Metropolitan Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Service is seeking a motivated recent to seasoned graduate of an accredited veterinary school looking for a stimulating environment in a multidisciplinary referral practice. The position would be primarily overnights with rotation through some second shifts with our other two overnight doctors. Our hospital consists of two parts -- Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists (MVS) and Metropolitan Veterinary Emergency Service (MVES). MVS is a multidisciplinary referral practice consisting of four surgeons, two internists, one neurologist, one dentist, and a board eligible ophthalmologist. We work intimately with them to seamlessly co manage cases and provide excellent care. MVES is overseen by one double boarded internist/criticalist, one board certified criticalist, and one board eligible criticalist but also consists of 5 emergency clinicians with varying internship and residency experience that provide 24/7 coverage. Four board certified surgeons share duties covering the emergency service and are available for consultation or to perform procedures at any time. We currently have cage side rounds to discuss patient care three times per day and grand rounds for interns weekly (M&M, journal club, staff presentations). Services provided by Metropolitan Veterinary Emergency Service include but are not limited to the following: routine hematology, routine clinical chemistry, blood gas analysis, PT/aPTT, thromboelestography, invasive and non invasive blood pressure evaluation, EKG, in house telemetry, oxygen therapy, mechanical ventilation, radiography, ultrasonography and computed tomography, fluid therapy and supportive care. The MVES is directly supported by a medical director, office manager, and seasoned veterinary staff.
Additional Salary Information: full health care benefits, 401k, PLIT, AVMA dues and CE stipend provided.
Requirements include DVM from an accredited college of veterinary medicine and KY state licensure. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are flexible, positive and desire to learn while working hard. Candidate may have variable degrees of experience
About Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services
Metropolitan Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Service is a 24 hour multidisciplinary specialty practice consisting of surgery,internal medicine, ophthalmology, dermatology and emergency/critical care services. The Emergency Critical Care Service is entering its fourth year. Presently staffed by seven emergency clinicians, including one board eligible criticalist, two ACVECC diplomates. The emerg...ency service is fully supported 24 hours a day by the specialty services. MVSES is Located in a 10,000 square foot facility on the far east end of Louisville, KY. As Kentucky's largest and most comprehensive veterinary referral center the scope of our practice covers the majority of the state of Kentucky and a portion of Southern Indiana. Louisville and its metropolitan area is comprised of approximately 1.3 million people. The city is a nice mixuture of quiet neighborhoods, vibrant riverfront, growing music/public radio scene and culinary/performing arts all set at a Midwest pace. The city will at least one to two times a year take on a very festive and cosmopolitan feel during the two week Kentucky Derby festival. Louisville,KY is also known to host events such as the Breeders Cup World Championships(2011, 2012)and PGA championships (2014). Set deep in the heart of bourbon country Louisville offers a deep culinary tradition. Located centrally within the eastern united states Louisville is but a short one day trip to numerous metropolitan areas such as Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolic,Nashville and Cincinnati.