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Banfield Pet Hospital
Seeking Veterinarian

Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced veterinarian looking for a change, a new beginning at Banfield means an open door to explore the next best move in your professional veterinary career.

Your well-being matters.

We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chose this profession. At Banfield, we believe it is just as important to support the well-being of those who devote their lives to this cause. Banfield offers a wide array of benefits and programs, empowering you to focus on yourself and your family, as you care for pets and clients.

As a Banfield veterinarian, we want you to take full advantage of work and play through, plus a lot more:

  • Competitive salary & Sign-on Bonus with paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Automatic enrollment 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days of employment
  • Health Savings Account with annual practice-paid funding of $750 to supplement health care expenses
  • Automatic enrollment in 100% practice paid short- and long-term disability after 60 days of employment – includes maternity leave
  • Eligibility to enroll in the Veterinary Student Debt Relief Pilot Program

Support when you need it most.

As the world’s largest veterinary practice, the network of hospital, field, and headquarters leadership, allows us to offer you the support and resources needed to help you worry less and focus more on being your best self.

Ready to start your career with Banfield?
Please reach out to Lynsey Reeder:  Lynsey.Reeder@Banfield.com
or apply at:   jobs.banfield.com

San Francisco SPCA
Shelter Medicine Veterinarian

San Francisco, CA
Shelter Medicine

DESCRIPTION: At the San Francisco SPCA, the practice of Shelter Medicine requires a unique blend of individual medicine and population management with a strong focus on behavioral wellness. Every day, the Veterinarians and Technicians on our Shelter Medicine Team dedicate themselves to maximizing our life saving capacity in San Francisco and beyond. We are looking for a highly skilled, innovative, compassionate, Shelter Medicine Veterinarian to join this remarkable team. Imagine going to work at one of San Francisco’s most enduring and respected nonprofit organizations with a legacy of many “firsts” in animal welfare. Iconic and innovative, the SF SPCA offers you the opportunity to be a part of a team focused on day-to-day excellence with a vision to ensure that all California shelters have access to practical, evidence-based protocols by 2030.

ABOUT YOU: As a Veterinarian, you’ve chosen a career Shelter Medicine because of your devotion to improving the outcomes for homeless animals. You have practical experience and repeated success with population management and disease control. You are a highly skilled surgeon. You understand patient flow and pathways for shelter animals. You are smart, driven, and make your decisions by combining evidence-based research with your eye on practical solutions and results. You are committed to the on-going development of your team, the organization and yourself. You are a unique Veterinarian who recognizes your ability to successfully, think outside of the box and beyond the present, to find solutions. You are excited about the opportunity to work in an organization with over 45 Veterinarians who have an incredible range of expertise.

THE ROLE: You will work closely with the Shelter Medicine Team to provide excellent medical care to the thousands of homeless animals that enter the SF SPCA shelter each year. Collaboration with the Director of Shelter Medicine and Shelter Medicine nursing team is essential to assess, create, maintain, improve and implement effective protocols for preventive care, treatment, population management, and operational processes. Performing high-quality surgical procedures and developing ongoing treatment plans that coincide with continuous efforts to reduce length of stay in order to meet adoption goals. We will count on you to ensure compliance with all laws regarding the practice of veterinary medicine and animal welfare.

ABOUT US: We are achievers, with over 153 years of innovation in animal welfare, we continue to reach and challenge the status quo. Our comprehensive benefits package takes to heart what you need today with low cost healthcare coverage and wellness programs, while looking out for your tomorrow by investing in a competitive 401(k) package with matching funds. Veterinarians receive generous CE resources and paid time off. Our campus is located between the Potrero Hill and Mission Districts, and easily accessible by BART, MUNI and local freeways. We offer a variety of commuter programs and generous discounts on veterinary care for your pets.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION: They’re more than just words for us. They are on every SF SPCA job description and guide how we develop programs, deliver services, build our teams, cultivate our leaders, and create a culture of belonging.

Ready to make a change? Excited about the future possibilities? We want to hear from you.

