Employment Opportunities


Emergency and Critical Care Specialist - Australia

Sydney, New South Wales

Have you thought of moving to Australia? This position is offering a relocation allowance and assistance with visas.

JOB TITLE: Emergency and Critical Care Specialist
LOCATION: Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
HOURS: Full Time
ANNUAL LEAVE (PAID): 4 weeks per year plus 1 week study leave

An Emergency and Critical Care Specialist is required at a multi-disciplinary referral hospital in Sydney, Australia. This is a newly created position to join the hospital’s two existing ECC specialists.

As the service continues to grow, including the development of a new ICU facility, a growing caseload, and a separate intensive care service during the day to support the emergency veterinarians, additional expertise is required for both clinical case management and mentoring of the emergency team, interns and nursing staff.

The successful candidate will have access to a broad range of specialists and consultants as this is one of the largest specialist and emergency groups in Australia, with over 300 employees across multiple locations.

This position requires DACVECC or FANZCVS - eligible for specialist registration, OR completion of an ACVECC approved residency program in emergency and critical care.

The hospital is a first class facility with extensive, up to date equipment. On-site facilities include MRI, CT, ultrasonography, endoscopy, IDEXX laboratory equipment, numerous ventilators and blood gas analyzers, lecture theatre, meeting facilities, dedicated quiet offices for specialists, a staff room and a 24-hour reception team.

The hospital provides referral services in the fields of small animal surgery, internal medicine, intensive care, medical oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, dentistry and exotics. They have a great team of long-term employed support staff, who are engaged and committed to providing the highest quality of patient care.

The hospital is offering a generous salary package including: 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week study leave, and a relocation allowance, plus assistance with visas for overseas applicants.

Sydney is a vibrant and exciting city. Its beautiful harbour, amazing beaches and temperate climate are matched by an array of world-class museums and art galleries, a 24-hour nightlife, relaxed lifestyle and rich architectural heritage. The practice is located a 30 minute drive from the heart of the city. It is easily accessible by both train and bus services.

To find out more about this position, or for a confidential discussion about your employment options, please contact Denise Pernich at Vetlink Employment Service. Vetlink is a free service to job seekers.

Email: denise@vetlink.com.au
Phone: +61 2 9518 7336


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


Auburn, Alabama

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, 12-month appointment. Depending on experience, qualifications and interest, the successful candidate may be appointed to either a tenure-track (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) or non-tenure track (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Exceptional candidates may apply to fill the P. B. Griffin Endowed Professorship in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, clinical, service and research. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of the professional veterinary medicine and postgraduate training programs related to emergency and critical care medicine. Clinical service and research responsibilities are negotiable and will depend on the successful candidate’s interests and the type of appointment, i.e. clinical vs. tenure track appointment. There is ample opportunity to participate in established research programs on campus.

Requirements/Qualifications:The qualified applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed residency or fellowship training in the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (ACVECC), and be a Diplomate of ACVECC or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care. For a tenure-track position, research experience is desired, and advanced degrees or additional certifications are encouraged. Demonstration of experience or additional training in education and teaching would be noted positively in the application as well. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.

Application Process: Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, teaching philosophy, and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Please apply online on our website: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2707 . General inquiries may be directed to Dr. Lenore Bacek, Search Committee Chair (lmb0011@auburn.edu ).

Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications will commence on March 15, 2018 and will continue until a qualified applicant is recommended for appointment.

Facility Description: The Auburn University Critical Care Program is a 24 hour same-day referral center (VECCS Level I Facility Certification, Level II Trauma Center) designed to serve the needs of veterinarians in the Southeast. The Intensive Care Unit of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital includes two ACVECC faculty, four (five in 2018) ACVECC residents, six rotating interns, one Critical Care Nursing Supervisor (VTS-ECC) and 17 intensive care and intermediate care unit veterinary technicians. A STAT lab is available for hematology, chemistries, blood gases, electrolytes, blood lactate, blood ketones, and coagulation profiles. Monitoring capabilities include telemetry, pulse oximetry, end tidal CO2, direct and indirect blood pressure, colloid osmotic pressure, urine output, and central venous pressure monitoring. Advanced therapeutic modalities include continuous renal replacement therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and a Puritan Bennett 840 mechanical ventilator. The new Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital opened in March of 2014.

The University: Auburn University is the land-grant University for the state of Alabama, and is contractually aligned to provide veterinary education for the State of Kentucky. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, student engagement, and beautiful campus.

The Area: Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” and one of the “top ten small towns in the South” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers. Numerous cultural and recreational venues and idyllic escapes are within one hour of Auburn including Callaway Gardens, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and numerous shopping and dining experiences. Clement weather allows for extensive outdoor recreational opportunities including trails for walking or cycling, Lake Martin with its 600 miles of shoreline, Tuskegee National Forest and other State Parks, all within a short drive from downtown.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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.

Position Announcement for a Small Animal Emergency Veterinarian(NJ)

Paramus, New Jersey

The Oradell Animal Hospital, located in Paramus, New Jersey, is seeking applicants for an Emergency Medicine Veterinarian to join our team. Come join a progressive group of veterinarians and an exceptional team of technicians where our goal is to provide the highest quality patient care and client service. We provide an environment that promotes learning and teaching opportunities through case collaboration, intern and resident training, and continuing education.

Hospital Description: The Oradell Animal Hospital has been providing small animal care for the residents of northern New Jersey for 54 years. The hospital is located in a highly populated area that provides a clientele committed to quality pet care. We are a full service, AHAA accredited hospital with 60 veterinarians including interns, residents, general practitioners and board-certified specialists in Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Cardiology, Surgery, Nutrition, ABVP, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Radiology, Neurology, and Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Our 24-hour facility has a very busy emergency service, which provides a full and interesting caseload. Our 1200 square foot Critical Care Unit is a highly equipped, state of the art facility that includes 4 oxygen cages, a Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator, a Mindray DPM6 monitor for continuous cage side monitoring, multiple point of care testing capabilities, and a Mindray Central Station for continuous ECG monitoring via telemetry.

The hospital’s location supports a wide variety of entertainment and recreational interests. Bergen County allows easy access to New York City, the charming beaches of the New Jersey shore and a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping and skiing.

Qualifications: Candidates must have completed an internship in small animal medicine. Qualified applicants are expected to be highly motivated and able to participate in our team setting.

Interested applicants should send a letter of intent and a C.V. to:

Dr. Paul C. Gambardella, Hospital Director or
Dr. Kristi M. Gannon, Director, Emergency/Critical Care Service
Oradell Animal Hospital
580 Winters Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (201) 262-0010
E-mail: pgambardella@oradell.com

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.
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 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.