Are you the type of individual that enjoys giving back to the community? Do you want to practice quality medicine while meeting the financial needs of your clients? Do you enjoy the variety and excitement of emergency medicine – or the possibility to start working in emergency for the first time? Would you like to have close collaboration with specialists in the area without the added stresses of working in a specialty hospital?
If you answered yes to most of these questions, then you should look no further than VCA Northwood, located in Anderson, IN, just north of Carmel. Our practice has been part of the local community for nearly 50 years, serving both the general and emergency needs of our clientele, which is dependent on our ability to provide 24-hour care.
If you don’t have experience in emergency medicine, our mentorship program will set you up for success. If you are ready to jump right in, we are ready for you!
A little about our hospital: VCA Northwood Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24 hour General and Emergency Veterinary Practice in the greater Indianapolis area that also offers advanced surgical soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures.
Our facility features ultrasound, scopes, state-of-the-art surgical equipment, digital dental radiography, digital radiography, oxygen cages and a variety of monitoring equipment. We are well-known in the community and take pride in our smaller family environment. Our caseload is steady and interesting, yet very manageable. In addition, our facility has a close knit relationship with our sister specialty hospital that is available 24/7 for consultation and transfer of patients when necessary.
The successful candidate should have the skills or desire to gain proficiency in treating emergencies and triaging patients. Strong communication skills are vital, as we promote client education. We are searching for someone with a desire to advocate for and strive to deliver the highest quality medical and surgical diagnostics and treatment to companion animals.
Other Skills and Qualifications- A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Licensure and good standing to practice in Indiana, and upholding the veterinary code of ethics. Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude. The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members. Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets.
Additional Salary Information: A competitive sign on bonus is available for the right candidate. In addition, we provide financial support for individuals interested in developing skills in a particular area of interest
About VCA Northwood Animal Hospital
VCA Northwood Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24 hour General and Emergency Veterinary Practice in the greater Indianapolis area that also offers advanced surgical soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures. The facility is designed to give the best care possible for the sick and injured pet. The hospital, built in 1996, replaced the previous twenty-five year old facility. It contains advanced surgical suites, central supply, radiology suite, critical care and isolation areas as well as the normal examination rooms, laboratory, and pharmacy.
The friendly, professional staff at VCA Northwood is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience.