Director of Specialty Services - VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital
VCA Antech, Inc. - Albuquerque, NM

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VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is seeking a board certified DVM to join our leadership team as Director of Specialty Services .

Vet Care is an AAHA-accredited, 23-doctor practice featuring board certified specialists in Internal Medicine (2), Surgery (2), Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Oncology and Dentistry (residency trained). Additionally, we have 5 full time General Practitioners, 2 full time Emergency Doctors, and a current class of 7 Interns in General Medicine Surgery and Emergency practice. The successful candidate will be Board Certified by one of the specialty colleges in veterinary medicine, and will have advanced, high level training and experience in successfully managing a large, multi-specialty hospital (University or private practice) with a total staff of greater than 90. We have a particular interest in candidates with certification in Neurology, Cardiology and Critical Care. However specialists from all disciplines will be considered.

The successful candidate will utilize their strategic and operational leadership skills to continue to grow the practice in the key areas of medical quality, staff development, client experience, and financial performance. Vet Care has a wonderful team attitude and the successful Director will have the skill and vision to continue to nurture and grow this “hospital first” environment.

This position affords you the opportunity to continue practicing medicine while guiding the destiny of the hospital like an owner would—but without the risks of ownership. Plus, you’ll have the solid backing of experts in Operations, Marketing, HR, Payroll, and more, to help you succeed.

Our recently remodeled, 22,000 sq. ft. facility features a spacious treatment area, 1500 sq ft ICU, 3 new surgical suites, 9 exam rooms, a comfort room, doctors offices, a conference room, two digital radiology suites, a helical CT scanner, dedicated operating suites for ophthalmology, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine ultrasound room with a GE Logic 7 ultrasound machine, endoscopy room, C-arm fluoroscopy unit, cardiology ultrasound room with GE Vivid 7 ultrasound, twelve lead Phillips ECG, holter monitors, interventional cardiology catheter equipment, a dedicated chemotherapy room with hood, a fully equipped in-house diagnostic laboratory and physical therapy room including an under-water treadmill.

Albuquerque is located in the central portion of NM at the base of the Sandia Mountains. Our high desert location provides 4 distinct seasons and mild temperatures year-round. Albuquerque hosts the balloon fiesta each year. Our well-rounded community offers outdoor activities such as hiking, bike riding, skiing, and boating. We have many local restaurants, breweries and wineries. Our local zoo, aquarium and children’s museum are favorites among children and adults alike. World-class museums, theater, symphony and opera are less than an hour’s drive north in Santa Fe.

VCA rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance; 401(k) retirement savings plan; Continuing Education allowance; and Professional Liability Coverage.

If interested in this opportunity, please contact Phil Padrid, DVM, Director of Specialty Services (Interim), at (773) 802-8944 or . Or e-mail Stefanie Paschal, Recruiting & Professional Relations Director, at .

This position is currently open, and applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

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