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    Australia

    Board Certified Criticalist (Emergency and Critical Care Specialist)

    The Animal Referral Hospital, Sydney, Australia

    Job Ref: HB1902

    The Animal Referral Hospital is pleased to offer a new opportunity for an ECC Specialist to join the team at our Homebush NSW facility. Homebush is located in the geographical centre of Sydney, Australia, which is known as one of the best cities in the world. Sydney offers an amazing climate and a host of lifestyle opportunities including beautiful beaches, mountains, nightlight, restaurants, multi-cultural activities and Sydney Harbour – all within a 30-60 minute drive from Homebush.

    The Animal Referral Hospital is the largest specialist and emergency group in Australia, with over 500 employees across 7 locations. Our Homebush facility was established 19 years ago, and provides referral services in the fields of small animal surgery, internal medicine, intensive care, medical oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, dentistry and exotics. We have a great team of long-term employed support staff who are engaged, and committed to providing the highest quality patient care. On-site facilities include MRI, CT, ultrasonography, endoscopy, Idexx laboratory equipment, 3 operating theatres, numerous ventilators and blood gas analyzers, a lecture theatre, meeting facilities, dedicated quiet offices for our specialists, staff room and a 24-hour Nursing, Reception and Animal Attendant team.  

    As our ECC service continues to grow, including development of a new ICU facility, an ever-increasing caseload, and a separate intensive care service during the day to support our 24/7 emergency veterinarians, additional expertise is required for both clinical case management and mentoring of our emergency team, interns, and nursing staff.

    Required

    • DACVECC, ECVECC or FANZCVS - eligible for specialist registration in Australia
    • OR: board-eligible & residency trained in emergency and critical care
    • Willingness to work hard, lead, teach and be part of our team

     Desirable attributes for this position

    • Willingness to help grow and develop the ECC service
    • Willingness to travel to our other locations from time to time
    • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, pet owners and referring veterinarians
    • A genuine enjoyment of helping people and their pets when they need us most

    The position is set to commence as soon as possible. Competitive salary package on offer plus visa and relocation assistance.

    If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact Kathy Ikonomidis – Group Human Resources Manager for a confidential discussion on the details below:

    Kathy Ikonomidis, Group Human Resources Manager

    Ph: +61 2 9758 8666

    Email: k.ikonomidis@arhvets.com or recruitment@arhvets.com

    Website: www.arhvets.com.au

    Canada

    The Ottawa Animal Emergency & Speciality Hospital (OAESH) is seeking two board-certified criticalists to join our growing practice. We also welcome individuals who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work in a rapidly growing environment within a brand-new state-of-the-art facility. The emergency and critical care service is staffed with 10 full-time emergency veterinarians and supported by a team of experienced emergency technicians and animal assistants working around the clock to provide exceptional care to our patients. We are looking for enthusiastic applicants that will share our passion and will take an active part in the advancement and development of our emergency and critical care service.

    OAESH is one of a kind! Locally-owned by veterinarians practicing in Ottawa, it opened its doors in April 2018 in response to a growing need for veterinary emergency and speciality care in the area. It has been growing every day since.

    Specialities offered include internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, dermatology, anesthesiology, and part time oncology. We are next-door neighbours with a neurology/neurosurgery practice and share access to their high-field MRI and multi-slice CT scan. Our modern hospital is equipped with complete in-house lab, digital radiology, ultrasound, endoscopy, blood transfusion capabilities, and more.

    Located near downtown Ottawa, ON and 10 minutes from Gatineau, QC, the OAESH is serving a 1.8 million population. Ottawa is the nation’s capital and the fourth largest urban region in Canada. It consistently ranks as one of the best places to live both in Canada and North America. If you are looking for a family-oriented city with a rich multicultural diversity, a low crime rate, and lots of green space and bike paths, Ottawa is waiting for you!

    Competitive compensation package, including CE stipend, association dues, medical/ dental benefits, cell phone plan, relocation assistance and signing bonus.

    Interested applicants may contact Rebecca Heron, at  rheron@oaesh.com, for further details.

