Friendship Hospital for Animals is seeking a veterinarian to join our busy and expanding Primary Care department.
We are currently a team of 12 veterinarians, including a DABVP. A successful applicant should possess excellent communication skills, a focus on teamwork and collaboration and an interest in building client relationships, as well as, completed a rotating internship or possess the equivalent training and experience. Candidate with a strong interest in surgery is preferred.
Benefits include relocation assistance, compensated continuing education, professional memberships (VIN, AVMA, AAHA), AVMA-PLIT, 401(k), health insurance, commuter benefits, vacation, and community service leave. District of Columbia veterinary license is not initially required; however, an approved application must be on file with DC prior to beginning employment.
Established in 1936, Friendship Hospital for Animals provides high quality, compassionate veterinary care to the dogs and cats of the Washington, DC metro area. Our vision is to be the most medically progressive animal hospital in the country while adhering to our core values of teamwork, collaboration, and respect. We are AAHA accredited and provide wellness, emergency, and specialty care with over 60 veterinarians on staff including 14 rotating interns, and about 20 specialists. Friendship has specialty departments including emergency/critical care, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, extracorporeal services, rehab/sports medicine, surgery and pain management.
Living in Washington, DC:
Friendship is proud to be a part of the Washington DC community. Our diverse and historic neighborhoods provide enrichment, entertainment, and excitement to new and long-term residents alike. While known for its monuments and museums - the District is also known for its parks and pet-friendly accommodations. Most residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park - including Rock Creek Park, the oldest urban park in the country, popular for hiking and outdoor activities. DC's Kennedy Center and Lincoln Theater offer world-class entertainment and theater. Public transportation includes metrorail, metrobus, electric scooters, Capital Bikeshare, and Car2Go. Enjoy DC's varied and eclectic food scene, celebrate a win with the Washington Capitals and Washington Nationals, visit the century-old cherry blossoms or take a weekend trip to nearby Shenandoah Valley, Harper's Ferry, or Annapolis.
We exist to enrich the lives of the people who provide veterinary care to pets. Encore’s goal is to make a lasting impact on the veterinary profession with a focus on positive leadership and culture. We have a long-term vision of ongoing partnerships that will transform the experiences of employees and pet owners alike. When people thrive, so do the practices and the profession as a whole.