JOB BOARD


Posted: March 21, 2017

Outstanding Specialty Opportunity in Small Animal Dentistry

Akron Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center (AVREC) is seeking a board certified dentist or one residency trained in dentistry and oral surgery to join our expanding specialty and emergency hospital.

AVREC is ideally situated in the western suburbs of Akron, Ohio, about 20 miles south of Cleveland. As a referral and emergency hospital, the foundation of our reputation and success for over twenty (20) years has been based on a team focused approach to small animal specialty veterinary medicine and a high regard for referral relationship building. Because of our commitment to client service and quality care, many regard AVREC as the finest veterinary referral hospital in the region.

In coming to AVREC as the only boarded/residency trained dentist in northeast Ohio, you will practice alongside those in surgery, internal medicine, neurology, cardiology, ophthalmology, dermatology, radiology, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency and beginning this summer, dedicated oncology. Due to area demand/need not being met and our desire to expand the scope of services, we are confident the right individual will have a successful and busy practice in a relatively short time.

If you are not familiar with the area, northeast Ohio offers many cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as professional sports. Northeast Ohio is also an ideal location to raise a family, offering a variety of choices for public and private education. These amenities are important for you to know because we wholeheartedly believe that a balance between work and home life is critical.

If it may be time for a change or you are completing your residency and are interested in not only a supportive, collegial, financially rewarding environment, but also an organization with which you would be proud to be associated, we encourage you to submit your CV to or contact directly:

Shaun W. McWilliams, CEO
Akron Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
1321 Centerview Circle · Akron, Ohio 44321
Phone: 330.665.4996
Fax: 330.665.5972
E-mail: smcwilliams@akronvet.com - Or visit us at www.akronvet.com


Posted: March 17, 2017

Dentist

Licensed Veterinary Technician Wanted for Dentistry Department Seattle Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl Veterinary Partner, has an immediate need for an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our Dentistry team.

A BluePearl Technician is someone who is self-motivated, a quick thinker, and someone who is able to multi-task efficiently. Good communication skills and compassion is a must. Interested candidates will be responsible for some post-operative client communication and must be able to work independently while contributing to a larger team goal. A rotating on call schedule is required once training has been completed.

