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 Bay Area Veterinary Specialists is a multi-doctor, 24-hour emergency/specialty practice in San Leandro, California—located just 15 miles south of Berkeley, in the East Bay.
We are looking for a Criticalist to join our team!
In this position, you'll use your superior medical judgment combined with a high level of empathy, confidence, and humility to save pets’ lives.
VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists is a progressive, fast-paced and well-established 24-hour specialty referral practice located in sunny San Leandro, CA, just 15 miles south of Berkeley in the East Bay. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with endoscopic and laparoscopic capabilities, linear accelerator, C-Arm, CT and Digital Radiography. BAVS specialty departments include Critical Care, Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Radiology, as well as a bustling ER staffed with experienced emergency clinicians.
At VCA BAVS, we are continuing to develop a progressive Intensive Care Unit that includes telemetry, blood gas analysis, and eventually a therapeutic ventilator. Our Criticalists work closely with each other and our team of specialists to provide care for critical patients and consults for our specialists throughout the hospital.
Our current team includes 1 FT staff Criticalist and 2 PT Criticalists in a relief capacity. We want to continue with our Critical Care service with 7 days/week coverage, helping us to ensure the highest quality of medicine for our patients while providing an excellent work-life balance for all of our doctors and staff.
The East Bay has much to offer in terms of quality of life. We boast a Mediterranean climate, world-class restaurants, museums, nightlife, and cultural events. VCA BAVS is just a 30-minute drive or quick BART ride away from San Francisco. In just a short drive, you can be some of the most beautiful National Parks in the country. The Northern California Bay Area has it all: from gorgeous shores to mountains, wine country to urban clubs - all in one place.
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As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:
• Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.
• Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.
• WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.
• Robust Clinical Studies program.
• Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.
We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and 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!