VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist and Emergency Centre is seeking a Board Certified Veterinary Medical Oncologist to join our small animal specialty, referral and 24-hour emergency practice in Calgary, Alberta.
Founded in 2001, WVSEC is dedicated to serving the needs of veterinarians and pet owners, offering state-of-the-art specialty and emergency veterinary services at one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities of its kind in Canada. Our team includes specialists in Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Nutrition, Radiology, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Anesthesia, along with 24-hour emergency care and rehabilitation services. Our hospital culture fosters teamwork and camaraderie that naturally leads to delivering exceptional care to our patients, and service to our clients, referring veterinarians and our community. The hospital is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, CT scanner, linear accelerator, mechanical ventilator, a complete on-site diagnostic laboratory and monitoring equipment. Our referral base is large, with over 75 referring hospitals in our 1.2 million person trade area. Twenty of these hospitals in Calgary are partner clinics from whom we draw referrals to all services.
The ideal candidate must be possess a positive and collegial personality, strong communication skills, and enjoy interacting with other specialists and emergency doctors. We also train interns and students at our hospital in collaboration with the University of Calgary School of Veterinary Medicine.
Calgary is just an hour's drive from the beautiful Canadian Rockies! Hiking, skiing, rafting and camping opportunities abound. The internationally renowned resort towns of Banff, with its hot springs and cosmopolitan shopping and dining areas, and Lake Louise, with its post card views, are a short drive away.
We offer competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package including continuing education, group benefits, veterinary discounts and provincial licensure.