DVM, Internal Medicine Specialist - 404 Veterinary Emergency + Referral Hospital

VCA Canada
Newmarket, Ontario (CA)
To be negotiated based on experience; competitive/bonus
Closing date
Aug 15, 2023

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate

404 Veterinary Emergency + Referral Hospital is currently welcoming a Board-Certified Small Animal Internist or Residency Trained Veterinarian to join our specialty healthcare team in our internal medicine department.  We are looking for an engaged, patient, and client-centred clinician, who enjoys working with colleagues in a highly collaborative environment.  You would help support our growing emergency service as well as colleagues in anesthesia, avian & exotics, dentistry, dermatology, rehabilitation medicine, and surgery. 


  • Board Certified Small Animal Internist or residency trained and eligible to sit for board examination
  • Previous experience and clinical competency in performing ultrasound examinations are highly desirable
  • Broad medical interests, comfort in managing a wide variety of medical cases
  • Excellent diagnostic and clinical skills
  • Dedicated to promoting team-based medicine practices
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • A passion for coaching, mentoring, and supporting staff and colleagues
  • Desire to contribute to practice development
  • And a genuine desire to enjoy your daily work


Hospital Overview & Location: The 404 Veterinary Emergency + Referral Hospital is a multidisciplinary 24-hour emergency and referral specialty hospital.  Our hospital operates out of a 10,000-square-foot facility with an accompanying 2,200-square-foot satellite office, situated immediately across our parking lot.  We have a full complement of on-site diagnostic and medical support equipment that includes: digital radiology and a Toshiba Aquilion 64 Slice CT, with a full-time radiology technician, a dedicated medicine ultrasound machine (Esaote MyLab 40), and a full complement of video endoscopes including: 2 GI endoscopes (gastroscope and colonoscope), 2 brand new Storz bronchoscopes (canine and feline), as well as rigid and flexible cystoscopes. We have a dedicated fume hood, the PhaSeal system, and a fully trained staff to support oncological services.


Newmarket is a vibrant community surrounded by countryside just north of Toronto with ready access to numerous cultural activities and metropolitan amenities but also with quick access to lakes and rural living.  The Greater Toronto Area is known for its vibrant multiculturalism with activities that appeal to all passions; trendy cuisine, theatre, live music, summer festivals and outdoor pursuits such as biking, hiking, boating, riding and so much more!  There are several popular vacation regions including Algonquin Park and Muskoka cottage country where lakes, rivers and wild spaces provide even the most ardent adventurer with plenty to explore all year round.



What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses
  • RRSP 5% Employer Group Match Program!
  • Comprehensive educational resources in our e-university
  • Continuing education benefits - we know you love to learn!
  • Career and leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities to continue your career path; medical director, medical advisory board, special projects, and other leadership roles
  • Relocation assistance; Immigration support
  • Licensing, membership dues, and conference fees
  • Referral bonus rewards



We care about your well-being and invest in resources for our associates:

  • Flexible scheduling to support a healthy work-life balance
  • VCA Academy Mentorship Program for new/recent graduates or those new to primary care; Six-month personalized structured mentorship program with ongoing support!
  • Paid wellness days
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid vacation time
  • Employee assistance program
  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus
  • Virtual health care (tele-medicine) offering quick access to quality care
  • Professional liability insurance coverage
  • Opportunities to give back in your community through VCA Canada initiatives


Emailcareers.canada@vca.com for further information or click Apply Now!

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