    Position Description:

     

    The Department of Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

     

    The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a two-year contractually limited faculty position in Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) at the rank of Assistant 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 have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program. 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 two other ECC faculty to provide clinical and didactic instruction in emergency and critical care. The successful candidate will have the majority of their 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.

     

    The ECC Service is a fully staffed 24/7 Intensive Care Unit with a well-established resident/graduate ECC 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 (Prismaflex), 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-100/200, Multiplate, Stago coagulometer, Throminoscope, Actalyke), 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.

     

    The University of Guelph is the second largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues. 

     

    Application Process:

     

    Assessment of applications will begin on May 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; and the names of at least three referees.

    Applications should be sent to the attention of:

    Dr. Carolyn Kerr

    Chair, Clinical Studies

    University of Guelph

    Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

    searchcv@uoguelph.ca

     

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

     

    The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process.  If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

     

    The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

     

    At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion (http://bit.ly/2yVClqd) is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

     

    If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.

     

    France

    The Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse (ENVT), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time faculty position in small animal emergency and critical care at the rank of Clinical Instructor. The position will open on September 1st, 2019 and be initially limited to 3 years.

    The main responsibilities of the successful candidate will be clinical work and teaching.

    Teaching activities include direct supervision and clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns and residents rotating through the Emergency and Critical Care Service, as well as formal lectures, and participation in journal clubs, practical laboratories, and continuing education activities.

    The ENVT Teaching Hospital is a modern, fully equipped facility that includes digital radiography, ultrasound, 40-slice CT, complete video endoscopy, echocardiography, digital ECG, and digital Holter monitorings. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences includes 28 tenure and clinical-track faculty, including French-, European-, and American-certified specialists in internal medicine, emergency and critical care, ophthalmology, clinical pathology, dermatology, nutrition, and a dedicated technical support staff. The caseload of the small animal hospital is around 10000 cases a year.

    The Emergency and Critical Care Service is staffed by one ACVECC / ECVECC / ACVIM Diplomate. Five clinical assistants and 16 small animal interns rotate through the Emergency and Critical Care Service on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. The Emergency and Critical Care Service works closely with all other services of the veterinary teaching hospital in particular the internal medicine and surgery services. 

    The Emergency and Critical Care Service recently moved into a new State of the Art building. It is fully equipped with a mechanical ventilator, central oxygen supply, direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring, ultrasound, and blood banking facility among others.

    The ENVT was founded in 1825 and is located in Toulouse, a vibrant city in the beautiful South West of France between the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and the Pyrenean mountains. It offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor activities.  

    Requirements for potential candidates include successful completion of a formal residency training program in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American or European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

    In addition, a European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education – approved DVM (or equivalent veterinary degree) to obtain the license to practice veterinary medicine in France is mandatory.

    The candidate should at least have some basic knowledge of the French language or be willing to develop these language skills to be able to effectively communicate with clients and staff of the veterinary teaching hospital.

    Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references.

    Applications should be submitted by or before June 30, 2019 please.

     Additional information:

    Emergency and Critical Care Service - Dr Marcel Aumann

    Ecole nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse

    23, chemin des Capelles – BP 87614 – 31076 Toulouse cedex3 Tel : +33 561 193 214      email: m.aumann@envt.fr

    Département of Clinical Sciences - Dr Brice Reynolds

    Ecole nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse

    23, chemin des Capelles – BP 87614 – 31076 Toulouse cedex3 Tel : +33 561 193 238      email: b.reynolds@envt.fr

    Administrative contacts:

    Veterinary Teaching Hospital Board

    Ecole nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse

    23, chemin des Capelles – BP 87614 – 31076 Toulouse cedex3 Tel : +33 561 193 802      email: chuv@envt.fr

    Human Resources Department

    Ecole nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse

    23, chemin des Capelles – BP 87614 – 31076 Toulouse cedex3 Tel : +33 561 193 803      email: s.vieira@envt.fr

    China

    VSH Hong Kong is a world-class veterinary specialty and emergency hospital in the heart of Wan Chai.  Our specialty referral and emergency caseload is large and continues to grow.  To enhance our collaborative relationship with the referring veterinary community, we do not offer general practice services. 

