Employment Opportunities

Australia

Qualified Specialist to take on leadership of the Sydney Afterhours Veterinary Emergency Service (SAVES)

Sydney, New South Wales

VETERINARY SPECIALIST IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE & CRITICAL CARE
UNIVERSITY VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL SYDNEY

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
REFERENCE NO. 032/0114

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

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

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

We currently have an opportunity available for a qualified Specialist to take on leadership of the Sydney Afterhours Veterinary Emergency Service (SAVES). In this role, you will:

• Provide best-practice veterinary specialist services in emergency medicine & critical care
• Teach and mentor undergraduate and post-graduate veterinarians rotating through the SAVES service
• Work closely with the Veterinary Director and Business Manager to raise the profile of the SAVES to clients and referring veterinarians
• Have operational oversight of SAVES service quality, policies and procedures and communication with internal and referring veterinarians.

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

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

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

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

Experienced Emergency Veterinarian required to join a state-of-the-art hospital in Queensland

Northern Queensland, Queensland

An experienced veterinarian is required to work at a purpose-built, state of the art emergency hospital. Applicants should have at least 4 years' experience. Experience with emergency work will be highly regarded but is not essential.

The successful applicant will be required to work three 12 hour shifts per week from 8pm to 8am.

The hospital is equipped to a very high standard - equipment includes digital radiology, Doppler colour ultrasound, endoscopy etc.

The hospital is located in a thriving coastal area close to tropical beaches, national parks and historical attractions. With an impressive café and restaurant culture, a sporting, entertainment and cultural calendar to cater to all tastes, all located in a safe, secure environment, it is the first choice for lifestyle, family and fun!

A work permit (sponsorship) can be arranged for a vet from overseas.

JOB NO: 218,835DP

We also have emergency positions available in other areas of Australia.

Please contact Dr Mark Eagleton BSc BVMS at Vetlink Employment Service for further information:

Email: jobs@vetlink.com.au
Phone: +61 8 9430 9990
Website: www.vetlink.com.au

Vetlink is a free service to job seekers.

Vetlink Employment Service is an Australian based specialist recruitment agency for the veterinary industry. Since 1997 over 10,000 locum and permanent placements have been made by Vetlink throughout Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Asia, Canada and other countries.

Canada

Tenure track faculty position in Emergency & Critical Care(ON)

Guelph, Ontario

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a tenure track faculty position in Emergency & Critical Care at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional 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 (ACVECC) or the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC) or have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program. Candidates must have demonstrated research capability. Preference will be given to individuals with an advanced degree. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical emergency and critical care and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential.

The successful candidate will work with one other E&CC faculty to provide clinical and didactic instruction in emergency and critical care. The successful candidate will have fifty percent effort dedicated to clinical teaching and service for canine and feline patients in the OVC Health Sciences Centre including participation in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with the other member of the section. Provision of clinical teaching to fourth year DVM students, interns, and residents of other disciplines, along with training and mentoring of ECC residents is expected. The remaining effort is to be spent on scholarly activity including research and graduate student supervision. Independent research or research of a collaborative nature is expected.

The E&CC Service is a fully staffed 24/7 Intensive Care Unit with a well-established resident/graduate E&CC program (2-3 residents), 7 rotating interns, and 13 animal health technicians, 6 of whom are veterinary technician specialists (ECC). The ICU is recently renovated and well-outfitted with two ICU ventilators (Drager), a continuous renal replacement machine (Gambro), 24-hour subcutaneous glucose monitoring and oxygen availability to all cages and runs within the space. 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 the very best of patient care.

Guelph is a vibrant community of approximately 118,000 people, located in Southern Ontario, 100 kilometres west of Toronto. Known for being a progressive university town, it has rich architectural heritage, an active cultural and music community, and numerous rivers with parks and conservation areas within a small radius. It was ranked first on MSN’s report on Canada’s next most livable cities, and named Canada’s safest city by Statistics Canada. Its location in southwestern Ontario provides easy access to a major metropolitan area (Toronto) and all that the Great Lakes have to offer. For more complete information about the city please refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca.

The University of Guelph www.uoguelph.ca has consistently been ranked one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. It has been named Canada’s top comprehensive research institution in the annual Top 50 Research Universities ranking. A comprehensive university is one with a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional research opportunities are available at three medical schools in the region (University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the University of Western Ontario).

