VCA East Bay Veterinary Emergency in Antioch, California is seeking a highly experienced Veterinarian to lead our talented team as Medical Director.
Sign-on Bonus up to $50k!
This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated veterinarian to continue practicing medicine while establishing the direction and medical quality of the hospital like a practice owner. Plus, you'll have the solid backing of experts in Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Payroll, and more, to help you succeed.
At VCA East Bay Veterinary Emergency we operate 24 hours a day facility with focus on providing care for emergent canine and feline cases and are a referral hospital for after-hours care for the local general practitioners. Our emergency surgeries are performed by a board-certified on-call surgeon. This hospital also houses interns that split their time between this facility and our sister hospital in Walnut Creek, Encina Veterinary Medical Center, and plays a vital role in their 13-month program. Our experienced and knowledgeable team members are fully trained on the latest veterinary medicine and procedures, ensuring that our patients receive the best veterinary care in the industry.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Our well-appointed hospital includes 4 exam rooms, 1 large and open treatment area, a surgery suite, an isolation unit, and Snyder ICU oxygen cage.
In-house laboratory capabilities include Heska CBC and Chemistries, Electrolytes, iStat, PT/PTT/Viscoelastic Coagulation Monitoring, Felv/FIV, Parvo, Idexx Resting Cortisol, and cytology. We use Antech laboratories for all other diagnostics.
We have an in-house ultrasound and digital radiography technology with a viewing station to review radiographs with owners as well as the opportunity to send out all our digital radiographs to a Board-Certified Radiologist for an expert opinion.
Surgical monitoring and support include Cardell monitors including pulse ox and blood pressure monitoring.
Electronic Medical Records
Long-term, experienced, and very knowledgeable RVT’s and vet assistants
A loyal RDVM base for referrals
Complete pharmacy, including canine pRBC, canine and feline plasma, intralipids and a large inventory of established emergency pharmaceuticals
Strong focus on client education
Antioch is a growing city! With the recent BART extension everything the Bay Area has to offer is more readily accessible. It has an ideal year-round climate with incredible outdoor opportunities including hiking, mountain biking, water sports, skiing, wine tasting, and camping. An easy drive in any direction takes you to San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, or Napa Valley with all their accompanying activities.
Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $250K to $275K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.
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)
At VCA, your pet’s health is our top priority, and excellent service to you is our goal. We’re a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Our technicians and support team members are all animal lovers who treat pets with the compassion and respect that they deserve.
Local Doctors, World-Class Care.
VCA is committed to continuously improving the standard of care for our hospitals and veterinary medicine as a whole through compassionate, high-quality primary care. VCA has over 1,000 neighborhood hospitals and over 6,000 Veterinarians. To stay on top of the latest advances, every VCA Veterinarian completes 30 hours of continuing education a year – more than twice the industry standard.