Veterinary Cardiologist

Veterinarian - Specialist La Mesa, California


Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - East County

Thrive Pet Healthcare is looking to add a Veterinary Cardiologist to our team at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center – East County!

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 Pet Emergency & Specialty Center – East County

·         The PESC team comprises specialists in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Emergency and Avian and exotics.

·         Dedicated Emergency doctors complement specialist expertise.

·         The ER department is split across two locations, with a second 24-hour site 25 minutes south, both transferring cases to specialists.

·         Our specialists are based at our 24-hour facility in La Mesa.

·         A friendly and collaborative environment fosters camaraderie among doctors and staff.

·         Regular in-hospital and county-wide CE meetings are conducted.

·         Our philosophy emphasizes excellence in medicine and service for clients and referring veterinarians.

San Diego, renowned for its idyllic coastal setting and perfect climate, holds an irresistible charm for residents and visitors alike. The city's stunning beaches, offering a haven for surfers and sun-seekers, create a backdrop of relaxation and leisure. With a rich cultural scene, including world-class museums, theaters, and galleries, San Diego caters to diverse interests. The thriving culinary landscape, ranging from fresh seafood to international delights, ensures a delightful gastronomic adventure. Beyond its urban delights, the city is embraced by natural beauty, featuring scenic parks, hiking trails, and a deep-water harbor. 

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 Specialist 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 Andie Miller 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.