Job Function: General Practitioner
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States (on-site)
2 days ago
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada (on-site)
16 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$350,000.00 - $400,000.00
Min Experience
3-5 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Employment Setting
Private Practice
Job Function
General Practitioner


The traveling surgeon is expected to be highly skilled in advanced surgical procedures for companion animals providing a resource to our patients and clients who could not have otherwise received the services. The DVM would be expected to travel to any of the AZPetVet locations in the Phoenix metro area to perform surgery based on caseload and availability. The majority of the caseload would be orthopedic procedures requiring expertise in this area. Advanced soft tissue surgeries would make up a portion of the skill set required. The DVM would be a contributing member to the growth and training of other DVMs in the company looking to advance their surgical skill set. Hours are 4 days per week with no weekends.


  • Acts as a brand ambassador, always exhibiting the AZPV core values.
  • Highly skilled in advanced companion animal soft tissue surgeries including GI surgeries, PUs, splenectomies, etc as performed in a GP setting.
  • Highly skilled in orthopedic surgeries including TPLO, fracture repair, luxating patellas, other CCL procedures, etc. as performed in a GP setting.
  • Ability to work with multiple teams and multiple locations.
  • Coordinate schedule to accommodate caseload at AZPetVet locations.
  • Maintain open communication with onsite leadership at various locations regarding upcoming cases.
  • Proficient client communication regarding procedures, outcomes, aftercare, risks, etc.
  • Act as a resource for AZPV DVMs improving their surgical skills and/or learning new procedures to include email, phone, in person discussions and scrubbing in side by side.
  • Act as a resource to aid in development and implementation of surgical training and development programs for DVMs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal labor laws and regulations as they relate to DVM general practice and surgery.
  • Considerable expertise in veterinary medicine with medicine on advanced surgical procedures.
  • Confident in anesthesia utilizing up to date multimodal pain control approach for various ASA statuses.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education And Experience

  • A valid, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) license in good standing.
  • 5+ years of experience in clinical veterinary medicine required with emphasis on advanced surgery and orthopedic surgeries.
  • Maintain up to date and current industry standards on surgical procedures and perioperative care.

Physical Requirements

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time. Commute to various locations in the Phoenix metropolitan area, (mileage will be reimbursed).

TAG-The Aspen Group, its affiliates, related companies and supported clinical practices are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers and welcome everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Job ID: 73602018

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