FT or PT DVM Chester Basin Animal Hospital (052723)

March 27, 2022

Chester Basin Animal Hospital FT or PT DVM:

About Us:

We are looking for an amazing full time or part time DVM to join our team at Chester Basin Animal Hospital.  This hospital is located just over 30 minutes from the city of Bedford and Halifax on the picturesque South Shore.  Our primary focus is on prevention and education, offering individually tailored care to our patients and their families.  We are a supportive group, so are open to part time or can offer a three, four or five day full time schedule if desired.  We also own four other hospitals within HRM, so we have a large network of DVMs and team members who work together to collaborate, share experiences, generate ideas and support one another whenever needed.  We have a formal onboarding/training process as well as regular upskilling sessions, internal wet labs and 1:1 surgical training as needed (ex. large dog spays, dental wetlabs, etc).  Because of our diverse and supportive team, new veterinarians are welcome to apply and will be supported in their early career growth.   We are close to the city and are closed holidays, Sundays and overnights – no on call!

At our hospital, we strive to provide customer service we are proud of and treat our clients like family.  Our business is an active member of the communities we serve and we work as partners with our clients to provide the best quality care for their pets.

Who We Need:

We are open to hearing from anyone who believes their personality and skills would be a great addition to our group.  Nothing is more important than having a positive work environment and cohesive team.  We work on culture and workplace happiness every single day.

The ideal candidates will demonstrate:


-Team Player/flexibility

-Excellent Communication

-A desire to grow personally and professionally

-The ability to think outside the box

-Understand and embrace Customer Service

-And of course, DVMs please be licenced!

General Details:

We are fully equipped to provide the highest care to our clients, with; many licensed RVTs, digital equipment, full IDEXX lab, all monitoring and safety equipment, Avimark, references and support materials.  What you think a great veterinary hospital should have, we have (and if we don’t and you need it – we will get it!

We also offer a great compensation package that can be individualized for what matters to you.  This includes: flexible schedule, competitive salary, vacation pay, RRSP matching program, paid sick days and wellness days, paid licence dues, medical and dental benefits, continuing education opportunities, uniforms, generous pet care discounts, VIN and Vet Girl on the Go memberships, Gym discounts and more, as well as the potential to pursue your individual passions within the business environment!

If you would like to come have a tour of our facilities or meet to discuss this opportunity, please contact us by email at diane.breton@vca.com  We look forward to hearing from you and all inquiries will be kept confidential!


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