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Veterinary Oncologist Job, Sacramento, CA

Company: Global Talent Partners
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Sacramento, CA based practice, looking for a qualified Veterinarian to join them in an exciting new role.

Join our thriving animal practice in Sacramento as a Full-Time Veterinary Oncologist. With a competitive salary ranging from $110,000 to $170,000, you'll have the opportunity to use your skills and expertise to improve the lives of our furry patients. With a supportive team and state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have the resources you need to make a difference. If you're passionate about helping animals and have a strong background in veterinary internal medicine, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of animals.

Sacramento, CA, offers a number of advantages for those who choose to live there. The cost of living in Sacramento is relatively lower compared to other major cities in California. Housing is affordable, and there are plenty of options for those looking to buy or rent. Sacramento is a hub for government, healthcare, and education, which has helped it maintain a strong and diverse economy. The city is home to several major employers, including Intel, Sutter Health, and the State of California. Sacramento is a great place to raise a family, with excellent schools, parks, and recreational activities. The city also hosts a number of family-friendly events throughout the year, including the California State Fair and the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Key Duties

  • Diagnosis of cancer: The veterinary oncologist is responsible for diagnosing cancer in animals. This involves a comprehensive evaluation of the animal's medical history, clinical signs, and laboratory test results. The oncologist may use imaging studies, such as X-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans, to confirm a cancer diagnosis
  • Treatment planning: The veterinary oncologist develops a treatment plan based on the type and stage of cancer, the animal's age, overall health, and owner preferences. Treatment options may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or a combination of these modalities
  • Administration of cancer treatments: The oncologist administers chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and other cancer treatments. They monitor the animal's response to treatment and adjust the treatment plan as needed
  • Palliative care: In some cases, the oncologist may recommend palliative care to relieve symptoms and improve the animal's quality of life. This may include pain management, nutritional support, and other measures to improve comfortPackage and Benefits
    • Competitive Salary & Commission
    • 401(k)
    • Matching Dental insurance
    • Employee Discount
    • Health insurance Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistanceKey Skills, Qualifications & Client Requirements
      • Advanced education and training: A veterinary oncologist must complete a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree and then undergo specialized training in oncology through a residency program. The residency typically lasts for three years and provides hands-on training in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals
      • Knowledge of veterinary oncology: A veterinary oncologist must have a deep understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer, the principles of oncology treatment, and the available treatment modalities. They must also stay up to date with the latest research and advancements in the field
      • Strong diagnostic skills: A veterinary oncologist must be able to accurately diagnose different types of cancer and determine the stage of the disease. This requires strong diagnostic skills, including the ability to interpret laboratory test results and imaging studies
      • Compassion and empathy: Dealing with cancer can be emotionally challenging for both the animal and the owner. A veterinary oncologist must have a high level of compassion and empathy to provide the support and care that is necessary for a positive outcome
      • Attention to detail: A veterinary oncologist must be detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to manage complex treatment plans, multiple medications, and patient records
      • Licensing and certification: In addition to obtaining a DVM degree and completing a residency program, veterinary oncologists must obtain a state license to practice veterinary medicine. They may also choose to obtain certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the oncology specialtyWhat Happens Next?

        If you are interested in finding out more about this Veterinary Oncologist job in Sacramento, CA please click the 'Apply' button. On submission of the job application form, an email alert is sent to the specialist consultant handling this role to register your interest.
        All dialogue with us is in the strictest of confidence, without any obligation and we will NOT send your details to the relevant practice without your consent.
        Alternatively, to find out more about this role or any other roles that maybe relevant, you can email us at or call our Veterinary team on +1 (786) 7060905Click here to view more Veterinarian Jobs

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