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May. 02, 2017
Sep. 28, 2017

Veterinary Anesthesiologist

Veterinary Anesthesia Specialists LLC

Veterinary Anesthesia Specialists is hiring!  I would be delighted to
talk with you about this unique opportunity to leverage your
anesthesia knowledge, skills and enthusiasm while participating in
challenging cases.  Do not hesitate to contact me!  New and
soon-to-be-new Diplomates are welcome to apply.

Two key things to know about this position:
1) You will control how cases are managed; and
2) You will be intellectually challenged as an advocate for anesthesia safety

Veterinary Anesthesia Specialists is a consulting and mobile
anesthesia practice dedicated to enhancing anesthesia safety and
patient comfort. Established in January 2008, we provide comprehensive
specialist-level anesthesia support to general practitioners and
specialists in the Pacific Northwest.  In addition to multi-parameter
monitoring capabilities (with invasive pressures), the mobile
anesthesia practice is equipped with gas monitoring, mechanical
ventilator and transthoracic pacing.

This position is intellectually and technically challenging!  Duties
include, but are not limited to: preparation for and delivery of
anesthesia care for individual patients; phone, email, written and
in-person communication with pet owners and veterinarians; driving to
clinics in the service area (may include out-of-town and overnight
travel); urgent and elective consultations regarding patient care;
medical record review; care and troubleshooting of anesthesia
equipment; maintenance of controlled drug log; teaching lectures and
hands-on laboratories; in-clinic team training related to anesthesia
and pain management; locum coverage for veterinary anesthesiologists.

The ideal candidate has exceptional people skills, enjoys being the
primary provider of anesthesia care, thrives on variety, and is
dedicated to building relationships with veterinarians and pet owners.
Compassionate, clear communication skills a must.  Required
credentials: Diplomate of ACVAA or ECVAA; eligibility for veterinary
licensure in Oregon and Washington +/- California.

We are a Drug-Free workplace.  The successful candidate will pass drug
screening, background and driver’s record checks.

Where & How to Apply

Instructions: To apply, please submit via email a letter of interest, resume and 3 references to: Heidi Shafford, DVM, PhD, DACVAA Veterinary Anesthesia Specialists Clackamas, Oregon (Portland Metro Area) Phone: 503-805-5515 All inquiries are confidential.

Heidi Shafford, DVM, PhD, DACVAA

Phone: 503-805-5515
Fax: 503-656-2762