VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists, a 24-hour emergency and specialty center, well regarded and respected in the Orange County veterinary community is currently looking for an Emergency Veterinarian.
The practice itself is over ten years old and is primarily a critical care and internal medicine focused practice. It is located in a collaborative campus of other specialists, encompassing all specialties in veterinary medicine including but not limited to oncology, neurology, radiation oncology, dermatology, dentistry and ophthalmology. The practice was recently completely remodeled and is housed in a two-story, 7500 square foot facility with all the accompanying and imaginable bells and whistles.
The spacious facility at VCA OCVS meets the needs of all of its specialists and includes six exam rooms, two surgical suites and a large treatment room. Available equipment includes anesthetic and mechanical ventilators, diagnostic and portable ultrasounds, oxygen cages and endoscopy towers (flexible and rigid video scores as well as laparoscopy and arthroscopy). In addition, the practice uses both digital radiograph and has a fluoroscopy (portable C-arm).
Laboratory equipment includes in-house CBC, in-house chemistry, Nova (electrolytes and blood gas) and colloid osmometer. Intensive care monitoring capabilities include recently upgraded pulse oximetry with, Capnography (EMMA portable capnographs and stand alone capnography), direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring, CVP monitoring, intra-abdominal pressure monitoring and wireless continuous telemetry. Advanced imaging (CT, MRI and scintigraphy) is also available next door.
The hospital fosters a relaxed and collegial atmosphere with a large support staff of 50 employees. Of 22 highly skilled veterinary technicians, 13 are registered veterinary technicians and 3 are boarded in emergency and critical care.
The primary qualification in any applicant is an all-encompassing desire to provide exceptional patient care. However, it is equally important that any applicant be energetic, a fun person to be around and someone who will gel with the positive vibe of the facility.
Since this is already a very busy hospital with a heavy caseload and a strong referral base, this position offers the opportunity to a variety of interesting cases and also to work collaboratively with all the specialty departments.
In addition to the opportunity to work in a busy, established multi-specialty practice, the position at VCA OCVS offers the opportunity to live in one of the loveliest regions in the country. The beach is a short drive to the west while the mountains, skiing and the desert are short drives to the east. VCA OCVS is situated between Los Angeles and San Diego with numerous activities and areas to explore. Orange County is undoubtedly one of the loveliest regions in the country. There is a super high quality of life, the beach is a short drive to the west while the mountains, skiing, or the desert is a short drive to the east. Get in the car and soon enough you’ll be in LA with its big city culture or avoid the car altogether and enjoy the open space and outdoor activities that the OC has to offer.
A great location, a great facility, fantastic staff, and a tremendous opportunity for financial success while providing compassionate care. What are you waiting for?!
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.