Internship-trained emergency doctors wanted at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists (OSVS), a large and busy 24 hour emergency and specialty referral center located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. The hospital is a 24,000 sq. ft, with a recently constructed specialty center.

We offer referral and emergency services to the RI, eastern CT, and southern MA areas. There is no general practice associated with the hospital.

Equipment includes:

  • Digital Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • ┬áCT
  • MRI
  • Laparoscopy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Telemetry
  • Fluoroscopy
  • State-of-the-art Monitoring Equipment.

The staff includes specialists in:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Emergency / Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Avian / Exotics
  • As well as a large group of experienced Emergency Clinicians.

The hospital places a premium on continuing education. Daily case rounds provide an opportunity for continuous learning. We have in-house education for doctors and technicians, and host referring veterinarians for continuing education forums several times a year. We have a successful internship in place as well as an emergency/critical care residency, which helps to promote a didactic atmosphere and gives the emergency clinicians and specialists ample opportunity to teach others.

The support staff is highly trained and enthusiastic about continuing education as well. The technicians working in the intensive care unit are capable of managing most nursing cases, including those on mechanical ventilation, peritoneal dialysis, continuous thoracic drainage, etc.

This position offers emergency clinicians a unique opportunity to work in a well-equipped, state-of-the-art facility, side-by-side with a large group of specialists. The emergency doctors do not just work evenings and weekends, they work many weekday inpatient shifts as well, giving them the opportunity to manage critical care patients and benefit from the referral hospital environment. The desire to continue learning and to participate in the teaching of interns and student externs is very important, and a good sense of humor is essential!

The opportunity to split time between the RI hospital and our satellite facility in Massachusetts is also available. The clinics are only 20 minutes apart. The case load at OSVS is high and the cases challenging. This is a tremendous environment to continue learning and growing but requires someone with a strong ER foundation (from a quality internship).


  • Completion of a high quality Internship.
  • Eligibility for a license to practice in Rhode Island.
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