Do not miss this job opportunity at VCA NORTHVIEW SPECIALTY REFERRAL AND EMERGENCY CENTER in PITTSBURGH, PA.
An experienced Emergency Veterinarian is needed to join our AAHA-accredited, 24/7 emergency, multi-specialty referral and general practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Signing Bonus offered!
The successful candidate must demonstrate:Proficiency in handling both minor and complex emergency cases as well as being able to provide excellent ongoing medical care to hospitalized intensive care, medicine and surgical cases.
Excellent ability to work with a team, and must possess good team management skills.
Desire to have a direct role in the education of less experienced Emergency Veterinarians and Technicians.
Surgical aptitude for routine surgical emergencies.Compassionate care to patients, clients and co-workers.
This position allows you to practice high quality medicine and gives ample opportunity for continued growth by working alongside our team of specialists: surgery, internal medicine, critical care, and acupuncture. Our well-equipped facility offers ultrasound, digital radiography, CT imaging, endoscopy, and bronchoscopy. Our intensive care unit offers the ability to deliver oxygen by cage or nasal cannula at cage side; I-STAT and in house chemistry, CBC and coagulation profile. We also have patient monitoring to include; cardell multiparameter monitors (oscillimetric BP, pulse oximetry, end tidal CO2, and ECG). Doppler BP is also available. We stock a complete in house E/CC pharmacy and a full line of blood products for both dogs and cats.
Skills and Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is employed.
Professional comportment and appearance with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive friendly attitude.
The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members.
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and pets.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Additionally, VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:
Competitive salary plus bonus potential.Medical, Dental & Vision insurance.
Generous CE allowance.
Opportunity to teach and mentor.
Life and Long Term Disability insurance
Professional Liability coverage.
This position will include daytime emergency and critical care alternating weekends; and/or overnight shifts with alternating weekends.