Veterinary Oncologist

United Veterinary Care
Richmond, Virginia
Generous compensation package
Closing date
Jan 30, 2023

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate
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The Oncology Service (TOS), located in Richmond, VA is seeking a 2nd veterinary medical oncologist to join our tenured and well-established team.

About us: TOS has been providing oncology care for companion animals in the Mid-Atlantic area for over 15 years. We currently have 3 practice locations in Virginia offering medical and radiation oncology. We are a talented, supportive, fun team. We have recently supported one of our doctors in gaining acceptance into her top-choice residency program. Helping to advance our team members' career paths is one of our passions.

Our hospital:

A brand new, state of the art, 3000 square foot Medical Oncology suite is designed with staff safety in mind and includes a negative pressure chemotherapy compounding room, 5 consultation rooms, a generously sized doctors’ office, and patient exam and housing areas in line with Fear Free standards. 1700 square foot Radiation Oncology and imaging suite with two additional consultation rooms and convenient access of a newly installed Vet-Ray digital x-ray unit, 8-slice GE CT scanner, and Varian linear accelerator capable of IMRT/IGRT/SRT/VMAT.Heska Element blood analyzers capable of providing CBC, chemistry, ionized calcium, electrolyte, and blood gas results in less than 15 minutes. Antech digital cytology equipment.

Our experienced support staff:

We have an excellent group of tenured technicians who are highly skilled, motivated, and driven, including one of the 38 technicians with a VTS in Oncology. Each support team member is on a rigorous staff development plan, including the Purdue Veterinary Technician Licensure program for all our veterinary assistants. The team values a high standard of patient care and each team member is Fear Free certified to provide the best patient experience.

Highlights about this position:

The opportunity to collaborate with our team of 5 board-certified oncologists, and access to numerous other specialists within our network. Great schedule: We see patients 4 days a week with no weekend or emergency in hospital responsibilities.  Positive team and hospital culture that understands the importance of work life balance. Amazing, tenured support staff. Our partnership with Fetch A Cure, a nonprofit, who helps provide financial assistance to our clients.


About Richmond:

Located just two hours from both the beach and the mountains, Richmond is a small city with a big city feel – minus the traffic. With two large amusement parks within 1 hours’ driving distance, this quaint and affordable town offers breweries and dining, along with a thriving arts district. Richmond has an active music scene with festivals downtown and on the islands surrounded by the James River from the spring through the fall. For athletes and nature lovers, Richmond is home to the James River Park System, a 550-acre retreat which boasts the only downtown Class IV rapids in the country. The newly finished capital trail extends from downtown Richmond to Williamsburg and paves the way to 52 miles of biking, hiking, and nature watching. Richmond is rich with historic landmarks with Hollywood Cemetery (the final resting place of 2 US Presidents), the Rumors of War installation at the VMFA, the flood walls and many more! Fun fact, Edgar Allen Poe hailed from Richmond, VA.

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.

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