VCA Emergency (ER) Veterinarian in Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.
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VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center is a 24-hour emergency/specialty practice in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Relief EMERGENCY (ER) VETERINARIAN POSITION
Busy, well-supported 24-hour specialty and ER hospital has a rapidly increasing caseload that supports further coverage. We offer multiple specialties and services (soon to be adding more):
Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgery
Oncological Therapies, including electrochemotherapy
Emergency Veterinarian opportunities
Overnight shifts (Swing shifts forthcoming)
Weekend and holiday shifts as well - These are the most exciting ones for you!
Join us with AAHA-Accredited VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center’s exciting growth phase! Are you:
Looking to add flexible shifts?
Looking for that perfect fit team who works smoothly together for the benefit of the patient and client?
Excited to care for your patients with an experienced, supportive team of specialty and emergency doctors and highly skilled technicians?
Yes? During we are interviewing fast-paced, enthusiastic, high-quality emergency medicine doctors. We would love to have the opportunity to meet you and let you experience our 24-hour specialty & ER hospital.
Sample Cases Seen:
We see the gamut of urgent, critical care and trauma cases for dogs and cats. We are acquiring equipment for exotics care as well.
Gastroenteritis/Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis
Post-Operative Orthopedic care
Esophageal/GI Foreign Body
Laceration – simple and complex
And many more…
What we are looking for:
Friendly, energetic, fast-moving, independent/quick-thinking licensed emergency veterinarian is a must.
Internship including emergency medicine + 1-year emergency medicine required or minimum 3+ year experience in busy emergency practice.
Some ultrasound experience is optional, but is preferred.
Comfortable with minor soft tissue surgery. Ability to perform abdominal surgeries a plus.
Find what you need to practice the highest quality emergency and trauma veterinary medicine in our busy, 12,000+ sqf facility - with a small hospital feel:
Advanced diagnostics and care in our 24-hour AAHA Accredited Specialty & Emergency Hospital:
New GE58 Ultrasound
New Storz Hd Endoscopy Equipment
New Howell Multiflow 2002 Pro Ventilator
Three fully functional oxygen (O2) kennels
In-house CT scanner
What are our clients like?
Very pet-friendly community
Where are we located?
VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center is situated in a beautiful suburb of Denver, Colorado.
Panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains from our hospital
Only 1 minute from a bike path that spans to hundreds of miles of trails
Barely 5 minutes to a major shopping mall
A short 10 minutes from sailing
Just 20 minutes to mountain hiking trails
A mere 30 minutes to the vast cultural options of downtown Denver (professional sports, concerts, BuskerFest, art shows and so much more)
Only 1 hour to whisk down the ski slopes
What else do you get?
Health care benefits Options
Discounts to VCA Partners
Excellent Employee Pet Discounts
CE Allowance + many more opportunities for FREE accredited CE
Spectacular opportunities for advancement
Much, much more!
Part-Time (Relief) still gives you access to pet discounts, CE events and much more!
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).
VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!