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Employment Opportunities with the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center

Employment Opportunities with the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center

Because OPVMC provides its services 24 hours per day we are always looking for highly motivated and dedicated professionals who may be interested in joining our team. We offer competative benefits including flexible schedules, paid time off, cafeteria style health plan(s) and other options, local and national continuing education opportunities, paid training, uniforms, 401(k), special rate employee pet care, etc., to list a few.

Current positions open include the following:

Board-Certified or Residency-Trained Internist

This position qualifies for a up to $30,000 sign on bonus, tuition assistance and possible moving bonus

Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center (OPVMC) is seeking a Board Certified or Residency trained Internist!

OPVMC is a privately-owned hospital and a leader in Specialty, 24/7 Emergency and Wellness healthcare for pets. We enjoy a strong diverse caseload, are growing quickly, and are seeking the right individual to help contribute to the team environment and to expand the medicine we offer to the community.

OPVMC consists of three boarded internists, one boarded surgeon and two residency trained surgeons that limit their practice to surgery, a boarded medical oncologist, a behavior specialist, and eighteen emergency/general practice veterinarians. We have a telemedicine relationship with a boarded radiologist and a board-certified clinical pathologist. We also employ a full-time social worker onsite with an active internship program – SO HELPFUL!

In 2008 we relocated to a newly remodeled 22,000 sq. ft facility that includes endoscopy, cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, Storz endosurgical equipment, two GE Logiq S8 expert Vet ultrasounds, 64-slice Toshiba Aquilion CT, digital radiography with integrated radiography review, a complete onsite laboratory with digital slide scanning technology for same-day remote board certified clinical pathologist evaluations, and a blood bank. We enjoy a paper-light electronic medical records system that streamlines paperwork, improves record keeping, and facilitates client and referring veterinarian communication.

We have an incredibly loyal, hardworking and dedicated team. We are committed to the patients and the community and promote an environment that fosters team learning mixed with a daily dose of laughter. Learn more about us at OPVMC.com.

Orchard Park is located 20 minutes outside of Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is enjoying a renaissance and revitalization throughout the city as major companies are moving to Buffalo providing stable employment for many and bolstering the economy. Buffalo remains among the most affordable cities in the US with an easy commute to work from the city, suburbs or country – live in the environment that suits you and have the access to where you need to be with ease - bestplaces.net. Architectural gems are everywhere providing great options for home buying and really cool places to visit and hangout. Buffalo also has many entertainment venues including concerts, theater events, live music, the Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Bandits lacrosse, awesome food (pizza and wings are good, but we have so much more!), an abundance of micro-breweries and distilleries; not to mention amazing art at the Albright Knox Art Gallery, The Buffalo Philharmonic, and fun days at the Science Museum. Let’s not forget the incredible Niagara Falls, and that’s just the beginning… If you are interested in learning more about Buffalo please visit the following: buffalorising.com; buffalospree.com.

We offer a competitive compensation package including health, dental and vision insurance; CE allowance, association dues; license and professional liability reimbursement, life insurance and 401(K) plan with employer match. We also offer relocation costs, tuition assistance and a signing bonus up to $30,000 for a full time employee!!

If you are interested in establishing a relationship with a privately owned veterinary practice that supports camaraderie, cares about you and offers an environment that balances work and life, please contact Allison Raffaele our Hospital Administrator at 716-662-6660, ext. 271 or you can send your CV to Allison at araffaele@opvmc.net. We look forward to meeting you!

Licensed Veterinary Technician:

This position qualifies for a $1,000 sign on bonus

Hiring FT and PT positions. Daytime, evening, and overnight hours. Please print out the PDF application and email it (along with cover letter) to Jessica Haight, LVT-Patient Care Manager at patientcare_employment@opvmc.net or fax to 800.284.0306. Thank you.

Veterinary Assistant:

Hiring FT and PT positions. Daytime, evening, and overnight hours. Please print out the PDF application and email it (along with resume and cover letter) to to Kelsie Ringo, Veterinary Assistant Manager at patientcare_employment@opvmc.net or fax to 800.284.0306. Thank you.