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTION
The primary function of the Dentistry Veterinary Technician Level 1 is to be responsible for treatments of stable hospitalized patients and stable dentistry patients, outpatient diagnostics and treatments.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
It is recognized that some skills may not be performed at all hospitals. The veterinary technician is expected to complete skills in accordance with the hospital’s policies.
• Maintains proficiency at Veterinary Assistant Level 2 clinical skills and competencies.
• Compassionately, calmly and gently approaches and handles patients.
• Approaches and handles patients according to safety protocols and core values.
• Uses practice management software to maintain client and patient records according to hospital protocol.
• Maintains solid grasp of common veterinary medical terms and abbreviations and is able to converse with other veterinary professionals in medical terms.
• Able to address client concerns and answer them appropriately during visits, updates, or after hospitalization, for their skill set. Quickly and competently facilitates incoming calls.
• Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients.
• Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
• Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
• Operates and troubleshoots medical equipment necessary to perform job duties according to operating manual, and identifies and reports abnormalities.
• Alerts veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges.
• Interprets and completes in-patient and out-patient workup requests by veterinarian within their skill set.
• Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics and appropriately submits out-house laboratory samples to all diagnostic labs used.
• Calculates basic medical math.
• Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
• Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.
• Prepares medications, documents and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to client.
• Able to reconstitute and label medications appropriately.
• Performs phlebotomy.
• Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
• Understands, monitors and troubleshoots indwelling urinary catheters and closed urinary systems.
• Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
• Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
• Able to set up intravenous fluids and can operate all brands of intravenous fluid pumps and can troubleshoot errors.
• Able to disconnect and connect patient from intravenous fluids aseptically.
• Ability to monitor patient response to fluid therapy including signs of overload.
• Appropriately restrain non-aggressive feline and canine patients.
• Able to read and follow orders written on treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner.
• Understands and troubleshoots oxygen delivery via appropriate routes.
• Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
• Performs all necessary functions of a preanesthesic workup under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
• Intubates patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
• Understands appropriate use of PPE during dentistry procedures.
• Ability to identify and locate instruments and materials (sutures, drill bits, probes, etc)
• Extubates and appropriately monitors post-operative patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
• Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
• Performs radiography using proper technique and PPE.
• Identifies signs of pain and alerts veterinarian.
• Supports clinician and client throughout euthanasia process.
• Trains others to competently perform skills in prerequisite levels.
• Assist across services during primary service downtime or as directed by supervisor.
• Accurate use of inventory management system; report supply shortages to Inventory Manager.
• Demonstrate proper use of hospital PPE; adhere to safety committee standards.
• Maintains hospital for day to day function and operation (stocking, cleaning, etc.).
• Attendance required at staff meetings and technician department meetings.
• Adhere to Employee Policy Manual, Hospital Procedure Manual and Safety Plan.
• Perform related work and additional duties as requested by Owners/Hospital Directors and Management.
• Maintains continuing education and licensure according to state and hospital guidelines.
• Veterinary Technician Level I - Dentistry
• Additional job duties as assigned.
PROHIBITED TASKS
• Diagnosis and Prognosis
• Prescribe medications
• Perform surgery, including dental extraction
• Please refer and adhere to state-specific restrictions when applicable
CONTINUING EDUCATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT
• Participates in a minimum of five (5) internal or external continuing education credit hours annually, including annual OSHA training.
• Proactively seeks opportunities to improve upon skill sets and learn additional skills, enabling greater contribution to the work team.
THE FIVE PRINCIPLES
• Quality – The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal.
• Responsibility – As individuals, we demand total responsibility from ourselves; as associates, we support the responsibility of others.
• Mutuality – A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.
• Efficiency – We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best.
• Freedom – We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Current certification/license in veterinary technology.
• Mastery of Veterinary Assistant Level II competencies and maintains proficiency.
• Experience working in a veterinary practice preferred.
• High School graduate.
• Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.
• Strong organizational/time management skills: able to set, prioritize and attain goals with attention to detail.
• Strong professional development skills: able to complete continue education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with job description.
• Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.
• Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.
• Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession’s ethical codes.
• Adhere to and lead by the Five Principles.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
• Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, and move) up to 50 pounds. Lifting higher weights requires requesting assistance from another associate.
• Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.
• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.
• Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.
• Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and illness from patients and chemicals related to animal care and office equipment.
• The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.
• Environment where pets are present.
• The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified. BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates and to ensure that access to jobs is strictly based on job-related criteria. We are a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cedar Francis: cedar.francis@bluepearlvet.com


Posted: March 16, 2017

Dentist

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties (Tufts VETS) is recruiting a full time Dentist to support our caseload. Tufts VETS is a 24-hour referral and emergency hospital located in Walpole, Massachusetts. Our dedicated referral base and emergency service provides a multitude of challenging cases. We have a collegial working environment with a highly trained and compassionate support staff. Tufts VETS has 11 board certified specialists including internal medicine, emergency and critical care, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dentistry, dermatology, and cardiology. Additionally, we have post- graduate trained emergency doctors, 5 ECC residents, and 5 interns. Our 15,000 sq. ft., newer hospital facility houses a large ICU, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, blood bank, and surgery suites. Our PACS system is shared with our hospitals at the veterinary school. We value our referring veterinarians and provide continuing education through our facility and at the Cummings campus at Tufts university campus. Our hospital is located 27 miles southwest of Boston. We are well positioned for our staff to take advantage of the Boston metro area’s rich culture, the beaches of Cape Cod, and the mountains of central and western Massachusetts. A strong service ethic, a desire to teach, and a willingness to bring a collegial positive attitude is welcomed. We offer competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

Please contact Dr. Suma M. Rao at 508-668-5454 or

email your resume and supporting materials to suma.rao@tufts.edu


Posted: March 8, 2017

Dentist and Oral Surgeon

The Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services (CARES) is seeking a dentist and oral surgeon to join our team and help provide more great days to more patients in our area!

We are a well-established emergency & specialty hospital focused on supporting the human animal bond for Philadelphia area pets and their families. Located in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania we have a committed, friendly and fun groups of specialists, many of whom have been with the practice for over 5 to 10 years. We are committed to maintaining a small, close-knit feel while providing a wide range of specialty services to our clients. We put pets first and work closely and collaboratively to achieve this goal.

