Associate DVM in Specialty Practice M-F days. Springfield & Richmond, VA
The Oncology Service
Location: Springfield, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
The Oncology Service (TOS) has a unique opportunity for an Associate Veterinarian interested in Oncology to join our practice. We have positions available in Springfield and in Richmond, Virginia. At each hospital the role is M-F with no weekend hours. Special note to doctors interested in a residency program. 3 of our former OAV's have gained acceptance into their top choice residency program. All while working a M-F schedule earning a six figure salary.
The role of the Oncology Associate Veterinarian (OAV) is to partner with our board-certified Oncologists providing continuity of care for existing oncology patients and their owners. The OAV is a valued, key care provider throughout patient treatment, follow-up and partnership with the referring Veterinarian.
We are looking for a veterinarian with at least 2 years of general practice or emergency experience, or a specialty internship graduate.
The Oncology Service in Springfield is equipped with new Heska Element blood analyzers capable of providing CBC, chemistry, ionized calcium, electrolyte, and blood gas results in less than 15 minutes, a 16-slice Toshiba CT scanner, and a Varian linear accelerator. We are one of the few veterinary oncology facilities to utilize Scopio, an advanced slide scanning device with capability to submit slides to a pathologist and receive results in as little as 30 minutes.
The Oncology Service in Richmond is equipped with new Heska Element blood analyzers capable of providing CBC, chemistry, ionized calcium, electrolyte, and blood gas results in less than 15 minutes, a brand new, top of the line, Vet-Ray digital X-ray unit, 8-slice GE CT scanner, and a Varian linear accelerator capable of IMRT/IGRT/SRT. We are one of the only veterinary oncology facilities to utilize Scopio, an advanced slide scanning device with capability to submit slides to a pathologist and receive results in as little as 30 minutes.
This opportunity would provide support, collaboration, and mentorship from the medical oncologists in our practices, Drs. Angharad Waite, Christina Manley, and Kathleen Tidd as well as radiation oncologist Drs. Ira Gordon and Pamela White.
Skills and Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university.
At least 2 years of general practice or emergency experience, or a specialty internship graduate.
Ability to become licensed to practice in the state of Virginia.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, diplomatic attitude.
Provide client and patient care in close collaboration with our board-certified medical and radiation oncologists.
Learn our chemotherapy and radiation oncology protocols, management, and safety so that you can oversee the ongoing treatment of patients.
Oversee anesthesia for patients undergoing diagnostic imaging/radiation therapy with the support of licensed veterinary technicians.
Establish a good rapport with referring veterinarians, including timely professional and respectful communication; assistance in their professional growth and education through recommendations and interaction on referred and shared cases; ongoing development of a positive and professional working relationship; participation in Continuing Education involving the referral community.
Assist in the development and training of the Technician, Assistant, and Client Care teams to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
TOS rewards its team members with a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and desirable work schedule.
Interested applicants should be highly motivated to provide the highest quality patient and client care in an environment that prizes collaboration and innovation.
Ethos Veterinary Health is a national network of hospitals providing specialty and emergency care for pets. Our ethos is simple: to provide the most advanced, innovative and compassionate veterinary care possible. It is the foundation of our organization and it continues to drive us forward in our mission to define the future of veterinary medicine. Our advancements center around three main areas: Transformative Science: We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments. Knowledge: We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential. Collaboration: Throughout Ethos we focus on capturing bright spots and sharing that knowledge across our organization. We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams.
Mission: The term ethos is used to describe the guiding beliefs and ideals that characterize a community, nation or ideology. Our ethos is simple: to provide the most advanced, innovative and compassionat...e veterinary care possible. It has been the foundation of our collaboration in the past and it continues to drive us forward in our mission to define the future of veterinary care.