Radiologist - VCA Canada Care Centre Animal Hospital - Calgary, AB CA

Listing from December 31st 2018 to December 26th 2019

Contact Information

Lisa Booker
Phone: 4035410815

Job Description

About The Role

VCA Canada Care Centre Animal Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is seeking a (permanent, full-time) Radiologist to join our specialty health care team. We welcome applicants who are nearing the completion of their residency training and waiting to complete board exams.

Our radiology department is a busy and growing service that works closely with both the ER and specialty services. The specialty team currently includes a board-certified radiologist, neurologist, oncologist, dentist, dermatologist, ophthalmologist, three surgeons, two internal medicine specialists, board-certified practitioner and a criticalist. After hours and weekend care is provided through the on-site emergency clinic and critical care service with staffed 8 full/part-time emergency veterinarians.

The candidate’s responsibilities will include further advancement of the radiology department and teaching and mentoring the interns and support staff. A full complement of on-site diagnostic imaging equipment includes a Canon digital radiography suite, Philips Affiniti 70 ultrasound unit, OEC 9800 Plus fluoroscopy unit, Toshiba Aquilion 16 Slice CT, and Symphony 1.5T MRI suite.

About Us

C.A.R.E. is a 24-hour emergency and referral specialty hospital, which operates out of a 26,000 square foot facility in Calgary. The hospital is undergoing a complete update and expansion to facilitate the ever-growing caseload and expanding specialty services, including the design of a new, state-of-the-art ICU.

Our hospital offers a challenging; quick-paced, high-adrenaline work environment with a complex and varied case load where team work and high quality care is at the heart of what we do. We possess the values of a collegial and team-based approach to medicine, excellent client service, continuing education, and work life balance. We are committed to supporting pet owners and the veterinary community by providing the highest level of emergency and referral care.

Opportunities for professional development abound, including teaching of interns and University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine students, and formal mentorship of interns.

Calgary is the centre of Canada’s energy industry, as the well as it’s the closest metropolitan centre to the Rocky Mountains and is the home of the world- renowned Calgary Stampede. Calgary is definitely all of those things, but so much more. The Calgary region is home to more than 1.3 million people and is youthful city with the average age being 35.7. Calgarians are known for our friendly nature and we take great pride in welcoming a vast multicultural population. We have activities that appeal to all passions, amazing shopping, trendy cuisine, we have a city wide network of bike trails and we are only a 90 minute drive from Banff National Park where there is world class skiing, hiking, mountain climbing and sight-seeing. In addition we have dozens of theatre companies as well as several professional sports teams. Come work and play in Calgary!

As our ideal Candidate, you have:

  • A valid DVM degree or equivalent, enabling practice in Canada
  • Board-certification or are residency trained ACVR or ECVDI (and eligible to sit for board examination) in radiology.
  • License in Alberta or eligibility to be licensed with the AbVBMA. (A license restricted to radiology is an option in Alberta).
  • Strong leadership skills combined with a positive team player attitude to enable our teams to flourish
  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Exemplary customer service that builds trust with your clients
  • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused

What you have to gain

VCA is Canada’s largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

As member of VCA, we can offer:

  • CE opportunities with access to annual VCA conferences, seminars and CE allowance
  • Networking, collaboration and knowledge exchange with other veterinarians within our practices
  • Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities
  • Active research studies for publication and industry growth

Additionally, VCA Canada Care Centre Animal Hospital offers a comprehensive compensation package, including health and dental benefits, continuing education time and allowance, and moving allowance. For more information, please visit our website

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