VCA Antech, Inc. Cardiologist - Signing Bonus offered! in Dallas, Texas

Animal Diagnostic Clinic, our leading specialty practice serving North Texas and the Dallas metroplex area, is seeking to add a boarded or residency trained Cardiologist to our team. Signing Bonus offered!

ADC is part of the nation’s largest and most experienced network of veterinary specialty medicine hospitals and the leader in the field of internal medicine, cardiology, critical care and medical and radiation oncology in North Texas. Our mission at Animal Diagnostic Clinic is simple: To provide veterinarians, their clients and pets with the highest-quality diagnostic and therapeutic care while maintaining a supportive environment for its doctors and staff.

With this goal in mind, the hospital is proud of the reputation it has in the veterinary community as we are known for our collaborative culture, strong sense of teamwork and thorough communication and inclusion with our referring veterinarians.

By using the latest advancements in equipment and facilities that referring veterinarians expect and clients demand, we fulfill our mission to provide the highest quality care.

A full complement of diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities from ultrasound examinations and guided biopsies, endoscopic studies, echocardiography, and x-ray computed tomography, to chemotherapeutic agents are arrayed at supporting the clients and lives of patients we all love.

Any state of the art facility requires the human component to bring these pieces to life! Our team is imbued with an elevated sense of professionalism and collaboration. This aspect creates an environment of support for one another and a profound sense of responsibility and compassion for our patients. We are looking for a candidate that shares these qualities and desires to infuse their clinical skills with a culture of caring responsibility. Our team is experienced, caring and capable; therefore the best support possible is available for our clinicians!

The Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) metroplex area is the nation’s 4th most populous metro area. Therefore, Animal Diagnostic Clinic has a generous caseload in volume, variety, and scope. The city itself is considered a gem of the North Texas region. There are many attractions to the Dallas area such as multiple professional sports teams, the arts, and opportunities for outdoor activity at many of our large parks and lakes.

Of course, being a bastion of the southwest, Dallas embraces its heritage. Barbecue, Tex-Mex cuisine, and its cowboy history is perceived where ever you go. These aspects enhance a modern day cultural hub and lend a distinctive feel and flavor to life here. Our city is comprised of all walks of life, lifestyles, and cultural identities; therefore, whatever your passions are you can find opportunities to explore them to the fullest.

The Cardiology Specialist—under the guidance of the Medical Director and with the support of the Regional Medical Director—carries out VCA’s promise to our clients: making their pet’s health our top priority and excellent service our goal. The Cardiologist educates clients and referring veterinarians on, advocates for and strives to deliver the highest quality medical, surgical, dental and nutritional diagnostics, treatment, and preventative care to companion animals.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.

  • Residency training with board eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine/Cardiology.

  • Ability to become licensed to practice in the state of Texas.

  • Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish a good rapport with referring veterinarians, including: timely professional and respectful communication; assistance in their professional growth and education through recommendations and interaction on referred and shared cases; ongoing development of a positive and professional working relationship; participation in Continuing Education involving the local referral community.

  • Assist in the development and training of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.

  • Assist with marketing the services of the specialty practice through a variety of outreach programs, some of which include: making hospital visits to referring veterinarians, assisting with local CE meetings, answering all calls from referring veterinarians promptly, helping with production of hospital newsletters and case reports.

  • Assist with the training of interns and residents, under the guidance of the Medical Director.

  • Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.


VCA rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Continuing Education allowance

  • Professional Liability Coverage

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