VCA East Bay Veterinary Emergency is seeking an Overnight Emergency Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Antioch, California.
At VCA East Bay Veterinary Emergency (EBVE) we operate a 24-hour-a-day facility with focus on providing care for emergent canine and feline cases and are a referral hospital for daytime and after-hours emergency care for the over 25 local general practitioners. Our emergency surgeries are performed by a board-certified on-call surgeon. Our experienced and knowledgeable team members are fully trained in the latest veterinary medicine and procedures, ensuring that our patients receive the best veterinary care in the industry.
This is a full-time position working approximately 12, 10 hour shifts per month.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Our well-appointed hospital includes 4 exam rooms, 1 large and open treatment area, a surgery suite, an isolation unit and Snyder ICU oxygen cage.
In-house laboratory capabilities include Heska CBC and Chemistries, Electrolytes, iStat, PT/PTT/Viscoelastic Coagulation Monitoring, Felv/FIV, Parvo, Idexx Resting Cortisol, and cytology. We use Antech laboratories for all other diagnostics.
We have an in house ultrasound and digital radiography technology with a viewing station to review radiographs with owners as well as the opportunity to send out all of our digital radiographs to a Board Certified Radiologist for an expert opinion.
Surgical monitoring and support includes Cardell monitors including pulse ox and blood pressure monitoring.
Electronic Medical Records
Long-term, experienced and very knowledgeable RVT’s and vet assistants
A loyal RDVM base for referrals.
Complete pharmacy, including canine pRBC, canine and feline plasma, intralipids and a large inventory of established emergency pharmaceuticals
Strong focus on client education.
Excellent collaborative relationship with our sister hospital VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center about 15 minutes away. Encina has specialists is Surgery, Oncology, and Internal Medicine.
Antioch is located on the banks of the San Joaquin River (The Delta) in Northern California. It is just off Highway 4, in Contra Costa County and is a growing city. Antioch is one of the few Bay Area communities that offers affordable housing. There are a variety of house styles throughout Antioch, priced for a variety of income levels. With the recent BART extension everything the Bay Area has to offer is more readily accessible. It has an ideal year-round climate with incredible outdoor opportunities including hiking, mountain biking, lots of water sports, skiing, wine tasting, and camping. An easy drive in any direction takes you to San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, or Napa Valley with all their accompanying activities.
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $180K - $240k. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.
Health & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
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 associates 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)
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.