Pioneer Equine Hospital
Oakdale, California, United States
Spotlight Preferred
21 days ago
Job Type
Employment Setting
Private Practice
Job Function
Surgeon (Board Certified)




Pioneer Equine- Surgery Position with Flexible Structure!

Looking for a flexible position in an innovative practice with a supportive team?

Pioneer Equine is seeking a new team member boarded or residency-trained in large animal surgery.  This position has several possible structures depending on the candidate’s goals and interests. This position could include elective and emergency caseload combined with sports medicine in conjunction with the other staff surgeon OR could be an emergency-based position with flexible scheduling. Beyond our excellent and loyal clientele and vibrant workplace atmosphere, Pioneer offers competitive salary or production-based payment options relevant to the cost of living and benefits including health insurance and matched 401k plans. Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities provides an excellent foundation to create your dream job. We hope to find a team member that will continue to help our practice grow and continue to provide the high-quality care that has come to be associated with the Pioneer name. This position has serious potential for growth and expansion!

About the Position:

        Option to be structured to provide 50% coverage of the elective and emergency surgical caseload and sports medicine cases.

        Option to be structured to be a mainly emergency based position with very flexible scheduling.

        Primarily in hospital caseload, but access to an ambulatory vehicle as needed.

        On call is strictly coverage of surgical cases; primary on call coverage is provided by associates and interns.

        Supported by multiple interns, technicians, an ultrasound specialist, a surgeon cohort, and an internal medicine specialist

        Flexible scheduling including day length and number of days per week

        Focus on work-life balance, collaboration, and culture

About Us:

Pioneer Equine Hospital has grown to be one of the most recognized practices in the country for equine surgery and lameness, as well as a full-service referral hospital and stallion center. We provide primary and emergency care on both an outpatient and ambulatory basis. We strive to excel in all aspects of equine practice with a focus on client service and exceptional patient care. Our strong culture and motivated staff lead to a cohesive and collaborative team environment. The hospital is extremely well-equipped with the resources to excel in case work-up and diagnosis, including but not limited to a large lameness pad with varied footing, digital radiography, large bore CT, a 1.5 Tesla MRI, endoscopy, and digital ultrasound. The surgical facilities are state of the art, with 2 large surgical suites and 4 induction/recovery stalls, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and much more.

Our Ideal Candidate:

        You are a DVM or VMD and DACVS(LA) or is board eligible with an ability to obtain a California license

o   The California Board Examination has recently been eliminated – new requirements are NAVLE + a take-home California veterinary law exam

        Dedicated to outstanding client service and excellent patient care, you enjoy interacting and building relationships with clientele and coworkers.

        A driven self-starter, you have a strong work ethic, and enjoy bringing new ideas to the table

        A collaborative individual that wants to build a friendship and great working relationship with our other staff surgeon and would like to support the current clientele as well as expand the caseload.

About the Area:

Nestled between the foothills of the Sierra Mountains and the valley’s vast agricultural landscape, Oakdale has an affordable small-town feel, equidistant from of the Bay Area beaches and mountains of Yosemite (only 1.5 hours!) From fresh farmers markets and local music, plentiful outdoor recreation, and active living, to the annual Oakdale rodeo, come see just what makes us the Cowboy Capitol of the World!

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Job ID: 72914784
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