Associate Veterinarian (Mostly Emergency)

San Francisco, CA

DESCRIPTION: Imagine going to work at one of San Francisco’s most enduring and respected nonprofit organizations with a legacy of many “firsts” in animal welfare. Iconic and innovative, the SF SPCA offers you the opportunity to be a part of a team focused on day-to-day excellence. Every day, the Veterinarians and Technicians on our Team dedicate themselves to maximizing our life saving capacity in San Francisco and beyond. We are looking for a highly skilled, innovative and compassionate Veterinarian, to join this remarkable team.

ABOUT YOU: Education and Experience (required):

  • Graduate from an accredited veterinary medical college — DVM or equivalent
  • Licensed to practice in the State of California
  • Possession of a DEA registration number
  • At least 3 years of experience as a full-time practicing veterinarian

THE ROLE: You will work closely with talented mentorship, colleagues, and support staff, and have the opportunity to provide extraordinary medical care to all pets in San Francisco. Apply a forward-thinking approach by collaborating with a team to create, maintain, improve and implement effective protocols. Experience and perform high-quality surgical procedures. Support includes a wide range of diagnostics and treatment options including ultrasound (stand-alone and point-of-care), flexible videoscopy, rigid videoscopy, video otoscopy, digital radiography, 2 ORs with humane-grade equipment including LigaSure and electrocautery, in house laboratory, and rapid turnaround reference laboratory access. We will count on you to ensure compliance with all laws regarding the practice of veterinary medicine and animal welfare.

YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Daytime shifts only: 8am-7pm
  • Emergency only or Emergency/GP combination
  • Stat radiography interpretation services
  • On-site pharmacy and lab as well as online pharmacy and reference lab availability
  • On Site CSR and Client Contact Center teams to field and process calls
  • Liaisons to assist with client communication and coordination
  • A dedicated Doctor’s Assistant for each emergency and GP doctor
  • Dedicated skilled RVTs for anesthesia and for ICU patients
  • Low-stress handling approach
  • Coaching and mentoring for skill-building
  • *Advanced Facilities and Equipment listed in our online posting*

ABOUT US: We are achievers, with over 153 years of innovation in animal welfare, we continue to reach and challenge the status quo. Our comprehensive benefits package takes to heart what you need today with low cost healthcare coverage and wellness programs, while looking out for your tomorrow by investing in a competitive 401(k) package with matching funds. Veterinarians receive generous CE resources and paid time off. We offer a variety of commuter programs and generous discounts on veterinary care for your pets.

AVAILABILITY AT BOTH OF OUR HOSPITALS!

MISSION CAMPUS
201 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

PACIFIC HEIGHTS CAMPUS
2343 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION: They’re more than just words for us. They are on every SF SPCA job description and guide how we develop programs, deliver services, build our teams, cultivate our leaders, and create a culture of belonging.

Ready to make a change? Excited about the future possibilities? We want to hear from you.

Center Veterinary Clinic Seeking Veterinarian

We are a small animal, one doctor practice, in Novato seeking a full or part time veterinarian. Originally opened in 1982, we have a fun and family-like atmosphere where we take pride in practicing quality medicine and building long term relationships with our clients.

We are lucky to have several ER’s in the area for afterhours care, a good support network of nearby specialists, and easy access to the 101 freeway. Recently updated facility, we offer digital x ray, digital dental x ray, Tonovet and more. We offer a competitive salary, paid time off, CE and uniform stipends, at cost veterinary services and supplies and… did we mention a fun and family-like atmosphere?

We believe in prioritizing care over profits, truly caring about the people that we work with, having a work/life balance, and fostering a collaborative environment for the benefit of our clients and their pets.

If this sounds like a place you would like to work,
please email Chris Sterns at: chrissterns@rocketmail.com

BluePearl Veterinary Partners Seeking Full-Time ER Doctors

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Daly City, CA is seeking two Full time ER doctors (12 shifts/ month) to work in our 24/7 Specialty and Emergency hospital. You would be working alongside three other full time experienced ER doctors and one part time ER doctor. We have a fully equipped hospital for high-level care. Immediate openings available, we would love to hear from you!

BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital in Daly City, CA is a state-of-the art 7,500 square foot facility. It is big enough to have top of the line equipment, but still small enough for clients to receive personalized, comprehensive care and service. Built in 2013, the hospital is located in the rapidly growing area of Daly City and is easily accessible.

