Position Overview The corporatization of our profession has resulted in cookie cutter hospitals, leaving opportunities for private practices to stand out for being more in touch with the unique needs of their communities. We are looking for 3 emergency overnight veterinarians that want to find a permanent home with our expanding and unique, privately owned practice. Do you dare to be part of something new and different? Then read on…
Location We are located in Irvine, California. Ranked #1 as the safest big city in the USA for 13 years and running, Irvine also boasts some of the best quality of life in sunny SoCal. Beautiful Newport Beach is just 15 minutes away, and some of the best dining and shopping in the world is right around the corner. This is an animal friendly community with people that will do anything for their pets. You will be moving into a brand new, state of the art veterinary hospital positioned in the perfect location to offer 24/7 emergency services.
Practice Overview There is no other practice like ours. We are a privately owned general practice/urgent care hospital with 5 full-time, Fear Free Certified veterinarians. Our practice has grown five fold in just 3 years because we have a team unified towards a common goal. We have set out to raise the bar for how we treat each other and the members and pets of this community. We currently open from 7am to midnight with overnight nursing care, and are now positioning to be the only general practice in the area to offer 24/7 emergency services. That’s where you come into the picture. You would be 1 of 3 awesome veterinarians to headline our after hours emergency services. You would experience the rewards of being a foundational component of the best damn hospital in the area.
Primary Responsibilities See walk-ins and emergencies Diagnose, treat and manage critical cases Perform emergency procedures Effectively communicate with clients Effectively communicate with support staff and daytime doctors so that excellent patient care is consistently provided
If you join our team, you must: Be confident and experienced as an emergency veterinarian (DVM or equivalent required) Be willing to work weekends (option of rotating or permanent) Be willing to work overnights and swing shifts Be humble Be accountable Be positive Practice medicine with integrity Embrace Fear Free practices Embrace a hospital “open-door” policy (https://adobe-animal.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Trends-Magazine-Open-Hospital-Feature-Article.pdf)
With us, you will not: Act entitled Be lazy Blame others Bully others Be involved in gossip Complain about clients Improperly handle any animal for the sake of “getting the job done”
Some of our awesome benefits include: Generous base salary + tiered commission (no deficit), can make over $200K Medical, dental, and vision benefits Paid vacation Fear Free certification $2000 CE allowance 401K and financial planning And more…
If you are still reading this, then you may be that brave and daring soul we have been looking for. We look forward to bringing in our new associates soon, but we will spend the time to make sure we find the right fit. So first things first, please e-mail a cover letter and your resume to email@example.com. We can’t wait to meet you!
DVM or equivalent
CA licensed or able to get reciprocity license
Within driving distance or willing to relocate
About Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital
Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital is a small animal general practice focused on going above and beyond for our clients as if they are a part of our family. We have Fear Free Certified doctors and staff. As a service to the community, we welcome emergencies and are open extended hours to see them. We are veterinarian owned and operated. Our hospital culture is based on building a caring, supportive and cohesive team with the unified goal of helping each other grow and improve daily.