The deadline for applications will be July 1, 2014 or until a successful candidate has been found. Interested parties should contact Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Chair, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 (519) 824-4120 Ext: 54051, Fax 519-767-0311, email in confidence to: searchcv@uoguelph.ca and provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE(QC)

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Centre hospitalier universitaire vétérinaire (CHUV)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong

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

Kowloon, Hong Kong,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Zealand

Clinical Track Position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reference number:
A136-14CF

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences

Location: Palmerston North

Purpose Statement:

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

Responsible To:

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

Key Accountability Areas:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

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

Experience:

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

Attributes and Skills:

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

United States

Board Certified Emergency and Critical Care Specialist(CO)

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Animal Hospital Specialty Center has an immediate opening for a board certified Emergency and Critical Care Specialist. Located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Animal Hospital Specialty Center has been providing the Denver Metro and Rocky Mountain Region with specialty, referral and 24 hour emergency veterinary care for over 40 years. The Emergency and Critical Care Specialist will be joining our current staff of board certified veterinary specialists in the disciplines of Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery and Dentistry. Furthermore, Animal Hospital Specialty Center is a fully accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association and we possess the state-of-the-art veterinary medical equipment and skilled staff to diagnose, treat and care for our patients to the highest standard.

At Animal Hospital Specialty Center, we continually strive to be on the forefront of veterinary medicine. To ensure total patient care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our specialty staff is supported by a team of full time emergency veterinarians. Our in-house lab allows for onsite chemistry, hematology, and blood gas coagulation capabilities. Also onsite is our array of diagnostic medical equipment including, color flow Doppler ultrasound, video endoscopy, bronchoscopy, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, CT and MRI. Additionally, Animal Hospital Specialty Center is the first and only hemodialysis referral center in Colorado and central and southwestern United States allowing for a new modality in acute kidney injury, toxin management and chronic kidney disease.

At Animal Hospital Specialty Center, we truly believe the combination of our talented and incredibly experienced medical, management and support staff, along with our world-class facility and equipment, presents one of the most exciting opportunities for any serious Emergency and Critical Care Specialist candidate.

Interested candidates may email their CV and references to our Medical Director, Dr. Phil Trimble, ptrimble@ahscvets.com, or call the hospital directly at (303) 740-9595. If you wish to mail your CV and references, please address them to:

Dr. Phil Trimble, Medical Director
5640 County Line Place, Suite 1
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE CLINICIAN(CT)

Windsor, Connecticut

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

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

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

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

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

Staff Veterinarian: Criticalist(DC)

Washington, District of Columbia

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

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

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

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

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

ACVECC Diplomate(IL)

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (CVESC) is seeking an experienced ACVECC Diplomate to join our team of 13 emergency doctors. Located northwest of downtown Chicago, CVESC is dedicated to providing the most advanced and compassionate medical and surgical care.

The successful applicant will collaborate with specialists in cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine & oncology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and surgery. Our 22,000 square foot facility includes 24 hour on-site laboratory services, blood bank, digital radiography, telemetry, ultrasonography, CT, MRI, endoscopy, laparoscopy and a well-trained support staff.

The ideal candidate for this position would be searching for a collaborative atmosphere, would have an interest in teaching and is an excellent communicator with staff, clients and referring doctors.

Please send CV and letter of interest to:
Jennie Ealy
Human Resource Manager
3123 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
jealy@cvesc.net

Medical Science Liaison - Multiple Locations: Northwest, Southeast, West Coast(KS)

Headquarters: Kansas City, Kansas

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX) is a fast growing pet therapeutics company headquartered in Kansas City Kansas with offices in Boston Massachusetts, San Diego California and Leuven Belgium. Aratana intends to become the leader in pet therapeutics by developing and marketing products that meet the unmet or underserved needs of dogs and cats. The company acquires or develops proprietary, patent-protected compounds and advances them through clinical studies to regulatory approval for use in pets. Following registration the prescription pet therapeutics will be available through veterinarians to safely and effectively manage pets’ medical needs, resulting in longer and improved quality of life.

To learn more about the Company : www.aratana.com

Aratana seeks a Medical Science Liaison reporting to the company’s Medical Director. The position is a full-time position and is available immediately. The position is field-based and the candidate will operate from their home office. Extensive domestic travel (70%) is required.

Responsibilities and duties will be varied and will include:

* Educating veterinarians and staff on the value of novel pet therapeutics relative to other therapies; Oncology and pain products will be first to market.
* Providing input on design and monitoring of market support studies.
* Designing, developing and conducting technical training for the sales and marketing organization.
* Providing technical input to marketing managers for assigned therapeutic areas including review of promotional materials.
* Key point person for contact with assigned Academics at Veterinary Schools and Key Opinion Leaders.
* Responding to product inquiries from veterinarians and pet owners and building FAQs for the products.
* Investigating and managing adverse event complaints as needed and reporting according to corporate guidelines.
* Writing technical papers that can be used promotionally and/or submitted for peer-reviewed publications and internal communications.
* Presenting technical information at veterinary meetings and conferences.
* Maintaining competitive profiles and monitoring the scientific literature for relevant information.
* Supports the needs of key internal stakeholders: Sales, Marketing, and Medical Affairs.
* Supports the needs of the key external stakeholders: Veterinarians, Specialists, Pet Owners, Key Accounts, Distributors, Key Opinion Leaders and Partners.
* Operate within expense budgets and recommend investments based on ROI.

