The Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking an Urgent Care Veterinarian to join our AAHA-accredited, multi-specialty practice in Lynnwood, Washington—located just north of Seattle.
The Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is excited to offer URGENT CARE as a NEW service at our hospital. This job is for YOU if you like to:
Work day or swing shifts, with NO overnights
Provide Outpatient care only
Take a step up from the routine of general practice
Take a step down from the rigors of Emergency medicine
Be a hero for your clients and referral partners
Interested in a team approach to Urgent Care medicine
Craving a great work-life balance
Wants to work an average of 3 shifts/week with flexible scheduling
Our goal is to relieve pressure from our local and busy ER hospitals, help our awesome referring veterinary community, and provide exceptional service to our loyal clients. This position will make a positive impact on your patients, clients and colleague's lives!
Minor emergencies that are not life-threatening such as lacerations, limping/painful pets, hypersensitivity reactions, vomiting and/or diarrhea without significant dehydration, ear infections causing discomfort, urinary tract infections, non-obstructed FLUTD/FUS patients, etc.
Cases that are referred by general practice veterinarians because they are unable to see them in a timely manner and fit within the scope of care we provide.
The ideal candidate:
Is an engaged, reliable, and collaborative team member
Is a lifelong learner who also enjoys teaching
Is an efficient multi-tasker
At VSC of Seattle we share a passion for high-quality medicine; compassion for pets, their families, and each other; and a commitment to professional growth and development.
Among the reasons to join VSC of Seattle, you will find:
A dynamic, talented team that emphasizes a collaborative approach to patient care
A 24/7 hospital with outstanding ER and specialty services including Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, Neurology, Oncology, Radiology, and Surgery
Abundant CE opportunities for doctors and staff
Opportunities to engage in clinical research studies
Opportunities to give back through strong community partnerships with area shelters and other rescue organizations
More about our amazing hospital:
Our custom-built, 24,000 sq. ft. facility is well-equipped with in-house 1.5 Tesla MRI, a state of the art digital imaging system to include a 64-slice CT, fluoroscopy and C-arm, laparoscopy, endoscopy, arthroscopy, bronchoscopy, echocardiography (GE Vivid E9), ultrasound (GE Logiq S8 Vet), an Esprit Ventilator, Dialysis, and a fully equipped ICU to deliver the best possible patient care. We are a busy practice with a diversified caseload and our team (including 3 criticalists, 3 internists, 3 surgeons, 1 radiologist, 3 neurologists, 2 oncologists, 1 part-time cardiologist, and 10 highly experienced ER doctors, as well as a skilled technical and assistant staff) takes pride in its cohesion and teamwork. With the team at VSC of Seattle, you will have the opportunity for a bustling caseload, a collegial work environment, professional growth, outreach within the community, the ability to mentor our 8 rotating interns, and work-life balance.
Our core values are based upon caring for our patients, their families, and each other. We pride ourselves on the education of the team and the referring veterinary community and we conduct daily rounds, a weekly doctor and intern lecture series as well as technician lectures geared toward continued learning.
More about our attractive location:
Seattle is a vibrant and fun city with a strong cultural scene and excellent restaurants. The beautiful and unique natural environment also makes it a living paradise for the outdoorsy community, with the mountains and ocean nearby. The Emerald City is a great place to live! We have a moderate climate with sunny spring and summers; great skiing and snowboarding are only a few hours away. There is always something to do - music festivals, top-notch restaurants, ferry rides, and sporting events at every turn. We are a foodie's paradise, with great local produce and farmers' markets, tons of breweries and wineries, and plenty of fresh seafood.
The Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is part of Thrive Pet Healthcare and proud to offer industry-leading support for our team members:
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.