Our clinicians offer 24/7 emergency care as well as specialty services in internal medicine, surgery, oncology, cardiology and Rehabilitative Medicine. Onsite diagnostic and treatment capabilities include a CT scanner, ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy, laparoscopy and digital radiography.

Please contact: Dr. Sonja Olson — Sonja.olso@bluepearlvet.com

Visit www.bluepearljobs.com to apply!

Volunteer Vet Techs Needed at PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support)

PAWS mission is to preserve, support and nurture the human-animal bond for those most vulnerable in our community, low-income San Francisco residents who are seniors (over 60 years old) and/or persons living with a disability, with pet food and vet care, among its services.

Volunteer Vet Techs assist one of our licensed Volunteer Veterinarians with exams and nail trims at our Ask The Vet consultations. Our vet exam room is located in the PAWS building in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco.

Volunteer Vet Techs do not need to be licensed vet techs, but must have a minimum of one year experience working in a veterinary environment, and feel comfortable performing animal restraint and animal handling tasks within a limited clinic environment.

Please contact Program Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Walter Campbell for more information and to apply to volunteer:

wcampbell@shanti.org
415-830-7026

Larkspur Landing
Veterinary Hospital

Larkspur Landing Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full or part time vet to join our practice.

We are a privately owned small animal hospital in Marin county. We have a fun energetic staff and excellent clients.

One position available is monday and tuesday spay/neuter/procedure days that pay $800/day, and usually the vet gets off work by 3pm.

The other position is seeing appointments, currently curbside.

Public transportation is available via ferry, smart train, and golden gate transit bus.

Contact:
Mary Press, DVM
(415) 461-6133
larkspurlandingvet@yahoo.com

 

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Veterinary Street Outreach Services

Veterinary Street Outreach Services (VET SOS) is recruiting volunteers—DVMs and veterinary assistant/technicians—for its monthly mobile clinics serving the companion animals of homeless San Franciscans. Visit www.vetsos.org for more information, including upcoming clinic dates. Support the human-animal bond in this vulnerable population and work with outstanding volunteers from all over the Bay Area!

Voicemail: (415) 355-2237
Email: vetsos@sfccc.org
Website: www.vetsos.org

Want to do something that saves lives, feels good and helps your community? Then volunteer to help animals when disasters strike in California!

Thousands of animals need care during and after disasters. Some 63% of California households have pets, including an estimated 10 million pet cats, nine million dogs, and one million horses. Other pets, farm animals, and wildlife also need assistance during and after disasters like earthquakes, floods, and wildfires.

Veterinary professionals are vital to animals during disasters. The mission of the California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (CAVMRC) is to provide veterinary professionals with the training and credentialing necessary to support animal health and public health.

Deployment is always voluntary. Volunteers get involved at whatever level works for them – assistants are needed as well as leaders, part- time responders are as welcome as those who can help out for a week or two, plus there are ongoing roles in areas such as planning and disaster response. Volunteer participation can be a matter of life or death for rescued animals and means the world to the owners of those animals.

Benefits of joining the CAVMRC

The CAVMRC provides veterinary professionals:

Credentialing necessary to support animal health and public health emergency response.

Continuing education and training opportunities that allow you to strengthen your skills to better serve your practice, your community and our state.
Networking and information sharing opportunities with veterinary team members across the state.

Who can join the CAVMRC?

You don’t need any prior disaster response experience or training to join the CAVMRC. The entire veterinary practice team is welcome, including:

  • Veterinarians
  • Registered veterinary technicians
  • Veterinary assistants, office managers and all support staff members
  • Students in veterinary medical programs
  • Retired veterinary professionals with a current license

Program Affiliation

The CVMA registered the CAVMRC as a unit of the Medical Reserve Corps under the California Emergency Medical Services Agency and works in cooperation with local, statewide, and national agencies. The CVMA has played an important role in preparing for and responding to disasters in California since 1994 and builds on this experience with this new affiliation.

For more information visit the CAVMRC website.

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For more information, please submit this form with your inquiry, or feel free to contact Tiffany Hahn at sfvmasecretary@gmail.com.

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