Cultivate your passion for healing as you join a team of exceptional Veterinary Professionals, committed to medical and surgical excellence in a compassionate and friendly environment. We offer interesting, diverse and challenging cases—specializing in exotics—with manageable caseloads.
We welcome an Associate Veterinarian who is ready to grow with our team; open to graduating Veterinarians to start their careers here, ensuring a high level of support and ongoing education. We offer a Generous Retention Bonus, Relocation Assistance and Comprehensive Compensation Package, with fair Work-Life Balance!
As a Veterinary Professional, you already have a pretty good idea as to the day-to-day requirements of being a talented Veterinarian. Here are some of the key skills and qualifications we are seeking that are relevant to this opportunity:
Examine and triage pets to promptly diagnose their short and long term health issues and recommend best treatment
Consult directly with clients providing solutions-based care for their pets
Ability to perform soft tissue surgery
Ability to quickly build rapport with customers, fellow team members and hospital leadership team
An adept learner willing to explore new possibilities and accept change
You respond to setbacks that we all know happen with positivity and grace
Accountable and adaptable with a proactive attitude
Our Culture: At Park Veterinary Centre we recognize that our team is the foundation of not just our business, but of our way of life. We have an inclusive, skilled and compassionate team of Client Care Representatives, Management, RVTs and Veterinarians. We strive to provide a collaborative, supportive workplace with genuine clinical freedom. We are a motivated team with a strong focus on best practice, advanced education, commitment to our patients and their families, and supporting each other through teamwork and case collaboration.
Our Hospital: Park Veterinary Centre has six spacious exam rooms, with private euthanasia room; large surgical suite equipped with gas powered surgical equipment and a second suite for dental with two wet tables, both with built-in computers with network access to imaging. Full complement of anesthetic and monitoring equipment. New main DR digital radiology in radiology suite, and both DR and CR dental digital imaging capabilities. Separate in house ultrasound area, and large treatment and surgical prep areas too. Spacious communal veterinary office with open visibility to treatment area.
Our Area: Park Veterinary Centre in Sherwood Park is located in Strathcona county, directly next door to Edmonton. This area offers a wonderfully unique place to live and provides options for all lifestyles year-round. This is an ideal area to live for those who enjoy a flexible lifestyle with a wide range of options for housing, schools, sports, activities and travel. Only a four-hour drive to Banff/Rocky Mountains and Jasper National Park
Our Compensation: In addition, we are also happy to explore other compensation alternatives that may better suit your needs which we will be happy to discuss as our relationship progresses.
Signing Bonus, Retention Bonus and Relocation Support
Health Benefits: medical/dental/disability
Paid professional liability insurance
Paid dues and memberships
Continuing Education—allowance and paid time off—to assist with your Career Growth
Flexible Paid Time Off: vacation, sick days, CE days
Employee Pet Discounts
Flexible Schedule with genuine commitment to maintaining a sound work+life balance
Internal Number: 3617
About National Veterinary Associates (NVA)
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.