The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center in New York City seeks a board-certified (ACVIM or ECVIM) or board-eligible cardiologist with a DVM or equivalent degree to practice cutting-edge medicine in our collegial, state-of-the-art facility. The successful candidate will contribute to our ACVIM cardiology residency training program and AMC’s legacy of strong, postgraduate clinical teaching. We provide outstanding client experience and excellent relationships with the veterinary community.
The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital. Clinical responsibilities may be flexible and include weekend duties (1-day) and occasional emergencies.
Clinical and/or basic science research experience is desirable but not required. Opportunities for collaborative research exist at AMC, as well as with Weill Cornell Medical College and NYU campuses in town.
Cardiology at AMC
The Cardiology Department includes experienced, licensed technicians (LVTs), two ACVIM cardiology diplomates, two cardiology residents, and a rotating intern.
We have a GE Vivid 9 ultrasound system with 3 echo-pac stations for post-processing and report writing, a GE image vault server accessing all echocardiograms performed during the past 25 years, a mobile GE echo machine with TEE probe, electronic electrocardiograph, Lifepak defibrillators, Biotronik and Medtronic pacemaker interrogators, and Holter recorders. Cardiology has use of our state-of-the-art interventional radiology catheterization laboratory on-site. In addition, our 24/7 ICU is equipped with an efficient telemetry system.
The AMC has many resources. Diagnostic imaging services are provided 7 days per week. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are available on-site. A commercial diagnostic laboratory housed within AMC provides 7-day per week service and an on-site clinical pathologist.
We are proud of our great team of veterinarians who offer a wide range of specialties including anatomic pathology, anesthesiology, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, exotic pet medicine, internal medicine (with dialysis), interventional radiology and endoscopy, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, rehabilitation and integrative medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and surgical oncology.
- Competitive salary
- Generous sign-on bonus
- Four-day work week
- Comprehensive benefits including health insurance with medical, dental, and vision benefits, very generous paid time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, and 403-b retirement plan with employer contribution
- Possibility of housing in an AMC apartment building or assistance to find housing
- School loan debt forgiveness opportunity as a non-profit hospital
- Non-corporate practice with no pressure for percentage pay
- Collegial work with colleagues in a non-competitive structure with strong teaching and mentoring opportunities as well as opportunities for research
A Commitment to Lifelong Learning
The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is located in the heart of Manhattan, near a multitude of prestigious leading research and teaching hospitals. The AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services. Our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.
When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.
We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.
Salary Range: $250,000 – $270,000
For more information, contact Dr. Katherine Quesenberry, Chief Medical Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should include a cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy/goals; any research interests; and email addresses for 3 references who will be invited to upload recommendation letters.