Equine Veterinarian for Emergency Field Services - Hagyard Equine Medical - Lexington, Kentucky
PetVet Care Centers
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
With 146 years of valued service to the equine industry of Central Kentucky, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is looking to grow its team with a dedicated emergency ambulatory veterinary team. The ideal candidate(s) will be eager to build this new service within the well-established practice working in a collaborative manner with clients and primary care veterinarians to ensure patients receive excellent care in the most expedient manner possible. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of two years experience as a veterinarian with expertise in ambulatory/field care and emergency services.
Successful applicants will work a rotating overnight and weekend shifts to provide full emergency coverage in support of and in conjunction with the ambulatory/field services team, which includes a DACVIM. An ambulatory veterinary vehicle is provided to include appropriate stock and diagnostic equipment.
Located in the "Horse Capital of the World" with a high density of Thoroughbred and Standard bred breeding farms as well as a variety of Sport Horse farms (to include: Saddlebred, eventing, hunter/jumper, and dressage), Central Kentucky offers plenty of retail, dining, distillery/brewery, and outdoor activities appealing to a variety of interests.
At PetVet Care Centers, our hospitals are managed locally, and supported globally, through our connected network. We are a group of over 450 small animal, mixed animal and equine general practice, specialty and emergency hospitals. We appreciate the differences in each community and support the local traditions which have made our member hospitals so successful.
Our location based Medical Directors guide quality of care, inform staff development and ensure community connection. Medical decisions, treatment plans and medication choices are made by each of our individual doctors, locally.
PetVet supports individualized learning opportunities, and encourages doctors to advance their skill through generous continuing education assistance.
We offer a top notch benefits package, which includes additional time off for CE and a variety of benefits to enhance quality of life including creative, flexible scheduling and deferred compensation.
PetVet Care Centers wants you to take pride in your workplace, and is committed to investments in equipment and the facility so you can service the community with the highest quality of care.
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