Emergency Veterinarian wanted in Atlantic Canada - Saint John, NB
Port City Emergency Veterinary Hospital
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Type: Full Time
Salary: $110-200k CAD per year
DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Are you a passionate veterinarian looking for a change of scenery? We are a privately owned, thriving emergency clinic in Saint John situated on the east coast of Canada. We are seeking a skilled and dedicated vet to join our fantastic team.
Why Choose Us:
Adventure Awaits: Discover the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture of Saint John, New Brunswick.
Amazing Team: Work with a group of passionate and friendly professionals who love what they do.
Varied Shifts: Enjoy a flexible schedule with rotating shifts (8am-8pm, 12pm-12am, 8pm-8am) that provide work-life balance.
Benefits: Paid for by your employer
Competitive Salary: Earn between 150-200k CAD.
Unlimited CE Allowance: Never stop learning and growing in your career.
Moving Expenses: We'll assist with your relocation.
Retention Bonus: We value your commitment to our clinic.
Mentorship: available upon request
If you're ready for a rewarding adventure, we want to hear from you! Join us in Saint John, where your skills and expertise will make a real difference. Contact us today to start your new journey in beautiful Canada.
Port City Emergency Veterinary Hospital is growing! We are a brand new facility that has been open for 15months. Independently owned and operated, we have already established ourselves as a trusted and reliable emergency veterinary hospital in the area. With a team of 6 doctors, 10 technicians and 14 support staff, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our patients. Due to increasing demand, we are looking for a talented and compassionate Emergency Veterinarian to join our friendly and knowledgeable staff.
At Port City, our emphasis is on culture and inclusiveness. We believe in creating a positive and supportive work environment and strive to ensure that all of our staff feel valued and appreciated. Each of our doctors are skilled in different areas of surgery, internal medicine, and diagnostic imaging. We work as a cohesive team to utilize these skills and provide gold standard of care.
All doctors rotate through shifts in blocks of 8am -8pm, 12am -12pm and 8pm-8am. Examples of schedules our current staff have are 3 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off, 4 on 5 off. We believe in a schedule that allows our team a healthy work life balance while providing round the clock care to our patients; we are open to finding a schedule that works best for you.
Provide quality emergency veterinary medical care to a variety of small animals.
Ability to handle multiple emergencies at once.
Perform necessary surgical procedures with utmost care and professionalism.
Communicate clearly and effectively with clients and staff regarding the pet’s condition and treatment options.
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records.
Educate clients about the importance of preventative care and healthy living for their pets.
Work closely with other members of the veterinary team to provide the best possible care to our patients.
Participate in teaching and mentoring veterinary students and staff.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited institution.
North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE)
Active license or ability to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in New Brunswick, Canada.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, time management is key.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Compassionate and caring attitude towards pets and their owners.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Salary is DOE, range is $110-200k
Production potential can be lucrative.
Bonuses are paid out quarterly with no negative accrual
Generous vacation and sick pay allowance
Excellent staff discount
Professional fees paid
Unlimited CE allowance
Saint John, New Brunswick is a vibrant and historic city located on Canada’s eastern coast. It offers a high quality of life with a low cost of living, making it an attractive destination for those looking to relocate. Known for its stunning and natural beauty, including the famous Reversing Falls and Fundy National Park, Saint John also has a rich cultural scene with a variety of festivals, museums, and performing arts venues. The uptown area at the heart of the city boasts an abundance of trendy bars and restaurants; perfect for after-work drinks or dinners with friends. For those of you that love the outdoors – Saint John is a year round playground! Summer time offers plenty of opportunities for hiking with picturesque coastline trails, waterfalls and beaches to explore. In the winter, the city transforms in to a wonderland with outdoor skating rinks, 2 nearby ski resorts and plenty of other activities for you to enjoy!
With exceptional career opportunities and a thriving social scene, Saint John is the perfect place for professionals looking for that positive change. If you are worried about not having any ER experience, we have a number of vets that love to teach and mentorship can be provided upon request.
Port City Emergency Veterinary Hospital is a privately owned clinic located in Atlantic Canada. We opened in Jun 2022 in Saint John, New Brunswick after recognizing the overwhelming need for emergency care in our community. We are growing fast and continuously looking for talented individuals to add to our team. We are currently a team of 6 doctors, 10 vet techs and 14 support staff. At Port city, our focus is on our staff and we have set up our benefits to reflect this. Staff discount is at cost, medical benefits are covered by the employer and we offer a generous vacation and sick allowance.