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Frederick, Waldorf, White Marsh, and Largo, Maryland, USA - New Graduates are always welcome to join and benefit from the practice wide mentorship program. Banfield is committed to practicing quality medicine with modern equipment and diagnostic tools. Banfield provides stimulating career opportunities and great quality of life for team members. We offer flexible scheduling including 4 day work weeks and part-time opportunities. The Doctors at Banfield work with a professionally trained paraprofessional team and office staff in modern facilities. Work with our state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools including; touch-screen monitors, Sevoflurane, tonopen, paperless medical records, fluid pumps, in-house Heska CBC and IDEXX Chemistries, Innovet X-ray units and much more. Banfield provides outstanding compensation and benefits including competitive salaries, production-based bonuses, and paid vacations and holidays. In addition, you will be provided a generous practice-sponsored continuing education allowance, dues, licensing benefits and access to career development programs. To learn more about the fantastic career opportunities Banfield has to offer, please contact Kerrie Holmberg at 503-922-5106 or rewardingcareers@banfield.net.

Experienced or new graduate opening available at 14 doctors, AAHA, progressive small animal hospital. Established in 1974, we have modern equipment such as ultra-sound, computer assisted ecg, Doppler blood pressure, bone plating, tonometry, electrocautery and more. With a support staff of over 70 employees we provide an excellent environment to develop and expand skills while receiving a competitive salary and practicing in a caring, supportive, and sophisticated setting. Work week is about 45 hours, 2 of 5 Saturday s, 1 of 10 Sunday s; no emergency calls after 9:00 p.m. weekdays or 5:00p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Large emergency and referral center 1 mile away. Other benefits include days off for vacation and continuing education. 401k sharing plan, cafeteria plan and more. We have great clients and love what we do! Please call Duane Woodburn at 410-224-3800 or e-mail woodburn@gavh.com. NOTES: US Residents Only. Additional Salary Information: Will be discuss

Experienced Manager: Specialty hospital located in the mid-Atlantic is searching for an experienced manager who is interested in a career path in veterinary hospital management. This is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility with staff who are leaders in their field. Our objective is to provide not only the highest level of patient care, but also to provide the very best in service experience for our clients. As such, candidates must have a passion for both people and animals! This is a very demanding, yet rewarding opportunity.

The position is divided into three major areas and requires proven ability to perform the following: Personnel (20%) - Maintain composure in high-stress situations; - Recruit, interview, hire and supervise support staff as well as serve as the direct authority regarding disciplinary procedures, discharging, and all the legal responsibilities of employment; - Scheduling personnel and coordinate employment benefit programs; - Mediate personnel conflicts, maintain employee motivation and manage the continuing education plan for direct reports. Patient/Client Production (20%) - Promote and support a high-level of service experience; - Function as liaison with clients concerning complaints or problems; - Assist in developing and accomplishing the hospital marketing program; - Oversee administrative equipment maintenance and housekeeping. Bookkeeping/Finance (60%) - Accurately and timely recording of financial transactions; - Prepare business reports, including cash flow statements and statements of cash position; - Prepare and manage accounts payable and receivables; - Review fee schedule for services, auditing when necessary, and coordinating price changes when necessary; - Assist in establishing the hospital budgets and projections. - Prepare and administer hospital payroll. Candidate must be computer literate with a high degree of proficiency in Quickbooks, MS Word, and MS Excel. Apply Online

Surgical Services Coordinator: VOSM is searching for an outgoing, well organized, people-oriented technician to serve as our Surgical Services Coordinator. The Surgical Services Coordinator is a high profile position responsible for managing the hospital’s relationship with clients and referring veterinarians, answering client questions about pending or past surgeries and procedures, discussing treatment plans and pricing with clients in addition to other duties related to supporting our clients and the rDVM community. Apply Online

Full or part-time veterinarian needed for a progressive, close-knit, three doctor, small animal practice in the fast growing area of southern Frederick County. Practice high quality medicine with skilled support staff, in-house diagnostics, and state-of-the-art surgical monitoring. Experience with basic surgical skills preferred. Work schedule flexible but some Saturday hours are required. Excellent benefit package and salary. Send Resume to Dr. Laura Page Warden, Green Valley Animal Hospital, 2910 Prices Distillery Road, Ijamsville, Maryland, 21754. Ph 301-831-6930, Fax 301-831-3845, ElaineGVAH@yahoo.com

Opportunities Available: We’re dedicated to hands-on healthcare for Pets. Pet parents value and invest in our good medicine and depth of services. We have a cohesive, productive support staff surrounding our hard-working veterinarians. Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Hospital embraces change and welcomes innovative ideas but understands the importance of a solid foundation of care based on kindness, respect and trustworthiness. Progressive Compensation & Benefits package, no after-hours emergencies. Find out more @ www.midatlanticvets.com, then contact Jennifer Arnett @ midatlanticvet@myactv.net. Thanks!

Seeking receptionist for small practice that emphasizes great client relations. Most important is enthusiasm, a positive attitude and that you love working with animals and people. Ability to handle multiple phones and computer also very important, but willing to train. Some cleaning is also required. Day and night shifts; some weekends. Apply online

The greater Baltimore area and Prince George County: Combine high-quality medicine, a stimulating career and great quality of life! Banfield is looking for F/T, P/T and Relief doctors who desire to practice high-quality medicine and work in modern, well-equipped, well-staffed hospitals. We offer superb compensation, benefits, and time off. Contact us at 866-620-9885 or rewardingcareers@banfield.net.

