The Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC) operates out of our 21,000 square foot state of the art facility in Levittown, PA, located 10 minutes from Trenton and 30 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, and our second location located at 1114 South Front Street in South Philadelphia, just over the bridges from New Jersey. Both hospitals operate 24-hours/7 days a week, including holidays, with a high volume of patients.
To be the most requested veterinary specialty care practice in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Our mission is to enhance the human-animal bond by providing our community of referring veterinarians and pet owners with exceptional specialty and emergency care.
Our Core Values:
We promote clinical excellence and technical precision in veterinary medicine through educational and
We promote an integrated approach to patient care by collaborating with our pet owners, specialists, staff
and referring veterinarians.
We promote an environment characterized by honesty, respect, personal responsibility and dedication.
We promote the personal values of empathy, patience, and positivity.
We promote giving of oneself in service to others through exceptional communication, the delivery of
high-quality specialty veterinary care and community service.
We are seeking ambitious, compassionate team members with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment while supporting our mission, vision and core values in their daily work. VSEC is a growing organization with opportunity for advancement for qualified candidates.
Our areas of service include: Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Holistic Medicine & Acupuncture, Internal Medicine, Oncology including Radiation Therapy, Neurology, Ophthalmology and Surgery.
VSEC offers a competitive benefits package including:
Pay is commensurate with experience and is negotiable.
If you are interested, please contact Deb Blades @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct and oversee the facilities management, housekeeping & maintenance staff and safety program of the 24/7 veterinary hospital including. Evening, weekend and on-call work may be required.
Human Resource Management
Facility Maintenance & Housekeeping
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Kristen Hoffman, Hospital Administrator at email@example.com
Open Client Service Positions
The Client Service Representatives (CSR) are key members of our team. They are responsible for promoting a friendly and professional environment where emphasis is placed on compassion, quality, integrity, and service.
The CSR is the first person with whom clients or potential clients will talk when they call. They must be courteous and communicative. They are the voice of the hospital and are responsible for providing accurate information and a caring attitude. The CSR also is the last person with whom clients speak upon leaving. Our CSRs make them feel welcome and let them know how much we appreciate that they trust us to provide their pets with quality veterinary attention.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
VSEC is an extremely busy emergency and specialty practice providing 24 hour emergency services. We NEVER close and therefore working on holidays will be a requirement of this position.
If you are interested, please contact Wilda Figueroa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center welcomes participation from veterinary students from all accredited veterinary colleges in the form of a clinical externship.
The duration of the clinical externships are flexible but generally range from 2-12 weeks depending on the type of externship program and accredited veterinary college requirements for individual students. Externs are responsible for all personal expenses including housing, travel, transportation and food. If requested, recommendations for housing can be made. Summer employment externs will be offered a stipend. Externship programs should be arranged at least 3 months in advance of the requested start date.
Any veterinary student in good academic standing from an accredited college of veterinary medicine is eligible for an externship. Clinical externships are offered for students during their rotating clinical year(s) and summer employment externships are offered for freshman and sophomore veterinary students.
Students should submit a written request to:
Robert J. Orsher, VMD, DACVS and/or
Laura Tseng, DVM, DACVECC
Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center
301 Veterans Highway
Levittown, PA 19056
The application should include a current curriculum vitae and information regarding the type, duration and preferred schedule for the externship.
If an applicant is requesting a clinical externship during their junior or senior year, a letter indicating approval of the externship from the applicant's veterinary college should also be included. If an applicant is requesting a summer externship of employment, letters of approval are not required.
Once an invitation for a clinical externship is extended, the student is responsible for appropriate enrollment for their college. A faculty member from the veterinary college of origin should be designated as responsible for the conduct of the extern. Student externs are required to have their own health insurance.
Clinical externs are responsible for all personal expenses including housing, travel, transportation and food. If requested, recommendations for housing can be made.
Summer employment externs will be offered a stipend.
Externship programs should be arranged at least 3 months in advance of the starting date.
VSEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applications be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
Our Employment Application is in PDF format below. You may print the application and either fax it to (215) 752-3156 or mail it to:
Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center
301 Veterans Highway
Levittown, PA 19056