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Aug 04, 2020

Veterinarian (Small Animal)

$85,140 - $125,000 yearly
  • P3 Veterinary Partners Inc.
  • 975 Chamberlin Ave, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, V8J 4J4, Canada
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Are you passionate about nature, hiking, and exploring the Great Canadian Outdoors? Do you love swimming, kayaking, or fishing? Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime in a picture perfect location? Are you passionate about veterinary medicine and making a real difference in a close-knit northwest British Columbia community where everybody will know your name? Well, you’re in luck!


Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital in Prince Rupert, British Columbia is looking to grow our team and nurture the establishment of 3 exceptional full-time Veterinarians (Small Animal).


Although independently operated, our hospital is part of P3 Veterinary Partners, an innovative Canadian Veterinary Practice group of hospitals whose vision is to be the best place to work in veterinary healthcare. This allows our team members across Canada the benefit of being a part of a network of veterinary professionals, with opportunities to learn, share and develop skills internally. With additional management support and resources, you are sure to feel like a part of something very special within the Canadian veterinary industry. Our purpose is to empower veterinary teams to live their passion and focus on unparalleled care for pets and the people who loves them.


About Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital: Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of P3 Veterinary Partners that provides quality in-house services including general medicine, dentistry and surgery for small animals, as well as urgent and after-hours care. We also offer services such as behavioural, nutrition, and dermatological consults. We provide complete veterinary services suited to the needs of you and your pet.


We are offering an incredible opportunity for a full-time Veterinarian (Small Animal) with a minimum of 3 years experience. 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. As the only veterinary establishment in our community, our loyal clients will be excited to welcome you as one of their own! 


Our team is small but mighty and it is important for us to find somebody interested in working in a collaborative and supportive environment. Being in a remote location, we enjoy the challenges of interesting cases and we are constantly learning and growing together. If you are looking to make a real difference in a place where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk.


Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital is located in Prince Rupert – a port city on Kaien Island on the northwest coast of British Columbia, Canada. Prince Rupert is a rural city centre populated by people with a sense of adventure and a love for the great Canadian outdoors.


Prince Rupert is a hub for the region’s natural and cultural heritage, and a gateway to spectacular wilderness areas, such as the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary bear habitat. Most importantly, Prince Rupert is home to a passionate and dedicated pet-loving community.



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

  • Salary Range: $85,140.00 - $125,000.00 Canadian Dollars
  • Continuing Education (CE); CE includes payment of up to $1,500 towards education programs that will enhance and advance veterinary skills and knowledge, and be of mutual benefit to you and the Hospital, plus up to five (5) days paid leave to attend such continuing education. Additional CE is possible if it will enhance and further the business;
  • A comprehensive Health Benefits package (100% of extended Medical & Dental premiums paid);
  • Professional Services coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, etc.);
  • Vision coverage;
  • 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);
  • Uniform Allowance;
  • 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. If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to let us know.

Job Duties: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals through physical examinations or laboratory tests.
  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgery, or other therapies.
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases.
  • Perform routine, emergency and post-mortem examinations.
  • Advise clients on the feeding, hygiene, behaviour, breeding, housing and general care of animals.
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, dentistry and euthanasia.
  • May supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers.
  • Educate the public about diseases that can spread from animals to humans.
  • Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
  • Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis.
  • Operate diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
  • Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team.
  • Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and postoperative patients, and treatment plan guidelines for clients, to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment (including client follow-up post hospitalization).
  • Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner.
  • Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and patient records.
  • Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as neeeded.


About Us: P3 Veterinary Partners is an innovative Canadian veterinary practice group whose vision is to be the best place to work in veterinary health care. Our purpose is to empower veterinary teams to live their passion and focus on unparalleled care for pets and the people who love them.


Company Operating Name: P3 Veterinary Partners Inc.


Business Address: 435 Reynolds Street (Suite # 306), Oakville, Ontario L6J 3M5


Title of Position: Veterinarian (Small Animal Veterinarian)


Terms of Employment: Full-time, permanent


Official Language/Language of Work: English


Salary Range: $85,140.00 - $125,000.00 Canadian Dollars


Location of Work: 975 Chamberlin Ave, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, V8J 4J4, Canada


Contact Information:

Name: Matthew Verwey

Telephone Number (Cell): 1-289-218-7041

Email: mverwey@p3vetpartners.ca



Level of Education Required: Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

  • A valid DVM degree or equivalent, enabling practice in Canada;
  • Certificate of Qualification from the National Examining Board (NEB) of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association;
  • Eligibility for Provincial Licensing (General Veterinary Practitioner) with the British Columbia Veterinary Medical Association.


Skill Requirements/Work Experience: a minimum of 3 years of experience acting as a Small Animal Veterinarian.  



city or province

Prince Rupert, British Columbia

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