Skills and Key Competencies:

* DVM with prior veterinary practice experience. Board specialty in oncology or internal medicine a plus.
* Strong knowledge of key therapeutic areas, practice protocols and study design.
* Adept with technology systems, including Microsoft Office Suite; experience with a pharmacovigilance database and CRM a plus.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills.
* Ability to flourish in a small, rapidly growing company environment desirable.

Compensation will be determined based on industry benchmarks and individualized to the candidate and will include annual base salary, potential for annual bonus and equity. Full benefits package provided.

Aratana is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates are invited to respond to Chad Johannes DVM, DACVIM (SAIM, Oncology)
cjohannes@aratana.com


Criticalist(OH)

Columbus, Ohio

Criticalist

MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is currently seeking a Criticalist with an interest in emergency medicine to join our Columbus location. Our collaborative culture and focus on continuous quality improvement present the opportunity to be part of a distinctly satisfying organization. We are seeking an individual that is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, staff, and the referral community. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of emergency medicine and critical care. The recruited candidate will join the MedVet Columbus Emergency Medicine group of 14 doctors treating over 11,000 patients annually. Additionally, the Columbus Criticalist will collaborate with the MedVet critical care specialists working in our other locations to move the specialty of critical care forward in our organization and nationally.

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

In keeping with MedVet’s collaborative approach to patient care, the emergency medicine group is supported by on-site specialists including: cardiologists, dermatologists, internists, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, ophthalmologists, medical and radiation oncologists, neurologists, and anesthesiologists. MedVet’s Clinical Studies Center offers exciting opportunities to lead collaborative initiatives with MedVet specialists and veterinarians worldwide.

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

Please visit our website at www.medvetforpets.com and check out our Facebook page for additional information.
Please submit CV and letter of interest to:

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

Criticalist(OH)

Cincinnati, Ohio

Criticalist

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

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

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

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

Please visit our website at www.medvetforpets.com and check out our Facebook page for additional information.
Please submit CV and letter of interest to:

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

Board-certified Criticalist or Resident trained in Emergency & Critical Care Medicine(PA)

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates & Emergency Services is seeking a criticalist to join our emergency team. Candidates should be board certified or have completed residency training in emergency & critical care medicine. We are looking for an energetic, personable individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who will be a contributing member of our veterinary team.

Located in suburban Valley Forge, PA – just outside of Philadelphia – our 25,000 square foot hospital is the premier referral and emergency center in our region. Our mission is to provide unsurpassed veterinary care to improve and enhance the quality of life for our patients, keeping in line with our core values of excellent service, exceptional skill and extraordinary care.

Metropolitan’s board certified and residency trained team consists of 26 doctors in 11 specialties, with a highly experienced support team of over 100 employees. Our practice offers a wide range of diagnostic capabilities including onsite MRI, CT scan, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, arthroscopy, thoracoscopy, laparoscopy, ultrasound/echocardiography, and I131.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, and a work week that can be structured to optimize your personal and professional growth.

Learn more about Metropolitan Veterinary Associates & Emergency Services at: www.Metro-Vet.com

If interested in this professional opportunity please contact Stacey Connell, Hospital Administrator at sconnell@metro-vet.com.

DACVECC or Individual Residency Trained in Emergency & Critical Care(PA)

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

There is an opportunity for a DACVECC or an individual residency trained in Emergency and Critical Care to join our emergency and critical care team which currently includes (3) ACVECC specialists.

What if you could practice quality medicine plus enjoy a superior quality of life?

Our community offers the following:

Great location: Named America’s most livable city (Forbes)
Excitement: Designated top Urban Adventure City in the US (National Geographic Adventure)
Low cost of living: Housing costs about 40% below the national average
Safety first: This region has the lowest crime rate of the top 25 metropolitan areas in the U.S.
High-quality education: home to 34 colleges and universities
Short commute: Average commute is 25 minutes, (18% less time than Philly, 12% less than Boston)
Team spirit: Pro football, baseball and hockey teams
Culture: Eight major theaters – more than any city outside NYC
Grand view: Cityscape the second best in America (USA Today)
World-class airport: Ranked as best in the US (J.D. Power & Associates)
Environmentally friendly: This city has the most certified ‘green’ builds in the nation
Centrally located: Within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and less than 90 minutes flying time from 20 states and Canada

Where might this incredible opportunity be found? At AVETS in Pittsburgh!

