Veterinary Cardiologist

Washington D.C.
Signing bonus and relocation offered!
Jul 15, 2021
Sep 14, 2021
Practice Area
Small Animal
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice

We are seeking a board-certified cardiologist to join our team. A successful applicant should possess effective communication skills, an interest in building relationships with clients and referring veterinarians, and enjoy working in a collaborative, supportive environment. Some locum work may also be available.


Benefits include: relocation assistance, compensated continuing education, professional memberships (VIN, AVMA, AAHA), AVMAPLIT, 401(k), health insurance, commuter benefits, discounted health club membership, vacation, and community service leave. District of Columbia veterinary license is not initially required. However, the approved application must be on file with D.C. prior to beginning employment. 


About the Hospital:

Established in 1936, Friendship Hospital for Animals provides high-quality, compassionate veterinary care to the dogs and cats of the Washington D.C. metro area. Our vision is to be the most medically progressive small animal hospital in the country while adhering to our core values of teamwork, collaboration, and respect. We provide wellness, emergency, and specialty care with over 60 veterinarians on staff, including 13 rotating interns and over 20 specialists. Friendship has specialty departments, including emergency/critical care, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology/neurosurgery, cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine/hemodialysis, rehab therapy, and surgery. In addition, we have MRI, CT, a separate dedicated ICU, long-term ventilator capability, and hemodialysis onsite. In addition to providing clients and their pets the highest quality of medicine and service, Friendship Hospital is also a fun and rewarding place to work and grow. Excellent compensation and generous benefits are offered.  


In addition, to seeing patients on appointment, responsibilities include:

  • Consulting on and managing in-hospital patients
  • Mentoring interns 
  • Communicating with clients 
  • Communicating with referring veterinarians
  • Training and mentoring support staff 
  • Attending and participating in rounds and CE


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to care for complex in-hospital cases
  • Ability to mentor interns
  • Ability to communicate with specialists in managing cases