Founded in 1989, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) has been serving Texas pets, their owners and referral veterinarians for more than 30 years. Our core values of Compassion, Ethics, Knowledge, Collaboration, and Quality guide all of our decision making, and provide a framework that enables us to provide best in class medicine. GCVS is a state-of-the-art 57,000 sq ft facility with 24/7/365 Emergency and Critical Care service, along with specialties in Surgery, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Diagnostic Imaging, Animal Rehabilitation, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Avian and Exotics, Cardiology, and Anesthesiology.
We are seeking a Veterinary Hospitalist to work with the emergency and specialty teams, assisting in the intake and management of hospitalized emergency patients, creating and recommending treatment plans, maintaining and updating medical records and facilitating transfers to the appropriate specialty service as needed.
Receive transfers from the emergency veterinarians that require hospitalization. Patients may be transferred to specialists the same day, the following day, or may be discharged by hospitalist on the following day.
Receive minor follow up appointments that come through as “same day emergencies” as well as low acuity same-day These will be the “fast track” emergencies.
Create and recommend treatment plans
Update patient information in medical records with the latest findings and treatments
Order diagnostic tests for health care staff to administer
Review and interpret test results
Prescribe pharmaceuticals based on diagnostic results and physical exam findings
Communicate with patient owners regarding their care and well-being
Provide updates and discharge summaries to rDVMs
Attend daily rounds
DVM or VMD licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Texas
Active DEA license
Minimum of 5 years of practice experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Houston is the 4th largest city in the country with a world-renowned medical center, as well as museum, theater, and arts districts. We have a climate that allows outdoor activities year-round. We have professional sports teams, numerous recreational and cultural amenities and exceptional universities, colleges, and public education so you and your family can thrive here.
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists offers competitive compensation as well as a full range of benefits including health, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, time off for vacation and CE, and a 401(k) plan. Visit us at: https://www.gcvs.com/
A proud member of Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, established in 2014. Compassion-First is a collaborative family of hospitals that retain their equity, uniqueness, integrity, and medical decisions. At Compassion-First, hospitals gain the benefit of working together, maximizing their resources, and are united by a common passion to put pet owners and their pets at the center of care.