We thought you might be surprised. You really can have the career you’ve worked so hard for in a place that you will love.

Our practice currently offers specialty care in ER/Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Radiology with more services soon to be added. Along with our one-hospital model, competitive compensation package, state-of-the-art facility, and a thriving economy, we are poised for substantial growth. We invite you to learn more and consider a career at AVETS.

For more information, please visit AVETS on the web at www.avets.us and contact our Human Resources Department at hr@avets.us.

Board-certified Criticalist or Resident trained in Emergency & Critical Care(PA)

S. Abington Township, Pennsylvania

How many times in your career have you thought – “If I could change things, I certainly wouldn’t do things this way – I would organize the Critical Care service differently.”?

The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center is currently seeking a board-certified Criticalist or Resident trained in Emergency and Critical Care to join our great family and create the inspired Critical Care Service you’ve always wanted. Our new building opened in May, 2010. VREC is a referral hospital with an established staff and referring veterinary relationships, and is located in S. Abington Township, an affluent suburb northwest of Scranton, PA. VREC provides 24/7/365 emergency, critical care, internal medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, and nuclear medical services, and has a dedicated radiologist available for consultation. VREC will continue to expand to include oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology, and other specialties as soon as possible. The hospital is well equipped with new monitoring equipment, in-house labs including colloid osmometry, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, ventilator and on-site MR unit.

VREC has a very social and engaged hospital staff of over 60 members, which get along as a family, and enjoy our work and hospital atmosphere every single day. We offer a pleasant work environment with balance for one’s personal life. An ideal candidate is a motivated, good humored, compassionate clinician with excellent communications skills, and the desire to practice advanced medicine. Candidates will work with other experienced clinicians, experienced licensed technicians, and a dedicated support staff, all committed to excellence, teaching and learning. VREC hopes to start an internship program in the future, and already participates in veterinary technician internships, and veterinary student externships. A strong interest in interdisciplinary clinical research is also helpful.

Everyone who lives here loves this area, and considers it our great secret! Northeast Pennsylvania has all the amenities of much larger cities, but remains small enough to be affordable and has quick access to either rural or urban living. Our region has nationally sought after schools and colleges. It has something for everyone including culture, nightlife, sports and outdoor activity. The region hosts operas, plays, museums, historical sites, restaurants, bars/clubs, minor league Penguins hockey, Yankees baseball, multiple ski resorts, whitewater rafting, kayaking, bicycling, hiking, camping, climbing, etc. Our location is approximately 1 ½ hours from Manhattan, 2 hours from Philadelphia and 4 hours from Washington DC and Boston.

Nationally competitive compensation based on percentage with a guaranteed base salary, an excellent benefits package, including continuing education, health, dental, optical, disability insurance, 401k IRA with profit sharing, and a great work schedule complete this wonderful opportunity. Future investments in hospital shares are encouraged. To either submit a CV, or for more information, contact Dr. Nichole Danova, 570-587-7777 or e-mail Danova@vrecpa.com Please also review our website – www.vrecpa.com or our Facebook page “vrecpa”.

Full-time Board-certified Criticalist(TX)

San Antonio, Texas

The Emergency Pet Center is seeking a full-time board-certified criticalist to join our well established, 24-hour, emergency and critical care hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Our focus, is to provide outstanding veterinary service with the highest standards of care ensuring we provide the ultimate client and referral experience to every client, every referral veterinarian, every time. We are from San Antonio, owned by a board of local veterinarians, with strong ties to the community. We are a collaborative group of veterinarians who aim to provide a unique custom tailored individualized medical approach to our patients.

The qualified individual will have several responsibilities including receiving emergencies, management of critical cases, directing the ICU, and mentoring/teaching resident veterinarians. Interested individuals should be highly motivated to deliver the highest quality patient care, with unparalleled client communication in a friendly seamless environment.

Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a generous compensation package (base salary + production bonuses; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401k plan; annual CE allowance; annual licensing and registration fees; and association dues). Two ACVECC Diplomates provide mentoring and guidance. Interested applicants should forward a resume to Dr. Leslie Bauer at: bauer@emergencypetcenter.com or call 210-930-6983.

Full-time Criticalist(TX)

Houston, Texas

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

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

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

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

Board Certified Criticalist(UT)

Salt Lake City, Utah

Board Certified Criticalist needed

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

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

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