    We are looking for talented veterinarians to expand our Emergency Service (day and overnight shifts).  To be considered, veterinarians must understand the importance of excellent and compassionate communication.  We strive to meet the needs of our referring veterinarian community, create positive experiences that meet the expectations of our clients, and always remember that the patient comes first.  Our specialists are on call to support the Emergency Service when needed.

    We currently offer specialty services in Surgery, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Emergency/Critical Care and Oncology as well as 24/7 emergency services.  Emergency clinicians work closely with our specialists and have the opportunity for day shifts assisting specialty services.  Our nurses and support staff are incredible, and our Client Care Specialist team at reception works 7 days/week, well into most evenings.

    We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience, and we strive to reward hard-working, committed team members.  Our ER doctors work an average of 3.5 shifts per week, most of which include nights, weekend days, and holidays. 

    ·         12 working days paid holiday plus compensatory days off for an average of 12 statutory holidays

    ·         Relocation expense reimbursement

    ·         HKVA and ACVECC dues

    ·         Generous CPD allowance

    ·         Medical insurance

    Please email a letter of interest, CV and references in complete confidence. 

    Confidential Inquiries To:  info@vsh.com.hk

    United States

    The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical track, full-time, 12-month renewable position within the Emergency and Critical Care section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.  The position is available immediately.

    The Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service is currently staffed by 2 boarded criticalists, an emergency veterinarian, ECC residents, ECC interns, licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary technician assistants, and patient service coordinators.  State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for long term mechanical ventilation, point-of-care ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring system, in-house laboratories, thromboelastography (TEG), on-site blood bank, digital radiography, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment.  Endoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy are also available.  Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of surgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myraid for tumor resection. WSU is recognized nationally and internationally for transsphenoidal hypophysectomy and currently has an active Pituitary Surgical Team and provides a unique opportunity to care for these patients in our ICU. The physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator and therapeutic ultrasound and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner. In addition, the hospital functions as a regional tertiary care facility and provides the Emergency and Critical Care service with a broad-based caseload.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful applicant will have responsibility for participation in clinical service; clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) teaching of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent and/or collaborative, basic science or clinically-oriented research program in an area related to Emergency and Critical Care; will be in direct support of an Emergency and Critical Care residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects for residents and graduate students.  Successful applicants must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program, or is board certified in emergency and critical care medicine before date of hire. 

    Preferred qualifications include board certification in ACVECC, an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in an area related to Veterinary Science, a record of scholarly productivity, evidence of expertise in teaching, and evidence of accomplishments that demonstrates the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.

    APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications begins April 15, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references.  Apply at, www.wsujobs.com. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Martin, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (lgmartin@wsu.edu) or by telephone (509) 432-9320. 

    AREA OVERVIEW:  The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being.  The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, pain management, and neuroscience.  A core clinical research group in pharmacogenomics has been recently identified as a research focus within VCS with the strategic plan to expand this into a generalized clinical focus in individualized medicine. This will provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant interested in genetic relationships to disease. 

    Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athletic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit:  http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.

    WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Nashville Veterinary Specialists in Nashville, TN seeks a Criticalist to join our growing team.

    NVS is a young, but well-established and growing 24-hour emergency and specialty practice with a referral base of more than 200 veterinarians and a growing emergency caseload. We are seeking a full-time Criticalist to join our excellent team. Candidates should be board certified or have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care.  Our hospital currently employs one residency-trained Criticalist as well as boarded diplomats in internal medicine, surgery, oncology, dermatology and neurology. Specialty equipment includes on site CT and MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, cystoscopy and electro diagnostics. Round-the-clock care is provided for all our patients through our 24-hour emergency services.

    We work out of a newly constructed approximately 14,000 square foot facility. We are also deeply committed to environmental sustainability, which is obvious to anyone visiting our practice.

    GQ Magazine calls Nashville "Nowville", referring to the city's strong business climate, mild weather, good schools and awesome life style. There is easy access to outdoor activities like hiking and water sports, plus professional sports teams and arguably the best music scene in the country. Yes, we have all types of music, not just country.

