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VCA Animal Hospitals Emergency Veterinarian, DVM, Tri Lake Animal Hospital and Referral Centre in Lake Country, British Columbia

Veterinarian, DVM

Department: Emergency

Location: Lake Country, BC

Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre in Lake Country, BC is currently welcoming an Emergency Veterinarian to join our team. 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. VCA Canada is dedicated to your continuous learning and offers extensive in-house resources. Our hospital fosters friendly, collaborative environments, where professional growth and a balanced lifestyle are genuinely encouraged!

  • A valid DVM degree or equivalent, enabling practice in Canada

  • Strong leadership skills combined with a positive team player attitude to enable our teams to flourish

  • Excellent diagnostic and critical care skills

  • Exemplary customer service that builds loyalty and trust with your clients

  • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure

  • The drive and ability to help train and mentor our emergency veterinarians and RVTs

Compensation: The annual salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs. The annual salary range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.

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 you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses

  • RRSP 5% Employer Group Match Program!

  • VCA Canada RRSP Student Loan Program - Ask us more!

  • Comprehensive educational resources in our e-university

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

  • Career and leadership opportunities

  • 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:

  • VCA Academy Mentorship Program for 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 in your community through VCA Canada initiatives

About Us: Located in Lake Country, VCA Canada’s Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre is a growing hybrid and urgent care practice situated in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan Valley, serving the Interior of British Columbia for over 35 years. The hospital houses a bustling general practice, featuring a healthy case load of exotic patients, and expanding specialty services including Rehabilitation & Pain Management, Dermatology, and incoming Internal Medicine. We are further committed to expanding our ER department to 24/7 services, as well as actively recruiting for Surgery, Critical Care and Radiology.

The hospital is a 16,500 sq ft purpose-built facility with eight exam rooms, spacious treatment floor, well-equipped in-house lab, four ORs, separate Dental suite, Philips Affiniti 70 Ultrasound unit, Aquilion 64-slice CT scanner, and Sound SmartDR+CsI with hands-free capabilities.

Our team is made up of experienced professionals, all dedicated to continuous learning and providing an excellent experience for both our clients and their pets.

Email: Monica Stiller, General Manager , or for further information, or click Apply Now!

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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