Veterinary Criticalist - Animal Medical Surgical Center

Veterinarian - Specialist Scottsdale, Arizona


Position at Animal Medical Surgical Center Scottsdale

Thrive Pet Healthcare is looking to add a Veterinary Criticalist to Animal Medical and Surgical Center'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 Animal Medical and Surgical Center.  
  • Providing top-quality veterinary care for over 30 years in Scottsdale area
  • Modern, state-of-the-art facility radiates excellence and superior care
  • Equipped with advanced technology: CT, MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, stenting, and more
  • Collaborative team of doctors dedicated to top-level patient care
  • Leading in technology with electronic medical records and Cubex inventory system
  • Streamlined workflow for accurate billing, painless records, and more time for doctors
Scottsdale has earned the title of "America's most livable city" for good reason. Its pleasant climate, lively culture, numerous spas, golf courses, and picturesque desert scenery of hills, rock formations, and cacti surrounding the stunning valley make it an attractive destination. This growth is due to the large population of the surrounding area, which also means that the caseload is continually increasing. Our clients are mostly open to trying anything and allow you to practice the type of medicine you were trained to do. 

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 Criticalistor 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 LaFayette 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.