    In addition to a competitive salary, NVS offers a comprehensive benefits package and relocation bonus. We are looking for a hardworking and compassionate individual with broad abilities and a strong desire to contribute to our team. NVS focuses on delivering the highest quality care to our patients, the best service to our clients and effective teamwork. Visit us at https://www.nashvillevetspecialists.com/. For more information or contact kim.scott@nva.com or 805-404-3581.

     

    REACH Veterinary Specialists is a growing state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency and Specialty Practice located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. With our amazing growth this year, we are excited to be able to add a Criticalist or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program to our team who can further elevate our patient and client care! 

     

    We pride ourselves on a culture that is based around family, decreasing compassion fatigue, support, and high quality experience for our patients and clients that is also low-stress. The ideal candidate should be a positive minded team player who possesses excellent communication skills and has a commitment to practicing current and innovative medicine.

     

    We offer competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package that includes healthcare, continuing education, PTO and more! Signing and relocation bonuses offered.

     

    About our Hospital:

     

    ·         16 slice helical CT Scanner

    ·         Ultrasound

    ·         3 state-of-the-art surgical suites

    ·         Specialized ICU unit that includes oxygen cages and specialized feline and canine wards

    ·         Separate Isolation ward with specified isolation walking yard

    ·         Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

    ·         Services within the practice include: ER, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology and Ophthalmology 

     

    This is an opportunity to practice excellent medicine while having time to experience all that the area has to offer. Asheville is a thriving mountain city that features a funky and eclectic downtown, 30-plus art galleries, a burgeoning culinary scene, a thriving live music scene and of course, the awe-inspiring scenery of the Appalachian Mountains. Asheville is the ultimate playground, with a wide diversity of outdoor adventures for all ages, and the ideal location for an active and healthy lifestyle. 

     

    Visit us at www.reachvet.com. For more information contact kim.scott@nva.com or 805-404-3581.

    Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY seeks a board-certified Criticalist or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program to join our team. If you are an individual who has a desire to work in a busy specialty hospital and enjoys team collaboration with other specialists, ASC is the job for you! A desire to teach is important as we have specialty interns and residents as well as technicians aspiring to be VTS certified. We strongly encourage professional development of all our staff.

    We are in the process of restructuring the service and are eager to work with an ambitious, skilled and motivated specialists in our well-established state of the art hospital. Our well-equipped practice includes a 16 slice Toshiba CT, 1.5T GE MRI, TrueBeam Radiation (with Stereotactic and IMRT capabilities), Sonocure Ultrasonic Aspirator, Operating Microscope, ScopioLabs Cytologic Microscopic Telemedicine, GE Logic S8 Vet Ultrasound, Jet Ventilator, Storz and Olympus Scopes and Physical Therapy Suite with Underwater Treadmills. 

    Westchester is an affluent county only a 20-minute train or car ride to Manhattan. Enjoy the suburbs while having easy access to NYC entertainment or live in NYC and have an easy reverse commute. Full and part time candidates welcome, as well as those wishing to remain confidential. We offer competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package that includes healthcare, continuing education, PTO and more! Signing, relocation and referral bonuses offered.

    Visit us at www.animalspecialtycener.com. For more information contact kim.scott@nva.com or 805-404-3581.

    Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is a 24 hour independently-owned specialty practice with three locations in Southeastern Wisconsin. We are seeking two full time, board-certified Criticalists, or individuals who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, to join our rapidly growing team of specialists!

    Lakeshore is home to multiple Board-Certified Specialists in Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and Dentistry. Our team also includes a Residency Trained Cardiologist and Certified Physical Rehabilitation veterinarian. We have the only Veterinary Social Work Program in Wisconsin to assist with client and employee concerns.

    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. This is a great opportunity to be involved in the expanded services we will be able to offer in our NEW 17,500 square foot hospital to be completed by Fall of 2019, just feet away from our current hospital in Oak Creek. Lakeshore hosts CE events for our referring community and we also support active in-hospital education. Opportunities include grand rounds, M&M rounds and journal club in our Glendale location as well as in house lectures by our specialists.

