemostasis assessment (TEG, PFA-100, Multiplate, Stago coagulometer, Actalvke), echocardiography unit with 3D capability, minimally invasive suite, 1.5 Tesla high field GE MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, scintigraphy, linear accelerator, and iodine 131 treatment facility. The faculty and staff of the Department of Clinical Studies and the OVC-HSC are committed to delivering optimal patient care.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Interested parties should contact Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Chair, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 email in confidence to: searchcv@uoguelph.ca.

United States

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

Woodland Hills and Culver City, California

We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and inventive Critical Care specialists to join our team at our privately owned Culver City and Woodland Hills Hospitals. Are you a leader and want to contribute to a hospital with a great culture that has Critical Care as its core? Come 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 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 neuro vascular 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.

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

Woodland Hills and Culver City, California

We are looking for adrenaline rush seeking, energetic, and compassionate ER doctors to join the team at our privately owned Culver City and Woodland Hills Hospitals. If you love emergency medicine as much as we do come 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 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 criticalists 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 neuro vascular 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.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgical Emergency & Critical Care(CA)

Davis, California

Veterinarian with advanced training in equine surgery. Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or European College of Veterinary Surgeons is required. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is desired. PhD or advanced training in research is preferred. Clinical experience and competence in equine surgery and critical care is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program in equine surgery is required; emphasis in equine/comparative gastroenterology or emergency surgery/critical care preferred. Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. The position includes a 50% clinical commitment to the Equine Surgical Emergency and Critical Care Service of the VMTH. A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California is required before employment (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals not eligible for a full California license must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment. A complete position description is available on-line at: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vsr/news_events/employment.cfm.

To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02214 and submit the following materials:
1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals;
2) curriculum vitae;
3) the names and addresses of three professional references;
4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by August 1, 2018. Position is opened until filled.

The University of California is an AA/EOE. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014.

Twelve-month tenured or tenure-track Assoc. or Full Professor to assume the new Jorgensen College Chair in Emergency & Critical Care(CO)

Fort Collins, Colorado

Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University seeks applications for a 12-month tenured or tenure-track Associate or Full Professor to assume the new Jorgensen College Chair in Emergency and Critical Care.

In 2017, the James L. Voss Veterinary teaching hospital saw 6300 cases through our Emergency/Urgent Care service and 2500 cases in the Critical Care Unit. The Department of Clinical Sciences has a strong tradition of emergency and critical care medicine with successful graduate and residency training programs since 1989. The Small Animal CC/UC unit is currently staffed by 3 boarded criticalists and additional hospitalists, residents, and interns. The service is a verified Veterinary Trauma Center and VECCS certified facility. State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for long term ventilation, hemodialysis, plasma exchange, advanced cardiac imaging, a new integrated hybrid operating room to support interventional and surgical capabilities. Other imaging modalities available in the hospital include nuclear imaging, MRI, and PET/CT scanning. We have advance capabilities for cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, radiation therapy including stereotactic radiation delivery and nuclear medicine (including I131). In addition, the VTH functions as a regional tertiary care facility with a broad based caseload including internal medicine, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, sports medicine, orthopedics and general surgery, and has excellent support services including anesthesia and pathology on site.

Research and collaboration opportunities exist throughout the Department, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the University, in nearby institutions including Poudre Valley Hospital, the University of Colorado, Denver Children’s Hospital, and with local and regional industries. In early 2019 we will be opening the C. Wayne McIlwraith Translational Medicine Institute, a state of the art research facility adjacent to the VTH supporting translational medical research and medical continuing education.

The preferred candidate will have a strong interest in maintaining and building a research program in emergency/critical care medicine. The preferred candidate will also have strong interest and ability to work in a collaborative and team environment with nearly 100 other veterinary clinicians representing over 20 different specialties.

Required Job Qualifications: The candidate must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, earned Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC), and experience instructing veterinary students, interns and residents in the diagnosis of management of emergent and critical diseases in small animal species.

Preferred Job Qualifications: An advanced graduate degree or equivalent research experience is desirable. Service unit management experience and strong interest in building a research program. Candidates with experience or interest in clinical research will be considered.

Application Process: Interested individuals should apply to the following link: website: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/55599. General inquiries can be directed to Cheryl Webb, search contact (ClinSciHR@colostate.edu). The application should include 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) name and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Salary and start-up packages will be competitive and commensurate with the qualifications of the applicant. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but for full consideration, please submit application materials by May 14, 2018, 11:59pm MT. Additional information is available via email at ClinSciHR@colostate.edu .

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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

North Grafton, Massachusetts

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for an academic-track or clinical track faculty position in emergency and critical care at the assistant or associate professor level. Anticipated percentage time allocations for this position are 60% clinical service and 40% academic time for the academic track position and 75% clinical service and 25% academic time for the clinical track position. 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 teaching, research, and clinical service.

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 primarily work daytime hours, including weekend shifts in the ER and ICU, overseeing the clinical and academic services. Some flexibility in scheduling is desired. 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, and primary case management and oversight of patients admitted to the emergency and ICU services. The caseload includes exotic species, and an interest in this area is preferred.

The selected candidate is expected to assist with boards review sessions, journal club, and communications training. Faculty members with research interests are expected to supervise resident research projects and there are many opportunities to develop collaborative research projects with faculty on campus or with researchers in the biomedical community surrounding Boston.

