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Oncologist - Calgary Animal Referral & Emergency Centre

VCA Canada
Calgary, Alberta (CA)
Closing date
Jul 10, 2024

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

Job Details

Oncologist Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada


Schedule: TBD with qualifying applicant


General Manager: Stacey Parker






Calgary Animal Referral & Emergency Centre is welcoming a Board Certified Veterinary Medical Oncologist to join our specialty health care team. The specialty team currently includes a board-certified Radiologist, Neurologist, Oncologist, Dermatologist, Ophthalmologist, Surgeons, Internal Medicine, and a board-certified Criticalist.



About Our Ideal Candidate:

  • You have completed an Oncology residency and are qualified or will be qualified as a Diplomate of ACVIM (Oncology)
  • You are confident in your abilities and do not require another oncologist to be on site.  You will have a network to collaborate with across the VCA network in Canada and the US and this excites you!
  • You are eager for an opportunity to build your own practice with our referring community. You will be supported in doing so with leadership, marketing, and other support office areas to help you build your business.
  • Experience with; varied cases, a cross-section of clients, and all levels of staff
  • Licensed in Alberta or eligible to be licensed
  • You will demonstrate positive and caring leadership qualities, combined with a team player attitude to enable all our teams to flourish.  It takes all of us to succeed together!
  • Training and mentoring are key to assisting the next generation of veterinary professionals - you understand this and are fully committed.
  • Excellent diagnostic and critical thinking skills
  • Meticulous with medical records
  • Exemplary customer service that builds loyalty and trust with your clients and the referring community
  • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure in those moments



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 of wellness and appreciation you can thrive in!

  • VCA Canada Student Loan RRSP Program – Ask us more!
  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses
  • RRSP Employer 5 % Match Program – saving for your future just got easier!  
  • Medical Library: 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!
  • Continuing education benefits - we know you love to learn!
  • Career and leadership opportunities to continue your career path; medical director, medical advisory board, special projects, and other leadership roles
  • 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
  • Paid wellness days
  • 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



About Us: C.A.R.E. is a 24-hour emergency and referral specialty hospital, that operates out of a 26,000 square foot facility in Calgary. The hospital is undergoing a complete update and expansion to facilitate the ever-growing caseload and expanding specialty services, including the design of a new, state-of-the-art ICU. Opportunities for professional development abound, including teaching interns and University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine students, and formal mentorship of interns. 


Calgary is the centre of Canada’s energy industry, as well as it’s the closest metropolitan centre to the Rocky Mountains and is the home of the world-renowned Calgary Stampede.  Calgary is definitely all of those things, but so much more.  The Calgary region is home to more than 1.3 million people and is a youthful city with the average age being 35.7. Calgarians are known for our friendly nature, and we take great pride in welcoming a vast multicultural population.   We have activities that appeal to all passions, amazing shopping, and trendy cuisine, we have a city-wide network of bike trails, and we are only a 90-minute drive from Banff National Park where there is world-class skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, and sightseeing.  In addition, we have dozens of theatre companies as well as several professional sports teams.  Come work and play in Calgary! for further information or click Apply Now!


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