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BluePearl Veterinarian Criticalist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Ready for an exciting career move? Join our exceptional team as a Veterinary Critical Care Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI! Sign-on Bonus up to $100,000! New Hospital Coming This Fall, 2024!

Our BluePearl hospital in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a Board-Certified Critical Care Specialist or individual who is residency-trained in Emergency and Critical Care to join our team! Our hospital was founded in 2008 and serves all of west Michigan including the lakeshore communities of St. Joseph, Holland, Muskegon, and the Grand Traverse Bay area in northern Michigan.

Perks Await You!

  • Brand new building coming soon!

  • Sign-on Bonus of up to $100,000!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Relocation Package

  • Enhanced Benefits

Collaborative Medicine: Our hospital provides 24/7 nursing care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, and acupuncture & integrative medicine. Our current 19,000 + square-foot facility hosts an on-site Antech lab. We offer our clientele progressive diagnostic technology, including a 64-slice CT scanner, 1.5T MRI, and digital radiology. Our team of veterinarians are leaders in low-stress handling (LSH) to promote calmness and comfort for the patients in our care. We are excited to soon relocate to a nearly 30,000 square-foot facility in the fall of 2024 and look forward to expanding our services in a new, state-of-the-art hospital.

Grand Rapids, MI Lifestyle: Grand Rapids, MI is the second largest city in Michigan and a great place to work and live. The Wall Street Journal recognized Grand Rapids as the second-best place to live in the United States.

  • Love the outdoors? Grand Rapids is a 40-minute drive to the nearest state park on Lake Michigan and has more than 1,200 acres of parkland. Miles of biking and walking trails are easy to access throughout the greater Grand Rapids and lakeshore areas, as well as dozens of places to camp, boat, fish, swim, or just enjoy the view.

  • Seeking culinary delights and a taste of something different? GR offers every flavor of casual and fine dining experiences and is home to dozens of artisan beer breweries that also appeal to foodies.

  • Grand Rapids is also full of art and culture. The VanAndel Arena hosts dozens of A-list performances annually with off Broadway shows touring through the local DeVos Performance Hall. The John Ball Park Zoo is a family favorite and hosts multiple yearly community events. Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is a must-see!

Ready to Join Us?

If you're a veterinarian criticalist seeking a fulfilling career in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you! Contact us today to explore how you can make a significant impact on the lives of pets and their families in Grand Rapids, MI!

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Aly Mitton, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, at

Why BluePearl?

Working together with Mars Petcare, our BluePearl hospital in Grand Rapids has access to a rich supply of resources to further our mission: Enriching lives through remarkable care for pets. We are dedicated to transforming the delivery of veterinary care through specialty and emergency medicine. We attract the finest clinicians by offering: 

  • Pet Care Benefits: We offer Trupanion pet insurance and generous discounts on pet treatments, procedures, and food for our associates.

  • Continuing Education: Invest in your education with annual continuing education allowances, free sessions, and access to BluePearl University and a vast library of medical journals. We also offer additional coverage outside of your CE stipend such as PLIT and DEA license costs and AVMA dues.

  • Efficiency Tools: Utilize Talk-a-too and text expander, our dictation system, to save valuable time when writing records.

  • BluePearl Science: Participate and learn from ongoing clinical studies happening at BluePearl! Learn more about our committee that drives academic studies and helps obtain funding and statistical analysis for research projects.

  • Health & Wellness: Your well-being is our priority, with health, dental, vision, and life insurance options, 401k retirement savings plan with company match, flexible work schedules, paid time off, and parental leave, amongst many other enhanced benefits and perks. We offer mental health support from a team of licensed social workers, 12 free mental health sessions each year through Lyra, and access to a team of trained, certified mental health first aiders.

  • Community: Join the Mars Veterinary Health family and unlock endless career opportunities within our ecosystem.

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of the request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.