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Vet Criticalist Full Time or Part-Time Role, San Mateo, CA

Veterinarian job, based in San Mateo, CA. Fantastic package and benefits available!

Attention all experienced Veterinarians! A growing animal practice in San Mateo is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Critical Care Veterinarian to join their dynamic team. We offer competitive salary packages, a supportive and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth and development.

San Mateo is located between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, making it a convenient place to live for those who work in either of these areas. It is also close to the San Francisco International Airport, which makes traveling easy. San Mateo has some of the best public schools in the Bay Area, including several award-winning elementary, middle, and high schools. San Mateo is a safe and well-maintained city with a low crime rate. The city has an active police force and community programs to ensure the safety of its residents.

Key Duties

  • Providing immediate medical attention to critically ill or injured animals
  • Examining, diagnosing, and treating animals with a variety of emergency medical conditions, including trauma, respiratory distress, and shock
  • Performing advanced medical procedures, such as mechanical ventilation, blood transfusions, and fluid therapy
  • Monitoring and maintaining the vital signs of critically ill animals, including heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygenation
  • Collaborating with other veterinary professionals and support staff to provide comprehensive, coordinated care to all patients
  • Staying current on advances in veterinary critical care, attending continuing education courses, and participating in professional organizations
  • Maintaining a clean and well-stocked critical care unit, ensuring the safety and well-being of all patients, staff, and clients

Package and Benefits

  • Excellent Salary and Welcome Bonus
  • Long-term incentive program that can be used for student loans.
  • 120 hours annual PTO
  • Additional PTO for CE.
  • Annual CE allowance for licenses, dues, conference expenses.
  • Health Insurance (Basic Plans, Medical, Dental, Vision).
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Advanced Career Path Opportunities

Key Skills, Qualifications & Client Requirements

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited veterinary school
  • Board certification or eligibility for certification in emergency and critical care by a veterinary specialty organization
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and surgery
  • Advanced training and expertise in critical care medicine
  • Ability to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical emergencies, including trauma, respiratory distress, and shock
  • Physical dexterity and manual dexterity, including the ability to lift and restrain large animals
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, as emergency veterinary services are typically needed outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and adhere to ethical standards in all interactions with patients, clients, and colleagues

What Happens Next?

If you are interested in finding out more about this Critical Care Veterinarian job in San Mateo, CA please click the 'Apply' button. On submission of the job application form, an email alert is sent to the specialist consultant handling this role to register your interest.
All dialogue with us is in the strictest of confidence, without any obligation and we will NOT send your details to the relevant practice without your consent.
Alternatively, to find out more about this role or any other roles that maybe relevant, you can email us at [email protected] or call our Veterinary team on +1 (786) 7060905

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Competitive Salary, Sign on bonus, Relocation assistance, Production % bonus, 401k

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