Seattle, WA - Veterinary Radiologist

Date Posted: 
April 06, 2013 - July 05, 2013

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle is seeking a Veterinary Radiologist to join our AAHA-accredited, multi-specialty, 24-hour emergency/referral practice located in the thriving, Seattle, Washington suburb of Lynnwood.

You’ll enjoy a busy and challenging caseload, as well as the seamless and supportive interaction of our specialty services.

Our beautiful, 20,000 sq. ft. facility is designed to allow for optimum patient care and includes all the sophisticated equipment expected in a top-caliber referral hospital, such as: CT/MRI, ultrasound, flouroscopy, chemotherapy, and in-house hemodialysis center. We are also home to one of VCA’s premier internship training programs.

Seattle is an exceptionally beautiful and vibrant city with great restaurants, a relaxed atmosphere, and easy access to the outdoor activities for which the Pacific Northwest is famous.

The Specialist in Veterinary Radiology—under the guidance of the Medical Director and with the support of the Regional Medical Director—carries out VCA’s promise to our clients: making their pet’s health our top priority and excellent service our goal. The Radiologist educates referring veterinarians on, advocates for, and strives to deliver the highest quality medical, surgical, dental, and nutritional diagnostics, treatment, and preventative care to companion animals.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
  • Residency training with board eligibility or certification in Veterinary Radiology.
  • Ability to become licensed to practice in the state of Washington.
  • Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish a good rapport with referring veterinarians, including: timely professional and respectful communication; assistance in their professional growth and education through recommendations and interaction on referred and shared cases; ongoing development of a positive and professional working relationship; participation in Continuing Education involving the local referral community.
  • Assist in the development and training of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
  • Assist with marketing the services of the specialty practice through a variety of outreach programs, some of which include: making hospital visits to referring veterinarians, assisting with local CE meetings, answering all calls from referring veterinarians promptly, helping with production of hospital newsletters and case reports.
  • Assist with the training of interns and residents, under the guidance of the Medical Director.
  • Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.

Benefits
VCA rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Professional Liability Coverage

If interested in this opportunity, please click here to apply.