Shelter Veterinarian and Small Animal General Practitioner
Surgeries, Exams, and Teamwork - the best of all worlds! We are seeking a full time veterinarian who will work half of the time as a Shelter Veterinarian and half of the time as a General Practitioner. The Shelter Veterinarian will be a part of a 2-person team responsible for performing exams and spay/neuter surgeries for pets prior to being put up for adoption as well as working with animal protection officers on animal-related cases. The General Practitioner will be part of a 28-person team in seeing appointments as well as some hospitalized and emergency patients for our 24-hour small animal hospital in Fairfax, VA. Pender Veterinary Centre is a well-established, 20,000 sq. ft. full-service state of the art veterinary facility that has been serving the DC metropolitan area for over 45 years.
Applicants should be motivated, energetic, client-oriented, and eager for the challenge of practicing high quality medicine. Successful candidates will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service.
The D.C. Metro area offers residents exciting nightlife, top restaurants, many local arts entertainment venues, historical sites, museums (many are free!), and if you love the outdoors, you are within a 30-60 minute drive to over 20 National Parks!
An established caseload and reputation within the community.
A team-based approach to medicine that is 28 doctors strong and growing.
Dedicated nursing staff and patient/client care managers.
A total of 15 exam rooms, large ICU, dedicated isolation, and spacious surgery/procedure ward.
Digital radiography and ultrasonography available in-house.
Multi-parameter monitors that can provide clinicians with continuous ECG, pulse oximetry, capnography, and blood pressure.
In-house lab machines (CBC, chemistry, electrolyte, coag monitors, cross-matching and more) for rapid results.
Endoscopic equipment with biopsy instruments and large screen TV.
Fully-stocked closed pharmacy.
24/7/365 support from Emergency/Critical Care staff to facilitate overnight/weekend patient care and critical care patient needs.
A 4-veterinarian exotics clinic on-site with 24-hour care in our ECC department.
Pender Veterinary Centre rewards our team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Medical, Dental, and Professional Liability Coverage
Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Pender Veterinary Centre is a busy, 24-hour practice in Northern Virginia. Our practice includes a dedicated 4-doctor exotic department, a 18-doctor small animal practice, and a 6-doctor emergency practice located in the same building. Our state-of-the-art hospital includes modern surgical suites, reference-grade lab, laser therapy, digital radiology, ultrasonography, and endoscopy. Pender Veterinary Centre was founded on the principles of integrity, compassion, and quality. Our veterinarians and staff are passionate about veterinary medicine, continuous learning, and client service—and we look for those attributes in all our candidates.
Internal Number: 1968
About Pender Veterinary Centre
Our Why: For the love of animals and the people who love them.
Our Mission: To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.
Our Values: We value teamwork, integrity, service excellence, innovation and goal orientation.