We are looking for Veterinary Cardiologist to join our collaborative team of residency-trained and board-certified veterinarians in oncology, internal medicine, neurology, nephrology, emergency and critical care, anesthesiology, radiology, surgery, dermatology, nutrition, rehabilitation and behavior.
Veterinary Cardiologist will examine and treat veterinary patients with heart and vascular diseases; perform basic and advanced diagnostic procedures including electrocardiography, echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound), radiography, ambulatory ECG and cardiac catheterization; provide medical management of heart diseases, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias (electrical disturbances of the heart), hypertension, and chronic respiratory disease. Interventional Cardiology: correction of cardiac disorders by passage of catheters and/or instruments into the beating heart including patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure, balloon dilation of valve stenosis, and pacemaker implantation; cardiac surgery: basic and advanced cardiac surgery to correct a variety of congenital and acquired heart diseases; provide supervision, practice management, and personal leadership; ensure clear communication among all parties involved; participate in research and university collaboration, marketing and public relations, and administration and operations.
Provide supervision – The specialist should supervise the technicians and technician assistants working directly for their service. They should make sure that they are scheduled properly and adhere to the protocols of the service.
Practice management – The specialist will diagnosis and treat all cases in need of cardiac care.
Personal leadership – It is the expectation that you will act as a representative of the Cardiology Department of Veterinary Specialty Center as an example of our values and commitment to animal health. Participate in research and university collaboration – if practical, you make oneself available for research when requested by a University or drug company.
Marketing and public relations – Veterinary Specialty Center conducts continuing education events for our referring community. The expectation is that the specialists will be scheduled to lecture for a minimum of two events within the year.
The specialist is also required to write at least 2 articles a year for our newsletters and our website.
Administration and operations – All specialists are required to prepare and send records for each patient to the referring veterinarian within 24 hours of the patient’s visit to Veterinary Specialty Center. Specialists are expected to adhere to their appointment schedule and to arrange their workflow as to eliminate wait time for clients whenever possible.
All specialists are required to use our medical record management system and to follow the protocols regarding record creation. Specialists are required to attend daily rounds as well as quarterly doctors meetings. They are also required to teach and mentor our intern staff.
This is a full-time permanent position.
- DVM or VMD Degree
- One year of experience as a Veterinary Cardiologist
- Must have 36 months of Cardiology Residency
- Must be Board Certified at American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine for Cardiology