Veterinary Criticalist - Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists

Veterinarian - Specialist Decatur, Georgia


Position at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists

Thrive Pet Healthcare is looking to add a Veterinary Criticalist to Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists's team!   

Join our community of veterinary care providers for the support, tools, and resources to elevate your practice and provide top-notch patient care. We believe in your abilities and are committed to helping you succeed. 

Learn more about Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists.

  • Collaboration, creativity, and compassion are values embraced throughout the organization.
  • The practice holds AAHA Accreditation and offers multi-specialty and 24/7 ER services.
  • The team includes specialists in Internal Medicine, Oncology, and Surgery.
  • A team of highly trained ER doctors also contributes to patient care.
  • Advanced equipment such as Ultrasound, CT, and endoscopes are available.

In the town of Decatur, Southern charm meets artistic flair in a harmonious, toe-tapping rhythm! Nestled just a hop, skip, and jump away from Atlanta, this colorful pocket of Georgia is like a quirky art studio brought to life. Tree-lined streets are your canvas, painted with a vibrant mix of boutiques, galleries, and eateries that'll have your taste buds doing the happy dance.  And oh, the music! Whether it's the sweet melodies drifting from cozy cafes or the lively tunes echoing from our legendary live music venues, Decatur's beats are infectious. So come soak up the Southern hospitality, join in the artistic escapades, and let Decatur show you that life is one big, joyful masterpiece!

Our network of 400 clinics across the country creates an exceptional community of veterinary professionals and resources. Thrive Pet Healthcare derives its power from individuality and interconnectivity. We are proud of our Specialty Directors Board, designed to connect specialists like you across the country for networking, community and mentorship as needed. The Board is just one element of our unique Medical Excellence and education platform, including a Clinical Research Committee, a Doctor Mentorship Committee, and more. It is aimed at providing you with the necessary knowledge, tools, and resources to enhance your professional journey.   

Provide your best care as a Thrive Pet Healthcare veterinarian.   

Our veterinarians form a vast peer network of multi-disciplinary experts here to bolster your professional and personal well-being by offering support.  You’ll have access to meaningful resources and benefits when you need to rebalance because they’re built around nurturing your mental health. This means taking the time you need with options for flexible scheduling, like three to five-day work weeks to fit every phase of your career and life.   

Benefits – our care in action 

We invest heavily in our teams' growth and development.  We nurture an emotionally intelligent workplace and strive to maintain a positive work/life balance. We pride ourselves in creating an environment that meets your specific needs and enhances your quality of life and work.  

Some of our benefits include: 

  • A progressive compensation model that includes competitive base salaries with additional production opportunities. And, no negative accrual. 
  • A Personal + Professional Package of Paid Time Off
    • Paid Vacation time, Parental leave, PURR-rental leave, and bereavement – to grieve both humans and pets. 
  • Separate paid time to pursue Continuing Education
  • Generous Support for Board Study Paid Time
  • Mental health and well-being, as we understand the unique challenges that come with veterinary care and offer resources to alleviate them.
  • Educational support because knowledge is power and fundamental in your growth and development. 
  • Impressive Pet Perks – free exams and discounts on products and services at all Thrive locations. 

To explore opportunities with us, please review the following job requirements and reach out to us!   

Experience & Skills Requirements 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required 
  • State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, before their start date. 
  • Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible. 
  • Board Certified Veterinary Criticalist or Residency Trained Veterinarian.    

To learn more about this amazing opportunity, please apply through the link on this page or submit your CV confidentially to Renee La Fayette at [email protected]. You can also view additional positions at   

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.