DoveLewis is currently seeking a Locum Internal Medicine Specialist to join our exceptional team of highly skilled professionals committed to providing the best emergency, critical, and specialty care available.
This position will be covering a leave of absence from July 2018 through October 2018.
The Internist will work with our team of specialists and doctors in developing diagnostic and therapeutic plans for critically ill or hospitalized patients with internal medicine needs. This position manages a diverse caseload of internal medicine cases and sees patients from our own facility as well as referring veterinarians. This department is a newer, yet busy addition to our growing practice.
The successful candidate will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and be a board certified internal medicine specialist or residency trained. We require a candidate to have strong communication skills and a commitment to working with primary care veterinarians.
Hours for this locum position will be midweek and daytime only. No overnight or weekend hours are anticipated.
DoveLewis is an AAHA-accredited and VECCS Level 1 certified hospital and is the only nonprofit, 24-hour referral, emergency, intensive care, and specialty hospital in the region. As a teaching hospital, we offer unique learning opportunities in addition to a significant (approximately 16,000 patients per year) and diverse case load. Our growing multispecialty team, staff doctors, technicians, and support staff work as a team that values good communication and the common goal of helping clients in their time of need. Our DVM staff of 21 includes two boarded criticalists, two boarded surgeons, additionally one board eligible surgeon, a boarded radiologist, internist, cardiologist, and DVM interns. Our medical services and community programs are known around the world thanks to the passion and expertise of all of our employees.
DoveLewis is situated in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Portland is known for its down–to–earth, friendly people, and has earned a reputation as one of the most animal–friendly cities in the country.
For more information, please visit our website at: www.dovelewis.org or you may reach out to our Chief Medical Officer directly, Dr. Lee Herold at: email@example.com
DoveLewis Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
About DoveLewis Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hosp
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, established in 1973 and based in Portland, Ore., is the only nonprofit, 24-hour emergency and intensive care unit in the region. DoveLewis provides donor-funded programs to the community, including one of the United States’ largest volunteer-based animal blood banks, a nationally recognized pet loss support program, an animal-assisted therapy program, education for veterinary professionals and the animal-loving community, 24-hour stabilizing care for lost, stray and wild animals and financial assistance for qualifying low-income families and abused animals. With over 40 years of service to the community, DoveLewis has treated over 500,000 animals and has been deemed one of Oregon’s Most Admired Nonprofits by The Portland Business Journal for eight years.