At Advanced Veterinary Specialists, our medical teams have a reputation for delivering top quality care to the central coast community. We are seeking part-time and full-time Emergency doctors for our multi-specialty hospital located in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.
Our hospitals have busy caseloads and highly trained clinical staff who have access to plentiful CE and growth opportunities provided by our Learning and Development department. Emergency doctors collaborate with other doctors in the following specialties across the network:
Who you are:
If you are an experienced or internship-trained emergency doctor eager to collaborate with stellar peers and staff in cutting edge facilities we encourage you to get in touch. You will be challenged, you will learn, and your compassion, skills, and ambition will be rewarded.
General Job Description:
Our Emergency doctors work within the Emergency/Critical Care department and have primary case responsibility receiving patients and caring for their inpatients. In addition, the overnight and weekend ER doctors care for all the hospitalized patients within the hospital. Emergency doctors have the opportunity to learn and utilize their skills in ultrasound, triage, CPR and get to work with technical staff of high caliber to treat challenging cases. In addition, we have surgeons on call for emergency surgeries, specialists who are trained in ultrasound to help with your patients, and the opportunity to work alongside various specialists to exchange advice on patients.
A full time schedule is 3/12 or 4/10s per week. Both of these schedules leave you time to enjoy all that California has to offer. Shifts are a mix of days, swings, and some overnights, with holiday coverage shared by the emergency doctors within the hospital. The emergency doctors collaborate to create a fair schedule and take into account everyone’s needs.
Santa Barbara, CA, a beautiful and scenic coastal city known for its Mediterranean mystique, surfing and outdoor adventures, top-notch restaurants, and upscale galleries and boutiques.
Our values in action:
Collaboration: With multiple specialties supporting our Emergency department, you’ll have the opportunity to share knowledge with a community of brilliant and diverse team of doctors
Sustainability: As our industry changes, smaller, doctor led community practices are becoming more and more rare. We are constantly enhancing our model and growth strategy to ensure that the SAGE way thrives and spreads, keeping our core values and methods intact.
Compassion: Our work is about caring for living creatures, no matter how many legs they use. We place compassion first for our patients and their people, as well as for each other.
Innovation: Top technology and top skills, we are about pushing the envelope to serve our community.
Compensation/benefits: The best deserve to be compensated as such. We offer base shift pay based on day of the week/time of the day worked. On top of the shift pay, our emergency/critical care doctors receive a monthly bonus based on individual production. We strive to provide flexibility based on your life and your needs. SAGE also provides a benefits package with generous employer cost sharing that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, commuter benefits, cell phone plan, California licensing fees, liability insurance, uniforms, veterinary association memberships, CE reimbursement annually, ultrasound training, a 401(k) plan that can include employer contributions of up to 3% each year.
Our doctors and outstanding support staff have created a unique environment emphasizing high caliber, compassionate and ethical service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians, as well as a continued commitment to the growth and welfare of everyone involved in our organization.
It is our policy to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their actual or perceived: race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), age (40 and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, and any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law (sometimes referred to, collectively, as “protected characteristics”).
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NVA Overview:NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and pet care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.
Compassion-First and NVA recognize that we share deep-rooted values and priorities. For years, our dedication to Specialty and Emergency medicine has been a common background.
Our groups have long shared the belief that the best patient care comes from championing hospitals in their local communities and supporting the practices and culture that have made them successful. We believe in empowering veterinarians and their teams with deeper resources so they can do more of what’s already working.
Combining our strengths gives us the opportunity to make a lasting and positive impact on the profession, our people, and the care of animals.
As one of the only dedicated Specialty and Emergency groups in the industry, 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.