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Veterinary Ophthalmologist - Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre

VCA Canada
Calgary, Alberta (CA)
Closing date
Sep 16, 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

Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre is welcoming board-certified Ophthalmologists to work alongside other board-certified specialists.  Our specialty hospitals provide after-hours and weekend care through our emergency clinic and critical care services. We also support rotating internships.  The role of the Ophthalmologist will support our patients and the development of support staff while further expanding our ophthalmology service. 



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!
  • VCA Canada RRSP Student Loan Program - Ask us more!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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



  Our hospital:

At VCA Canada Western, our team of doctors, specialists, technologists, and support team offers a wide range of specialty and referral services and 24-hour emergency care for pets in the greater Calgary area. Together with your family veterinarian, we ensure your pet receives the best care possible. 

Our team of highly skilled veterinarians and specialists offers a wide range of specialty services, including high-level ICU and critical care; advanced surgical procedures, including minimally invasive and interventional surgery; cancer care, including radiation oncology; state-of-the-art 3D digital imaging and more. To see all the services we offer, please visit our department pages.  

We are proud to be a VECCS certified facility. By achieving this certification, our hospital has exceeded the requirements set forth by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and offers your pet the highest level of care. We are also the only hospital in Calgary offering critical care patient transport to and from other hospitals in the city. When you need us, we're here for you.
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