Internal Medicine Specialist, VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital

VCA Canada
Victoria, British Columbia (CA)
Competitive salary, benefits and other perks
Jun 07, 2021
Sep 05, 2021
Practice Area
Small Animal
Contract Type
Full Time

Internal Medicine Specialist - VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is hiring a full time, Board Certified Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist to join our dedicated pet health care team. Come work and play in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Victoria enjoys the mildest climate of any city in Canada, and boasts the rugged, natural beauty of the Pacific coast.


Join us in providing state of the art veterinary care in our brand new 20,000 sq. Ft. facility, opening late summer.  This hospital is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, CT and MRI imaging, radiation therapy, on-site diagnostic laboratory, and advanced monitoring equipment.


Our Intensive Care Unit will enable us to provide patient support and pain and anesthesia case consultations for all internal cases, as well as critical case care on a referral basis. As part of the new facility, the West Coast Cancer Treatment Centre will utilize the latest innovations in veterinary diagnostics and treatment, housing MRI, CT and LINAC modalities. 


If you are seeking an opportunity to be a part of a new and growing referral hospital and would like to work with a dedicated and motivated team to bring this new vision to life on Vancouver Island, we would love to talk to you. As the first large Veterinary Referral Hospital on Vancouver Island, this is an amazing opportunity to be an integral part of creating the principal center for veterinary care in Victoria and on Vancouver Island in general.  


Currently, our team includes 24-hour emergency care, as well as specialists in Dermatology, Oncology and Diagnostic Imaging. This summer we welcome Critical Care, Neurology and Rehabilitation Specialists to our team and will further incorporate Internal Medicine and Surgical Oncology in 2022. We are seeking a second Internal Medicine Specialist to provide consistent and comprehensive patient and client care to our community. 


Our hospital culture fosters teamwork and collaboration, enabling us to provide optimal patient care within a collegial work environment.  As we grow our hospital and team, we strive to provide an exceptional service to our clients, referring veterinarians and our community.  


VCA Canada offers a variety of opportunities for career growth and continuing education within our extensive network of hospitals. We are passionate about giving back through initiatives such as Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry. Additionally, we offer competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits for full-time staff.


As our ideal Candidate, you have:


  • Completed a formal residency program in internal medicine and are either Board Certified or eligible to take the certifying examination in Internal Medicine.


  • A valid Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, enabling practice in Canada


  • A positive and collegial personality, strong communication skills, and enjoy interacting with other specialists and emergency doctors


  • Excellent diagnostic skills and a passion for patient care


  • Exemplary customer service that builds loyalty and trust with your clients


  • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure




Why VCA CANADA? VCA Canada is the largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to caring for life’s greatest companions by providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 3,000 associates operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.




As member of VCA Canada we can offer:


· Career growth opportunities to hold key leadership positions from Medical Director to Regional Director or Support Office.


· CE opportunities with access to annual VCA Canada conferences, seminars and CE allowance


· Networking, collaboration and knowledge exchange with other veterinarians within our practices


· Interactive learning through our soon to come in-house online university (Woof U!)


· Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities


· A commitment to give back through initiatives such as Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry


· Active research studies for publication and industry growth


· Competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits.




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For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA Canada, please visit us online at or


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