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Emergency Veterinarian

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
Shillington, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 28, 2024

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

Job Details

BluePearl Pet Hospital is seeking Emergency Veterinarians to join our 24-hour emergency and surgery hospital serving Berks County in Shillington, PA. You would work alongside our part-time surgeon and a cardiologist who visits monthly, as well as a behaviorist who visits a few times per month.

BluePearl Berk is offering:
  • Generous sign-on bonus!
  • Competitive salary!
  • *Ongoing CE opportunities!

Who we are at BluePearl Berks:

BluePearl Berks is designed to provide outstanding veterinary emergency care. Our skilled, dedicated, and collaborative veterinary team is ready to assist you in our mission to enrich lives through remarkable care for pets. We are happy to provide the mentoring for your areas of interest, including surgery, critical care, or urgent care.

BluePearl Berks will be relocating to a new state-of-the art facility in 2025!

We are fully equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, a comprehensive in-house lab (Heska), 2 Snyder oxygen cages, 2 surgical suites, advanced diagnostics, telemetry for patient care and monitoring, and a very well stocked hospital. We love to grow and are always open to advancing our level of care with your ideas and suggestions.

About Shillington, PA:

The Shillington area offers many outdoor activities such as fishing, mountain biking, and hiking the Appalachian Trail. The cost of living is comparatively low in the area and real estate prices are more reasonable than in other areas.

Visit several natural attractions like Crystal Cave in Kutztown and Lost River Caverns in Hellertown. You can also go bird watching at Kempton's Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, which is one of the best spots in the country to see the annual hawk migration. Explore waterways by boat, paddle board or canoe around Blue Marsh Lake near Reading.

Berks County is home to seasonal attractions like Koziar's Christmas Village, where you can enjoy spectacular lights displays. Visit Bear Creek Mountain Resort in the northern part of the Americana region and enjoy the resort's seasonal activities, which include everything from archery and hiking to skiing and snowboarding.

Step onto the site of a 19th-century iron plantation at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in southeastern Berks County or take a ride on one of our railroads where you can enjoy a themed train excursion with views of the scenic landscape.

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) Retirement Savings Plan with company match.
  • Parental Leave plans.
  • Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans; depending on individual elections and utilization of our benefits offerings, the average total value of benefits offered at BluePearl is $30,000.
  • DVM stipend - an annual stipend is provided to participate in continuing education, short courses, associated travel, and registration fees.
  • We provide outstanding technician support. Because we encourage associate growth, you will be surrounded by a group of dedicated, experienced team members. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.
  • Mars Veterinary Health and BluePearl are dedicated to making a better world for pets and the people who care for them. We believe that starts with equity, inclusion & diversity, and taking a holistic approach to supporting our 70,000+ Associates' health and wellbeing, particularly combatting inherent mental health challenges faced by veterinary professionals.
    • Regional Social Workers assist with stress management, mental health awareness, compassion fatigue, burnout, communication, and conflict management skills.
    • LYRA - confidential care for your emotional and mental health, how, when, and where you need it. Whether you're feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed, support from Lyra. All associates regardless of benefit eligibility (includes full and part time) have access to 12 sessions at no cost to you. Relief associates are not eligible.
  • *BluePearl Library - clinicians can access more than 2,000 veterinary and health science journals.
  • BluePearl Science - participate and learn, and earn, from ongoing clinical studies happening at BluePearl.
  • *BluePearl University - our own built-in learning management system that houses resources for system training, continuing education, compliance, and personal development. Learning communities exist for all our training and mentorship programs.
  • *Mars Center for Veterinary Excellence - medical learning opportunities as well as leadership development for clinicians who may envision people leadership in their long-term career path.
  • *RECOVER CPR certifications - FREE continuing education and Basic and Advanced Life Support certifications are available.
  • BluePearl Pet Care Discounts
  • Additional Discounts including pet supplies, Royal Canin pet food, Mars candy products, cell phone discounts, car discounts.
  • Company store allowance - annual allowance to purchase BluePearl swag and scrubs throughout the year.
  • Plumb's Veterinary Drugs - readily find dosing information for the drugs you prescribe every day. FREE for all Associates.
  • VETgirl - Receive a FREE membership on the subscription-based multimedia service that offers RACE approved online continuing education for veterinary professionals. Veterinary students and veterinary technician students also receive a free membership to VETgirl.

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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