This position is available July 1, 2018. Applicants should submit materials through the Interfolio link (http://apply.interfolio.com/50678) which includes a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience, and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Armelle de Laforcade (Armelle.DeLaforcade@tufts.edu) in ECC or to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Stefano Pizzirani (Stefano.Pizzirani@tufts.edu).

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island Referral & Emergency Hospital is recruiting a Board certified Criticalist(NY)

West Islip, New York

The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island Referral & Emergency Hospital is recruiting a Board Certified Criticalist or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in ECC. As a referral & critical care facility, the foundation of our reputation and success has been based on a team focused approach to veterinary specialty medicine, combined with a high regard for our referral relationships within the community. Because of our commitment to upholding the highest patient care standards, coupled with outstanding client service, we are a respected and valued staple within our referral community.

Our hospital offers 24/7 emergency and critical care and provides specialty services consisting of Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Dermatology, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Avian & Exotics, Neurology, and Physical Rehabilitation. The hospital is equipped with state of the art monitoring equipment including but not limited to; wireless telemetry and capnography. Additionally, we have a full complement of diagnostic modalities which includes; multiple In-house laboratories, digital radiography, ultrasound, CT, fluoroscopy, interventional radiology, MRI, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, Minimally Invasive surgery and arthroscopy.

Within our hospital practice philosophy, we feel it is essential that all personnel work in an environment that fosters professional enrichment and encourages the sharing of ideas about all aspects of patient care and treatment among all specialties. As a member of our team, you will work in conjunction with a strong and supportive clinical and administrative staff. All of whom are committed to the highest standards of patient care and client service. It is the people and culture of our organization that defines our vision, mission and values. We are confident that the VMCLI will provide an environment that is not only professionally and financially rewarding, but once which is fulfilling and enriching as well.

We are seeking a candidate with positive energy, experience and eagerness to practice high quality medicine. The ideal candidate will also possess the leadership qualities necessary to lead and educate our enthusiastic interns and emergency clinicians combined with a large group of well-educated and highly experienced Licensed Technicians and other paraprofessionals.

We offer an excellent benefits package inclusive of VECCS dues, continuing education compensation, professional liability insurance, state licensing reimbursement, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K, annual VIN membership, and a uniform allowance.

The VMCLI is ideally situated on the South Shore of Long Island in West Islip, NY. We are just 40 minutes from NY City where you can experience all the fine dining, Broadway shows and shopping of the big city and just 30 minutes from the beaches and tranquility of the Hamptons. Long Island has many amazing qualities and some of the most beautiful beaches, parks, and vineyards on the east coast.

If you are contemplating a change and have a desire to share your talents in a new and exciting environment, we encourage you to consider joining our growing team. For more information and to inquire about a position with our facility, please email Dr. Robert A. Composto, Owner/Hospital Director at gcarastro@vmcli.com or submit your CV through our website at www.VMCLI.com

We look forward to hearing from you.
Sincerely,
Gregory S. Carastro, LVT
Hospital Administrator

Emergency & Critical Care Specialist(WI)

Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists-Oak Creek is seeking a second full time, board-certified Criticalist, or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, to join our rapidly growing team!

About Lakeshore:
Lakeshore is an independently owned, multi-specialty and referral center. Our team of over 30 doctors includes board-certified specialists in surgery, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, emergency and critical care, dermatology, and dentistry. We also have a certified physical rehabilitation veterinarian and numerous emergency clinicians with years of dedicated emergency experience. In the summer of 2018, we are excited to offer cardiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology and expanded dermatology services.

Our Practice:
Offerings at Lakeshore include in-house laboratory, DR, ultrasound, endoscopy, on-site blood products and well-equipped surgery suites. There is also access to CT, MRI, mechanical ventilation, and radiation therapy/SRS at our nearby Glendale location. Our criticalists share in case oversight and some primary receiving, along with a team of dedicated and experienced emergency clinicians. Ultrasound and endoscopy are performed regularly by our critical care team, and soft tissue surgeries can be performed if the candidate has interest. We host regular CE events for our referring community, and we also support active in-hospital education. Our Glendale location holds weekly grand rounds, including journal club, morbidity & mortality rounds, and organized lectures and wet labs.

Work Life Balance:
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the greater Milwaukee area offers adventures for everyone, and low living costs. Explore the city with access to some of the best restaurants, brewpubs, shops, and waterfront nightlife. Concert lovers unite at Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival, just one of the many local festivals. Enjoy the great outdoors pristine Lake Michigan beaches, or hiking and biking in the surrounding state parks. This Midwestern area offers so much more than you might expect!

Benefits:
Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, sponsored basic life and AD&D at
$10,000, wellness program with healthcare rebates for healthy living, employee assistance
program, remote record access, paid time off, continuing education time and allowance, uniform allowance, licensure fees, association dues, professional liability coverage, discounts on pet care, annual friends and family discount allowance, employer matching 401(k) retirement plan, and quarterly profit sharing.

Our collaborative, communicative, and FUN team sets up apart!

For more information or to apply for the positions, please contact Dr. Odders, DVM, DACVS
at jodders@lakeshorevetspecialists.com.