Are you searching for a practice that has an environment allowing you to perform at your best each day? Do you love diving into complex cases to solve problems and feel like the adrenaline rush of an emergency puts you in the zone? Are you someone that enjoys to mentor those around you? Great! Then this is the perfect opportunity for you!
We serve the greater Phoenix region with locations in Chandler, Mesa, and North Valley. You’ll appreciate our mild winters, proximity to nature, great neighborhoods, and pro-sports teams to cheer on too. For those of you who love learning the history of a region, we have many native crafts, art galleries and museums. If you are an outdoor recreation enthusiast, there are a variety of outdoor activities from hiking, bike riding and climbing to explore on your days off!
Originally founded in 1989, 1st Pet Veterinary Centers exists to serve our patients, clients, and employee owners. We are comprised of three hospitals offering a one-stop shop for all our client’s pet’s needs. From primary care services including vaccines and dental care to emergency services for injured or sick pets - we do it all. We have veterinary specialists with training in critical care, internal medicine, and veterinary surgery. Our purpose is “to serve and to heal”, and we are committed to providing excellent client care performed with compassion and integrity. Our collaborative team is focused on growth and helping others which are the foundations that led to us becoming AAHA accredited, Fear-Free Certified, and a Gold Level Cat Friendly practice. If you want to be part of our outstanding team, then we want to speak with you!
What You’ll Be Working On
Provide the highest quality patient care: examine, diagnose, and treat patients presented on the emergency service according to the current standards of veterinary medicine throughout your shift
Create a treatment plan (estimate) for every client whose pet is examined
Collaborate with the 1st Pet Specialists and involve them in the care of patients; communicate effectively with referring veterinarians and complete medical records within 36-hours of patients discharge
Maintain a high level of client communication and patient care; go above and beyond to provide great service
Maintain a positive work environment and promote teamwork with all team members
Identify opportunities to teach and mentor those around you
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited program is required
Be licensed or able to become licensed in the state of Arizona
Completed a veterinary internship is highly desired
Five or more years’ emergency experience is preferred, mentorship available for new graduates
Must be Fear Free Certified or willing to become
Able to work night shift and some weekends
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for continuous learning and mentoring
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Strong verbal and written communication skills
What’s In It For You
Employee Ownership through our ESOP
Competitive ProSal model
Flexible schedule done in 4-week blocks so you can easily plan
80% of Health, Dental and Vision insurance covered
Veterinary Social Worker on staff to ensure your well-being
Paid time off
CE Allowance, Licensing dues, and Malpractice insurance covered
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law
1st Pet Veterinary Centers offer comprehensive veterinary services from three AAHA accredited referral veterinary hospitals in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. We provide 24 hour Emergency Care, Primary Care and Specialty Services in Critical Care, Internal Medicine, and Surgery. We work in a collaborative Team environment to provide excellent patient care and client service.