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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinarian, DVM, East Hants Animal Hospital in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia

Veterinarian, DVM

Location: Elmsdale, NS

Flexible Schedules

East Hants Animal Hospital is welcoming a Veterinarian to join our team! Full-time or part-time flexibility in our schedules; mentorship; support from three other area hospitals too!

As a successful candidate, you understand the importance of building relationships with our pet parents and our support team, to provide the best care possible. We are dedicated to your continuous learning and offer extensive in-house resources. Our hospitals foster friendly, collaborative environments, where professional growth and a balanced lifestyle are genuinely encouraged.

  • A valid veterinarian license allowing practice in Canada; registered with the NSVMA

  • Experience in; soft tissue surgical procedures, preventative care, and offering nutritional advice.

  • Dedicated to promoting team-based medicine practices

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues, pet parents, and community

  • A passion for coaching and mentoring students along their DVM journey

  • Interest in attending conferences and networking with colleagues

  • A love for all companion animals!!

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of wellness & appreciation you can thrive in!

  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses

  • RRSP 5% Employer Group Match Program!

  • Flexible schedules; full-time, part-time; ability to experience and support in our other nearby clinics too!

  • Medical Library; 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!

  • Continuing education benefits - we know you love to learn!

  • Opportunities to continue your career path; medical director, medical advisory board, special projects, and other leadership roles

  • Relocation assistance; Immigration support

  • Licensing, membership dues, and conference fees

  • Referral bonus rewards


We care about your well-being and invest in resources for our associates:

  • Flexible scheduling to support a healthy work-life balance

  • VCA AcademyMentorship Programfor new/recent graduates or those new to primary care; a six-month personalized structured mentorship program with ongoing support!

  • Paid wellness days; Paid sick days; Paid vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (tele-medicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Professional liability insurance coverage

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA Canada initiatives

About Us: Proudly serving the East Hants Region since 2019, providing the best possible medical, surgical and dental care in our cherished community. Our full service modern, medical facility offers a full complement of services wellness exams, surgery, radiology, ultrasound; dental radiology, dental care, behavioral consults, preventive medicine, weight loss and senior programs. Our facility also features a full on-site laboratory for cytology, cultures and urine analysis. Come meet our talented, experienced team and tour our hospital today!

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VCA is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.



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