Veterinarian - Oncologist - Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital
VCA Canada
Victoria,BC,V8X2R3
5d ago

Job Description :

VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Specialist and Emergency Centre is currently recruiting for a Veterinary Specialist Medical Oncologist, to join our team of highly engaged and professional veterinary professionals.

In this role, you will diagnose and treat patients with cancer. The successful candidate will understand the importance of collaborating with the pet-owner and the support team to provide the best treatment possible to your patient.

You are confident in operating various medical equipment and performing medical procedures related to small animal oncology and you pride yourself on providing expert patient care!

  • Additional qualifications include;
  • Post graduate studies in small animal oncology
  • Veterinarian degree, DVM
  • 3+ years performing small animal procedures related to oncology; biopsy, surgical planning, surgical closure and tissue analysis
  • Determining an appropriate course of treatment : chemotherapy & immunotherapy
  • Experience with mast cell tumours related to small companion animals
  • Interpreting radiographs ad ultrasound scans
  • Managing chemotherapy side effects
  • Genuine passion for veterinary medicine and for our furry friends!
  • Dedicated to promoting team-based medicine practices
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues, pet parents and community
  • A passion for coaching and mentoring
  • Workspace

    Founded in 1973, Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to serving the needs of veterinarians and pet owners, offering specialty and emergency veterinary services at one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities of its kind in Canada.

    Our team includes specialists in Medical / Radiation Oncology, Surgery, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Rehabilitation - along with 24-hour emergency care.

    Our hospital culture fosters teamwork and camaraderie that naturally leads to delivering exceptional care to our patients, and service to our clients, referring veterinarians and our community.

    The hospital is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, CT scanner, mechanical ventilator, a complete on-site diagnostic laboratory and monitoring equipment.

    Our referral base is large, with over 100 referring hospitals on Vancouver Island. 11 of these hospitals are partner clinics from whom we draw referrals to all services.

    New Hospital / West Coast Animal Cancer Centre

    Our new, state of the art, 20,000 sq. ft. hospital will open its doors in the Spring of 2021. This new facility will house the West Coast Animal Cancer Centre with a Linear Accelerator, CT scanner and MRI - just to name just a few.

    We are very excited to be a part of the progressive diagnostic opportunities that our Oncology service can provide our patients.

    A little bit about us

    VCA Canada is the largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience.

    At our core are our people people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence.

    In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards.

    We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

    What VCA Canada Offers

    At our core are our people people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. VCA Canada offers :

  • Comprehensive compensation structures including vacation, membership fees, licencing fees, moving as well as generous CE allowances
  • Continuing education benefits
  • Exceptional career development
  • Benefits including medical / dental, life and disability for eligible employees
  • Generous personal pet care discounts
  • Professional dues, including licensing fees and monthly VIN membership
  • A network of highly educated and skilled professionals
  • VCA Canada Cares

    At VCA Canada we treat all companion animals as family members. VCA Canada embraces a culture of giving back to the communities and we actively demonstrate this philosophy through our national philanthropic program, Paw it Forward.

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