It’s a great time to be an ER Vet!
You have amazing skills, clients need you, and hospitals want you. Shouldn’t you have a hospital that you want back? Pet Emergency & Trauma Services is a small, independently-owned, owner-staffed, after-hours emergency hospital in Kannapolis, NC. We appreciate and collaborate well with the close-by specialty practices, but we recognize that for us, niche is where it’s at. We serve a varied demographic base from a broad geographic area to keep every night fresh and interesting. Our hospital is compact but fully outfitted with a complement of in-house Idexx laboratory capabilities, a brand-spanking new Sound digital X-ray system, GE Logiq V2 ultrasound, Engler ventilator, new Cardell full anesthesia monitor, SurgiVet anesthesia monitor, Doppler blood pressure monitor, and TonoVet. We provide great medicine and bad haircuts in a stream-lined, well-oiled, vet med team machine. Wanna play?
Examine, diagnose and treat canine and feline patients presented to the clinic on an emergency basis
Communicate diagnostic and treatment plans with clients and team members for the benefit of the patient
Develop treatment plans for medical management of hospitalized patients
Perform soft tissue surgery including abdominal exploratory, splenectomy, resection/ anastomosis, gastropexy, Cesarean section and wound care
Regular rotating schedule between four doctors consisting of seven overnight and two day shifts over four weeks
Every other weekend and every 4th week off
You’ll have time to enjoy your career, your family and your weekends.
North Carolina State Veterinary License, or the ability to acquire such
Previous emergency experience or a rotating internship in emergency, surgery and medicine would be a huge plus, but is not imperative
A quick mind that likes to problem-solve on the fly
Strong medical and soft tissue surgical skills
Creative, innovative thinking
Willingness to take and give input on cases: we like to talk shop
An understanding and compassionate, yet ironclad soul
Appreciation of sarcasm, irony, and the noire
An ability to see the big picture and understand how the little pieces fit together to make it
A calm demeanor
Patient, respectful communication skills
Appropriate base salary and production percentage
80 hours PTO per year
Matched SIMPLE IRA
$2500 CE allowance per year
VIN and AtDove.org memberships
Fees and membership dues: VECCS, AVMA, NCVMA, DEA, NC State Veterinary License, Privilege License and professional liability insurance premium
We are currently experiencing a very high influx of cases needing emergency and critical care attention. Please note that the highest priority cases will be seen first. Patients that are more stable may wait several hours before being seen. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and understanding.