    Competitive base salary, with

    --Quarterly profit sharing

    General benefits include:

    --Health, dental, vision and life insurance

    --PTO

    --CE time off and allowance

    --License reimbursement (WI, DEA)

    --Membership reimbursement (AVMA, PLIT, WVMA, MVMA)

    --Employer matching 401(k) and retirement plan

    --Relocation stipend

    --Uniform allowance

    --Employee pet discount

    --Annual Friends and Family Discount

    Our Facility:

    At each location we have in house laboratory capabilities including IDexx CBC, chemistry, blood gas, Sedivue, coagulation, blood type and cross match with in-house blood products and blood donor program, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, and well -quipped surgery sites. In our Glendale location we have TEG, CT, MRI, mechanical ventilation and a linear accelerator for SRS/SRT.

     About Lakeshore:

    Lakeshore was founded by a like-minded group of veterinary professionals looking to provide better medical care and client communication in their communities. Our owners are all practicing veterinarians who are passionate about providing the best patient care and collaborative work environment as possible. If you are a leader who is passionate about emergency/critical care medicine and thrive in a collaborative environment where patient care is placed at a premium, we encourage you to apply.

    Work – Life Balance:

    Located on the Shores of Lake Michigan, the greater Milwaukee area offers adventures for everyone with a low cost of living. Explore the city with access to some of the best restaurants, breweries, nightlife and shops. Enjoy a Broadway show or concert downtown or rock out at Summerfest or any of the celebrations on the waterfront throughout the summer. Milwaukee is home to the Brewers, the Bucks and the Admirals and not far from Green Bay, home of the Packers. Enjoy the outdoors, sailing on pristine Lake Michigan, paddle boarding or surfing the beaches or hiking and biking in the surrounding state parks. This Midwestern area offers so much! At Lakeshore we provide flexible schedules to support personal time away from work.

    For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Jacob Odders, DVM, DACVS at jodders@lakeshorevetspecialists.com or call 414-540-6710. You can also visit us on the web at www.lakeshorevetspecialists.com

    The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time clinical (term) track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Clinical Education housed within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Appointment rank will be determined by the qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate.

    This position will be instrumental in teaching professional veterinary students anesthesia and surgical training. Responsibilities include working with an accomplished team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, primary care specialists, and educational assessment faculty, to teach students, using ovariohysterectomy and orchiectomy procedures on shelter animals, as well as utilizing training models and specimens. Specific duties include developing and delivering didactic lectures, laboratory instruction, assessment of students, and supporting a range of clinical education courses. This position also includes involvement in intern training and can be modified to allow the successful applicant to pursue areas of personal interest.

    Approximately 70-80% of duties will include providing classroom and laboratory instruction in the professional veterinary student curriculum. The remainder of duties will be split between research, outreach activities, hospital service, and institutional/committee work. It is expected that the successful candidate will collaborate in clinical research with others in the department, college, or elsewhere. Candidates with interest in veterinary medical education or development of novel ways to instruct veterinary students would integrate well with our research group, although candidates with other established clinical and research interests are encouraged to apply.

    The College of Veterinary Medicine has dynamic faculty representing disciplines of medicine, surgery, emergency/critical care, pathology, immunology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, and public health. Modern laboratory space and animal facilities are available in the college. The clinical skills laboratory and surgical training facilities are state of the art. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty in other colleges and a number of interdepartmental programs/centers, as well as, at the USDA/ARS National Animal Disease Center and the USDA/APHIS National Veterinary Service Laboratories.

    Required Education and Experience:

    - DVM or equivalent degree
    - Minimum of three years of experience in a high quality general or specialty practice or completion of an approved residency program

    - State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment

    CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    - A demonstrated commitment to veterinary clinical instruction and education
    - Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues successfully in a team
    - Demonstrated ability to instruct or mentor veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and clinicians

    - Board certification in a related clinical field (e.g. American College of Veterinary Surgeons, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, or American Board of Veterinary Practitioners)

    About Iowa State University:

    Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

    Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

    Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

    Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

    All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

    For a complete position description, including application instructions, please visit:   http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/35646 (Posting No. 900047). 

    Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road,  (515) 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

     

    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a clinical track faculty position in Emergency & Critical Care at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or ECVECC residency. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVECC or ECVECC board certified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Strengths are required in teamwork, clinical teaching, scholarship, and clinical service.

