Relief Emergency (ER) Veterinarian

Expiring today

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Mar 31, 2021
May 18, 2021
Practice Area
Position Type
Contract Type
Locum Tenens
Part Time
Organization Type

Busy, well-supported 24-hour specialty and ER hospital has a rapidly increasing caseload that supports further coverage. We offer multiple specialties and services (soon to be adding more):
  • ER/ICU
  • Internal Medicine
  • Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Oncological Therapies, including electrochemotherapy
  • Advanced Dentistry

Emergency Veterinarian opportunities
  • Day shifts
  • Overnight shifts (Swing shifts forthcoming)
  • Weekend and holiday shifts as well - These are the most exciting ones for you!

Join the exciting growth phase at AAHA-Accredited VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center! Are you:
  • Looking to add flexible shifts?
  • Looking for that perfect fit team who works smoothly together for the benefit of the patient and client?
  • Excited to care for your patients with an experienced, supportive team of specialty and emergency doctors and highly skilled technicians?

We are interviewing fast-paced, enthusiastic, high-quality emergency medicine doctors. We would love to have the opportunity to meet you and let you experience our 24-hour specialty & ER hospital.

Sample Cases Seen:

We see the gamut of urgent, critical care and trauma cases for dogs and cats. We are acquiring equipment for exotics care as well.
  • Trauma
  • Diabetes Mellitus/DKA
  • CHF
  • Gastroenteritis/Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Post-Operative Orthopedic care
  • Esophageal/GI Foreign Body
  • Laceration - simple and complex
  • Toxicities
  • And many more…

What we are looking for:
  • Friendly, energetic, fast-moving, independent/quick-thinking licensed emergency veterinarian is a must.
  • Internship including emergency medicine + 1-year emergency medicine required or minimum 3+ year experience in busy emergency practice.
  • Some ultrasound experience is optional, but is preferred.
  • Comfortable with minor soft tissue surgery. Ability to perform abdominal surgeries a plus.

Find what you need to practice the highest quality emergency and trauma veterinary medicine in our busy, 12,000+ sqf facility - with a small hospital feel.

Advanced diagnostics and care in our 24-hour AAHA Accredited Specialty & Emergency Hospital:
  • New GE58 Ultrasound
  • New Storz Hd Endoscopy Equipment
  • New Howell Multiflow 2002 Pro Ventilator
  • Three fully functional oxygen (O2) kennels
  • Laparoscope
  • In-house CT scanner
  • Hemodialysis unit
  • Electrochemotherapy

What are our clients like?
  • Friendly
  • Animal lovers
  • Highly compliant
  • Excellent demographics
  • Very pet-friendly community

Where are we located?
VCA Highlands Ranch Animal Specialty & Emergency Center is situated in a beautiful suburb of Denver, Colorado.
  • Panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains from our hospital
  • Only 1 minute from a bike path that spans to hundreds of miles of trails
  • Barely 5 minutes to a major shopping mall
  • A short 10 minutes from sailing
  • Just 20 minutes to mountain hiking trails
  • A mere 30 minutes to the vast cultural options of downtown Denver (professional sports, concerts, BuskerFest, art shows and so much more)
  • Only 1 hour to whisk down the ski slopes

What else do you get?

  • Excellent compensation
  • Health care benefits Options
  • 401K Options
  • Discounts to VCA Partners
  • Excellent Employee Pet Discounts
  • CE Allowance + many more opportunities for FREE accredited CE
  • Spectacular opportunities for advancement
  • Much, much more!

Part-Time (Relief) still gives you access to pet discounts, CE events and much more!

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