Emergency Veterinarian

Advanced Veterinary Specialists

Job Description


Who we are:
At Advanced Veterinary Specialists, our medical teams have a reputation for delivering top quality care to the central coast community. We are seeking part-time and full-time Emergency doctors for our multi-specialty hospital located in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.
Our hospitals have busy caseloads and highly trained clinical staff who have access to plentiful CE and growth opportunities provided by our Learning and Development department. Emergency doctors collaborate with other doctors in the following specialties across the network:
-Critical Care
-Urgent Care
-Internal Medicine
-Physical Rehab
Who you are:
If you are an experienced or internship-trained emergency doctor eager to collaborate with stellar peers and staff in cutting edge facilities we encourage you to get in touch. You will be challenged, you will learn, and your compassion, skills, and ambition will be rewarded.
General Job Description:
Our Emergency doctors work within the Emergency/Critical Care department and have primary case responsibility receiving patients and caring for their inpatients. In addition, the overnight and weekend ER doctors care for all the hospitalized patients within the hospital. Emergency doctors have the opportunity to learn and utilize their skills in ultrasound, triage, CPR and get to work with technical staff of high caliber to treat challenging cases. In addition, we have surgeons on call for emergency surgeries, specialists who are trained in ultrasound to help with your patients, and the opportunity to work alongside various specialists to exchange advice on patients.
A full time schedule is 3/12 or 4/10s per week. Both of these schedules leave you time to enjoy all that California has to offer. Shifts are a mix of days, swings, and some overnights, with holiday coverage shared by the emergency doctors within the hospital. The emergency doctors collaborate to create a fair schedule and take into account everyone’s needs.
Santa Barbara, CA, a beautiful and scenic coastal city known for its Mediterranean mystique, surfing and outdoor adventures, top-notch restaurants, and upscale galleries and boutiques.
Our values in action:
  • Collaboration:  With multiple specialties supporting our Emergency department, you’ll have the opportunity to share knowledge with a community of brilliant and diverse team of doctors
  • Sustainability:  As our industry changes, smaller, doctor led community practices are becoming more and more rare.  We are constantly enhancing our model and growth strategy to ensure that the SAGE way thrives and spreads, keeping our core values and methods intact.
  • Compassion:  Our work is about caring for living creatures, no matter how many legs they use.  We place compassion first for our patients and their people, as well as for each other.
  • Innovation:  Top technology and top skills, we are about pushing the envelope to serve our community.
Our doctors and outstanding support staff have created a unique environment emphasizing high caliber, compassionate and ethical service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians, as well as a continued commitment to the growth and welfare of everyone involved in our organization.

To apply for this role today, or to discuss further, contact Bradford Hancock at bhancock@ethosvet.com.

Visit our careers page to view all current openings! https://nva.avature.net/careers/VetER   

NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health

We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.

Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.

Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, EVH provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.