Need a better quality of life? Whidbey Island is calling!
Are you a passionate Veterinarian keen on delivering advanced patient care using cutting-edge technology? We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Veterinarian to join our highly compensated team located in the beautiful Whidbey Island, Washington.
Our award-winning multi-doctor practice has been serving the Whidbey Island community for over 40 years. We strive in advocating for the highest quality care for our best friends. Our practice is characterized by a high staff-to-doctor ratio, supported by highly trained Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs) and Assistants, ensuring you have the help you need to focus on what you love – caring for our furry friends.
One of our core values is work-life balance. We believe that a happy team delivers the best care, and we're committed to maintaining a positive work environment. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a new graduate, our hospital environment is designed to help you grow in your career. New grads are always welcome!
Our clinic is exceptionally well equipped with innovative diagnostic instrumentation and equipment which include, but are certainly not limited to: Surgical laser, therapeutic laser, CryoPen, tonometry, voice dictation, heated exam tables, fluid warmers, platelet rich plasma (PRP), KOWA portable slit lamp, orthopedic surgical equipment.
Be a team player. Culture is everything. Collegiality is expected. We want to help you to be successful and enjoy life.
Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care.
Devote yourself to the culture of preventive care and Optimum Wellness Plans.
Adopt and execute new veterinary standards and guidelines
Partner with clients as an advocate for the pet to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the lifelong health of their pets.
Maintain relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems.
Foster an effective veterinary support team by communicating medical standards, ethical practices, and your veterinary knowledge and experience.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required.
State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state of WA prior to their start date.
Your well-being matters.
If you love art, outdoor activities, eagle and whale watching, walking the beach or enjoying a breathtaking sunset, then Whidbey Island is a terrific location to live and work. Our convenient location on Highway 20 in Oak Harbor is close to many Northwest attractions – numerous state and regional parks; close to the mountains for skiing, hiking; scenic Port Townsend; the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Seattle, Vancouver, or the San Juan Islands. The Island weather is moderate year-round with temperatures ranging from 35-80 degrees across the year and only half the rainfall of Seattle. Close enough to Seattle to catch sports games and shows.
We are open to both experienced veterinarians as well as new graduates who are looking to grow in their profession. At Best Friends Veterinary Center, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in your community. Our outreach program provides services for those who need it most and we are always looking for ways to engage with the people of our small town.
Join us for an opportunity to work in a dynamic and fun setting, with a team that's committed to keeping the spirit of the Beautiful PNW alive. Don't miss out on this chance to take your career to the next level. Apply now!