Pender Exotics Veterinary Centre is conducting a nationwide search for a full-time Exotics Veterinarian to join our dedicated exotics team in Fairfax, VA. The qualified candidate will have a passion for exotics medicine and the ability to manage exotics medical cases to achieve the best outcome for both the patient and the client. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated clinical experience working with exotics as part of previous internships, residency, or private practice. An energetic team player with excellent communication skills is a must. Critical strengths include motivation, the ability to multi-task, and desire to practice high quality medicine.
The Associate Veterinarian will work alongside our experienced exotics team in a dedicated exotics department, and will always be stimulated to learn and expand emergency, medical, and surgical skills. Pender Veterinary Centre is a well-established, 24 hour small animal and exotics hospital. We are also the only private practice that accepts all Good Samaritan wildlife drop-offs for triage before transferring to rehabilitation. We are a 20,000 ft², full service, state of the art veterinary facility. Our hospital is always being modernized to advance our patient care, comfort, and diagnostics. In addition to a highly accomplished team of 27 veterinarians and a stimulating environment, Pender Veterinary Centre offers:
An established caseload and reputation within the community.
Dedicated, highly trained nursing staff and patient/client care managers.
A team-based approach to medicine that is 27 doctors strong and growing
A 4-veterinarian, 6 exam room dedicated exotics clinic on-site
Over 15 exam rooms, state-of-the-art surgical suites, large ICU, and dedicated isolation
A separate department devoted exclusively to exotics medicine.
Digital radiography and ultrasonography available in-house.
Endoscopic equipment, rigid cystoscope with biopsy instruments and large screen TV.
Fully-stocked closed pharmacy
24/7/365 support from our ER/Critical Care staff to manage hospitalized patients and emergencies.
Pender Veterinary Centre was founded over 45 years ago on the principles of integrity, compassion, and quality—and we look for those attributes in our doctors and team members. Clients are the heart of our business, and the qualified candidate must be service-oriented and truly enjoy working with people.
Pender Veterinary Centre is ideally located in Fairfax County, Virginia, where we enjoy close proximity to beaches, mountains, rural countryside, and major cities. Attractions and activities such as hiking, skiing, water sports, museums, theatre, and major concert venues are all just a short drive away.
Pender Veterinary Centre rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.