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Equine Internal Medicine Specialist

National Veterinary Associates (NVA) - Agoura Hills, CA
Cave Creek, Arizona
Closing date
Nov 27, 2022

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Practice Area
Large Animal, Equine
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice
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Equine Internal Medicine Specialist

Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center

Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center is the largest equine referral center in Arizona, with ambulatory and small animal services offered throughout the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale area. We offer referral, specialty services for horses on a routine and emergency basis in surgery and internal medicine and we collaborate with other specialists including ophthalmologists, cardiologists and dermatologists on an as needed basis. The hospital is located in the foothills of Cave Creek, and is fully equipped with a cooled, 12 stall nursing and intensive care unit, an isolation facility, standing MRI, nuclear scintigraphy and full-service radiology suite (digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy), on-site laboratory and 2 surgery suites with a padded induction and recovery area allowing for assisted recovery from anesthesia.

We are looking for a second board-certified or board-eligible equine internal medicine specialist to round out our internal medicine specialist team, and provide clinical services as a part of a collaborative group of equine ambulatory and specialist veterinarians.

The ideal candidate would provide internal medicine services as well as emergency care to a large population of performance horses and pleasure horses in a hospital setting with an ambulatory component as desired.

Clinical service:

- Provide high quality internal medicine care as a part of the Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center team

- Contribute to out-of-hours service as an in hospital specialist for emergencies

- Demonstrate a team approach with other specialists and ambulatory practitioners within the practice and with the referring veterinarian population outside of the practice

- Excellent communication skills are critical including contributing to discharge instruction generation and conveying findings to owners and referring veterinarians

- Contribute to expansion of the referral caseload within Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center

- Commitment to training, support, supervision and mentorship to intern veterinarians and veterinary support staff is important-experience in these roles desirable

Compensation package dependent on experience and board-certification

For application, please provide a current resume/CV and letter of intent.


- Veterinary degree from an AVMA accredited institution.

- Arizona veterinary medical licensure or eligibility for licensure at the time of application

- Completion of an American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European

- College of Veterinary Internal Medicine recognized residency training program with board-eligibility or certification

- A strong service-focused philosophy, proven clinical competency, and desire to work as part of a progressive, collaborative, multi-disciplinary team of veterinarians

About Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center


Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center (CVMC) is a full service veterinary hospital and clinic for horses, dogs, and cats. Our organization was founded in 1978, and moved to our new, state-of-the-art facility, built in 2008. Our practice has constantly been striving to improve patient care by providing the most progressive services. We now offer both quality primary care services for our patients, as well as specialist services for the most demanding referral cases. At last count, we have on staff 9 veterinarians (two of which are board certified specialists), 15 staff members, and many other specialists whom we work collaboratively with when special circumstances require. We welcome you to meet our doctors and staff on the Meet Our Team page, or better yet, come by and see us sometime. Even though we provide the most thorough and advanced veterinary services possible, it's our caring people who really make us special!


NVA is one of the largest animal care organizations in the world. Our 1,500+ general practice hospitals, specialty + ER hospitals, equine hospitals, and pet resorts serve communities across the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. We cherish the heart and individuality of our equine partners, and we show our commitment to the community by working to ensure that the culture at each equine practice continues to thrive. We are united by a love for animals and the people who love them, as well as a common mission: to improve the comfort and well-being of animals by providing progressive and compassionate care. Learn more about us at


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29229 Canwood Street
Agoura Hills
United States
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