Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC is a growing, privately-owned specialty and emergency practice located in upstate New York.  As a privately owned hospital, the practice owners are active clinicians who take a team approach to manage the hospital.  They make themselves accessible to the staff and are dedicated to making UVS the ideal veterinary practice for employees.

Our leadership, administration teams, doctors, and medical staff all work together in a collaborative environment to achieve our mission – helping pets live longer, happier lives through expert medical care and compassionate client service. We are a large team of dedicated professionals and take pride in being a leader in comprehensive specialty and emergency healthcare for pets.

The Ophthalmologist would join our current Ophthalmology team as well as board-certified specialists in:

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery

Our clinicians are supported by highly educated licensed veterinary technicians, assistants and client relations specialists. We have an on-site and diverse leadership team and a full-service administrative department.

Our facility

Our hospital is a custom-built, 40,000-square-foot facility. Our hospital includes digital x-ray, 64-slice CT, MRI, multi-parameter telemetry, endoscopy suite, multiple surgical suites, full diagnostic laboratory, in-house pharmacy, and blood bank.

Ophthalmology has a dedicated and spacious surgical suite with Zeiss Operating Scope, Alexos Phaco Unit and Iridex DioVet Laser along with designated procedure spaces and exam rooms equipped with hydraulic lift tables, RETIport ERG and Accutome Ultrasound. The Ophthalmologist will be supported by experienced Ophthalmology Technicians and support staff along with a Client Service Coordinator specific to the department for directing client and referral communication as well as scheduling.

Additional current equipment includes: 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64 slice CT scanner, fluoroscopy suite, digital x-ray, 4 high-quality ultrasound units, underwater treadmill, multi-parameter telemetry, endoscopy suite, multiple surgical suites, full diagnostic laboratory, and in-house pharmacy.

For a look at our state-of-the-art facility, visit our website and take our virtual tour! https://www.uvsonline.com/see-our-virtual-tour/

Our location

If you are looking for a lively and energetic region that balances its historic roots with a vibrant metropolitan area, look no further! UVS is located in Latham, NY, which is considered part of upstate New York’s ‘Tri-City’ area. Upstate NY offers each of the four changing seasons bringing different scenery and events that offer cultural enrichment and more! The growing area is centrally located between the mountains of the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills and the popular cities of Boston, Montreal and New York.

The area’s attractions include the Empire State Plaza, Saratoga Race Track and Performing Arts Center, Lake George, Thatcher Park, The New York State Museum, and more. In Albany, there is something for everyone, with a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment, Albany is a great place to work and play. The area provides a thriving business community and exceptional educational institutes with urban, suburban, and rural living that is sure to fulfill your lifestyle. To learn more about our amazing city visit www.albany.org/visitors-guide/

Join us

We work hard to be worthy of the trust of our referral network and community. Our clients see and know our compassion for our work, themselves, and their pets. We value our employees and treat them like family. We encourage our employees to pursue a healthy balance between work and life and offer multiple incentives that speak to our philosophy.

The position offers a base salary of $150,000-$200,000 and is eligible for production bonus based on gross revenues. Additionally, UVS offers a competitive benefits package and buy-in opportunity for the individuals that share our practice philosophy and commitment to our mission.

UVS Benefits:

  • Paid medical, dental and long-term disability
  • 401(k) with matching contribution
  • Generous PTO
  • Substantial CE allowance and time away
  • Paid professional licensing and dues
  • Relocation costs
  • Employee pet insurance stipend
  • Full time (4-day work week)

Contact us

Board certified specialists and individuals who have completed residency training in ophthalmology are encouraged to apply.

Inquiries and resumes should be directed to:

Mackenzie Kaiser, Talent Acquisition Specialist
Phone – (518)783-3198
Fax – (518)783-0409