Animal Emergency & Critical Care , located in Huntsville, Alabama, is seeking a Managing Veterinarian to join our growing practice! Our hospital is AAHA accredited and is a full service emergent care facility that is an extension of our local veterinary hospitals. We provide overnight hospitalization for critical patients and access to emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our team consists of 5 ER DVMs and a support team of 22 that includes Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Assistants and Receptionists. We also offer Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Cardiology through specialty veterinarians within our facility. Our hospital includes:
• Intensive care unit with oxygen and temperature control
• Surgical suite with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment, anesthesia machines and ventilator
• Digital Radiography
• Complete In-House Lab (Chem, CBC, Blood Gas, UA, and Coag analysis)
• Limited equipment for exotic and pocket pets
The Managing Veterinarian is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Managing DVM is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, as well as meeting budget expectations. In addition, they are also responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
We offer an outstanding benefit and compensation package and encourage professional growth and development to all of our team members.
Huntsville is Alabama’s fourth largest city, which sprawls at the foot of a mountain in Northern Alabama. The city is nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close history with U.S. space missions and home of NASA’s Marshall Space Center. In the past few years, Huntsville has become a new launching pad for craft breweries, restaurants and creative entrepreneurs, which has created a boom of new places to see things to do. Several biotech, telecom, and manufacturing companies have also expanded into the Huntsville market, including Facebook, Airbus, Dynetics, Torch Technologies, Invariant Corporation, Toyota, and more. You’ll find that Huntsville has a little of something for everyone – whether you’re interested in education, arts, nature or just pure entertainment, this beautiful city has plenty to offer, including a ranking of “Most Affordable US City to Live In” by Livability! Additionally, we’re located less than two hours from Nashville, TN and three from Atlanta, GA.
NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more-more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients and people. Learn more at NVACompassionFirst.com .
Huntsville, Alabama, United States