We currently have a full in-house laboratory, digital radiology, digital dental radiology, ultrasound, 16 slice CT, on site MRI, endoscopy, and laparoscopy. Our skilled support staff includes many Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVTs) and specialty certified CVTs, including one full-time and one part-time VTS in anesthesia, allowing us to employ advanced patient monitoring. Whole hospital patient rounds are held daily in order to foster our collaborative approach. The dentistry service has a procedure room fully equipped to service a referral-level dentistry and oral surgery service. The operatory is equipped with a Midmark VetPro 5000 wet table with integrated delivery unit, a Midmark Progeny digital dental X-ray generator with a compatible Schick CR X-ray sensor and software, a surgical Piezotome Solo, LightSpeed Endodontics, and much more.

Our specialty services consist of internal medicine, surgery, emergency & critical care, anesthesiology, neurology, radiology, ophthalmology, oncology, and cardiology. An IDEXX reference laboratory with a full-time clinical pathologist is also located within our building. Our 24/7 Emergency Service ensures cohesive patient care at all times. We have a large referral base and committed clientele that allows for an interesting variety of cases.

CARES is located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, just north of Philadelphia, south of New York City, and a short drive from the Jersey shore. The area offers easy access to the Philadelphia and New York Metro regions, with many of our doctors living in vibrant center city Philadelphia. Bucks County also offers hundred year-old farmhouses and horse farms with endless outdoor activities, so there really is something for everyone in the area. Opportunities for shopping, fine dining, and participation in cultural activities are plentiful.

We offer a generous benefits package including compensation, production bonus or percentage, health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, vacation, and CE allowance. We would enjoy hearing from those board certified or board eligible candidates with the capacity and drive to help us continue to provide more great days for our patients and their families. Visit our website at vetcares.com to learn more about our practice!

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Jon Rappaport, Director, at jrappaport@vetcares.com


Posted: March 8, 2017

Veterinary Dentist

BlackwellKing is a looking for Board Certified or Residency trained Dentists for a 24-hour referral and emergency hospital located in Massachusetts. The hospital has a dedicated referral base and emergency service that provides a multitude of challenging cases. There are 11 board certified specialists including internal medicine, emergency and critical care, surgery, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, dentistry, dermatology, and cardiology.

We are also recruiting for Dentistry positions in the following states - New Mexico, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, South Carolina, Washington ST, New Jersey, Ohio, California, and Maryland just to name a few.

For more info email BlackwellKing at consulting@blackwellking.com / 334-699-5002


Posted: March 8, 2017

Job Opportunity - Veterinary Dentist

We are looking for a board-certified dentist or veterinarian residency-trained in dentistry pursuing board certification to join our team.

Our comprehensive dentistry service includes state-of-the-art equipment, a team of experienced and compassionate technicians, and a collaborative spirit with our 16 other specialty and referral services, to ensure each patient has access to whatever care is needed. NorthStar VETS' 33,000 square-foot facility is well-equipped to diagnose your most challenging cases, including CT, MRI, two digital dental radiography systems and two adjustable wet tables. Procedure caseload currently includes periodontics, extractions, oral surgical oncology, jaw fracture repair, endodontics, prosthodontics and orthodontics.

This position is needed for an expanding department with the opportunity to work with John Lewis, VMD, FAVD, DAVDC. Candidate must be versatile, positive, motivated and possess vision to help develop the department consistent with hospital philosophy. Preferred candidates will have a strong oral surgery background and enjoy teaching rDVMs and the community. A large and diverse caseload exists for the right individual. NorthStar VETS offers a generous compensation package and a four-day work week.

Visit northstarvets.com/dentistry-and-oral-surgery to learn more.

Located between New York City and Philadelphia with facilities in Central and Southern NJ, NorthStar VETS is committed to leading the way in veterinary specialty medicine. NorthStar VETS is the recipient of Veterinary Economics’ 2012 Hospital Design of the Year award and AAHA’s 2013 Veterinary Specialty Practice of the Year award.

