The VCA Animal Specialty Group (VCA ASG) is a specialty referral practice and is one of the finest in California. Animal Specialty Group was the first hospital in California to be certified as a specialty hospital by AAHA. The specialty staff is comprised of 3 board-certified surgeons, 2 board-certified internists, 3 board-certified neurologists, 1 board-certified oncologist. The program is further complemented by surgery, internal medicine, and neurology specialty internships, as well as a surgical residency program. The emergency department is comprised of 9 internship-trained staff doctors. The hospital is considered a teaching hospital and is regularly staffed with a rotating internship class, a specialty intern staff supporting the Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Neurology departments. There is also a staff of 3 surgical residents.
A wide variety of cases are seen at VCA ASG. Surgery cases include orthopedics, neurosurgery, soft tissue, and general surgery, and oncologic surgery. The internists see all medicine cases and have a special interest in cardiology, immune-mediated disease, and endocrinology. The neurologist has a special interest in encephalitis, neurosurgery (intracranial and spinal cord), and seizures.
The hospital is a modern state-of-the-art 12,000 sq. ft. facility that houses 10 exam rooms, 2 operating rooms, an isolation ward, a separate intern office/work area, staff doctor offices, and a conference room facility (for rounds, lectures, and teaching). Other notable enhancements include in-house MRI and spiral CT systems. A partial list of equipment includes complete ASIF and total hip instrumentation, external fixators, endoscopes (including instrumentation for arthroscopy, GI endoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy), surgical microscope, CO2 laser, digital radiography, state-of-the-art anesthetic and monitoring equipment, ultrasound with color flow Doppler, defibrillator, and surgical instrumentation for complex surgical procedures. Nuclear medicine is available through local facilities.
ASG is located in beautiful, sunny Southern California, with access to many cultural, educational, and recreational activities. Local mountains for skiing, hiking, camping, horseback riding, or fishing are about a half-hour drive from the hospital. The ocean is less than an hour away. Please visit our website at www.asgvets.com for more information.
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!
VERY GENEROUS SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE AS WELL AS
RELOCATION EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT PACKAGE!
Internal Number: R-36964
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.