Small Animal Veterinarian
Location: Grande Prairie
Hospital: Animals First Clinic
Type: Part-time Employment or Full-time Employment
Education: Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
Category: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Animals First Clinic – Not only our name, but our PHILOSOPHY! Our experienced, friendly and progressive team is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Veterinarian to join our growing clinic in the city of Grande Prairie, Alberta. We celebrate best practices, and support one another. We work collaboratively, and have regular doctor’s meetings to ensure consistency and open communication. Together, we run a busy clinic, and it is this togetherness and commitment to each other that has led to our success and such a loyal client base. In support of your medicine, you will have an in-house lab coupled with Cornerstone, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, laser therapy, and ultrasound available.
You will be scheduled for 16 - 40 hours based on personal preference and business need, and while we do require on-call shifts, the service is shared with another veterinary clinic.
Experienced veterinarians are welcome, and we will most definitely consider a new graduate as our team is highly skilled and passionate about mentoring. The opportunities for professional growth in this modern small animal practice are limited only by your imagination! For example, Dr. Barth is available for, and excited to provide orthopedic mentorship to those interested (although interest in Orthopedic Surgery is not required for this role). Without specialists in our immediate area, you truly get to practice the art of veterinary medicine. You will be able to independently provide clients with a comprehensive plan from start to finish.
Grande Prairie is a vibrant and growing northern community of over 63,000. Our city offers all the amenities, with the added bonus of a Great Canadian Outdoor playground on your doorstep. Grande Prairie is the hub of the Alberta and BC Peace Region, and provides quick access for outdoor enthusiasts to world-renowned hiking, fishing, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, and river boating. Snowmobilers enjoy the supreme winter-wonderland trails that become increasingly secluded as one travels west into the Rocky Mountains, and between the months of May and October these trails transform into superb ATV and mountain-biking paths. Explore Big Mountain Creek Provincial Park or Crystal Lake nearby, or escape for an adventurous weekend to the mountain town of Grande Cache, or Jasper National Park.
Grande Prairie boasts incredible value. Property and housing are readily available, and particularly affordable in comparison with the other 5 largest cities in Alberta. Grande Prairie is the type of place that allows you to live on an acreage and still be at work in 10 minutes! Residents of Grande Prairie can even claim 50% of the Northern living allowance on their taxes, and a healthy employment market makes the city attractive for family members too. A regional College, Hospital, Art Gallery, and the Eastlink Centre multi-sport facility are just a few amenities frequented by locals, with the Bear Creek Folk Festival and Grande Prairie Stampede drawing many from out-of-province.
Affordability, adventure, and all the amenities, without the traffic, pollution, or commute. Grande Prairie is calling…. to all licensed Veterinarians interested in joining Animals First Clinic.
We value veterinarians, and prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:
- Continuing Education (CE)
- Above average salary
- A comprehensive Health Benefits package (100% of extended Medical, Dental, & Vision premiums paid)
- Professional Services coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, and more)
- Employee Assistance Program;
- Paid Licensing & Membership Dues
- Professional Liability Insurance coverage
- Paid Vacation time
- Paid Sick & Personal Days
- Generous Veterinary Discounts (75% off services for your own pets, and an extended family and friends discount)
- Uniform Allowance
- Eligibility for a discretionary Performance Bonus
- Signing Bonus for exceptional candidates
- Relocation Allowance to help with moving expenses can be arranged for out-of-town candidates!
If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace. If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to let us know!