Associate Veterinarian

SAVE - Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency, 322233 15th Street East, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada Req #1398
Thursday, August 4, 2022
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

Employer: Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency (SAVE)
Position: Associate Veterinarian
Terms of Employment: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Okotoks, AB
Employment Address: 322233 15th Street East, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A6
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
Language: English

Benefits:

  • Eligible for discretionary bonuses and increases in salary;
  • Eligible for relocation expenses;
  • Paid vacation/sick leave, Continuing Education (CE) allowance, VIN membership, annual licenses paid;
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance;
  • Life insurance;
  • Generous pet policy;
  • Access to network of over 1000 veterinarians
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Signing Bonus

Salary: $104,629 / year

Contact: please send resumes to careers @ vetstrategy.com and include “Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency” in email subject line.

Duties:

  • Perform routine therapeutic procedures
  • Perform Veterinary surgery
  • Responsible for patient records management
  • Post-operative observation
  • Accurate client billing
  • Participate in continuing education matters
  • Examine animals and diagnose problems or diseases through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Diagnosing and prescribing medication to sick or injured animals
  • Consult with pet owners about preventive healthcare; and carry out medical and surgical procedures, such as vaccinations, dental work, and fractures.
  • Perform routine surgeries and handling emergency cases
  • Consulting clients on hygiene and general care of their pets. Exemplary skills to work with colleagues, clinic staff, pet parents and community
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, and euthanasia
  • Offer general wellness and vaccinations, nutrition, and weight management programs.
  • May enforce government regulations in disease control and food production.
  • Keeping up with the flow of the clinic and meeting expected appointment times
  • Expected to attend ​monthly DVM and all other team meetings, and contribute ideas and feedback at the meetings that will help with the health of the clinic and patients

Requirements:

  • 4-5 year university degree in veterinary medicine (as well as any required pre-veterinary studies for the university program, if applicable)
  • Completion of national certification examinations or equivalent are required.
  • Provincial Licensing in Alberta is required or ability to obtain
  • Passion for what you do every day! Enthusiasm, energy, and a positive attitude are a must
  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients
  • Solid communication skills, both when dealing with clients and interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to work overnights, evenings, and weekends
Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please reach out to careers@vetstrategy.com.  

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