Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Foster your passion for medicine as you join a team of exceptional Veterinary Professionals, committed to medical and surgical excellence in a caring and friendly environment. We provide interesting, diverse and stimulating cases and 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. At Piper Creek Veterinary Clinic, we offer a $15,000 Signing/Retention Bonus and Comprehensive Compensation Package, with sound Work-Life Balance-no on-calls or late evenings and every Sunday off!

Our Opportunity-Job Summary:

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 – orthopedic surgical expertise will also be highly regarded
  • An adept learner willing to explore new possibilities and accept change

Our Culture: At Piper Creek it is our mission to put our clients and patients first-providing them with the best high quality care possible. We take pride in meeting the needs of others and serving our local community. Our practice was voted the #1 Veterinarian in Red Deer and rated Gold the past seven years in a row. Most recently we were awarded the title “Hometown Hero” in addition to being recognized for our outstanding partnership with a local rescue. 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: Piper Creek Veterinary Clinic is a small animal & exotics general practice. Our facility consists of 4 exam rooms, a surgery suite and 2 dental tables. We offer Digital X-ray, Dental X-ray, Ultrasound, Orthopedics, full in-house laboratory and a wide range of surgeries including Dental. Our team consists of three doctors (with a collective 40 years of experience between them), three skilled technicians, 3 experienced receptionists and knowledgeable hospital leadership team to learn from.

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Our Area : Piper Creek is located in Red Deer, a hidden treasure nestled in central Alberta between two major cities-Calgary and Edmonton. This is an ideal area to live for those who enjoy a flexible lifestyle with a wide range of options for affordable housing/living costs, schools, sports, year-round activities and travel. Scenic trails line our beautiful city for biking, hiking, running or walking. If you’re wanting more adventure, it’s only a few hours from Banff/Rocky Mountains and Jasper National Park. Other perks include the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, The Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery and Bower Ponds-a park with paddle boats and ice skating and an array of amenities.

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.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Signing/Retention Bonus
  • Paid professional liability insurance
  • Paid dues and memberships
  • Continuing Education allowance-to assist with your Career Growth
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • Employee Pet Discounts
  • Flexible Schedule with genuine commitment to maintaining a sound work+life balance

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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

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