Excellent opportunity to live in western Massachusetts and work with a skilled, collaborative team in a highly respected referral-surgery service at a hospital that is welcoming, relaxed, and caring for clients, patients, and for our staff.
Will lead a team of three dedicated certified nurses and a certified rehabilitation therapist to handle the surgical needs of referring hospitals in western Mass, northern Connecticut, and southern Vermont.
Sign-on and relocation bonus eligible!
Opportunity for hospital ownership (equity or profits interest)!!
Maintain and improve the quality of surgical procedures
Deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress
Communicate promptly with referring veterinarians
Stay current with new medical/surgical information and changes in veterinary medicine
Positively represent the hospital in the community
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree
Must have 5+ years of veterinary surgery experience
Licensure in good standing in the state of Massachusetts or ability to get licensure in MA
Riverbend Animal Hospital is a Rarebreed partner hospital located between Amherst and Northampton, Massachusetts. It is an AAHA-accredited general medicine practice combined with a dedicated referral-surgery service. Riverbend’s surgery service takes care of the surgical needs of our own patients as well as the surgical needs of dogs and cats referred to us from veterinary hospitals throughout western Massachusetts, northern Connecticut, and southern Vermont. Currently over 70 veterinary hospitals refer their more involved surgeries to Riverbend. We are dedicated to our vision of an efficient high-quality animal hospital with a caring and welcoming environment. Learn more about Riverbend Animal Hospital at http://riverbendanimal.com/
Our area is notable for the presence of the “Five Colleges,” comprising the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst and four top-quality private colleges: Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and Hampshire College. Western Massachusetts is a popular, year-round destination featuring many cultural & historical sites as well as numerous parks & recreational facilities. There are many seasonal festivals -- art, music, dance, theatre. The region is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts offering skiing, hiking, biking, and walking trails, and the beautiful Connecticut River, great for kayaking, canoeing & boating. The area also offers excellent public & private schools, top-notch medical facilities, fabulous restaurants, museums and galleries, live music venues, culture & alternative health modalities. And we are within a few hours of Boston and NYC.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners is a purpose-driven team, placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for our hospital teams. We focus on supporting the best culture, providing tools and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animal companions.
What do we have to offer?
We strive to provide employees in the veterinary field the best work experience possible by creating and fostering a great culture and by offering an attractive and flexible total compensation package consisting of the following:
Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
Company paid 3% 401k contribution
Generous paid time off to ensure work/life balance
Company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Access to employee assistance programs
Continuing education allowances
Opportunity for hospital ownership (equity or profits interest)
Employment will require successful completion of references and background check.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners is a purpose driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for our hospital teams. We focus on providing the best culture, tools and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animal companions.