Seeking Ophthalmologist to Join Busy Hospital in Asheville, NC – Sign on bonus!
REACH Veterinary Specialists is a growing state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency and Specialty Practice located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We are looking for an ophthalmologist (Board Certified or Board Eligible) to join our team!
Our ophthalmology service was started approximately two years ago and became a busy service within a short period of time. Our ophthalmologist is leaving the area in July 2019 to join an equine only practice. Our existing patient load and loyal base of referring veterinarians will support a full-time ophthalmology service.
We have 2 fully equipped ophthalmology exam rooms, each with their own Kowa SL-17 slit lamp, Keeler binocular indirect ophthalmoscope and an assortment of lenses, and a Reichert tonopen. Our ERG is a RET Eval by LKC technologies. There is a dedicated ophthalmology operating room which has a Zeiss operating microscope with an assistant’s head, B&L Stellaris phacoemulsification unit, Keeler cryomatic unit for cryophake and cryopexy surgery, and top of the line Sontec surgical instruments. The surgery suite has full anesthetic monitoring equipment and a ventilator.
Our newly renovated facility is equipped with a specialized ICU until that includes oxygen cages and specialized feline and canine wards, 16 slice helical CT scanner, hyperbaric oxygen chamber, in-house diagnostic IDEXX lab, and separate isolation ward with specified isolating walking yard. We also have a dedicated continuing education center which is used for staff meetings, in-house CE, and local DVM and LVT/RVT CE.
We pride ourselves on a culture that is based around family, decreasing compassion fatigue, support and high quality experience for our patients and clients that is also low-stress. The ideal candidate should be a positive minded team player who possesses excellent communication skills and has a commitment to practicing current and innovative ophthalmology.
We offer a competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package that includes healthcare, continuing education, association dues, professional liability insurance, PTO, and more! Signing and relocation bonuses offered.
This is a unique opportunity to join a growing practice as we add additional specialties. The ideal candidate will be motivated to cultivate the practice development and share core values of teamwork, compassion, lifelong learning, collaboration, and provide the highest quality of patient care. The successful applicant will be able to practice excellent medicine and surgery while having time to experience all that the area has to offer. Asheville is a thriving mountain city that features a funky and eclectic downtown, 30-plus art galleries, a burgeoning culinary scene, a thriving live music and local brewery scene, and of course, the awe-inspiring scenery of the Appalachian Mountains. Asheville is the ultimate playground, with a wide diversity of outdoor adventures for all ages, and the ideal location for an active and healthy lifestyle.