Emergency Veterinarian

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Date Posted: 01/01/2018

Job Description:

Do you enjoy fast paced, high end medicine? Do you enjoy a schedule that has long breaks built in to allow you to enjoy travel and achieve a good work / life balance? Do you enjoy interacting with specialists to continually grow as a team together? We have the position for you. We are looking for an energetic full time emergency clinician to join our team. We are Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory, a progressive specialty and emergency facility with internal medicine, surgery, critical care, dermatology, canine rehabilitation, I131 therapy and more. We are located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. We are one hour from Asheville, NC – a city alive with art, music and culture. We are one hour from Charlotte, NC – a more contemporary city with night life, Carolina Panthers and arts/culture. Hickory itself is an active town with history and a downtown that is alive with activities. Nearby Morganton is a small version of Asheville. Our ER clinicians interact nearly daily with a board certified criticalist in rounds and have access to on call specialists on nights and weekends. We believe in good communication and growing together as a team to allow us to always provide the best medicine for our patient population. We see a wide range of cases from the simple blocked cat to septic peritonitis, traumatic brain injury and complicated medicine cases. We have a MyLab 5 ultrasound for AFAST / TFAST / VETBLUE ultrasounds and a larger MyLab 50 for diagnostic abdominal, thoracic and cardiac ultrasounds. Imaging capability includes digital radiography, CT and fluoroscopy. Our internal medicine service performs endoscopy and bronchoscopy as well. We have a fully capable lab including in house CBC/chemistry/venous and arterial blood gases and Idexx Sedivue technology. Our surgical service does soft tissue, orthopedic, vascular and neurologic surgeries. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. We offer a $5,000 sign on bonus and a relocation package. Interested? Send CV and cover letter to Mike Bridges via e-mail or call (828)328-6697.


Mike Bridges