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Emergency Veterinarian

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 3, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate
BluePearl Pet Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA (North Hills) is seeking Emergency Veterinarians to join our team in a large referral setting. We have 7 criticalists combined in both of our Pittsburgh locations and a house officer program consisting of rotating interns, emergency and critical care interns and residents, and surgical interns and residents, which leads to a collaborative team approach focusing on high quality medicine and patient care.

BluePearl, Pittsburgh North is proud to offer:
  • Sign-on bonus up to $120,000!
  • Competitive salary up to $205,000 base annual salary for full-time ER Clinicians!
  • Additional earning potential through production bonus!
  • *Ongoing CE opportunity!

Why Pittsburgh?

Why should you choose Pittsburgh? They say a picture is worth 1,000 words and this video is worth even more:

About BluePearl, Pittsburgh:

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA (North Hills), is a comprehensive multi-specialty and referral hospital in Western Pennsylvania with over 30 specialists in 10 different specialties. The 35,000 square-foot facility opened in 2008 and offers a number of advanced treatment and diagnostic services, including high-field 1.5T MRI, on-site 64 slice CT, linear accelerator, 4 ultrasound machines, video endoscopy, digital radiography, C-arm fluoroscopy, ECG telemetry, and dedicated suites for endoscopy, ultrasound and oncology. Additional services such as blood bank, comprehensive in-house laboratory with commercial grade equipment, and pharmacy are also provided. BluePearl is unique in that an in-house social worker is also available to support associates and clients.

Pittsburgh, tucked away in the Allegheny Mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania, is a mid-sized metropolis that has been ranked one of the most livable cities in the U.S. It is a small city of ethnic neighborhoods, scenic hills, trees, rivers and farmland, and offers world-class fine arts, museums, restaurants, and educational institutions. It also boasts three professional sports teams, a zoo, aquarium, the National Aviary, excellent schools and health care, and a wide variety of outdoor and family activities, including Idlewild, Kennywood and Sandcastle Water Park. Despite Pittsburgh's big city offerings, people are friendly, crime is low, rural settings are within commuting distance, and cost of living is well below average.

What's in it for you at BluePearl:
  • Excel in a dynamic environment as an emergency veterinarian, delivering expert care to critically ill or injured pets.
  • Embrace our commitment to innovation by utilizing cutting-edge diagnostic tools and perform life-saving procedures, contributing to a collaborative and supportive multidisciplinary team of specialists to make a real impact on the lives of pets and their owners.
  • Engage with pet owners compassionately, providing clear communication on medical conditions and treatment plans.
  • Thrive in a culture of continuous learning and professional growth, with the opportunity to contribute to our unwavering dedication to exceptional care and the chance to make a difference every day.

What you need to excel at BluePearl:
  • DVM/VMD degree required.
  • Completion of a rotating internship or residency in emergency and critical care preferred but not required.
  • Current license to practice veterinary medicine in this state.
  • Strong diagnostic and clinical skills, with the ability to make rapid and accurate assessments in emergency situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a compassionate bedside manner.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

Why BluePearl?

To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning, and we value your health and well-being. Our full-time associates are provided:
  • 401(k) with employer match, Parental Leave and Fertility plans, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, employer-paid short term, and long-term disability; the average total value of benefits offered at BluePearl is $30,000.
  • DVM annual stipend.
  • Outstanding technician support. You are supported by dedicated, experienced technicians who are leveled by skillset with advancement opportunities.
  • We are dedicated to making a better world for pets and the people who care for them, starting with equity, inclusion & diversity, and by supporting your health and wellbeing.
    • Regional Social Workers to assist with stress management, mental health awareness, compassion fatigue, burnout, and communication skills.
    • LYRA - confidential care for your emotional and mental health. 12 FREE sessions.
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Guidance navigating mental health, financial, or legal concerns; 3 face-to-face visits with a specialist FREE.
  • *BluePearl Library -FREE access to 2,000+ veterinary and health science journals.
  • *BluePearl Science - participate and learn from ongoing clinical studies at BluePearl.
  • *BluePearl University - our own built-in learning management system where learning communities exist for all our training and mentorship programs.
  • *RECOVER CPR certifications - FREE.
  • BluePearl Pet Care Benefits (BluePearl Plan and TruPanion Insurance).
  • Additional Discounts: pet supplies, Royal Canin pet food, Mars candy products, cell phone, car purchase, car rental, travel, and more.
  • Annual company store allowance.
  • Plumb's Veterinary Drugs - FREE for all Associates.
  • FREE membership to VetGirl, VetFolio, OntheFloor@Dove
  • BluePearl Cares! YOU can be part of BluePearl Cares, a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit, committed to delivering on its mission of making emergency and specialty care accessible for all. Ask us for details!

Why BluePearl? Because it is an exceptional place to work!

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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