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Small Animal Veterinarian (Nelson, BC)

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Selkirk Veterinary Hospital in beautiful Nelson, British Columbia, is looking for a Small Animal Veterinarian to join our team

Position Details

Position: Small Animal Veterinarian

Hospital: Selkirk Veterinary Hospital

Location: Nelson, British Columbia

Job Type: Part or Full Time

Experience: Veterinarian

Education: Doctorate 

Description:  Do you love the outdoors, skiiing, swimming, or hiking? Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime in a stunningly beautiful location? Are you passionate about veterinary medicine and making a real difference in a close-knit community where everybody will know your name? Well, you’re in luck! We are looking to grow our team and nurture the establishment of an exceptional full-time veterinarian in our AAHA Accredited practice.

We are looking for a fully-licensed, full-time Associate Veterinarian. Experienced candidates will thrive, and so will new graduates, as we are an established and highly efficient team dedicated to practicing fear free and high-quality medicine. We value work-life balance and have a lot of fun as a team. Weekends are rotated, and our on-call duties are shared with another practice in town. Our loyal clients will be excited to welcome you to our family!

Our team is ready to support somebody interested in working in a collaborative and supportive environment. Please be advised, our clinic cat Bella does weigh in on candidates. Once chosen, we're going to take you under our wing and, as one of us, we will always have your back!

Selkirk Veterinary Hospital is located in spectacular Nelson BC. Nelson is located in the picturesque Selkirk Mountains on Kootenay Lake, and offers superb powder skiing (Whitewater Ski Hill), hiking and water sports; but if that’s not your thing, there is plenty of opportunity to lounge, shop and hang out in one of the most beautiful parts of British Columbia. Nelson was also voted "Canada's Best Small Arts Town" and has a vibrant cultural scene - it really has everything. There is a vibe here we don’t know how to put into words – contact us so that you can go and experience it for yourself. You won’t regret it.

We value veterinarians, and prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

  • Continuing Education
  • 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 too);
  • Eligibility for a discretionary Performance Bonus

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.

Contact Information: Text or call Matt at 289-218-7041 to arrange an introductory conversation to learn more. Submit your CV to 

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