    The selected candidate will join six other faculty members on the Emergency Critical Care Service within the Foster Hospital for Small Animals in North Grafton, MA. Faculty in ECC cover daytime, swing, and weekend shifts in the ER and ICU, overseeing the busy clinical services with an amazing caseload. Enthusiasm for teaching students, nurses, interns and residents is required. Some flexibility in scheduling is required, with shifts shared between faculty. Faculty often manage cases, may participate in emergency receiving, and accept internal transfers as service needs require.

    The selected candidate is expected to participate in education of residents and interns in all aspects of emergency and critical care, including boards review sessions, journal club, and communications training. One-on-one resident mentorship, including supervising resident research projects, is expected. Specific research interests of the current faculty include infectious disease, coagulation, respiratory medicine, biostatistics, and military working dogs. All faculty are involved in VETCOT and RECOVER initiatives, as well as the Northeast Emergency and Critical Care Specialist working group.

    This position is available July 1, 2019. Applicants should submit materials through this Interfolio link https://apply.interfolio.com/64036, including 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.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Position Description:

    • Provide strategic vision for the Department of Clinical Sciences to meet the current and future needs of the profession
    • Provide academic leadership and administrative support to encourage balance and excellence in research relevant to veterinary medicine, clinical service, and instruction in the Department of Clinical Sciences
    • Facilitate success of the research enterprise in the department through faculty development, staff support, and expanding funding opportunities
    • Align goals and activities with those of the departmental faculty, the hospital administration, and the college leadership to create collaborative action plans supported and facilitated throughout all levels of the organization
    • Establish new and promote existing interfaces between the Department of Clinical Sciences and college, institutional, inter-campus and professional initiatives
    • Continue to evolve and improve compliance of administrative structure, guidelines, policies, and processes at the departmental and college levels
    • Recruit, develop and promote faculty, including effective mentoring for faculty at all career stages
    • Foster a supportive environment that engages, encourages and recognizes excellence, and provides opportunities for continuous professional development of faculty at all ranks, house officers, and staff
    • Actively provide performance feedback through a variety of formal and informal mechanisms for faculty
    • Provide effective resource management to facilitate the success of the department
    • Promote the financial health of the department through fiscal oversight, and facilitation of external funding including foundation support, philanthropy, and extramural funding
    • Allocate a minimum of 50% effort distribution toward department administration, with additional clinical and/or research effort

    The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks an exceptional leader to serve as the next Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences (DCS). The chair will be a scholar of demonstrated and recognized scientific stature with strong leadership skills. The new chair will have the opportunity to guide department strategy and support continued implementation of college strategic plans.

    Department faculty advance treatment and prevention of animal disease, promote animal health and productivity and utilize our unique access to naturally-occurring clinical disease to explore mechanisms of fundamental importance to biomedical science. Clinical and basic research are equally valued, and faculty strive to integrate their research programs with clinical veterinary medicine. DCS is one of five departments in a College of Veterinary Medicine that has consistently been ranked in the top two nationally. Among the college's major research strengths are cancer biology and oncology, functional and comparative mammalian genomics, immunology, and the biology and clinical manifestations of infectious diseases. These priorities align with university-wide initiatives in genome biology, immunology, infection biology, data science, and sustainability. In these and other academic fields, the college has adopted a strong emphasis on translational medicine, an area that affords significant growth opportunities for this department.

    The department is home to more than 70 internationally recognized tenured/tenure-track and clinical-track faculty, who are board-certified specialists. The college and faculty are noted teachers within a strong problem-based learning and hands-on longitudinal curriculum. Department faculty teach in pre-clinical and clinical aspects of the curriculum, including core and elective material. Clinical service and teaching is centered in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and also includes formal and informal international and programmatic collaborations including City University in Hong Kong. The CUHA, administered separately but in close collaboration with the DCS faculty and chair, includes the Companion Animal Hospital, Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, Small Animal Community Practice, Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Clinic, Ambulatory Service, and Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists. These units provide both primary and specialized care and clinical training in all aspects of small, large and non-domestic animal medicine and surgery. The CUHA cares for over 80,000 animals annually, generating approximately $25 million in revenue.

