The Northwest PA Pet Emergency Center (NWPaPEC), a privately owned after hours emergency and critical care practice in Erie PA, has an immediate opening for a full time veterinarian. We provide after hours emergency and critical care for 80+ Veterinarians (40+ practices) throughout the region of northwest PA, northeast Ohio, and southwestern New York.
We strive to provide the highest quality patient care and are equipped with electronic medical records (Infinity/Impromed), Digital Radiography (radiology consults through PetRays), Ultrasound, Complete in house lab (Abaxis), and Surgical suite complete with monitoring (SpO2, BP, Capnography, ECG, etc) and anesthetic ventilator.
Cases vary from the most basic emergencies to complex medical and surgical cases and our veterinarians routinely perform surgical procedures such as Exploratory laparotomy, C-Section, GDV, Splenectomy, and Enucleation.
We are very supportive of continual learning and training of both our veterinarians and support staff. We regularly attend VECCS conferences, provide generous CE allowances to veterinarians and technical staff, and provide VIN access. Many of our technicians are CVT's or currently in training to become CVT's.
Our full time veterinarians typically work 12-14 12hr shifts per month and we attempt to accommodate scheduling and time off requests.
Erie, PA is home to Presque Isle along Lake Erie as well as many other lakes and parks including the National Forest. The area is abundant with numerous outdoor activities and is located 2 hours north of Pittsburgh, 2 hours east of Cleveland, and 1.5hrs south of Buffalo.
The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, a positive attitude, good medical and surgical skills, and a willingness to continue to learn. Prior emergency practice experience or completion of a rotating internship is preferred but new graduates with an interest in emergency medicine and surgery are encouraged to apply.
Mentoring and assistance with surgeries or detailed cases is available as needed. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in practicing where you are able to work up medical cases and perform emergency surgeries.
Additional Salary Information: A Base salary commensurate with experience with a production bonus is provided. Additional benefits include CE allowance, Simple IRA, VIN access, PA license, VECCS membership.