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VCA Animal Hospitals Relief Criticalist or Hospitalist in Leesburg, Virginia

We are seeking a DVM Specialist for our ICU critical care team to help cover maternity leave this summer and, if willing, stay on as a locum DVM. Come join us in Northern Virginia and enjoy all our area has to offer. There is something for everyone!

This position is for a Relief Criticalist or Internist to serve as a hospitalist for our Critical Care service. Duties include all aspects of patient care in an ER and ICU setting. Schedule is as needed. Critical care shifts run 7 days a week 6a-6p. This position would cover on average 3 shifts per week with an opportunity to work blocks of 4 shifts for those who may travel.

VCA Animal Emergency Critical Care is a partner practice within The LifeCentre, a 24/7 emergency and specialty referral center. We pride ourselves on our high level of patient and client care in a modern facility with a collaborative mindset. We work together for the best patient outcomes.

As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

• Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.

• Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

• WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.

• Robust Clinical Studies program.

• Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at