Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Services is looking for a board-certified/board-eligible Ophthalmologist
(posted 12/11/2017)  

Ophthalmology is one of the highest volume referral specialties within our practice and enjoys a strong reputation for excellent patient care and client service. We are looking for a board-certified/board-eligible ophthalmologist to join our growing team, continue to provide the care and compassion for which we are known and to guide our well-established ophthalmology practice to even further growth.

Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services (VSES) is the only 24/7/365 emergency and specialty referral hospital in the greater Rochester, NY region. Our ideal candidate will be talented, dedicated and hardworking, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Our organizationís core values of Teamwork, Quality, Compassion, Honesty, Trust and Education serve as the backbone of a hospital culture that encourages collaboration and camaraderie. Commitment to these values ensures a rewarding work environment, outstanding patient care, empathetic service to our clients and fosters relationships with our referring veterinarians. The regional population of over 1.2 million people and our loyal base of referring practitioners offer tremendous potential for growth. Check out our web site at

Our current ophthalmology equipment includes Kowa SI-15 slit lamps, binocular indirect ophthalmoscope with an assortment of condensing lenses, Reichert tonopen, Retinal Graphics ERG, Zeiss operating microscope with an assistantís head, I-Med phacoemulsification unit and Diovet diode laser with G-probes and a laser-indirect headset. We also have a dedicated ophthalmology operating room and will enhance that as a part of our on-going expansion to 28,000 square feet.

Our practice comprises emergency/critical care, ophthalmology, surgery, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, neurology, acupuncture/herbal medicine and dermatology. We have recently expanded our emergency team and are currently also looking for a cardiologist and a third internal medicine clinician. We anticipate further recruitment to support other services as our busy practice and our hospital facility expand. We are very proud to support well-established internship and residency programs in surgery, an internal medicine internship and a rotating intern program across our entire company.

Rochester is located in Western New York and offers one of the broadest ranges of cultural, sporting and recreational activities of any comparably sized city in the United States. Some of these activities include camping, wine tasting and water sports in and around the popular Finger Lakes area. Hiking trails and winter skiing/snowboarding facilities are plentiful across the region. Families in the area will certainly benefit at all levels of education from highly rated, nationally-ranked school systems, colleges and universities. Rochester has a strong and vibrant music and art community supported by the likes of Eastman School of Music, the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Strong Museum of Play for children young and old alike, Memorial Art Gallery and a multitude of art and music festivals throughout the year. We also enjoy a thriving entrepreneurial culture and diverse creativity supporting an ever-growing small and medium-sized business community.

In addition to a competitive base salary enhanced with a potential percentage of production, VSES offers relocation assistance and a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) with matching, CE allowance, association dues and professional liability insurance. Interested candidate please contact Amy Laukaitis at, at 585-271-2733 x127 or mail to 524 White Spruce Blvd., Rochester, NY 14623.