Veterinary Criticalist

Job Description

Job Description

Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral and Emergency is seeking a Board Certified Criticalist to join our growing Emergency team, full or part-time.

The strong applicant will have an interest in working within our collaborative team to manage complex medical emergencies, will have a strong ability to multi-task, have superior communication skills, and an ability to function in a fast-paced environment. We pride ourselves on being a teaching hospital, and applicants should have an interest in supporting our internal and external continuing education programs, as well as mentoring new DVMs, mentees, and interns when applicable. Interest in leadership or previous leadership/management experience is a plus!

We value a harmonious and cohesive working environment across all of our services, which are supported by an amazing staff of Specialists, Emergency doctors, and skilled and dedicated Technicians, Assistants, and Client Service Representatives, working as a team to help you to provide the very best care to your patients, and ensuring that your patients have ready access to consultation with other specialists on staff when needed.

Our team of doctors currently consists of specialists in Internal Medicine (3), Oncology (1), Neurology (1), Radiology (1), Surgery (FT starting Summer 2021!), Critical Care (2), as well as 6 internship-trained Emergency clinicians. Together, our team is able to provide the most comprehensive and convenient service to our clients and referring veterinary community. Learn more about us HERE!

Our practice offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and, vision insurance, paid vacation, retirement fund, short term, and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and continuing education allowance.

We are conveniently located in Bowie, MD , within 30 minutes’ drive to Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Annapolis.

If you are looking to join a talented, supportive, and passionate team of veterinarians and support staff, look no further!

To start your journey please contact Patrick O’Keefe, [email protected]

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

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