Coast Mountain Veterinary Services, located in the picturesque Whistler BC, is seeking to add an Associate Veterinarian to their excellent dedicated team! The position is a long term contract role (16 months) with a possibility of extension. We are a practice that has a relationship driven focus on staff, patients, and clients. Our clinic is progressive, well-equipped and offering a diverse caseload with focus on dogs, cats and exotics. At Coast Mountain, we strive to provide a collaborative workplace with genuine clinical freedom.
Our exceptional facility, recently renovated includes state of the art equipment, surgical suite, digital x-ray, 3 exam rooms, in-house lab, pharmacy, ultrasound capabilities & much more providing highest standards of care.
We are able to coordinate unique mentorship opportunities allowing diversity of manageable caseload, flexible scheduling (4-day work week), no on-call and great work-life balance in environments that foster growth, dedication and collaboration for continued learning. Coast Mountain is committed to investing in your growth and success! All experience levels and new grads welcome to apply!
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns.
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the province of British Columbia.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
Manages time and tasks appropriately.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth
Competitive Salary + Production
Health Benefits: Extended medical + Dental
Paid professional liability insurance
Paid dues and memberships (prorated)
Continuing Education Allowance (prorated)
Paid Vacation (prorated)
Full time hours with commitment to a Work+Life balance
Retention bonus on the completion of the contract term
In addition to the above, 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.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, beautiful Creekside in Whistler has something to offer all year round! Just a short drive from Squamish BC, enjoy mountain biking, hiking, swimming, skiing & much more right at your doorstep. This is the perfect location for an adventurous professional interested in a beautiful balance of work and play.
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.