Excellent opportunity to live in western Massachusetts and work with a collaborative team in a highly respected veterinary hospital that is welcoming, relaxed, and caring for clients, patients, and staff. Our doctors are supported by a highly trained team of smart, compassionate nurses. Great opportunity to work with four talented veterinarians and to have your ideas heard.
Up to $50k Sign-on Bonus!
Relocation bonus eligible
No on-call duty, no weekends
Opportunity for hospital ownership (equity or profits interest)
Counsel clients in well pet care and administer core vaccinations and appropriate tests
Diagnose and treat pets with illnesses and injuries
Read and interpret radiograph & ultrasound studies
Strengthen the bond our clients have with their pets
Contribute ideas to the ongoing growth and betterment of the hospital and our work
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree
Licensure in good standing in the state of Massachusetts or ability to get licensure in MA
Riverbend Animal Hospital is a Rarebreed partner hospital located between Amherst and Northampton, Massachusetts. It is an AAHA-accredited general medicine practice combined with a referral-surgery service. We also offer advanced dental care (with digital dental radiography), canine rehabilitation, laser therapy, and acupuncture. We are dedicated to our vision of an efficient high-quality animal hospital with a caring and welcoming environment. Learn more about Riverbend Animal Hospital at http://riverbendanimal.com/
Our area is notable for the presence of the “Five Colleges,” comprising the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst and four top-quality private colleges: Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and Hampshire College. The region is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts offering skiing, hiking, biking, and walking trails, and the beautiful Connecticut River, great for kayaking, canoeing & boating. Excellent public & private schools, top-notch medical facilities, fabulous restaurants, museums, galleries, live music venues, dance, theatres, culture & alternative health modalities. And we are within a few hours of Boston and NYC.
A common purpose with an uncommon passion—this is Rarebreed Veterinary Partners. We are a purpose-driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for all our employees. After all, work should be your happy place! We focus on providing the best culture, tools, and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animals.
What do we have to offer?
At Rarebreed, we provide employees in the veterinary profession the best work experience by creating and fostering a great culture where you can thrive. We value you and offer a one-of-a-kind, flexible total compensation package that consists of the following:
Competitive base compensation plus bonus incentive
Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (or opt-out incentive)
Company paid 3% 401(k) contribution
Generous paid time off to ensure work/life integration
Employee Referral Award Program
Company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Access to Employee Assistance Programs
Continuing education time off and reimbursement
Pet Care discounts for your family pets at our clinics
Free monthly wellness meetings focusing on stress & anxiety reduction and mindfulness
Free online group exercise classes, such as yoga and HIIT (High Energy Interval Training), twice a week, taught by certified trainers
Free quarterly financial wellness classes to provide guidance in areas such as student loan debt, budgeting, improving credit scores, mortgages, and refinancing.
Employment will require successful completion of references and background check.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners is a purpose driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for our hospital teams. We focus on providing the best culture, tools and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animal companions.