VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists, a 24-hour emergency
and specialty center, well regarded and respected in the Orange
County veterinary community is currently looking for an Emergency
The practice itself if over ten years old and is primarily a
critical care and internal medicine focused practice. It is located
in a collaborative campus of other specialists, encompassing all
specialties in veterinary medicine including but not limited to
oncology, neurology, radiation oncology, dermatology, dentistry and
ophthalmology. The practice was recently completely remodeled and
is housed in a two-story, 7500 square foot facility with all the
accompanying and imaginable bells and whistles.
The spacious facility at VCA OCVS meets the needs of all of its
specialists and includes six exam rooms, two surgical suites and a
large treatment room. Available equipment includes anesthetic and
mechanical ventilators, diagnostic and portable ultrasounds, oxygen
cages and endoscopy towers (flexible and rigid video scores as well
as laparoscopy and arthroscopy). In addition, the practice uses
both digital radiograph and has a fluoroscopy (portable C-arm).
Laboratory equipment includes in-house CBC, in-house chemistry,
Nova (electrolytes and blood gas) and colloid osmometer. Intensive
care monitoring capabilities include recently upgraded pulse
oximetry with, Capnography (EMMA portable capnographs and stand
alone capnography), direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring,
CVP monitoring, intra-abdominal pressure monitoring and wireless
continuous telemetry. Advanced imaging (CT, MRI and scintigraphy)
is also available next door.
The hospital fosters a relaxed and collegial atmosphere with a
large support staff of 50 employees. Of 22 highly skilled
veterinary technicians, 13 are registered veterinary technicians
and 3 are boarded in emergency and critical care.
The primary qualification in any applicant is an
all-encompassing desire to provide exceptional patient care.
However, it is equally important that any applicant be energetic, a
fun person to be around and someone who will gel with the positive
vibe of the facility.
Since this is already a very busy hospital with a heavy caseload
and a strong referral base, this position offers the opportunity to
a variety of interesting cases and also to work collaboratively
with all the specialty departments.
In addition to the opportunity to work in a busy, established
multi-specialty practice, the position at VCA OCVS offers the
opportunity to live in one of the loveliest regions in the country.
The beach is a short drive to the west while the mountains, skiing
and the desert are short drives to the east. VCA OCVS is situated
between Los Angeles and San Diego with numerous activities and
areas to explore. Orange County is undoubtedly one of the loveliest
regions in the country. There is a super high quality of life, the
beach is short drive to the west while the mountains, skiing or the
desert a short drive to the east. Get in the car and soon enough
you'll be in LA with its big city culture or avoid the car
altogether and enjoy the open space and outdoor activities that the
OC has to offer.
A great location, a great facility, fantastic staff and a
tremendous opportunity for financial success while providing
compassionate care. What are you waiting for?!
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
- Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600
- Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and
Residencies in the U.S.
- WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and
- 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!