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Board-Certified Internal Medicine Specialist for Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital, near Raleigh, NC, is seeking a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Specialist to join our growing, community supported specialty hospital.

PEVSH Fast Facts

  • Only specialty referral hospital directly east of Raleigh
  • Currently offering DACVS services and DACVR reviewed ultrasounds
  • Growing exponentially within a supportive referral community requesting IM services
  • Expanding ER services to 24/7/365 October 1, 2019
  • Partnership potential for interested candidates
  • Seeking an internist focused on treating clients, patients, and staff members with respect, empathy, and compassion while working within a team of dedicated colleagues excited for the future

Our Story

Dr. Sonja Szymeczek, DVM, MSpVM, Diplomate ACVS (2004) joined Vets Pets in June 2015 to open Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital. Points East VSH is the only specialty hospital east of Raleigh. In four years, we have grown into a busy practice with a referring community requesting IM services. Our growth, along with the community’s demand for additional services, has led to our commitment to facility renovations and expansion of our emergency services to 24/7/365. Our well-established after-hours emergency hospital has a seasoned team embracing referral specialty patient and client care. The cases are coming and the IM service is ready to launch.

What is Vets Pets

Points East VSH is part of the Vets Pets family. A privately owned, North Carolina based cooperative of hospitals, Vets Pets fosters practice individuality under the guidance of experienced management and high standards. From two practices in 2007, Vets Pets has grown with locations across Central and Eastern NC. Vets Pets provides quality veterinary care with an employee centered management approach. Much time and many resources are put into staff development and team building creating environments where patients and clients are treated with respect and compassion. Encouraging autonomy within each location, Vets Pets recruits enthusiastic veterinarians empowering them to use their skill set to serve the needs of their patients and clients. Several veterinarians have partnered with Vets Pets allowing individual hospitals to be led by an invested doctor. We listen. We collaborate. We develop. We support. Visit us at to learn more.

Why Wilson, NC

Wilson, the home of Vets Pets, is within a rapidly growing region. Situated along I-95 just east of Raleigh and west of the beach, Wilson’s expanding population serves as a central point for many surrounding areas. The region has the interest in and resources for specialty veterinary care. Live in urban Raleigh with less than an hour commute, in a nearby suburban town, or even have acreage for horses within minutes of your work place. This location provides you with various lifestyle options while working within a grateful, welcoming community.

Why Vets Pets and Points East VSH

We offer a competitive base salary + benefits, production bonus, a generous signing bonus, and partnership potential in Points East VSH for those interested. We have doctors and team members who testify that we manage from the heart. Whether it be with case management, team support, or client services, we strive to do the good and right thing every day. Dr. Szymeczek and the entire Points East VSH team exemplify this and have created an invaluable service in a community grateful for the care and supportive of the future. Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital revolves around a team focused approach and relationships with the referral community is of upmost importance.

Come join us as we enjoy practicing quality medicine with folks who appreciate specialty services!

Please contact Dr. Paige Harrington, Vets Pets Medical Director of Emergency and Specialty Service, at to discuss how this opportunity will work for you.

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