Emergency Veterinarian

Pacific Northwest Pet ER & Specialty Center

Job Description

Are you a veterinarian with a sense of adventure and a deep love for emergency medicine? Are you ready to utilize and flex the skill set you’ve been cultivating since school? If so, grab your hiking boots and look no further, Pacific Northwest Pet ER and Specialty Center is hiring! This state-of-the-art facility opened in August 2021, with a commitment to exceptional veterinary medicine as well as the health & happiness of our veterinary team!

We are seeking doctors that are excited about teaching and learning. We have gathered a group of amazing team members that are enthusiastic about teaching and continued education.

Mentorship and collaboration is highly encouraged throughout our team.

The Perks of Living in Vancouver

  • Outdoor Adventures! Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, Vancouver is a wonderland for hiking, cycling, kayaking, and a short distance from amazing skiing to the east and beach activities to the west!
  • Portland, OR : Only 10 miles away, you’ll enjoy easy access to food carts, coffee shops, incredible restaurants, Powell’s Books, breweries, theaters, and shopping. The possibilities are endless!
  • No State Income Tax : For real!

What to Expect :

  • A collaborative and team-oriented culture who is always asking, “How can I help you?”
  • Team training, implementing mindfulness, de-escalation techniques, and providing tools for dealing with conflict.
  • An outdoor green space for staff breaks!
  • A leadership and clinical development teams who works with you on the floor, facilitating mentorship and helping you reach your career goals.
  • A team of highly trained support staff in all departments to increase efficiency and provide optimum care . Including 5 VTS technicians (ECC, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia)!
  • State of the art procedures and equipment including:
    • Endoscopy
    • Fluoroscopy
    • On-site diagnostics including CT and MRI
    • Critical care unit with separate canine and feline ICU’s
    • Two Isolation wards
    • On-site pharmacy
    • Ventilator
    • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE)
    • Specialty support and collaboration
      • Internal Medicine – 3 specialists
      • Cardiology – 2 specialists
      • Surgery –2 specialists
      • Oncology – 1 specialist
      • Critical care – 2 specialists 
      • Sonographer – 1 – more coming soon!
      • Neurology - 1 
      • Radiology – coming soon!

About You:

  • You are a good human being; no, really, it matters!
  • Compassionate and kind , you are aware of the challenges that may present themselves but are willing to work hard & focus on creating a healthy environment with your team.
  • You are a veterinarian wanting to make an exceptional difference in the lives of patients and their families enduring emergency and critical care cases.
  • You’re looking for an opportunity to use and flex your full emergency skill set while also being presented with learning new & advanced techniques.

Anticipated Schedule:

  • The Emergency hospital is open 24hrs a day
  • Rotating emergency receiving day, swing, and overnight shifts
  • Rotating holidays
  • Shifts are 12hrs, with 12 shifts in a 4-week period being full time


  • Uniform Allowance
  • PTO – CE, sick, and vacation accrual
  • Employee Pet Discount
  • 401k with matching
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • CE Allowance

For more information about our hospital, please visit https://www.pacificnwvets.com or email Susanne.Miller@Ethosvet.com.

NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health

We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.

Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.

Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, EVH provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.