Petco is seeking an Exotic Veterinarian for our new full-service hospital locations in Las Vegas, NV. These brand-new general practice hospitals will be located inside three of our Las Vegas Petco stores.
The patient caseload for this role will be approximately 25% exotic and 75% companion animal (dogs/cats) while growing the exotic caseload for the practice. We are looking for veterinarians who want to practice high-quality medicine while providing excellent patient and client service and fostering a collaborative team culture.
Practice in a State-of-the-Art Hospital: • 4 exam rooms and large treatment area • Surgical suite • X-ray suite • In-house lab and diagnostics
Excellent Benefits including: • Work-Life Balance: no emergency, on-calls, or overnights • Practice Quality Medicine, Your Way! • Excellent benefit package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k & Paid Parental Leave • Generous time off and CE allowance • Competitive Salary
Patient-Centered Job Responsibilities include but not limited to: • Provide excellent patient care by performing physical examinations, diagnosing and treating diseases, and providing preventive care according to patient lifestyle and location on dog, cat and exotic animal patients. • Perform routine and complex surgical procedures including (but not limited): spays/neuters, abdominal exploratory and mass removals. • Perform routine and complex dental procedures including full dental examination, evaluation of dental radiographs, as well as simple and complex extractions and oral surgical procedures • Develop treatment plans for patients undergoing day hospitalization based on complete problem-based assessment. Transition patients to overnight care as needed and communicate effectively with referral hospitals in order to ensure continuity of patient care
Requirements and Licensure • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school or its equivalent • Active licensure as a veterinarian without contingencies in the state in which the hospital is located or ability to obtain by state date • Current DEA license • Current Controlled Substance License, if applicable, in state in which the hospital is located or ability to obtain by state date • USDA Category I Accreditation or completion within two months of hire date • Must have 1-3 years of clinical practice experience including exotics in previous caseload experience (including species such as avian, reptiles and small mammals) • Must be willing to see a patient caseload of approximately 25% exotic and 75% companion animals (dogs/cat) with a goal to grow the exotics caseload for the practice • Must be comfortable performing anesthesia and routine surgeries including but not limited to: canine and feline spays, neuters, mass removals and dentals
Learn more about Petco With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that obsesses about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. We do this by providing the products, services, education and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy.
Everything we do is guided by our vision: Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.
The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $200 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.
If interested in learning more, please email: Lindsay.Cropper@Petco.com
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.
About Petco Animal Supplies, Inc
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that obsesses about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. We do this by providing the products, services, education and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision:Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.