    The successful candidate will be a board-certified veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) and internationally recognized for research, clinical, and teaching excellence, leadership, and scholarship. Additionally, the candidate will have a sound vision for the future of the department and the disciplines it represents, the skill to lead and advance a clinical and research-oriented department, the ability to both recruit and mentor exceptional faculty, and a passion for educational excellence at the professional and post-graduate levels.

    Qualified individuals must demonstrate:

    (i)       academic leadership in a college of veterinary medicine

    (ii)     a record of active participation in professional/scientific affairs; and

    (iii)    appropriate teaching and research experience in a university or substantially equivalent setting

    Applicants should hold credentials sufficient for appointment to the rank of Professor at Cornell University. Chair positions are typically renewable, five-year term appointments.

    Located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, Cornell University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our climate by fostering diversity and inclusion. Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff and students encourage these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic activities. The College of Veterinary Medicine also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples through Cornell’s Dual Career program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

    The committee will review applications and nominations from qualified individuals no later than July 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals, research interests and plans, and contributions to inclusion and diversity; a curriculum vitae; and the names of 3 individuals who can provide references through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13734

    What is a Statement of Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity?

    This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators, and/or to convey how they see these commitments continuing at Cornell. Such articulation can focus on teaching, research or service, or all three factors.

    Please send questions to the chair of the search committee, Associate Professor Ursula Krotscheck, at uk28@cornell.edu

    Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

    Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    Faculty Position in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

     

    The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University invites applications for a clinical track or tenure track faculty position in the Section of Companion Animal Emergency and Critical Care.  Candidates must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine.  Board certification in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is preferred, but candidates who have recently completed or who anticipate completing an approved residency by July 2020, will also be considered.

     

    The successful candidate will join four board-certified Companion Animal Emergency and Critical Care faculty members training six ECC residents working in a comprehensive teaching and referral hospital with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.  Responsibilities will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s areas of expertise within the specialty of emergency and critical care medicine.  Effort will be distributed among clinical teaching and service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and house officers, and independent and/or collaborative research.  Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech campuses in New York City.

     

    Clinical duties require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, weekend and shared holiday responsibilities.  The successful candidate will share supervision of a 24-hour emergency receiving (ER) service as well as primary care of critically ill patients in the 30-cage intensive care unit (ICU) through the Critical Care (CC) Service.  Both the ER and ICU are staffed 24 hours a day with licensed veterinary technicians, with a mission for excellence in patient care.  The ICU is open style with all specialty services (including the CC Service) providing primary care of the patients in the unit.  The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with surgical and medical specialists regarding case management.

     

    Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

     

    Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or work in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.  Cornell is located in Ithaca on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York.  Ithaca is a vibrant city with museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants.  It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries and cideries, and downhill skiing areas.  Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with ample opportunities for outdoor activities.

     

    Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career searches.

    For more information, go to: https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments/clinical-sciences/employment-opportunities or contact Dr. Gretchen Schoeffler, Co-Chair of the Search Committee at gls37@cornell.edu or Dr. Rory Todhunter, Co-Chair of the Search Committee at rjt2@cornell.edu .

    Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13972 

    The required sections of the application include: cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals, research interests and plans, and inclusion and diversity; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site.  Please ensure the “email notify writer on submit” box is selected upon submission.  If you have concerns with submitting your references online, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee.

    What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity?

    A statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators, and/or to convey how they see these commitments continuing at Cornell. Such articulation can focus on teaching, research, or service, or all of three factors.

    Applications received by August 15, 2019, will receive full consideration and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Are you looking for something different? Do you want to work with a bunch of rock stars and support one of the largest, most advanced, and inclusive multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California? We are looking for a caring, and friendly Medical Director who is a board-certified specialist to join our team at our independently owned San Fernando Valley Hospital.

    The ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital – San Fernando Valley location is currently comprised of emergency/critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, surgery, and neurology & neurosurgery. Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in dermatology, dentistry, ophthalmology, and 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. We are always willing to expand in different directions and explore new therapies.