Client Services Representative:

FT/PT position for an outgoing, dynamic, and detail oriented person to provide excellent client service in a 24/7 veterinary hospital. Two years of customer service, or sales experience required, with 1-2 years of college in a related field, and/or a background in training/teaching a plus. Candidate must be a good communicator, have high computer proficiency, and the ability to multitask, all while working in a team setting. Position includes greeting clients, check-in, cash-out, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and administrative work, all in a paperless environment. Weekend and/or evening shifts, as well as holidays, are required.

Send resume or completed application from this page to:
Andrea Blake - Client Services Manager at ablake@opvmc.net,
fax to 800.294.0306
mail to:
Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center
Andrea Blake - Client Services Manager
3930 North Buffalo Road, Orchard Park, NY, 14127

Employment Application

Please download and fill out the PDF application form and return.


Minimum requirements for licensed positions:

Veterinarian:
Orchard Park Veterinary

The candidate must have a current New York State license or be license eligible, and have a minimum of two years experience. New graduates may apply and will be considered. The candidate must have a good understanding of the human animal bond and want to work in highly client/patient-focused multi-doctor environment. Our veterinarians are encouraged to increase their knowledge base by experience and continuing education. Doctors rounds are offered every weekday for case review. As leaders of the medical team, candidates must demonstrate strong leadership skills, superior medical knowledge and surgical skill. Candidates must show that they are flexible to change,are team oriented, and have good independent time management skills. We offer each a schedule with varied caseload consisting of community practice, referral crisis patients and emergency opportunities on a regular schedule.

Full-Time work schedules are generally 4-5 days per week. As a 24 hour/365 days a year facility, handling emergency and referral cases, it is very likely your work schedule will consist of some combination of days, evenings, and weekend, shifts. Emergency/overnight shift schedules are regularly offered.

If interested in a practice that supports camaraderie, cares about you and an environment that balances work and life, contact Allison Raffaele our Hospital Administrator at 716-662-6660, ext. 271 or you can send your CV to Allison at araffaele@opvmc.net.


Board Certified Small Animal Surgeon:

Are you a board certified small animal surgeon? Considering a move? Buffalo, NY is enjoying a city-wide renaissance/revitalization. Major companies have relocated to Western NY (WNY) providing jobs; bolstering the economy. WNY remains among the 5 most affordable housing markets in America. Easy commute from city, suburbs or country; live in the environment that suits you. Great home buying options, places to visit. Many great school districts. Buffalo has diverse culture/entertainment: waterfront, green space, theatre, live music, professional sports, awesome food, bars, breweries/distilleries, art galleries, museums, the Zoo. Near Niagara Falls and Toronto. We enjoy 4 seasons: beautiful springs, warm summers, gorgeous falls, fun-filled winters.

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Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center, established 1958, is a privately owned, primary care, 24/7 emergency and specialty practice. OPVMC’s busy surgery department has a strong, diverse caseload, and we’re looking for someone to grow with. Currently along with our eighteen emergency/general practitioners and a surgery residency trained DVM; our boarded team consists of one surgeon, two internists, an oncologist, a behavior specialist, remote relationships with a radiologist and clinical pathologist. We have incredibly loyal, hardworking staff; many tenures of 20-40+ years. We’re dedicated to patients and community, cultivating an environment that fosters team learning and laughter. In 2008, OPVMC moved to a newly remodeled 22,000 sq. ft facility with digital radiography, endoscopy, cystoscopy, GE-Logiq-s7 ultrasound, and complete onsite laboratory including Olympus camera microscope for same-day remote pathologist evaluation of cytologiic preparations. We have a great, paper-lite EMR system. Competitive benefits: health, dental, vision, life; CE allowance, association dues; license/liability reimbursement, employer matched 401(K). Offering a signing bonus!!!

If interested in a practice that supports camaraderie, cares about you and an environment that balances work and life, contact Allison Raffaele our Hospital Administrator at 716-662-6660, ext. 271 or you can send your CV to Allison at araffaele@opvmc.net!