Mount Laurel Animal Hospital is looking to hire several veterinarians to join our rapidly growing team. This unique opportunity is available to new graduates or veterinarians interested in beginning a career in emergency veterinary medicine. While this position is not a traditional internship, there will be a focus on strong mentorship both clinically and didactically. The goal is to train candidates to be confident, competent, productive emergency veterinarians and surgeons by the end of this year-long fellowship. Continued employment is expected.
Skills & Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be licensed in the state of NJ (or eligible for licensure). The ideal candidate is highly motivated, organized, and friendly. We are looking for someone who will embrace our philosophy of top-notch customer service, outstanding client and patient care, and teamwork.
Support Provided: The hospital will provide one-on-one instruction/oversight on all cases and surgeries with experienced veterinarians and specialists. In addition, the fellow may spend one day per month in a specialty of their choice for additional training. Further, there will be informal meetings to help hone communication skills and a lecture series given by our specialists monthly.
Responsibilities of Fellow: The year will be divided between daytime and overnight hours to provide a wide range of experiences. One section (of 6 month duration) will be day shifts consisting of three 12-hour shifts and an 8 our surgery day per week (averaging 44 hours per week). For the 12-hour days, fellows will be expected to manage multiple hospitalized cases and then help with in-coming patients. On surgery days, spays and neuters will be assigned, and as skill level increases, other types of surgeries will be added such as cystotomies, amputations, mass removals, foreign bodies, etc. The second section will be three to four 12-hour overnight shifts per week (averaging 42 hours per week) and will mainly be focused on managing hospitalized cases in the ICU. Fellows will also be expected to attend all ER department meetings (usually once every 2 months), attend the mandatory lecture series given by our specialists (once monthly), and present 2 Morbidity & Mortality rounds during the year.
Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package will be provided to the right candidates. Our benefits package includes health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K match, CE allowance, and 3 weeks of vacation time.
About Mount Laurel Animal Hospital and Emergency Service
Our privately-owned hospital located in beautiful Mount Laurel, New Jersey. We proudly hold the titles of Best Veterinarian In South Jersey (Burlington County Times) as well as 2015, 2016, and 2017 Best Places To Work (Monster Jobs)! We are the premier critical care and referral center for Southern New Jersey and the surrounding areas. We have been serving the South Jersey community since 1976 providing compassionate and progressive veterinary care for a wide range of companion pets and exotics. We currently have over 40 practicing doctors and a support staff of over 170 employees.
Along with a booming general practice, we feature specialty care and additional services including anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, exotics, internal medicine, ultrasound, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, neurology, critical care, surgery, behavioral medicine, acupuncture, rehab and home care. We recently completed a large hospital expansion which includes a dedicated ICU to manage our critical cases, additional exam rooms, MRI and CT imaging, and a specialty surgical unit. We are equipped with a CT, Snyder cages, mechanical ventilation, NIBP/DABP monitoring, blood gas analysis, and trans...fusion therapy.
Mount Laurel, New Jersey is in close proximity to Philadelphia. Many of our doctors live in the city and enjoy an easy commute to our suburban location. Some of the many things the area offers include, fine dining, theaters, museums, and shopping as well as professional and collegiate athletics, the New Jersey shore and plenty of outdoor space. Along with the many attractions the area has to offer, there are several highly regarded school districts within a short distance of our hospital, e.g., Princeton, Haddonfield, Moorestown and Lenape Regional are just a few.