Pet Emergency Treatment in Anchorage, AK seeks an Overnight Emergency Veterinarian with interested in providing the highest quality medicine and surgery at our well-equipped, progressive emergency and specialty practice. Experience with ultrasound and endoscopy in an emergency setting is a plus. A great attitude, respect for all coworkers, and the ability to maintain good relationships with referring veterinarians are a must.
We are interested in speaking with experienced ER DVMs, internship-trained DVMs, and new grads or GP DVMs who have an interest in emergency medicine. ER Mentorship is available!
Pet Emergency Treatment is currently the only 24/7/365 emergency care center in Alaska. Our highly skilled veterinarians and staff are dedicated to serving animals with exceptional emergency and referral care, providing compassion to the people who love them, and supporting the local veterinary community at any time of day or night. PET is proudly accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. On-site specialty services is expanding, and currently includes Internal Medicine and Advanced Imaging.
Benefits include: a competitive salary with production, health insurance, 401k, CE, paid vacation/sick time, compassionate care funds to help pets/clients in need, paid membership to The Alaska Club, a local health/wellness club with locations throughout the state, generous personal pet discounts, as well as a generous relocation/ sign-on/retention bonus.
Spacious building with: 5 exam rooms, one large comfort/euthanasia room, large treatment area with a separate, soundproof cat room, two surgery suites, an isolation ward, separate large dog runs and a conference room for CE, training and meetings!
In-house laboratory capabilities including I-stats and Idexx Vet Suite (Catalyst Chemistry Analyzer, Procyte CBC, Sedivue urinalysis, and ELISA Snap Reader), Heskaview remote cytology. Abilities to run point-of-care ionized Calcium, cortisol, bile acids, T4, proBNP, fPLi, cPLi, 4dx, felv/fiv/hw, Lepto testing, and all blood transfusions crossmatches/typing, urine drug screening.
On site Digital radiography, Computed Tomography and Fluoroscopy
Endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and rhinoscopy
Excellent surgical monitoring capabilities with SurgiVet Multiparameter monitors, to monitor (non-invasive blood pressure, 3 Lead ECG, Heart rate, Digital SpO2, End Tidal CO2, Respiration, Temperature), Doppler BP, Hot Dogger warmers, Baer huggers and ventilators in each surgery suite.
Advanced surgical instrumentaton such as Vetovation vessel sealing devices, Bovie Cautery, suction and optional Smoke evacuation
Companion Cold Laser
Complete pharmacy, Blood products (including Canine Albumin, pRBCs, Whole Blood, FFP, Frozen Canine Platelet Concentrate), OTC products, various Intravenous fluid products, (including ILE, Vetstarch, and multiple crystalloids), and several brands of prescription diets.
Full-time Managing DVM and full-time Hospital Director
Licensed Veterinary Technicians working in treatment and surgery with trained Technician Assistants and Kennel Technicians.
In-hospital technician mentorship/apprenticeship program to build up our TA's into confident LVT's.
With the snow-capped Chugach mountain range to the East and the Beluga Whales in Cook inlet to the West, Anchorage, Alaska has something for everyone.
From the longest days in the lush greenery of summer to the longest nights in the Aurora-lit winter, you need to experience this gorgeous state year-round to truly understand its treasures.
Anchorage has been named one of the 10 best U.S. cities by Outside Magazine and is Alaska’s largest city with 41% of the state’s population. The city itself has a lot to offer from monthly art exhibits and concert series, excellent local restaurants and breweries, and all outdoor activities. Within city limits, you will find endless local running, cross-country skiing, biking, and hiking trails. There is local downhill skiing/snowboarding and Alyeska Resort only 45 min drive south to Girdwood. The Kenai Peninsula is only 150 miles south of Anchorage and offers excellent opportunities for dip netting, fly-fishing, and world class Salmon runs. Sustainable living is an obtainable dream for many Alaskans. Not into fishing? Travel 240 miles North of us to take in the vast Denali National Park and experience Mt. Denali, the tallest peak in North America. Whale watch in Prince William Sound, Seward or Homer, camp on a beach, on a mountain, or beside a glacial lake.
NVA Overview:NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and pet care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.
Compassion-First and NVA recognize that we share deep-rooted values and priorities. For years, our dedication to Specialty and Emergency medicine has been a common background.
Our groups have long shared the belief that the best patient care comes from championing hospitals in their local communities and supporting the practices and culture that have made them successful. We believe in empowering veterinarians and their teams with deeper resources so they can do more of what’s already working.
Combining our strengths gives us the opportunity to make a lasting and positive impact on the profession, our people, and the care of animals.
As one of the only dedicated Specialty and Emergency groups in the industry, NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients and people.