    But we’re not just a great place to work for the above reasons. Our owner, a veterinarian, is driven to ensure all employees enjoy the family environment found in smaller practices, while offering the security, rewards, expectations, and growth opportunities common to larger organizations. Now that’s cool.

    The Medical Director must always abide by and uphold the Principles of Quality, Integrity, Compassion and Service while behaving as a leader and figurehead for the organization in addition to working as a specialist, the Medical Director has several other responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities –

    • Establishment and oversight of medical standards and protocols
    • Assisting management with recruitment, hiring, and evaluating medical personnel
    • Oversight of scheduling for all doctors (aided by management)
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with referring practices to generate referrals personally, as well as working with other professional and para-professional staff
    • Participating in marketing efforts as needed
    • Participating in meetings, discussions and decisions regarding the strategy, direction and operations of the practice with management
    • Assist management as required with managing doctors’ job performance
    • Participating in decisions regarding medical equipment
    • Maintaining positive relationships with other specialty organizations in the area
    • Client complaints – work with Hospital Management Team on any medical aspect of a complaint
    • DVM complaints – work with Hospital Owner and Hospital Management Team with any complaints from primary DVMs
    • Assisting and training doctor staff as needed
    • Manage blood donor program, enlist more donors and ensure donor testing is up to date and eligibility guidelines are enforced
    • Conduct oneself as a leader within our principles and in lock-step with management
    • Serve as a Tech training liaison

    Qualifications –

    Board-certified veterinary specialist

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

    Please send your CV attention to our Chief of Staff, Richard Mills, DVM, DACVECC at rmills@accessvets.com.

    Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego (VSHSD) is looking for 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 well established, 24-hour, emergency and specialty referral hospital in San Diego.

    Our focus is to provide the ultimate client experience to every client, every visit and to provide outstanding medical service with the highest standards of care. We are a highly collaborative group that strives for a personalized medicine approach to our cases. A strong emphasis is placed on teaching with current ECC residents, an internship program in its 26th year and a strong externship program for veterinary students. VSH is active in clinical research and provides extensive continuing education opportunities. Our staff includes 28 board-certified specialists that provide the most comprehensive veterinary medicine available in the region. Our technical staff is highly skilled and motivated.

    The Hospital: VSH is a 24-hour state of the art emergency and specialty hospital in San Diego County. Specialties include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Cardiology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care.

    The Equipment: The hospital is a state-of-the-art emergency referral specialty hospital.  Equipment includes a 1.5T on-site MRI unit, a 64-slice CT, two DR digital systems, a Toshiba Aplio 300 and Canon Aplio i700, two Mindray Z6Vet portable ultrasounds, a digital fluoroscopy unit, and GE 9800 C-Arm with neurovascular package, fully integrated PACS, nerve stimulators, a full complement of endoscopy, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and an on-site reference lab with two full-time Clinical Pathologists and an Anatomic Pathologist.

    VSH is proud to be the home of Ethos Diagnostic Science with a full service, in-house reference diagnostic laboratory that provides unquestioned reliability with rapid turnaround on tests. UC Davis also has nephrology/urology/hemodialysis, cardiology, and pharmacy programs on premises. The qualified Criticalist will have several responsibilities including management of critical cases/oversight of the ICU, receiving emergencies, and the mentoring and teaching of ECC residents, interns and rotating extern veterinary students.

    Culture: Our highly skilled and motivated veterinary team works as a collaborative and collegial group to provide optimal care to our patients and their owners.  Specialty interests, both in clinical practice and in research, are supported and encouraged. We have a very active teaching program for externs, rotating interns, specialty interns, and residents.

    We offer a competitive benefits packages, compensation and desirable work schedules. Interested applicants should be highly motivated to provide the highest quality patient and client care in a seamless environment. 

    VSH Sorrento Valley is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, while maintaining our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. 

    Transformative Science:  We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments.

    Knowledge:  We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential.

    Collaboration:  Throughout Ethos we focus on capturing bright spots and sharing that knowledge across our organization. We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams.

    Interested candidates can send their letter of interest and CV to Dr. Chris Blum, MS, VMD, CVA Veterinary Talent Acquisition Specialist at cblum@ethosvet.com.