Veterinary Criticalist - Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists

Veterinarian - Specialist Windsor, Colorado


Position at Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists

Thrive Pet Healthcare is looking to add a Veterinary Criticalist to the Royal Vista 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 Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists.

  • Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists and ER offers exceptional specialty and emergency veterinary healthcare. Services encompass Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, Radiology, and Regenerative Medicine.
  • The approach emphasizes integrated and collaborative veterinary healthcare.
  • The trusted team strives for extraordinary care in a comfortable and friendly environment.
  • The facility is fully equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, rigid and flexible endoscopy. The facility houses four state-of-the-art surgical suites and a chemotherapy safety hood.
  • The professional team includes three Board-Certified Surgeons and a Board-Certified Radiologist.
  • A robust ER team complements the specialists' expertise.

The charming Windsor town in Colorado, nestled against the Rocky Mountains has plenty of fun activities. From perfect parks to scenic trails, Windsor has something for everyone. Explore our downtown with local boutiques and cozy cafes. Don't miss our festivals, from summer concerts to fall fests. Come experience a town where the skies are bluer; smiles are warmer, and good times never end!

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 LaFayette at [email protected]. You can also view additional positions at   

Compensation is negotiable based on credentials and experience, with an annual salary range starting at $160,000 - $200,000 / year.  The salary offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. 

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.