Veterinary Critical Care Specialist - Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency

Veterinarian - Specialist Elk Grove Village, Illinois


Position at Pathway Vet Alliance

Veterinary Critical Care Specialist
Sign on bonus and relocation package

Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency is seeking a residency trained or board certified Critical Care Specialist to join our beautiful hospital in the expanding area of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Located less than thirty miles Northwest of Chicago, the location offers the benefits of living close to an exhilarating city, and minimizes the headaches of city life.  With unlimited potential for growth and professional development, this opportunity is fantastic for either an established clinician or a clinician just completing their residency. It's also a unique position for the right individual to positively impact an established hospital, helping implement procedures and protocols that reflect today's standards of care. 

The professional we seek brings strong communication and organizational skills, with a teamwork mindset and positive attitude. Applying these externally, the emphasis is on expanding and nurturing relationships with our referral partner community. Internally, mentorship and staff development provide huge value. A strong clinical presence would be required, including the ability to provide surgical services if so desired.    

Our diverse team includes emergency clinicians who provide twenty-four hour emergency on-site coverage seven days a week, an internist, medical oncologist, and surgeon. Doctors are supported by a dedicated group of  technicians, client care coordinators, and management team with strong veterinary medicine experience. Looking ahead, our recruitment team is eyeing neurology and cardiology veterinarians to continue our growth.     

Our hospital is a recently remodeled 8,000 square foot facility.  We are equipped with an on-site in-house laboratory, allowing for immediate blood gas analysis (Abaxis i-STAT), CBC, biochemical, and coagulation analyses.  Ancillary laboratory diagnostics also include in-house cortisol and bile acids. Digital radiography, ultrasonography, and a 16 slice Toshiba CT scan are onsite, supporting a complete patient evaluation.  A Snyder oxygen cage, doppler blood pressure monitoring, and ECG monitoring are also available to facilitate patient care. Our specialty equipment includes both flexible and rigid endoscopy, allowing for the following to be performed: Esophagoscopy, Gastroscopy, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, Colonoscopy, Rhinoscopy, and Cystoscopy.  The additional of arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy is a goal for 2019.  

Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency joined forces with Pathway Vet Alliance to support our clinicians and the leadership team, while allowing our hospital to maintain our own individual culture. We are encouraged to practice medicine that makes sense for our clinicians and patients. And, to develop and/or update medical protocols with the support and collaboration of almost two hundred hospitals within the Pathway organization. 

Why work at Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency?

  • We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment
  • Strive for a positive work/life balance
  • Excel as Veterinary leaders in our community
  • Emphasis team work and collaboration
  • We offer a strong benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, pet care, 401k as well as a generous PTO package
  • Sign on Bonus and Relocation packages available