For more information, please contact:
Daniel Stobie, DVM, MS, DACVS
Founder and Chief of Staff
609.223.1510
DrDStobie@northstarvets.com


Posted: March 8, 2017

Board-Certified or Residency-Trained Dentist

University Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Board-Certified or residency-trained Dentist to join our exciting, young multi-specialty veterinary practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are a friendly, collaborative group looking for others who are interested in practicing university level medicine in a supportive environment.

Our modern state-of-the-art facility features a dental suite with two operating tables. We also have a Logiq ultrasound, Olympus endoscopy tower, 16-slice helical GE optima CT Scanner, MRI, full in-house lab, blood bank, underwater treadmill, and separate feline ward together with a 24/7 ER service and boarded criticalist to support the specialty services. We are excited at the prospect of adding other specialty equipment to support your unique interests. The need for a veterinary dentist in this area is profound!

Pittsburgh is an excellent place to live, with easy access to both the city and countryside. Since 2000, Pittsburgh has been voted the “Most Livable City in America” six times, the third safest city in the USA, is among one of the best cities for outdoor recreation and is home to championship sports teams!

This position includes a signing bonus, highly competitive market salary, relocation allowance, fringe benefits package with incentives, and a flexible work schedule.

Please contact:
Dr. Dimitri Brown:
Dimitri@UVSCares.com


Posted: March 8, 2017

Veterinary Dental Specialist

Mount Laurel Animal Hospital is currently seeking a motivated and talented, full-time veterinary dental specialist to join our dedicated team! Our privately-owned hospital is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinarian Medicine and located in beautiful Mount Laurel, New Jersey. We proudly hold the titles of Best Veterinarian In South Jersey (Burlington County Times) as well as 2015 and 2016 Best Places To Work (Monster Jobs)! We are the premier critical care and referral center for Southern New Jersey and the surrounding areas. We have been serving the South Jersey community since 1976 providing compassionate and progressive veterinary care for a wide range of companion pets and backyard animals. We currently have twenty-four practicing doctors and a support staff of over 130 employees. We feature specialty care and additional services including critical care, cardiology, exotics, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, surgery, acupuncture, and home care. We are looking to hire a veterinary dentist to join our team as our practice continues to grow.

Our ideal candidate will be board certified (or completed residency training) in veterinary dentistry, possess a positive attitude, be results oriented and have excellent communication skills. They will also accept the challenges and commitment of the growing practice. The selected individual should also be willing to become an active member of our community both professionally and personally.

We are equipped with digital dental radiographs, Snyder cages, mechanical vent, NIBP/DABP monitoring, blood gas analysis, and transfusion therapy. We are in the midst of a large hospital expansion which will include a dedicated ICU to manage our critical cases, specialty surgical unit, and expanded dentistry area. Mount Laurel Animal Hospital provides a fast-paced and collaborative environment. We are dedicated to providing the highest standard of medical care along with excellent customer service. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, disability, and professional liability insurance. Additionally, you will enjoy flexible scheduling, a 401K match, discretionary spending account, and continuing education allowance, as well as discounted pricing for your pet's care.

Mount Laurel, New Jersey is in close proximity to Philadelphia. Many of our doctors live in the city and enjoy an easy commute to our suburban location. Some of the many things the area offers include, fine dining, theaters, museums, and shopping as well as professional and collegiate athletics, the New Jersey shore and plenty of outdoor space. Along with the many attractions the area has to offer, there are several highly regarded school districts within a short distance of our hospital, e.g., Princeton, Haddonfield, Moorestown and Lenape Regional are just a few.

If you’re a veterinary dental specialist and excellent communicator who possesses great energy and are looking for the perfect opportunity to hone your skills with a growing practice, look no further and apply today! To learn more about our hospital visit our website mlahvet.com or like us on facebook!

Please contact:
Christopher Torre, VMD
Hospital Owner
ctorre@mlahvet.com


Posted: March 8, 2017

Board Certified Veterinary Dentist

Atlanta Veterinary Specialists in Atlanta Georgia is actively seeking to hire a board eligible or board certified veterinary dentist. We have a board certified dermatologist and board certified surgeon on staff. We are 2 years in our beautiful new state of the art building in Johns Creek, Georgia and can't wait to work with a wonderful dentist & provide all state of the art equipment and technical help for her or him!

Interested candidates can contact:
Mary P. Schick, DVM, DACVD at 770-407-3000 or mschick@atlvet.com