Job Posting 67111

Associate Veterinarian
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver, BC
closes in 18 days (Mon, 15 Feb)
full time  •  Salaried position

The BC SPCA Vancouver Animal Hospital has operated for over 40 years to ensure companion animals in the surrounding community have access to veterinary care.  We are seeking a full-time experienced veterinarian to join our team to increase the number of animals helped. In this position you'll use your surgical and medical knowledge to manage a diverse caseload, as well as bring a high level of empathy and humility to positively impact the lives of people and animals in British Columbia.

 

The hospital is fully equipped with in-house lab, digital x-ray (including dental), and ultrasound.  As a member of the BC SPCA team, your passion for medicine as well as your compassion for animals and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining us are:

• Leaders in animal welfare and humane veterinary practices, with fear-free training and certification provided for all staff.
• A key component to the success of our mission, we are a team of passionate and dedicated individuals working together to improve the lives of animals in B.C.
• Opportunities to grow and learn.
• Competitive salary and extended benefits including medical coverage, annual licensing fees, membership fees, and continuing education.
 
Position Details:
•           Full-time position, Monday-Friday.
•           No overnights or on call required.
•           Salary based on experience.

 

Required knowledge, skills & abilities to succeed in this position:
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) or equivalent as deemed acceptable by employer.
  • License to practice medicine in British Columbia or ability to attain license by starting date.
  • Proficient knowledge and skills to independently diagnose, treat, and document medical conditions seen in a general practice setting.
  • Proficient knowledge of veterinary surgery, dentistry, and anesthesia. Advanced surgical knowledge an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relay complex concepts to a diverse audience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment independently or in a team.
  • Attention to detail and the flexibility to work with changing priorities under pressure.
  • Must possess strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Philosophical harmony with the vision, mission and strategic directions of the BC SPCA.

 

How to apply:

If you would like to have a career in a rewarding and exciting organization and you are legally entitled to work in Canada we would like to hear from you. Click on the link to apply:  http://spca.bc.ca/about-us/careers/

 

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices.  We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission and guiding principles.

 

No telephone calls please.  We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA, however; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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