Associate Veterinarian - Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital

6550 Metral Dr, Nanaimo, BC V9T 2L8, Canada ● British Columbia, Canada Req #36
Friday, July 24, 2020
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

Signing Bonus! Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital in Nanaimo, BC is looking for a full-time veterinarian for our busy 24-hour emergency hospital serving mid and north Vancouver Island. Don't have experience in emergency medicine? We can provide training and support. This is a perfect opportunity to work in a challenging yet supportive environment with friendly and skilled support staff. We offer a flexible work schedule with shifts that include days, nights, and weekends allowing for plenty of time off to enjoy our beautiful city by the coast and mountains. With a veterinarian on shift at all times, there is no on-call so your time off is your own. Our spacious and modern hospital has emergency and surgical facilities, advanced dental equipment, ultrasound, endoscope, digital x-ray and in-house lab. 


  • A valid DVM from an accredited university

  • Passion for what you do every day

  • Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude are a must

  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients

  • Excellent communication skills, both when dealing with clients and team members


  • Competitive compensation plus bonus potential

  • Generous CE allowance

  • Opportunity to learn hands-on from our hospital’s experienced staff

  • Access to our network of over 600 DVMs

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Professional liability coverage

  • Association dues and VIN membership

  • Outstanding medical and pet supply discounts

  • Fairness, respect in the workplace

  • Opportunity for personal, professional and financial growth


We take everyone’s safety very seriously. We have added safety measures so that our hospital can continue to provide essential services to animals in our region. We have implemented more intensive sanitation practices, a “closed waiting room” policy, telemedicine platforms, online ordering, and other guidelines for physical distancing.

About Us

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary clinics are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we place a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • 6550 Metral Dr, Nanaimo, BC V9T 2L8, Canada
  • British Columbia, Canada