The Animal Medical Center is seeking a veterinarian experienced in general practice to join our Primary Care veterinary team. Board-certification by the ABVP in Canine or Feline Practice or board-eligibility is desirable but not required. The AMC is dedicated to assuring rewarding careers by emphasizing the health and safety of all hospital employees and clients, supporting excellence in clinical practice and post-graduate training, and providing opportunities for clinical research. The AMC offers a unique hybrid of academia and clinical practice, with the collegial environment of the hospital promoting inter-department consults and a noncompetitive atmosphere with an emphasis on education and excellent patient care. Within the Primary Care team, you will be joining our current team of 3 veterinarians, 3 highly experienced LVTs, 3 assistants, and a service coordinator. We are a stimulating, busy, and progressive hospital that promotes lifelong learning, postgraduate intern and resident training, and scholarship. Many additional advantages and benefits include:
Debt forgiveness program
Excellent benefits (paid health insurance, generous paid-time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, 403-b retirement plan with employer contribution)
Assistance to find housing
A $70 million dollar renovation Capital Campaign to launch a new, state-of-the-art teaching hospital that will pave the way for a fulfilling professional experience in the future
In a 4-day work week, clinical responsibilities will include one day of weekend duties and participation in intern training in general and community practice. Primary Care staff doctors provide services to healthy and sick pets including vaccinations, diagnostic workups and management of maladies commonly treated by general practitioners. They also perform spay/neuter procedures and are USDA accredited in order to prepare international health certificates. Primary care doctors interact and refer to other specialty services at the AMC for advanced and specialty care.
The AMC is nestled in a large biomedical community with excellent clinical and collaborative opportunities. The AMC offers an advanced endoscopy suite as well as a dedicated dialysis suite, in addition to a state-of-the-art interventional radiology and endoscopy suite. Diagnostic imaging services are available 7 days per week. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are on-site. Our faculty and technician teams offer a broad range of specialties and services including anesthesiology, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, exotic pet medicine, interventional radiology, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, rehabilitation and sports medicine, and surgery. An in-house pathology service with two board-certified pathologists performs educational autopsies. A commercial diagnostic laboratory housed within AMC operates 7-days per week and includes an on-site clinical pathologist. We also have a social worker dedicated to the human-animal bond and a robust client education and development team.
Despite the pandemic, New York City remains one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world, a center of entertainment, culture, finance, education, and fashion, amongst other industries. Numerous beautiful suburbs, including Westchester, Montclair, Maplewood, and Bronxville, with top-rated public schools are also within an easy commute. There are many outdoor opportunities and creative ways to enjoy the city and surrounding areas. The local environment includes beautiful parks and botanical gardens, interesting local neighborhoods to explore, beaches and bird sanctuaries, hiking, biking, and more both in the city and within a 2-hour drive. The beautiful Catskill and Berkshire mountains are also within a 2-hour drive for hiking, rock-climbing, and skiing. Museums and cultural sites are beginning staged re-openings.
Please see below for additional details regarding the position.
POSITION: Primary Care veterinarian LOCATION: Animal Medical Center, New York, NY 10065 SALARY: Commensurate with applicant experience and qualifications. SCHEDULE: 4 days per week including 1 weekend day
CLOSING DATE: To receive full consideration, applications and related documents should be received by April 1, 2021. The review of applications will begin immediately. Consideration will continue until suitable candidates are identified for the position.
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible after the closing date.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please direct any inquiries about this position to Dr. Heather Brausa. A letter of intent and CV may be emailed to: [email protected]
REQUIREMENTS: DVM degree or equivalent. New York State license or eligibility required.
Internship training or equivalent 5 years work experience in General Practice required
About Animal Medical Center
The Animal Medical Center is the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital with 100+ veterinarians providing the highest quality medical care across 17 specialties. AMC’s pioneering clinical research advances veterinary knowledge, and our education programs train the next generation of veterinary leaders and provide pet owners with quality pet health information. AMC is proud to offer our services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.