Ophthalmologist – Rochester, NY – Sign on Bonus! Relocation!
Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services (VSES) has an opportunity for a full-time, board-certified/board-eligible Ophthalmologist to join our growing team.
We are the only 24/7/365 emergency and specialty referral veterinary hospital in the Rochester area. Our 28,000-square-foot facility is equipped with the latest in veterinary technology, including Kowa SI-15 slit lamps, binocular indirect ophthalmoscope with an assortment of condensing lenses, Reichert tonopen, Retinal Graphics ERG, Zeiss operating microscope with an assistant’s head, I-Med phacoemulsification unit and Diovet diode laser with G-probes and a laser-indirect headset. We also have a dedicated ophthalmology operating room. Our facility also hosts a complete onsite diagnostic laboratory and comprehensive surgical suites.
As a member of the VSES family, you will work alongside our diverse and talented team including board-certified specialists in internal medicine (3), surgery (2), radiology (1), neurology (part-time) and dermatology (part-time). Our emergency service consists of emergency veterinarians (8), including rotating interns (8), specialized interns in medicine and surgery and surgical residents (3). To support our growing practice, VSES is also recruiting for a cardiologist, criticalist, emergency veterinarian, and a second radiologist.
Our ideal candidate is dedicated and hard-working, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Our organization’s core values of teamwork, quality, compassion, honesty, trust, and education contribute to our hospital culture of collaboration and camaraderie. A loyal base of referring practitioners helps support over 1.2 million people and their pets. Rapid growth over the past several years in our specialty practices, as well as our emergency service, positions us to continue to expand our staff with highly capable individuals at all levels.
Rochester is located in Western New York, one hour from the Finger Lakes region and three hours from Toronto. Rochester offers a range of cultural, sporting, and recreational activities including camping, wine tasting, and water sports. There are nearby hiking trails and skiing/snowboard facilities throughout the area and in the Buffalo, Niagara, and Adirondack regions.
In addition to a very competitive base salary enhanced with a potential percentage of production, VSES offers relocation assistance as well as a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) with employer match, CE allowance, association dues and professional liability insurance.
Applicants should have a desire for a collaborative approach to healthcare, strong communication skills, excellent work ethic, an ability to serve as a mentor and coach to interns, and a dedication to lifelong learning.