SoBran, Inc has positions available to serve as Laboratory Animal Technician in NIH operated animal care programs in Bethesda and Poolesville, MD. Primary duties are the performance of technical procedures with a variety of species requiring various levels of biohazard containment (up to ABSL3) in order to provide the appropriate care to experimental animals. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and 3 years of experience in a laboratory animal facility. Strong candidates will be certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science as a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) or be in training for that certification. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should apply online at www.sobran-inc.com. For more information, please contact Jeff Bollen at jbollen@sobran-inc.com or 240-449-6404.

Practice Manager: I am looking for someone who can perform the technical duties, is great with both pets and their owners, can help with all front desk duties and will be the person who comes in and with minimal training will help run the practice. A Jill of all Trades who is looking for a long term position. Salary negotiable. Apply online. NOTES: US Residents Only. Additional Salary Information: will discuss salary needs and will consider fair compensation depending on qualities of performance

Emergency/Critical Care Veterinarians MASH is actively seeking an experienced veterinarian with excellent medical, surgical and client skills interested in advancing their careers in an affluent and popular bedroom community of Washington, DC. Enjoy the support and assistance from our full-time specialists in surgery and excellent technicians. Fully-equipped laboratory, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Competitive salary, and benefits. Resume/inquiries to Dr. Bruce Nwadike. Call 410-414-8250 or e-mail surgery@vetmash.com.

Veterinarian Wanted: State of the art animal hospital located in Northern Baltimore County is looking for an experienced veterinarian. Mt.Carmel hospital’s new facility features all the latest technology including in house lab, digital imaging, laser, ultrasound, EKG/pulse oximeter, tonometry, Doppler blood pressure, full dentistry suite with digital radiology and much more. This is a perfect opportunity for a motivated and compassionate individual to grow with us. Apply online.

Associate Veterinarian Wanted: Practice quality medicine and surgery in a progressive, recently expanded 5 doctor small animal practice in northeast suburbs of Baltimore County, MD. We are computerized, with in house blood chemistry, electrolytes and Lasercyte hematology lab, CO2 laser, digital radiography and ultrasound, tonopen, video endoscopy, and pulse oximetry monitoring. Overnight and weekend emergencies referred to local emergency clinic. Excellent specialty referrals in area. Great support staff and location. Salary and benefits package (includes vacation, CE, dues, health and dental insurance, retirement plan, etc.) negotiable depending on experience. New and recent graduates are encouraged! Send resume to: Dr. Bob Brown, Fullerton Animal Hospital, 8018 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21236

For Sale- X-Ray equipment-
Protec OptimaxII Processor, 2 years old, well maintained. Rare earth cassettes,8x10,10x12,14x17 EZ Print label maker. Single x-ray view box. Eight bank x-ray view box. Make an offer. Francine K. Rattner, VMD call 410-956-2932 or email fkrattnervmd@southarundalvet.com 

IDEXX Lab Equipment for Sale: Almost new - less than one year old! Vet Test, Vet Lyte, & Vet Lab Station for sale. A bargain. Asking $8,000 or best offer, (new list price is $13,000). Call 410-766-7387.

Automatic X-Ray Processor Film Bin, and ID Printer: 12 year old Mini Med 90 processor, good condition, works well, kept up with maintenance every 6 weeks. 5 compartment film bin, and EZ Print x-ray id printer. Both in good, working condition. Practice has transitioned into digital radiography, so equipment is no longer needed. grdsbn@yahoo.com.

Shor-Line Stainless Steel Cages: Bank of 10 cages, each cage is 22x22 inches, entire bank is 10 feet long by 4 feet tall. Good condition, cages are not needed anymore. grdsbn@yahoo.com.

Digital Whole Slide Scanning System: Motic digital whole slide scanner system, scans slides at user selectable resolutions (10x, 20, 40x, 100x) into digital images. System comes with all necessary hardware and software for scanning, archiving, viewing and annotating slides, excellent choice for transforming your pathology practice into digital age. Cost is about $45k. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.biomatrix-intl.com. Email info@biomatrix-intl.com.

Practice For Sale: 30 years young-AAHA accredited-digital x-ray, full lab, ultrasound, fully computerized,blood pressure,Tonopen, steady consistent high net for owner. Slow paced, quality client base. vethospital@verizon.net.

Practice For Sale: Montgomery County, MD: Full-service, small animal medical-surgical practice and real estate. Well equipped and computerized 2,600 square foot facility on 3-acres in Gaithersburg. Healthy practice has been a fixture in the community for over 20 years, with owner available to assist with transition. Contact AREA Properties at 301-571-8203 or gary@areapropertiesllc.com

26 foot Laboit mobile clinic, fully equipped with digital radiography, two anesthesia machines, custom built surgical suite with extra cage plus many extras. Price includes surgical packs, eadotracheal tubes as well as other equipment to make this a turn-key clinic on wheels! Price $177,000.00. Call 240-575-4161 or shoewing@vt.edu
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