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Small Animal Surgeon

///Small Animal Surgeon
Small Animal Surgeon 2018-09-29T19:32:14+00:00

UVS is seeking a full-time surgeon to join our exciting new practice located just 7 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh (Peters Township). This person must be motivated and a leader, with interest and ability in soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures.

UVS is a canine, feline, and equine 24-hour multi-specialty veterinary practice that opened in July 2016. We strive to be the best in customer service, dedication, innovation, and quality care. The mission of UVS is to enhance animal health by delivering superior quality care and personalized treatment while continuing to advance the veterinary profession through training and discovery. UVS will be an innovator in veterinary medicine over the coming years.

We are looking for a surgeon who wishes to build and grow a program to represent their specialty and meet the needs of pets in the region. Our locum surgeons are currently cutting over 50 cases per month on a part-time basis. Our small animal team consists of 24-hour trauma and emergency services along with internal medicine, surgery, oncology, dentistry, and canine rehabilitation, with further specialties to be added to the working team as soon as possible.

Our modern state-of-the-art facility features a 16-slice helical GE optima CT Scanner, full in-house lab, underwater treadmill, three fully equipped ORs (bipolar, monopolar, Force Triad, Synthes locking and non-locking orthopedic equipment etc), together with a 24/7 ER service and boarded criticalist to support the surgical service. We plan to introduce fluoroscopy and rigid endoscopy to support any surgeon interested in minimally invasive therapeutics.

Pittsburgh is an excellent place to live, with easy access to both the city and countryside. Since 2000, Pittsburgh has been voted the ‘Most Livable City in America’ six times, is among one of the best cities for outdoor recreation, and is home to championship sports teams! This position includes a signing bonus, competitive market salary, relocation allowance, fringe benefits package with incentives, and a flexible work schedule.

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