We’re growing! St. Catharines Animal Hospital is seeking to add a full-time veterinarian to our team. We want someone who can be a part of a successful, proud team that practices high-quality medicine that change pet's lives. Located in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula we have some of the most beautiful places to see in Ontario. We are so proud that our Hospital has been rated one of the best three clinics for a 5th year in a row according to threebestrated.ca. Our current veterinarians at the clinic have a combined 20+ years of work in the field.
In our clinic we have a full in-house lab, digital x-ray, dental digital x-ray, advanced electro-cautery machine (Ligasure), 6 IV digital pumps, advanced anesthesia monitor, AVI-Mark, and a strong supportive team of technicians and assistants. Our clinic strives to ensure that every pet that comes through the doors is treated as if they were our own. Along with being a general practice, we do a fair number of surgeries from standard spays and neuters, to dental procedures, soft tissue procedures, gastropexies, mastectomies, brachycephalic corrections, entropion procedures, exploratory procedures, even perineal urethrostomies. Big or small we love them all, and want to ensure anyone who joins our team feels the same way.
We are looking for a veterinarian who has had at least 2 years of experience with good medical and surgical skills. We offer a competitive wage, industry leading benefits package, including CE and paid dues. The position is full time; 5 days a week with excellent hours, including some Saturdays. We are interested in highly motivated individuals who possess exceptional interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, great team player and passionate about delivering high quality pet health care.
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 Ontario.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Any experience level is encouraged to apply!
Internal Number: 7238
About National Veterinary Associates (NVA)
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.